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why is the dominant eye chosen for distance in surgery?
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there are eye surgeries that fully correct the dominant eye and under correct the non-dominant eye, in order for the dominant eye to be used mostly for far distance and the non-dominant eye to be used mostly for close distance.

my question is why is the dominant eye chosen for that and not the non-dominant eye?
why isn't usually the non-dominant eye under corrected to be used for far distance?
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233488 tn?1310696703
Because is has been proven repeatedly in experiments that the brain chooses it that way in most people: dominate for distance, non-dominant  for reading and near.

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I just have diagnosis with Keratone in other state, and we are looking for an specialist near kissimmee.
I had my results already .

Can you recomend one colege.
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I just have diagnositicate with Keratocone, in other state, and we are looking for an specialist near kissimmee who can do the special contact lens
I had my results already .

Can you recomend one colege.
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233488 tn?1310696703
I'm sure you mean kerataconus. You cannot go wrong with Bascom Palmer Eye Insitute of Miami University.

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