Welcome to Vision Over 40!

Like many other people, I came down with presbyopia in my mid-40s. I had a lot of trouble adapting to progressive lenses, and I met many people with presbyopia who had the same kinds of problems.

I made the earlier version of this website, hoping that some people would be able to benefit from my experience and from what I learned. And it let me organize all the info I'd collected for my own reference, and learn a little about making websites.

While the information I put up is still accurate, there have been so many advances in lens technology that I don't think there's much point to the several-page site. There are really only a few things you need to know, if you're having problems adapting to progressive lenses:

The new lenses I got are digitally surfaced, on the back, and they're made to emphasize distance (which is what I wanted), rather than being more general, since I do still wear single-vision lenses for both reading and working on the PC. These were expensive, but are so good. I've worn progressives for 17 years, and this is the first pair I've liked.

Good luck!