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What types of contact lenses are available to treat presbyopia?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

There are several different types of contact lenses available to treat presbyopia. Soft contact lenses are easier on the eye and usually easier to keep in the eye. Rigid contact lenses may provide clearer vision. Some people choose to get monovision contact lenses, where one eye sees distances clearly, and the other sees close by. This arrangement can sometimes be difficult to get used to.

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