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Bifocal contact lenses have been developed for people who have both
presbyopia. Bifocal lenses provide correction for both
near and distance vision on each lens. A number of designs are available in
hard and soft lenses.
There are two main types of bifocal contact lenses:
Some people are not satisfied with bifocal contact lenses. They may:
Some vision problems cannot be corrected very well by current designs
for bifocal lenses.
Also, because they are more complex, bifocal contact lenses require a
longer fitting process and are usually more expensive than single-vision
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerChristopher J. Rudnisky, MD, MPH, FRCSC - Ophthalmology
Current as ofMarch 3, 2017
Current as of:
March 3, 2017
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
& Christopher J. Rudnisky, MD, MPH, FRCSC - Ophthalmology
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