Rated 3 out of 5 by excessiveshopper Bifocals for the eyes of the beholder
The bifocals are no lower or smaller than claimed. My view is they are just the same as the polarized bifocal sunglasses. I wanted to use these for taking walks but the bifocals get in the way because part of the time your looking down in front of you and it causes a blur for me.
January 22, 2015
Rated 3 out of 5 by ljresq8 So so...
True I used then a lot, found to be quite tight on face..... Eventually, in fact, I would say, prematurely the right lens fell out. Managed to snap it back in, however, ever after it freed it's self once in a while, and became quite a pain.
November 3, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by SaltLife Cheap!
These glasses are more wrap-around and small. Just not flattering for women. The reader portion of the glasses was too high and interfered with long distance viewing. Returned ASAP.
July 9, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by VTBobC Another excellent value from L.L.Bean
Looked at a number of possible sources for 100% UVA/UVB sunglasses with a bi-focal feature. As is usual, should have started with my favorite source for almost everything I wear or use! Never disappointed with L.L.Bean's quality, price, and delivery!
July 9, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Ptbtwins Exactly what I wanted!
These sunglasses with the magnifier are even better than I expected. I wear contact lenses (near-sighted) but still need readers to ... READ! On the beach, in the car, even sitting at an outdoor restaurant reading a menu-- these are perfect. The sunglass lenses are clear, the placement of the magnifier is good, they fit my face well, are well-constructed and... Look great too! (I ordered the tortoise shell).
June 12, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Marty65 Great sunglasses
These sunglasses are comfortable and most useful for reading in the sun. I wear them all the time especially driving so that I can read the dials on the dashboard. I got the gray lenses and love this color. My eyes feel better after a long drive with this color.
June 4, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by VirginiaFan Just What I Needed
Glasses are comfortable, sturdy, and fit my needs for driving and still being able to read the controls, GPS map, directions, etc. ideal for me.
June 4, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by BBID Meets expectations
Bought these because I like to have bifocal sunglasses to be able to read when outside or driving - wanted to try the non-polarized version so I could read my phone and GPS. They work as expected.
May 28, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by Hmmmmm12 Nice but not for me
I am used to having cheap bi-focal readers and want to get a quality pair. I find it very hard to do this by mail, but thought I'd give it a try with LL Bean. I wish I lived close to a store where I could try these on, as I would certainly consider buying one of the LL Bean products, but won't due to the back and forth of mail order. These seemed very well made, but the bi-focal part did not flow easily into the standard glass and made for a very "dizzy" effect. Additionally, I bought the medium frame and it sat on my cheek bones. I think of myself as having a larger vs. smaller face (female), so this surprised me.
February 27, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Tibet1234 Good in sun
I just started wearing bifocals and didn't want to purchase expensive no-line bifocal sunglasses. I saw these and thought they'd be good for reading in the sun. They are great for that. They are not great for wearing in the car though. The contrast between the reader section and plain glass causes dizziness.
January 1, 2014