If you are over the age of 40 and wear contact lenses, you might notice close-distance reading material is harder to see than it was in your 20’s and 30’s.

Every human on earth develops “Presbyopia,” sometime after or around their 40th birthday. “Presbyopia” is the natural process that occurs when the lens inside your eye does not focus as efficiently, causing near targets to become blurry. This can be quite frustrating for new presbyopes. Over-the-counter readers can solve the problem, but putting them on and off throughout the day can be annoying and cumbersome.

New advances in soft, disposable, bifocal contact lenses might be the answer for you. They allow you to throw away your reading glasses well into your 40’s and 50’s.

If you would like to discuss bifocal contact lenses with an eye doctor, Click on “Ask the Doctor” or schedule an examination, call our Downers Grove office at (630) 969-3268 or our Naperville office at (630) 357-3511.