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Progressive Lenses

Choose a lens to suit your individual needs

Progressives lenses get their name from the gradual and smooth change in prescription between distance to near powers. There is no sharp line between the two like bifocals have. Traditionally these zones have been between your distance and reading prescriptions. But more recently these prescriptions can be set up to be more computer and intermediate designs as well.

Distance Progressive Lenses

The popularity of progressive lenses has exploded in recent years. Making progressives the most widely purchased lenses for correcting reading difficulty we will all experince over 40. Today there are many progressive lens designs to fit most needs.

The lens designs differ mainly in the length and width of the power corridor. How these change in relation to different viewing distances. Different areas of the corridor may be expanded. This is depending on the design philosophy of the manufacturer and the intended purpose of the lens.

Some progressive lenses are made specially for computer use and also have a wider intermediate zone. Other progressive lens designs may have a larger reading portion. Your optometrist is in the best position to check which lens style will work best for you.

Indoor Progressive Lenses

These lenses are developed to give high quality near and intermediate vision. These zones are more important than distance vision indoors. They are ideal for situations where you are up and about. Such as in an office environment, in meetings and also reception roles.

To discover the lens option right for you, book an appointment now.