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All about Essilor 5 min read

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

Your life and eyes 7 min read

Common eye conditions that can affect your road skills

Whether you’re a driver, a cyclist, a biker or a pedestrian, your vision plays a fundamental role in your journey when on the road. We discuss some of the common eye conditions that may affect you on the road and what you can do to manage them successfully.

Your life and eyes 5 min read

Will presbyopia affect my vision on the road?

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.

Your life and eyes 4 min read

The advantages of a tailored lens solution

Everyone’s vision can differ hugely; even within your own family, you may have different vision needs to your siblings or parents. However, many standard lens solutions don’t take this into account, often providing a one-size-fits-all, off-the-shelf option for customers.

Your life and eyes 4 min read

3 things to consider when buying varifocal lenses

Varifocal lenses are a popular solution for correcting presbyopia so you can see clearly at different distances; near, far and everything in between. We offer some key considerations to think about when it comes to buying your first pair of varifocal lenses.

Your life and eyes 5 min read

Top signs that you need new lenses

If you’ve had your current lenses for some time and you’re due an eye examination, there’s a chance you may need new lenses. There are some signs that you can look out for yourself, which can be very helpful in recognising whether your lenses are no longer working correctly for your needs.