Progressive Lenses

Celebrating your 39th birthday….Again?

Is it getting harder to read your birthday cards this year? Sometime around the age of 40 most of us start noticing that our eye are losing the ability to focus as easily as they could as when we were younger.

This condition is known as Presbyopia and affects our capacity to focus clearly on near, intermediate and far objects. In the past, bifocals were often the answer, providing the wearer with two powers: one for distance and one for close-up viewing.

Today’s progressive lenses, provide multi-focal viewing power. Enabling seamless focusing transitions. These popular lenses allow you to see all distances without the distraction of lines found in the old bifocal designs. Bifocal lenses tended to make you look older and the line separating the lenses caused you to bob your head to determine which lens give you clearer vision.

Progressive lenses eliminate jumping. A common problem caused when a bifocal wearers line of sight is interrupted by the lenses abrupt power changes.

Ask your eye care provider if you are a candidate for progressive lenses. The doctor will help you determine the right type for you, and will be able to recommend lens designs best fitted for your lifestyle.