Effect of Presbyopic Vision Corrections on Perceptions of Driving Difficulty

  • This study aimed to determine the subjective driving difficulties experienced when wearing a range of common presbyopic contact lens and spectacle corrections.

  • Participants included 255 presbyopic patients recruited through local optometry practices.

  • Participants were categorized into five age-matched groups; including those wearing no vision correction for driving, bifocal spectacles, progressive spectacles, monovision contact lenses and multifocal contact lenses.

  • Overall, ratings of satisfaction during daytime driving were relatively high for all correction types.

  • This study was conducted in Australia.

Publication date

April 26, 2016


Eye & Contact Lens: Science & Clinical Practice


B. Chu, J. M. Wood and M. J. Collins
Share this