The Truth About No Line Bifocals

Many people inquire about no-line bifocals. I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but technically there is no such thing. Here's why: The only way to manufacturer a lens that truly has no line is for the power located on the bottom of the lens to gradually change over to the power on top. In other words, there is a band located in the middle of the lens whose power progresses from the bottom area to top. This is also known as a multi focal or progressive reader.

The next question people often ask is "do we carry a no-line" that is zero power on top. Yes, but, to be honest, they can be annoying and hard to get used to. They're one of those products whose reality is often a disappointment compared to the envisioned ideal. Imagine looking through the middle band, directly in your line of site, and that band isn't a set power but rather progresses from your reader power all the way to zero power. Your eyes have to find the focal "sweet spot", then "lock in" at that point. Most of our customers have better luck with our more inexpensive multifocals. These are NOT zero on top. Rather the top portion is about 50% of the bottom. This makes that middle band easier to use. That being said, many customers who are already accustomed to progressives like our zero top multi focals. Keep in mind that they're NOT good for driving, as that variable magnification is located right in your line of site. Multi focals are best for office use, where people often need different powers for reading their computer monitor, phone and papers on their desk.

The BEST products if you like bifocals but don't want others to see a line are "hidden bifocals". They're easy for your eyes to use, but they have the added advantage of disguising themselves so when other people look at you, it's less obvious that you're wearing bifocals. I stress again, hidden means they're KIND OF hidden. As reviewed above, there really is no such thing as a bifocal with no line. You can read about hidden INNER bifocals, and hidden BLENDED bifocals here>> or view the quick video below.

Your Eyes Are Windows To Your Health

Though this is not a DebSpecs original article, this article by Sheryl Kraft relays important information and we wanted to share! The eyes reflect the state of your health, including such conditions as cognitive impairment, diabetes, hi blood pressure and more. Read on>

Pupillary Distance For Multi-Focal Zero Power Top

This page is for people who want our progressive multi-focals with ZERO power on top. Specifically, the styles Texas Hold Em or Black Jack for $59.95.** The optics are more complicated in the middle area when glasses progress from a reading power on the bottom toward zero power on the top, especially in higher powers. It becomes imperative to align the lenses and frames with your eyes in a way that is uniquely YOU! This is a brand new product, and we will eventually consider developing an app, but for now, this method is actually EASIER for YOU, as well as most accurate.
Method 1: Send us your photo as follows. Three steps:
  1. Put a credit card on your forehead. You can hold it up to your forehead with one hand, just make sure you can see your pupils!

  2. Take a selfie with outstretched arm. (make sure your card number is not visible- you don't want to send that over an email)
  3. Email the photo with your first and last name to
Method 2: You can determine your own PD and email us. Two steps.
  1. Hold a ruler to your forehead, and take a selfie about arms length away. It's important that your face is centered in the image, no tilts or angles.
  2. Looking at that photo, measure the millimeters between pupils. (Almost all adults are between 54 & 74, with the average being closer to 60. )
  3. Email us the PD measurement and your first and last name to
**Our less expensive under $30 multi focals are one size fits all and sold as is. Please only email us Pupillary Distances for either Black Jack or Texas Hold Em multi focals.

Google Blocking Gmails

Google has been blocking gmails if you run out of storage space. (See image below.) As a result, some of our customers have not been receiving important alerts, including tracking and important order questions. It will look something like photo shown. If you have an android phone, we often unwittingly use up storage space. Please check the header of your online gmail account from a desktop or laptop to see if you're having this issue. It has been sporadic, so customers will get SOME of our emails but not ALL. Also, even if you get emails from other companies/people, Google has a algorhtym that guesses (often wrongly) what is important to you, then they block the "unimportant" emails, which could be from DebSpecs.

We take undelivered emails VERY seriously and try to trouble shoot all reported customer issues. , however, some things are out of our control.

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