Why do people wear bifocals?

Answer Bifocals allow the user to basically have two eye prescriptions in one convenient pair of glasses. The prefix bi is in relation to two and the suffix focal refers to what you can see or your range... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Why do people wear bifocals

People who wear distance you always wear your glasses when you're out etc?

I wear them all the time.When I don't wear them, I don't get confused, but I can't see well at all. Given my prescription, that's not at all surprising.

Can bifocals be outgrown?

As a teenager, you should have the ability to accommodate. There are reasons why some teens can't. These are usually temporary. Most people wearing bifocals at 18 won't be wearing them at 25.

How do bifocals work?

The first eyeglasses to correct vision were created in the Middle Ages. Lenses to correct farsightedness came into being in the late 1200s, while those to correct nearsightedness were developed in ... Read More »

Can You Shade Bifocals?

Shaded lenses are available for bifocal glasses. Eyewear manufacturers produce shaded bifocal lenses that protect against UVA and UVB rays. Shaded bifocals look similar to sunglasses and do not req... Read More »