If you’re in your 40s or older, you probably will wear glasses with multifocal lenses, bifocals or trifocals. In the past, you could easily spot this type of lens by the line between the two sections. But today’s product, such as progresive lenses, are line-free multifocal lenses that perform the same job as bifocals and trifocals, but in a different way. This non-demarcation line allows a smooth vision correction with its seamless progression in power magnifies the intermediate and near vision, which is a great convenience to glasses wearers.
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Digital devices have increased dramatically and pose a new challenge to the human eye. With smartphones and computer screens integrated into our daily lives, we’re constantly switching back and forth between near and far vision several hours a day, increasing visual demand. This can lead to symptoms of digital eye strains, a widespread and common complaint amongst people well below the presbyopic age.
Digital lenses are able to curb those symptoms by allowing a clear distance zone and a comfortable near zone for a relaxed viewing of digital screens. This helps your eyes to refocus faster with the change in target over different distances.
Having long hours of computer work may cause symptoms such as eye strain, headaches, fatigue and neck to back pain. This working condition requires near to intermediate vision, which is not provided by every lens for a clear and relaxed vision. Its customizable design is intended for clear vision from 40cm up to 4m, depending on the majority of your time and ideal work style throughout the day.
This lens allows users to have better posture, maintaining a steady natural head position. Although popular amongst the keyboard users, they are also desired amongst artists, hairdressers, mechanics, dentists and painters.
Often seen by your grandfather wearing these, Bifocals are used for presbyopic cases that require separate power for near and distance, or to correct a wider range of severe vision issues. Easily differentiated from multifocals as the lens have a distance and near portion segmented with a visible line all within one lens making them great for those that require a large and clear vision for each portion. Thus versatile for long hour usage. However this also means there will be a drastic change in vision correction as you move your eyes within the lens
Regular eyeglasses do not qualify as safety glasses regardless of their size or durability of the frame and lens. Prevent risking your precious eyesight by wearing safety glasses to keep yourself safe for a lifetime of good vision. A well designed safety glasses brings together safety, quality, functionality and must conform to a higher standard of impact resistance than regular eyeglasses in order to keep up with the modern advances in industry and construction.
Other features include exceptional field of view, anti-fog protection and resistance to scratch. Popularly made from polycarbonate, this material has less than half the weight of glass making the eyewear more comfortable and easier for long hours of handling.