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					      CHOOSE LIFE,
CHOOSE MULTIFOCAL
   CONTACT LENSES
When we age, our clarity of
vision begins to fade.

Presbyopia is a condition
usually blamed on the aging
process and results in being
unable to see close objects
clearly.This makes it difficult
to read the daily newspaper,
books, even computer
screens. It can be very
disconcerting.

Presbyopia normally affects
individuals after the age of
40.
Multifocal contact lenses are
the ideal solution for those
suffering from Presbyopia
and other conditions that
result in poor eyesight.
After it became apparent
that regular glasses weren’t
sufficient to overcome the
symptoms of Presbyopia,
bifocal lenses were created
and offered some relief to
those unable to see things
clearly up close or far away
(myopia).

Yet bifocals were not
overwhelmingly successful as
they were only useful for
those who had mild or
moderate forms of
Presbyopia.
Multifocal contact lenses on
the other hand, gave new
freedom to those with less
than perfect vision. Finally, it
was no longer necessary to
switch glasses or lenses
when transitioning from an
activity that requires close
up attention like reading to
one like driving which relies
on seeing objects in the
distance clearly.
You can purchase multifocal
contact lenses in soft
material or in Rigid Gas
Permeable (RGP) form.
Generally speaking, RGP’s
are the preferred option as
they ensure the lenses stay
in one position so offer
greater freedom to move
your eyes.
There are three types of
multifocal contact lenses
commercially available:
Concentric lenses are the
most commonly used and
offer the flexibility to alter
the position of the lens.

Altering lenses are designed
for those who have
moderate Presbyopia but
read often during the course
of their day.

With simultaneous lenses,
both near and far
prescriptions are placed in
the center of the contact.
Of all the contact lenses on
the market, none are as
effective as multifocal lenses.
They give those who have to
endure severe Presbyopia a
new lease on life.

It is a comforting thought
knowing that although
blurred vision is likely to
happen to most of us as we
age, innovations like
multifocal lenses ensure that
our failing vision will not
limit our freedom.
Going into the optician’s and
learning that you have
Presbyopia is one of the
most depressing things
anyone who truly cherishes
their sight can hear.

In our modern society our
eyesight is often something
we take for granted along
with just about every other
aspect of our health.
The realization that life has
taken a change for the worse
only dawns on us when it’s
too late.

Luckily, Presbyopia is not
such a terrible affliction as
multifocal contact lenses are
able to restore vision to a
reasonable level.

While these signs of aging
are seldom embraced, it’s
reassuring to know there are
corrective measures we can
take.
You should take the time to
look around with your new
contact lenses and see the
beauty of nature.

When your optician
announces that the muscles
around your eyes are
starting to weaken causing
blurred vision, don’t be
surprised to hear the
diagnosis, “Presbyopia”.
A grave mistake made by
many uninformed individuals
is to completely ignore the
onset of Presbyopia.

While it may seem like
common sense to have
blurred vision checked, there
are some stubborn
individuals who make
excuses.

Perhaps it is just the sun’s
glare or they simply believe
they are tired.
No amount of sleep is going
to restore your eyes once
Presbyopia develops.

Then if you don’t visit an
optician and obtain the
contact lenses so
desperately needed, your
vision will decline further.

Left for too long, there may
be nothing that can be done
to improve your vision short
of surgery.
Multifocal contact lenses
ensure that people unable to
focus on objects either up
close or far away no longer
have to rummage through
their belongings to switch
lenses when everyday tasks
demand it.

Choose multifocal lenses and
enjoy life before it passes you
by.
Find an eye care professional near you who
     offers prescription contact lenses.

				
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Description: When we age, our clarity of vision begins to fade. Presbyopia is a condition usually blamed on the aging process and results in being unable to see close objects clearly. This makes it difficult to read the daily newspaper, books, even computer screens. It can be very disconcerting.