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Subject: [Leica] OT: Thoughts on cataract surgery?
From: robertbaron1 at (Robert Baron)
Date: Thu, 6 Aug 2020 15:01:17 -0500
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I had mine done 2 years ago, about a week or so apart, both set for distant
vision.  I use readers or progressives as appropriate and am happy as can


On Thu, Aug 6, 2020 at 2:42 PM Gene R. Duprey via LUG <lug at>

> I went far vision for both and did one at a time. My wife just had her
> second one done this week, both far vision. I can see the view in the
> finders perfectly. Readers are no problem for me.
> Sent from my iPhone
> > On Aug 6, 2020, at 12:52 PM, Brian Reid <reid at>
> wrote:
> >
> > I had cataract surgery a year and a half ago. I am very happy with the
> outcome. I pondered the question you are asking, and ended up going with
> one eye set at reading distance and the other at about 15 feet. I have worn
> glasses for 65 years and figured I could continue to put glasses on and
> take them off as needed.
> >
> > The eye knob on my Q2 has no problem adjusting to my reading-distance
> eye. That lets me see the screen or the controls if I prefer. Without
> glasses.
> >
> >> On 2020-08-06 10:23 am, Adam Bridge via LUG wrote:
> >> I imagine there are many on this list that have had cataract surgery.
> >> I?ll be having both eyes done at the same time. It?s all the latest
> >> rage what with COVID-19 etc. And, says the doc, $$$.
> >> I was given the option to have one eye properly focused for distance
> >> and one eye focused for medium distance. The thought was: one to look
> >> through the camera the other to be able to read the screen.
> >> Have any of you made this choice? If so has it worked out for you? I
> >> know my up-close vision doesn?t allow me to read the screens on my
> >> cameras.
> >> I?d appreciate any thoughts the group might share.
> >> Best regards,
> >> Adam Bridge
> >
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