Do I need bifocals or trifocals?

Do I need bifocals or trifocals?

Bifocals contain two lens powers; trifocals have three. … Regardless of the reason you need a prescription for near-vision correction, bifocals all work in the same way. A small portion in the lower part of the lens contains the power required to correct your near vision.

Are trifocals better than progressives?

Progressive lenses are the best option to choose when switching from a single vision lens to multifocal lenses. Getting used to wearing progressives is as easy or easier than getting comfortable wearing trifocals or bifocals.

Are trifocals and progressive lenses the same?

Progressive lenses and trifocal lenses do the same thing—they both offer vision correction in three fields. … One option offers a wider intermediate viewing area than progressive lenses do, which can be more comfortable for computer use.

What are Trifocal eyeglasses?

Trifocals are eyeglasses with lenses that have three regions which correct for distance, intermediate (arm's length), and near vision. … Trifocals are mostly used by people with advanced presbyopia who have been prescribed 2 diopters or more of reading addition.