Correcting Presbyopia – Multifocal Contact Lens Types

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Aspheric Multifocals

Good fit – high
eccentricity aspheric
Good fit – low
eccentricity aspheric

Segmented/Translating Bifocals

Good fit – segmented
lined bifocal
Good fit – segmented
crescent bifocal

GP Bifocal Benefits

  • Good vision at all distances
  • No need for spectacles
  • Excellent eye health
  • Good alternative to refractive surgery

Good Candidates

  • Good eye health
  • Motivated not to wear spectacles
  • Does not desire monovision; studies show that when given the option, overall satisfaction is greater with bifocal contact lenses than with monovision

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