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mini-monovision concern

I have cataract surgery scheduled in 2 weeks.
Surgeon and I decided to go with mini-monovision with a toric lens
in my astigmatic non-dominant eye first. This is the eye that doesn't correct better than 20/70 with glasses. Will probably have the dominant eye done next month.
The surgeon was a bit rushed in our visit and I guess I am not clear how he decides at what strength to set the lens for intermediate vision. And will I know beforehand how well it will see at distance?
I will call his office as well and see what info I can get from them but curious to see what help you all can be.
Thank you.
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One important question is whether you ever saw 20/20 with this eye.  If you have amblyopia (poor vision from childhood due to unequal prescription such as astigmatism in one eye only) you may find it quite difficult to switch to the non-dominant eye to use intermediate vision.  Your other questions should be addressed to your surgeon.
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Thanks for your input. I've worn glasses since I was 4 years old (just turned 62 last week) and I believe I was able to correct to 20/20 in both eyes prior to the cataract's development.
I have mild astigmatism in my dominant right eye (OD .75 vs OS 2.50) compared to the left but was never given the diagnosis of amblyopia.
I'll see what my surgeon's thought are.
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