Is PureVision multifocal discontinued?

Bausch & Lomb have discontinued PureVision Multifocal contact lenses, however they have been replaced by PureVision2 for Presbyopia. This is an exceptional addition to the renowned PureVision range, as these multifocal contact lenses utilise impressive technologies.

Is presbyopia the same as multifocal?

Multifocal lenses bend light to more than one focal point on the retina. Many people with presbyopia choose to wear multifocal contacts rather than juggling two pairs of prescription glasses. What is Presbyopia? Presbyopia, also known as age-related farsightedness, is a common vision concern in people over 40.

Which lens is best for presbyopia?

By far the most common (and simplest) treatment for presbyopia is bifocal or progressive lens eyeglasses. A bifocal lens is split into two sections. The larger, primary section corrects for distance vision, while the smaller, secondary section allows you to see up close.

Is contact lens available for presbyopia?

If you have presbyopia, you may be able to continue wearing contact lenses instead of switching to bifocals, or reading glasses. PureVision2 For Presbyopia lenses help maintain clear near, intermediate, and distance vision in real world conditions.

Which are the best multifocal contact lenses?

Top 10 bestselling multifocal contact lenses

  1. 1 Day ACUVUE® Moist Multifocal.
  2. Dailies Aquacomfort Plus Multifocal.
  3. Biofinity Multifocal.
  4. Dailies Total 1 Multifocal.
  5. Clariti 1 Day Multifocal.
  6. Air Optix Aqua Multifocal.
  7. Proclear 1 Day Multifocal.
  8. Purevision2 for Presbyopia.

What is the difference between PureVision multifocal and PureVision 2 multifocal?

PureVision2 Multi-Focal For Presbyopia is thinner throughout the lens compared to the PureVision Multi-Focal design—roughly 20 percent thinner in the center. The edge design is thinner and more rounded compared to the previous multifocal as well.

Why are my multifocal contacts blurry?

Considering multifocal contact lenses if you have presbyopia. Once you turn 40, you’re at a higher risk for presbyopia (a refractive error that causes nearby objects to appear blurry).

Are multifocal glasses any good?

But once again, multifocals are only “hard to get used to” if they’ve been measured or fitted incorrectly, or if an older, cheaper lens design is used. Modern multifocals, correctly fitted, are very easy to use – which is why they’re the preferred personal choice of almost all optometrists aged over 45!

What is the difference between hyperopia and presbyopia?

Hyperopia, also known as farsightedness, is a condition wherepeople are able to see distant objects clearly but objects up close seem blurry. Hyperopia can occur at any age, and it is often there after birth. Presbyopia is a condition where people see blurred when looking at close objects even with glasses.

How do you test for presbyopia?

Presbyopia is diagnosed by a basic eye exam, which includes a refraction assessment and an eye health exam. A refraction assessment determines if you have nearsightedness or farsightedness, astigmatism, or presbyopia.

Can you have surgery for presbyopia?

Refractive surgery changes the shape of your cornea. For presbyopia, this treatment can be used to improve close-up vision in your nondominant eye. It’s like wearing monovision contact lenses. Even after surgery, you may need to use eyeglasses for close-up work.

How expensive are multifocal contact lenses?

Cost Comparison of Multifocal Lenses (Presbyopic)

Name Replace Lenses/Box Cost per Day & Eye
PureVision Multifocal PureVision Multifocal Monthly 6 lenses $0.25 – $0.44
PureVision2 for Presbyopia PureVision2 for Presbyopia Monthly 6 lenses $0.30 – $0.44
Soflens Multifocal Soflens Multifocal Bi-weekly 6 lenses $0.43 – $0.72

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