Progressive Lens vs Bifocal – Which is Better for You?

Which is better, progressive lenses vs bifocals? Learn more about glasses lens options and coating in our full guide here 👉

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If you are looking for new eyeglasses and require magnification to help you see up close, then oftentimes your eye doctor will prescribe a bifocal, a trifocal or a progressive eyeglasses lens. Bifocal glasses have two lens powers built into one lens, typically one for distance viewing and then a magnification lens at the bottom for near viewing tasks. A progressive lens is similar to a bifocal except it has the powers all blended together. When comparing a progressive lens vs bifocal you may notice a progressive lens has no line on the lens, this allows for a gradual change in lens power to view through giving you more options for intermediate distance visual tasks. However, progressive lenses do also have distortion zones that make your eyesight blurry if you are not looking through them correctly.

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0:00 Progressive Lens Vs Bifocal
0:47 Bifocal Glasses
1:14 Who invented bifocal glasses?
1:44 Cons of bifocal lenses
2:43 Trifocal Glasses
3:00 What are progressive lenses
3:30 Progressive lens review
4:30 Progressive lens distortion
5:25 Progressive lens designs
6:26 Progressive lens price

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About This Video: Not sure if you should get a single vision vs bifocal vs progressive pair of glasses? In this video, Dr. Allen reviews progressives lenses and how they differ to bifocal glasses. If you are wanting to know more about the pros and cons of bifocal vs progressive lenses, this is the video for you.

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