You are right but, I do need to see the target downrange. Seeing the sight but not seeing where the sight is pointing and pulling the trigger would NOT be a good thing!!!!!! Pistol at 50 yards is not a problem but I am a long range, open sight shooter so I need to see 300 yards plus be able to focus on the sight. Hence the bifocals. I will probably also experiment with removing the left lens since I can see 300 without glasses in the left eye and I do shoot with both eyes open. If that method works I will have them replace the left lens with a clear lens.