There are numerous bifocal contact lenses available today. Which type to fit depends on your needs and your prescription. All bifocal contacts will have some visual compromise. You are unlikely to have 20/20 vision at both distance and near. In addition, bifocal contacts are very specialized lenses that require careful fitting and numerous follow-up visits. Bifocal contacts work very well for some people. Chances of success increase if you realize that the fitting process can be long and involved.