Bifocal and progressive (PAL) lenses are different than the average "single vision" lenses because they allow clear vision at distance and near.

  • The near prescription present allows the eyes to decrease their accommodative (focusing) response and relax.

  • There is evidence that the accommodative response is related to the progression of myopia.


Because of this, it makes sense to give myopes a near prescription to help decrease this response. Children typically adapt easily and quickly to these new type of lenses and is a good option to help decrease myopic progression in those that choose not to wear contact lenses. 

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1742 N Loop 1604 E

Suite 117

San Antonio, TX 78232

Call and schedule a myopia consultation today!
We would love to answer any questions you have. 



Tel: 210-403-9050

Fax: 210-403-9939


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