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Lenses with a
of power

Progressive lenses are corrective lenses
suitable for refractive errors like presbyopia.
The lenses have a gradient of power,
which are stronger at one end
of the lens than the other. 

in every way

Progressive lenses can be called progressive addition lenses (PAL), progressive power lenses (PPL) or graduated prescription lenses.

What are progressive lenses?


Multifocal lenses help people see clearly across all distances, without the need to switch glasses. An alternative to bifocals or trifocals, they correct refractive errors like presbyopia (age-related far-sightedness, common in people over the age of 40).

How do they work?


A channel (or corridor) of different lens powers runs down the front of a progressive lens. This seamless channel allows the wearer to look up to see objects at a distance, look straight ahead to see objects at middle distance, and down to read or do other close-up activities without changing glasses.

What are the benefits?


Progressive lenses are often preferred aesthetically as they don’t have the visible line that marks the two different zones of a bifocal lens (or lines, in the case of a trifocal lens).
Instead, progressive lenses provide a seamless graduation of lens strength. This avoids the jump in vision a wearer gets with bifocals and trifocals, and actually trains the eye to improve vision.


5 reasons
to wear Varilux

Discover five compelling reasons to take advantage of the leading
innovations in the Varilux product range.

1. Clear vision at any distance

Near or far, the Varilux range gives you clear vision whatever the distance.

2. Total comfort in any task

Whether at work with a computer, using a smartphone or tablet screen, or simply reading the news paper, the Varilux range provides total comfort.

3. High resolution vision in any light

Varilux Physio lets you enjoy greater contrast and sharpness. The increase in quality is comparable to a full HD TV over a standard television.

4. Dynamic vision steady in motion

Great for sports and staying active, the Varilux range allow you to see perfectly - even in motion. Lenses are tailored to your visual behavior.

5. Quick adaptation

All Varilux lenses are tested and approved by wearers to ensure your satisfaction, including fast and easy adaptation. With Varilux lenses adaptation is guaranteed. If you are new to Varilux, try our training exercises to ensure you get the most out of your new varifocal lenses.



Varilux is based on market leading innovations:
SynchronEyes™ – clearer vision from left to right and top to bottom.

Wavefront Advanced Vision Enhancement™ – sharp vision at any distance, even in low light.

4D Technology™ – instant focus as your eyes move around.

Nanoptix™ – no ‘swim’ effect (where peripheral vision can be slightly altered by the changes that occur at the edge of progressive lenses.)

All About Vision

Personalised lenses

No two eyes are the same, anywhere in the world. With personalisation, each lens is tailor-made to give you the best possible vision and comfort.

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