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How do continuously variable lenses treat presbyopia?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Continuously variable, or progressive, lenses are not divided into sections. They enable vision at all distances through a smooth transition. Rather than having two discrete sections of the lens for two different distances, they favor distance vision at the top, close vision at the bottom, and everything else in between.

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