Category Archives: multifocal contact lenses design prescribing

A Successful Switch From Monovision to Multifocal Toric Contacts

Introduction KC, a 53 year old administrative assistant wearing monovision, came in for her annual exam. During the exam, the practitioner asked her if she was happy with her current contact lenses and if she would be interested in trying ... Read on...

A Systematic Strategy to Fit Toric Multifocal Contact Lenses

Imagine this scenario: A patient with presbyopia and astigmatism enters your practice inquiring about multifocal contact lenses. How do you respond? Here are some reactions from industry professionals who were asked the same question: Read on...

How to Satisfy Multifocal Toric Contact Lens Patients in 1-2 Trial Lenses

A Fitting Strategy for Custom Multifocal Toric Contact Lens Success Have you ever wondered why some practitioners find fitting multifocal toric contact lenses easier than others? Is it the practitioner’s process or the lens design? After ... Read on...

SpecialEyes 54 Multifocal Contact Lens Fitting Tips

Making an Initial Multifocal Contact Lens Fitting More Successful As a consultant at SpecialEyes, I often get asked questions about how to make an initial multifocal contact lens fitting more successful. So today, I wanted to provide a few tips to ... Read on...

Bifocal Toric or Multifocal Toric Contact Lenses?

How to choose the appropriate contact lens design from SpecialEyes For patients with presbyopia and astigmatism, SpecialEyes offers two design choices- a custom aspheric multifocal and a custom annular bifocal contact lens. Both the SpecialEyes 54 ... Read on...

Effects of Aligning the Multifocal Optics with the Visual Axis

When fitting multifocal contact lenses, one factor of critical importance is often overlooked- the appropriate alignment of multifocal optics over a patient’s visual axis. The case study below examines the effect of altering the optical center of ... Read on...

Multifocal Contact Lenses with Custom Multifocal Optics

Pupil Diameter and Variable Multifocal Contact Lens Zone Sizes Relate to Success Finding the secret to a successful multifocal contact lens patient can be tricky. This is because there are multiple factors that contribute to a successful ... Read on...

Contact Lens Design: SpecialEyes Announces Partnership with Volk Eye Check

Volk Eye Check Device Integrates SpecialEyes Arc Length Calculator to Deliver Enhanced Contact Lens Design SpecialEyes is pleased to announce a new partnership with Volk Optical, which has integrated SpecialEyes’ Arc Length Contact Lens Calculator ... Read on...

Impact of Pupil Size When Fitting Multifocal Contact Lenses

Every practitioner who has fit soft toric multifocal contact lenses has experienced some degree of frustration in reaching the ultimate goal of 20/happy. During fitting, you may find that the toric multifocal contact lenses have optimal fit and ... Read on...

Toric Multifocal Contact Lenses and Importance of Accurate Pupil Size Measurement

Analysis of pupils in clinical practice is typically performed within entrance skills examination for afferent pupillary defect, pupil size, and regularity. Pupil size may be estimated or measured with a common PD ruler for both scotopic and ... Read on...