monovision

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

mono- +‎ vision

NounEdit

monovision (uncountable)

  1. (ophthalmology) A treatment for presbyopia in which one eye is treated to improve distance vision and the other eye is treated to improve close-up vision
    a monovision effect
    • 2009 January 1, Camille Sweeney, “To Squint or to See the Light”:
      Until recently, there wasn't much more one could do than to succumb to a pair of reading glasses, or try to correct the problem with either monovision contact lenses (one eye is corrected for distance, one for up close) or laser surgery .
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