As the baby boomer population ages, multifocal contact lenses can offer the opportunity to grow your practice. For patients that want to stay in contact lenses - fitting multifocal contact lenses may present a significant opportunity for your practice. We will provide you with tips, tools and information you need to help maximize your success. 



By properly fitting specialty lenses, you can grow your practice through patient satisfaction, retention, and referrals. We want to help increase efficiency fitting presbyopic patients. Here are some fitting tips and tools: 

Choose Bausch + Lomb ULTRA for Presbyopia contact lenses or Biotrue ONEday for Presbyopia daily disposable contact lenses.

Simplified Fitting Guide

Step 1: Update spectacle refraction and Add power

Step 2: Select contact lens distance prescription based upon spherical equivalent from spectacle Rx and following Add guidance (adjusted for vertex distance if necessary)

 Add Selection:
 SPECTACLE Add  BOTH EYES 
 +.075D to +1.50D  Low Add
 +1.75D to +2.50D  High Add

Evaluate the Lens for Success

  • Allow trial lenses to equilibrate for at least 10 minutes before assessing fit and vision
  • Evaluate distance and near vision binocularly in normal room illumination
  • If vision at distance and near are satisfactory, dispense lenses and schedule follow-up exam within 1–2 weeks

Click here for further near vision or distance vision refinement for Bausch + Lomb ULTRA for Presbyopia contact lenses >>


Click here for further near vision or distance vision refinement for Biotrue ONEday for Presbyopia daily disposable contact lenses >>



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