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 »

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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.

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 »

How are bifocals used today?

Prior to the invention of bifocals, people with presbyopia (both near and farsightedness) needed two pairs of glasses, one for reading and one for seeing objects in the distance, according to Firmo... Read More »

How long does it take to get used to bifocals?

Adjusting to bifocal eyeglasses will take longer than adapting to single vision glasses. Bifocal wearers can take many days to get use to a new prescription. Wearing your bifocals full-time can hel... Read More »