Varifocal Contact Lenses For Bifocal and Multifocal.

Varifocal Contact Lenses are the name given to bifocal, multifocal and progressives contact lenses.

Several manufacturers make varifocal contact lenses including Bausch and Lomb, Ciba Vision, CooperVision, Johnson and Johnson, with Ciba Vision making the biggest range.



Varifocal Contact Lenses Purevision, Soflens, Air Optix.


Varifocal contact lens are sold as several different products Purevision Multi-focal, Focus Progressives, Soflens Multi-Focal, Proclear Compatibles Multifocal, Air Optix Aqua Multifocal, Acuvue Bifocal and Focus Dailies Progressives.

Varifocal contact lens allow you to see near and far objects with the one lens, no more bifocal glasses needed now, and the contact lens act like normal contact lenses, they are not split in half, with one half for far and one half for near, the whole lens gives good vision.

The condition corrected by varifocal, multifocal, progressives and bifocal lenses is called presbyopia, all these different lens names all do the same thing provide eye correction for presbyopia.

Some varifocal contacts are designed to be especially good for reading.

Soflens Multi-Focal by Bausch and Lomb are monthly replacement contact lenses designed to be easy to fit and easy to wear, think of them as standard contact lenses for bifocal or varifocal use.

Proclear Compatibles Multifocal are made by CooperVision, these varifocal contacts are part of the compatible range which uses a material which is biologically compatible with your eyes and actually help your eyes stay wetted all day long by collecting the moisture from around your eyes.

Proclear Compatibles Multifocal are available as a near (N) or distance (D) prescription, just choose the prescription that you want, either better for near viewing or better for distance viewing, of course that does not mean that a distance pair of contact lenses cannot be used for near viewing, the distance pair will just be better for distance than near.

Air Optix Aqua Multifocal by Ciba Vision are varifocal contacts lenses with added moisture, the moisture solution is actually contained within the lens and moisturises your eyes while you are wearing your lenses, perfect for dry eyes, because some people like varifocal contacts lenses with more moisture than other people, Aqua Multifocal lenses are available in three prescriptions high (H), low (L) and medium (M) moisturising solution content, just choose the moisturising amount that you want, if you have very dry eyes choose high, if you don't suffer from dry eyes choose low.