Combining two different prescriptions into one lens, Bifocal lenses can accommodate both distance and near vision. You will find in most cases a bifocal lens will have a split across the lens, dividing the lens into two. Usually, the upper half is optimised for distance, while the lower half is for near vision. The line is visible to the naked eye when viewing a bifocal lens, working best when focusing on something nearby and the head is slighted tilted downwards and then looking straight on into the distance.
Presbyopia is usually a very normal part of ageing. So, if you are already a wearer of single vision lenses, bifocal lenses may be just what you need. This way you will be able to accommodate both your vision problems, without having to switch between two different pairs of glasses.
Bifocal Lenses at Camden Opticians
Our team of optometrists at Camden Opticians Group are able to cater to your needs. If you feel you are starting to notice your vision affecting daily activities like reading, writing, and using your screen, our eye test can determine whether it may be time for bifocal lenses.