Can varifocal wearers use contact lenses?

If you normally wear bifocal or varifocal glasses, you can also wear bifocal or varifocal contact lenses. They provide ‘real world’ vision and can help you switch focus from close vision to distant – great for days when you don’t want to wear glasses.

How long does it take to get used to varifocal contact lenses?

If you haven’t had enough time to adapt to these viewing areas, it may be challenging to see. Plan for four to six weeks to get used to them. Over time, your eyes will naturally look through the correct part of the lens, and you’ll enjoy better vision because of it.

Can progressive lens wearers wear contacts?

Are bifocal or progressive glasses the only solution? We have a lot of people who ask, “can I wear contacts if I need bifocals?”. The short answer is YES. You can definitely wear contacts even if you need help with your up close reading and computer vision.

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What are varifocal contacts like?

Also known as multifocal contacts, varifocal contact lenses accommodate multiple vision types into one little lens. So you can see in all situations without the need for additional glasses.

What should you do if you wear varifocal lenses?

Our four top tips to help you adjust quickly and comfortably: Do not swap between your new varifocals and any old glasses you may have. Wear your new varifocal glasses as much as possible (even if you’re not used to wearing glasses all the time). The more you wear them, the quicker you will get used to them.

Should you wear varifocals all the time?

Again, you need to take the time to allow your brain to adjust to your new view of the world. This process varies across individuals, but most people get used to varifocal glasses after two weeks. This is why it’s so important to continue to wear your varifocal glasses consistently so that your eyes can adjust to them.

What is the difference between multifocal and varifocal contact lenses?

There are various differences between bifocal and multifocal lenses, also called varifocal lenses. Bifocal contact lenses are made with two prescriptions within one lens, while multifocal contact lenses have a selection of different powers in each lens. This makes them similar to progressive spectacle lenses.

What is a multifocal contact?

What are multifocal contact lenses? Multifocal contact lenses are made with different lens powers, targeting vision at varying distances from the wearer. … This all-in-one lens benefits people with presbyopia by helping to correct age-related vision problems – when their eyes can no longer focus on objects up close.

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Why can’t I see close up with my contacts?

And one of the biggest reasons they decrease or stop wearing contacts is the difficulty they face reading with their contacts after presbyopia begins to set in around the early 40’s. Presbyopia is the diminished ability of the natural lens in our eyes to focus up close on near objects.

Why are my Varifocals blurry?

If you feel that your vision has changed, it could be because your frame is out of alignment. This is particularly true of varifocals – if they are not sitting correctly, you could be looking through the wrong part of the lens, and your vision will seem blurry.

Are there different types of varifocal lenses?

But are there different types of varifocal lenses? Varifocal lenses provide progressive focal power to help your vision for multi-distance tasks. Generally, they come in 3 types; standard, advanced and elite, which provide differing levels of visual performance.

Is it better to have 2 pairs of glasses or varifocals?

Bifocals or varifocals may be advisable if you need to switch from distance and near visual tasks frequently. If you do a lot of reading or driving, separate pairs may be better for you as they offer clear all-round vision.

Do you move head or eyes with varifocals?

It is important to wear your new varifocals in the position in which they were fitted. To look at an object turn your head and not just your eyes toward it. Move your head vertically until the object glides into focus. The length of time it takes to adapt to new varifocals will differ from person to person.

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What happens if I don’t like my Specsavers glasses?

100 day no quibble no fuss returns

We want you to be completely happy with your purchase at Specsavers Opticians. If you have any concerns within 100 days of the date of your purchase, we will put it right. No quibble, no fuss.