Protect your vision

Eye Protect System

Eye Protect System delivers incredible protection to Essilor lens wearers. Embedded into the lens, it protects against harmful UV and Blue-Violet light* whilst maintaining an aesthetically clear look.


Protection against harmful** UV light

100% of UVA & UVB rays are efficiently absorbed by the lens (1)

Protection against harmful blue-violet light

Unique embedded filtration system that protects your eyes from harmful Blue-Violet light(3)

Aesthetically clear lenses

Enhanced lens aesthetics without affecting colour perception(4)

Everyday Harmful light Protection (1)

Eye Protect System offers wearers front and back of the lens protection against harmful light that has been identified as overtime one contributing factor of eye diseases (cataracts, AMD)(5). It uses a unique process to support your visual health by partially filtering harmful Blue-Violet and absorbing UV light. Eye Protect System ensures this level of protection is delivered in an aesthetically clear lens - meaning no residual yellow tint and no blue reflections on your lenses.


Embedded technology

Eye protect system technical

Eye Protect System absorbs some harmful Blue-Violet and 100% UV light when combined with a corrective lens design.(2)


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*Harmful Blue light: up to 455nm with the greatest toxicity between 415-455nm
** Harmful light = UV and blue-violet light
(1)Harmful light protection: UV and partial blue-violet light filtration
(2)Orma 1.5 does not absorb 100% UV light.
(3)Partial Blue-Violet light filtration
(4)No residual yellow tint, no blue reflections
(5) McCarty CA, Taylor HR. A review of the epidemiologic evidence linking ultraviolet radiation and cataracts. Dev Ophthalmol. 2002; 35:21-31. 
Sunlight and the 10-year incidence of age-related maculopathy: The Beaver Dam Eye Study. Arch. Ophthalmol., 122, 750-757. 
New discoveries and therapies in retinal phototoxicity, Serge Picaud et Emilie Arnault, Points de Vue N°68, Spring 2013.