Glasses for reading
Your spectacles are made up of two key components; your frame and your spectacle lenses.
Our lens solutions correct your vision, protect your eye health and enhance your clarity of vision.
You can correct your vision with two types of lens designs; single vision lenses for wearers of all ages or progressive lenses for wearers who are 40+. You can combine your corrective lens design with protective technology and lens enhancements.
Your lenses can protect your eyes from harmful UV and Blue-Violet light supporting you in the prevention of long-term eye health complications. You can combine protective technologies with corrective lens designs and lens enhancements.
Enhance your lenses to deliver the sharpest vision and guard the lens against everyday elements such as water, dust, smudges, scratches and harmful UV and Blue-Violet light. You can combine enhancement technologies with corrective lens designs and protection technologies.
Correct your vision, protect your eye health and enhance your lenses
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It was back in 1948 when a young man called Bernard Maitenaz joined Société des Lunetiers, who quickly got to work developing a new solution for bifocals. The invention of the varifocal lens stemmed from a completely new concept, revolutionising the world of optics and lenses
The ageing eye brings with it a unique set of challenges. As you inch closer to 60, the eye undergoes a series of anatomical and physiological changes that may affect vision and your ability to perform simple, everyday tasks like reading and driving.
Whether you drive a car, ride a bicycle or motorbike, or simply prefer to walk, great vision is critical for road safety. Presbyopia is a natural part of ageing. Symptoms usually start to occur from the early 40s. Even if you’ve had perfect eyesight, you may find that you need to hold your phone a little further away.