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 lead to situations like this:

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.

Which Alcon Multifocal Contact Lenses are right for me?

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DAILIES TOTAL1® Multifocal Contact Lenses

DAILIES TOTAL1® Multifocal Contact Lenses

Water Gradient Technology provides a cushion of moisture, so it feels like you're wearing nothing at all.

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Alcon DAILIES AquaComfort PLUS® Multifocal Contact Lenses

DAILIES® AquaComfort Plus® Multifocal Contact Lenses

Another daily disposable lens option that has blink-activated moisture for all-day comfort.

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AIR OPTIX® AQUA Multifocal Contact Lenses

AIR OPTIX® plus Hydraglyde® Multifocal Contact Lenses

Monthly replacement lenses that combine two advanced technologies to help protect against deposits and maintain lens surface moisture.

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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?