Manual and mechanized methods for measuring the progressive lenses
Bsc in optom
Background and Aim: Progressive addition lenses are an increasingly preferred mode for the correction of presbyopia, gaining an increased share of the prescription lens market. Sales volumes are likely to increase over the next few years, given the increasing cohort of presbyopic patients in the population. Thus within the optical profession, progressive lenses form an increasingly important part of everyday practice. These lenses make it even more important for practitioners to ensure that patients are measured accurately and the spectacles fitted well. In this article, we will discuss step by step the correct fitting of the progressive lenses with focus on features of manual and mechanized progressive lens fitting methods to ensure maximum benefit from their design.