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

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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

Bifocals for Kids? PART I by Benjamin Clingan, OD

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Friday, March 23, 2018, 6:26 PM

It seems like a very foreign concept indeed. Bifocals are meant for “old people.” Why would a child need something meant for grandma or grandpa? As we continue our discussion on myopia control, you may notice most of the treatments are already available but just used for other purposes. Glasses and contacts prescriptions for myopia ... read more