Ophthalmology & Optometry/Natural mono vision


Hi- I have natural mono vision- distance in right eye and left for near. I am having trouble driving as my distance vision is not as good. I am 46 yrs old with no health issues but have dry eye. My reading vision is still good. My doctor doesn't seem to know what to do. With the dry eye he doesn't want to try a contact yet. Also, I noticed my driving vision seems better when I can wear sunglasses- not sure why. But there's not sun everyday. I also notice a lot of floaters when driving without the sunglasses. It's very hard to focus.
Any help would be greatly appreciated!

Females in the mid forties seem to do well on topical cyclosporine eyedrops (Restasis) , ocular lubricants , and/or punctal plugs. Pro clear contact lenses or 1 Day  Acuvue Moist seem to work well on the marginally dry eyed patients.  If the floaters are very annoying,  They can be vaporized and eliminated with a Yag Laser .   Give it a try.   Good luck.    Dr Ken

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36 years of clinical experience in opticianry and therapeutic optometry. Still in private practice with special interests in vision conditions, diagnosing and treating ocular ailments, prescibing treatment plans which include medicine, eyeglasses, and contact lenses primarily. Although surgery is not within the realm of my area of expertise, I co-manage many pre and post -op surgical cases which include Lasik and PRK procedures.

New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians American Optometric Association

B.A.,1968, Hunter College of the City University of New York B.S.,1970, Pennsylvania College of Optometry O.D.,1973, Pennsylvania College of Optometry Therapeutic Pharmaceutical Administration Certification, New Jersey 1992

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Clinical Efficiency Award, 1973, Pennsylvaania College of Optometry

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