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  • n. spectacles having varifocal lenses


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  • They're called 'varifocals' here, sometimes 'multifocals'.

    Graceful Aging (or: Use What Works)

  • By the time they had managed to recover the lost varifocals from the supervisor's office, their spirits were high and still rising.

    Helen Simpson | Cockfosters

  • As a solution, lots of people turn to multifocal lenses, such as bifocals or varifocals.

    The right glasses could cut seniors’ risk of falls

  • They are varifocals, so they setting up of the frame and lenses is a fairly critical procedure.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • After finding that established online glasses providers offer a poor choice to those looking for varifocals and more advanced tints and coatings, two Lincolnshire mothers, Sarah Ward and Tina Mason, decided they could do better.

    Launch of Glasses Frames and Lenses Sees Clear Online Savings on All Prescription Spec

  • We can put varifocals into frame that already have them in place or take the measurements form an existing pair and apply them to a new frame.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • We can take the measurements from an existing pair of your varifocals and apply it to a new frame or you can re-use the frame that already has varifocals in place.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • If 40 was the end of youth, "the big five-oh" was the dreaded number that ushered in the twilight years of cruise ships and varifocals.

    The Guardian World News

  • He did what any self respecting Principal would do and took a fleeting moment to send a panoramic glare across the hall over the top of the even newer funky designer varifocals.

    Chelsea Blog

  • Soon talk began to be of bi-focals, varifocals and the nightmare of having to constantly put glasses off and on.

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