All about Essilor

Here you can find more information about Essilor. This collection of articles are for you to read about the history of the company, achievements and stories which have inspired us to keep innovating. Also you will be able to read about the charity projects which supports our mission.

All about Essilor 1 min read

Vision Aid Overseas support a school

Vision Aid Overseas provides primary eye care to schools in Ethiopia. 5 Essilor staff members pushed themselves in the Great Ethiopian Run to raise money for the charity. Watch their story to find out more.

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Villa Vision

The first of its kind in the UK, Villa Vision sees the Aston Villa Foundation team up with Aston University's Optometry School and Essilor Vision For Life.

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Moving towards a more sustainable future

Sustainability has been at the top of the agenda for some time now and this year will see the 17th year of a national Recycle Week initiative taking place 23rd-29th September. Find out what actions we have taken to drive towards a more sustainable future.

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Celebrating 60 years of varilux

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

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Eye Mitras reach milestone achievement

Essilor’s 2.5 New Vision Generation (2.5 NVG) business has equipped more than 10 million people from underserved populations in India with glasses and through its Eye Mitra programme has provided over 200 million people with sustainable access to vision care.