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    PAL w/ A +0.50 Add?

    Anyone know of a PAL design made down to a +.50 add? I can't think of any. (Eyezen doesn't count -- I'm looking for bonaifde PAL!) Is +.75 the lowest in the optical world?

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    Why doesn't Eyezen count?

    It would be the best choice imo.

    Fit a wide corridor progressive low as another thought- but you are looking for something that would not be profitable to produce I imagine, with so little demand and especially with the Eyezen doing exactly what you want.

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    Quote Originally Posted by icarectr View Post
    Anyone know of a PAL design made down to a +.50 add? I can't think of any. (Eyezen doesn't count -- I'm looking for bonaifde PAL!) Is +.75 the lowest in the optical world?
    Zeiss "Digital"

    https://www.zeiss.com.ar/content/dam...0162_Final.pdf

    Add powers from .40 D to .65 D can be found with the various anti-fatigue designs available from many different sources.

    Hope this helps,

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    Two options to find:
    1. The vision council's current progressive search
    https://epic.thevisioncouncil.org/pr...=All&combine=1
    (pdf version)
    https://epic.thevisioncouncil.org/si...identifier.pdf
    2. 2015-2016 Pal Identifier
    https://www.sheridanoptical.com/Imag...Identifier.pdf
    On pg 8

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    I'm curious why the Eyezen wouldn't work, too. Seems like the corridor of the progressive would just be a waste of lens with that little difference between the distance and near rx.

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    Any brand of power boost would have an appropriate strength.

    Just went through this with a patient who wanted a computer lens (Tact, Workspace, etc.) which also only goes as low as +0.75. She is being restyled (if you can call it that) into a power boost. I like the Acomoda because it is a true +0.50 bump.
    Have I told you today how much I hate poly?

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    Luzerne's FreeFocus and SightStar365 both have +.50 adds.

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    All 5 of the VIA progressives by VSP start at a +0.50 add.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ajonesgirl View Post
    I'm curious why the Eyezen wouldn't work, too. Seems like the corridor of the progressive would just be a waste of lens with that little difference between the distance and near rx.
    +1

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    Blue Jumper ..............the patient must be the one that won the big billion Dollars jackpot

    Quote Originally Posted by icarectr View Post

    Anyone know of a PAL design made down to a +.50 add? I can't think of any. (Eyezen doesn't count -- I'm looking for bonaifde PAL!) Is +.75 the lowest in the optical world?

    ...................the patient must be the one that won the big billion Dollars jackpot in the lottery.

    I would tell him/her to get some single vision or finished readers and use them for a few years until they are investing big money in glasses.
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