No Line Bifocal Reading Glasses

If you’re dreading that time when you finally need bifocals because you don’t want that distinct, visible line through the lens let everyone know how old you are, consider no line bifocal reading glasses. No line bifocals help you retain the look of regular glasses all while providing the benefits of traditional bifocals.

No line bifocals are sometimes called progressives. These bifocals may take a little bit of time to adjust to because there is no visible line in the lens, but once many people get used to them they wouldn’t consider going back to the traditional style. But here are some things to consider. Continue reading

Computer Glasses

Many frequent computer users suffer from headaches, blurred vision and eye strain f they aren’t using computer glasses. These are all symptoms of computer vision syndrome. These problems can actually be compounded by the way people naturally try to adapt to these symptoms, which leads to other problems like sore neck, back and shoulders. Computer glasses and bifocal computer glasses really can make a difference and reduce the uncomfortable symptoms of computer vision syndrome. Continue reading

Bifocal Reading Glasses

Noticing any deterioration in your vision can be scary. We’re lucky today to have so many great options for improving our vision, but what works best for one person may not work best for another. You may need to look at a few bifocal reading glasses to find the best fit for you.

First you may want to decide if you want traditional bifocal glasses with the noticeable lines in the lens clearly showing where the bifocal lens begins, or you may want to try no line bifocals so not everyone knows you’re wearing bifocal glasses. Innovations in lenses have brought us progressive lenses but these innovations have also made them lighter and offered additional properties including scratch resistant or anti-reflective coatings to protect the lenses and improve your vision. Continue reading

Benjamin Franklin Bifocals

Bifocals bear Benjamin Franklin’s name because he is believed to be the first person to wear a lens that allowed for both distance and close-up focus. There may have been others who were also thinking about the issue of needing a bifocal lens, but it is generally believed that Benjamin Franklin was the first person to create and wear them.

As part of the aging process, our vision begins to change. It happens to all of us. At some point it becomes more and more difficult to see things close up and further away. Before long bifocals become part of our vocabulary. Bifocal glasses have come a long way since being invented by Benjamin Franklin. Let’s take a look at where bifocal glasses came from and what we’re able to do with them now. Continue reading

Bifocal Reading Glasses Care

Whether as a result of aging or a result of our genetics, at some point many of us will require bifocal reading glasses. And once we have those dazzling spectacles, it is important that we keep our bifocal reading glasses clean and well-maintained to ensure clarity in our daily lives.

I hope these relatively simple, common sense ideas will help you make the most of your bifocal reading glasses. Once you have the right pair of bifocals, you will cherish them for many years to come. They will become a part of your identity and bring greater clarity to your day-to-day life. Continue reading