Do I need multifocals?

If you have an eye condition called presbyopia, you may need multifocal contact lenses.

What is Presbyopia?

You're probably wondering: Presby-what? It's a complicated name for a very common eye condition: when you have trouble focusing on things up-close.

It usually happens around age 40 as the lens of the eye stiffens, and can make your vision look a lot like this:

Blurred Vision with Presbyopia
Simulated image
Look familiar? Don't panic! Alcon Multifocal Contact Lenses can help.

Tell me more about Alcon Multifocal Contact Lenses.

Multifocal Lenses Diagram

While regular contact lenses can only help near or farsightedness, multifocal lenses help you see clearly at ALL distances.

And while it can be uncomfortable to take readers on and off, Alcon Multifocal Contact Lenses are designed with comfort in mind. DAILIES TOTAL1® Multifocal Contact Lenses, for example, have Water Gradient Technology to give your lenses a soothing cushion of moisture.

Find an eye doctor that prescribes Alcon Multifocal lenses

If you have more questions about Alcon Multifocal Contact Lenses, it’s best to see an eye doctor who can answer them. Enter your zip code to find the doctor closest to you.

How do I bring all this up to my eye doctor?

Here are some helpful ways to talk to your doctor about presbyopia and Alcon Multifocal Contact Lenses:

  • I think I may have presbyopia. What's your professional opinion?

  • What causes presbyopia? Is it something only older people get?

  • I've never worn a contact lens in my life. Is presbyopia a good reason to try multifocal lenses?
  • Are multifocal lenses comfortable?
  • Are daily disposable or monthly replacement multifocal contact lenses better for me?
  • I've heard a lot of good things about Alcon Multifocal Contact Lenses. Can you tell me more?