For many people aged over 40, one pair of glasses isn’t enough to accommodate their visual needs – in fact, it’s very common to need one pair for close-up and another for distance vision.
If you’re tired of switching between your distance and reading glasses, we have a feeling that progressive lenses for glasses could make life a whole lot easier for you! Read on to learn more…
What Is Presbyopia?
As you get older, the lens at the front of your eye starts to lose flexibility, which means you can have trouble focusing on close-up objects. This is known as presbyopia, and while it’s perfectly normal as part of the ageing process, it can be frustrating to live with at times.
What Are Progressive Lenses?
Also known as multifocal glasses lenses, these are designed to give you a full range of vision at all distances. The top of the lens is made up with your distance vision prescription, while the bottom has your near vision prescription, blending gradually from one to the other so that your intermediate vision is also covered in the central portion of the lens.
Progressives aren’t just for presbyopia, though. They can also be used to help prevent eye strain if you spend a lot of time carrying out close up tasks, such as looking at screens.
Progressives, Bifocals, or 2 Pairs of Glasses?
How many times have you reached for your reading glasses only to find that they’re not nearby?
You may wonder whether bifocal lenses offer an effective alternative, however with a visible line separating the two part of the lens that cover distance and reading prescriptions, many people do tend to find them both inconvenient in terms of style, and awkward for intermediate tasks, such using a computer.
This is where progressives come into play! Without that defined line between distance and close-up, and accommodation for vision at all distances, your eyes will be able to focus easily for optimum vision, whatever the task at hand is.
Types of Progressive Lenses
To order multifocal glasses online, you’ll need to visit your optometrist first for an eye exam so you can get an up-to-date prescription. It’s always a good idea to get recommendations from them so you can find the right prescription glasses lenses for your visual and lifestyle needs.
Once you have your prescription, you can go ahead and choose from our wide range of frames and select your progressive lens type!
We offer 3 different high definition lens options, starting with the Phoenix Lens. This is a great entry level multifocal lens that’s perfect if you’re looking for an all-purpose lens that will cover both distance and reading without swapping glasses.
At one level up, you’ll find our Prestige Lens – also a great choice if you’re looking for an affordable, high-performance lens with even greater clarity and range of vision than the Phoenix!
Finally, for the ultimate multifocal experience, including an unrivalled range of vision, why not try our Pinnacle Lens?
Buy Multifocal Glasses Online
Our high-quality lenses are made right here in Canada by our own lab technicians who have over 25 years of experience in lens manufacturing. Together with our affordable frames, a 30-day money-back guarantee, and free shipping and returns, it’s definitely high time you started to make the most of your vision with a pair of high definition progressive glasses.
If you need help with choosing frames and lenses, feel free to contact us so we can help you on your journey to better vision and eyewear style today!