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Definition of "multifocal" [multifocal]

  • Arising from or occurring in more than one focus or location. (adjective)
  • Having several focusing areas that correct for both nearsightedness and farsightedness. (adjective)

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Use "multifocal" in a sentence
  • "In small trials, Harms's customized MRI has shown a sharp eye for these so-called multifocal cancers, far surpassing X-ray mammography."
  • "In an investigational procedure known as multifocal or presby LASIK, zones are established in a similar way on the eye's clear front surface (cornea) to correct presbyopia."
  • "There are also contact lenses available for presbyopia, called multifocal contact lenses."