April, 2018

BIFOCALS FOR KIDS? PART II, by Dr. Benjamin Clingan, OD

By editor
Tuesday, April 10, 2018, 7:28 PM

The bifocal strength will generally be less for kids than adults. In terms of “ADD power”, adults range between +1.50 to +2.50. Children will remain around +0.75 or whatever the lens manufacturer’s lowest power happens to be. They don’t need the stronger powers for vision, but just need the “ADD power” to relax their eyes. ... read more