Let's assume that you have traumatic mydriasis - a condition in which your pupil stays large (dilated) which makes you light sensitive and decreases quality of vision. The pupil can be reduced in size with sutures or if conditions are favorable, artificial iris segments can implanted much the same way as a cataract replacement lens. This type of "fake iris" implantation can be extremely helpful for people with abnormal pupils after trauma. Similarly, corneal transplantation can restore vision for people with a wide range of corneal conditions.
Corneal transplantation and iris repair can be combined.
These are good questions to ask the ophthalmologist who is familiar with your individual condition and has made these recommendations.View Thread
Being able to see distance well without glasses but needing glasses for reading is a very common situation. It is called presbyopia.
If you want to become less dependent on the reading glasses, you need to see your eye doctor and try a contact lens on one eye which will allow that eye to read without glasses. The other eye will continue to see well at distance. This is called monovision.
If you love monovision, then you can either continue with the contact lens or consider LASIK surgery on that eye to provide the same benefit.
It is very important to try this with a contact before making a LASIK surgical decision.View Thread
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