A new option for bifocal and trifocal wearers is now available for
active-duty personnel and Department of Defense (DoD) retirees. The
addition, known as the '5A-M,' was added to ensure there would be room
to accommodate bifocal and trifocal prescriptions. It can be ordered
through any DoD optometry or ophthalmology clinic through the Spectacle
Request Transmission System. These glasses are at no cost to eligible
DoD retirees. Fitting kits for the optometry and ophthalmology clinics
are available through Electronic Catalog (E-CAT).