MULTIFOCAL SPECIALISTS

MULTIFOCAL

As you age, general deterioration of your eyesight is inevitable, and many times you have several vision changes, each requiring correction.

 

The eye care professionals at the Witlin Center for Advanced Eye Care, serving East Brunswick, Toms River, and Morristown, New Jersey, can approach these refractive problems with several multifocal correction options. Call or click to make an appointment today.

Why do I need multifocal vision correction?

A condition called presbyopia hits most people at some time in their 40s. It’s the medical name for age-related vision loss due to changes that naturally occur in your eyes. Like other parts of your body, the eyes are no longer as resilient and elastic as they once were. They no longer accommodate the same range of focus that they once did.

 

The time-honored method of dealing with this lack of accommodation is adding a pair of reading glasses. These bring small details close to you into sharper focus. It’s a simple way to address the problem.

 

However, presbyopia is progressive. Soon you’ll find that those reading glasses may be fine for viewing a computer screen, but they’re no longer enough to bring the words of a book into focus. This is when you arrive at the need for multifocal vision correction. In the eyeglass world, this means bifocal lenses, trifocals, or even progressive lenses, but glasses aren’t the only way you can correct your vision, and this example doesn’t consider other refractive eye conditions, such as near and farsightedness. Multifocal solutions can get quite complex.

What other options do I have for multifocal vision correction?

Just as eyeglasses can be made to handle multiple corrections in a single lens, so too can contact lenses, which have both bifocal and multifocal options. It doesn’t matter what type of contacts you prefer.

 

Multifocal lenses are available in both soft and hard contact types and including disposable or extended wear lenses. There are even hybrid contact lenses that include both a hard central construction, surrounded by soft contact material.

Are there permanent methods to provide multifocal corrections?

Yes. In the United States, permanent surgical procedures focus around intraocular lenses (IOL), typically used following cataract removal, but increasingly used in refractive clear lens exchange to correct the effects of presbyopia without the presence of cataracts. IOL surgery has several approaches to correct the effects of presbyopia using premium IOLs.

 

IOL surgery may also be combined with glasses or contacts. The IOL procedure would bring your eyesight back into a range where single-vision glasses or contacts are all that’s needed to restore a full range of vision across all distances.

Witlin Center for Advanced Eye Care

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CUSTOMER REVIEWS

Dr Desai was great! He made me feel comfortable about the entire procedure. Dr Desi and his staff followed up with me later that day, the next day and a few days after the procedure. The location in somerset that he uses is very clean and the staff there is excellent as well. My husband was in the waiting area and they updated him to assure him that everything was going according to schedule and the procedure was going well. I would highly recommend Witlin for the Doctors as well as procedures and eye care.

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Dr. Desai provided me with the highest level of service I have experienced from any physician to date. He took a considerable amount of time to explain my diagnosis and treatment options. There was no rush to his bedside manner. Even after my surgery (which went perfectly), he was available for any questions or concerns I had. I would (and have) recommend Dr. Desai to family and friends.

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