Mutifocal or bifocal contact lenses are made to help people need correct for both near and far. If you are need bifocal, trifocal, or progressive eyeglasses, you can also wear Mutifocal or bifocal contact lenses. And since people with presbyopia(need correct near vision) often occurs to people over 40 years old, Mutifocal contact lenses are worn for almost people over 40
Bifocal and multifocal contact lenses are classified by their functions. Bifocal contact lenses are like bifocal eyeglasses which can only for myopia patients or presbyopia patients for correcting the vision problems. However, many people suffer both myopia and presbyopia, especially many old people. People with both myopia and presbyopia have a problem that they have to change the glasses once they want to see far distance after seeing near distance. Multifocal glasses solve this problem. So people wear a pair of multifocal contact lenses can see clearly near and far.