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At 8:35 7/6/95, George Hayhoe wrote:
>Like Kat Nagel, I also wear progressive lenses--have been using them for
>about two years, and they're great. The intermediate distance part of the
>lens is ideal for viewing the computer monitor, as well as for other
>similarly distanced objects (like the various gauges on my car's dashboard).
>The only drawback is their cost--about $250 for the lenses.
>I realized just how wonderful these lenses are a few months back when I got
>my first pair of bifocals when buying a pair of sunglassess because my
>insurance program wouldn't cover the progressive lenses and I didn't want to
>pay big bucks for glasses I don't wear a lot. After a few long car trips the
>past few weeks, I wish now that I'd spent the money!
>--George Hayhoe (GFHayhoe -at- aol -dot- com)
Anyone have experience with "computer glasses". Are these a marketing
gimmick, or do they really differ from bifocals?
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