Vision Over 40 Eight Ways to Protect Your Eyesight Protect yourself from age-related eye problems and vision loss by following these simple tips. Multifocal Eyeglass Lenses If you are over 40, already wear glasses, and your "arms aren't long enough" to read a newspaper, it's time for multifocal lenses. Occupational Bifocal and Trifocals "One-size-fits-all" doesn't apply when it comes to eyewear. The best eyeglass lens solutions for work and play are those tailored specifically to your vision needs. How Progressive Lenses Work There is no need to advertise your age with bifocals or trifocals-choose progressive lenses. Reading Glasses All about reading glasses, including why custom-made readers are superior to the pre-made variety from the drugstore. Dry Eye After Menopause The risk for dry eye increases with age, especially for women.