Tips for the New Multifocal Spectacles Wearer

Like every new pair of shoes you buy, it may take a little time for you to feel completely comfortable with your new multifocal lenses. Understanding your new lenses will help you learn to use them a little quicker.

A Simple Guide to Using Your New Progressive Lenses

  • Stand up, look straight ahead across the room
  • Pick an object to focus on
  • While looking at this object turn your head to see what happens to the clarity of the image Using a book or reading card by simply pointing with your nose and moving your head up and down slightly you will find a focus for reading
  • While staring at a point on some print turn your head and see what happens to the clarity of the image
  • Now look down to your toes by simply moving your chin slightly you will even find a clear focus for your feet

Setting a Wearing Schedule

If you want to ease into using your new lenses, we can set a wearing schedule for you. For example:

  • Start out wearing your progressive lenses while sitting down watching television or reading
  • Once confidence increases, walk around the house in your new lenses
  • Finally wear them outside while driving

A Few Tips to Increasing the Life of Your Lenses

  • When not in use, put your spectacles in a case
  • Clean your lenses regularly with soap and water and dry them with a clean, soft cloth
  • Avoid placing your spectacles near excessive heat (e.g., on the car dashboard)

If you have other questions regarding multifocal lenses, feel free to contact us at a location that’s near you!

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  1. This offer exclusively applies to complete pair purchases (frames + lenses).
  2. The initial pair must be selected from our designer range and purchased at its full price.
  3. The cost of the first pair must equal or exceed the total cost of the second pair or the free buddy frame.
  4. This offer exclusively applies to frames and plano (or no prescription) sunglasses. Lens prices are not included in the discount.
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