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What's the best way of developing spectacle lenses tailored to our digital lifestyle?

BETTER VISION interviewed Timo Kratzer from ZEISS Vision Care to discover more about the development of Digital Lenses
You might think people have already created spectacle lens solutions for every conceivable vision-related problem – but it turns out that's not the case. ZEISS decided to take a closer look at how vision...


The secret behind the perfect spectacle lens design

A lot of experience, mathematics and exact knowledge of the spectacle wearer’s needs are required to provide a tailor-made solution
What do you think? Which product incorporates more optical knowhow – a spectacle lens or a modern high-performance camera lens containing five individual optical elements? Camera lenses would be the immediate...


What is the eye's centre of rotation?

A special point in the eye plays more than a secondary role in the production of ZEISS spectacle lenses
Did you know that a special point in the eye – its centre of rotation – plays a key role at ZEISS in the optimisation of precision spectacle lenses? This can be of decisive importance in determining the...


A checklist for buying new spectacles

Spectacles for near and far, progressive spectacles, sports spectacles, reading spectacles or spectacles for the workplace: what do you need to know?
What’s important when you’re buying a new pair of spectacles? What do you need to know? What mistakes can you avoid, and how can you further enhance your enjoyment of your new spectacles? BETTER VISION...


Eye allergies – and fast remedies

Effective therapies, effective protection
Summer time – hay fever time! A few days of spring sunshine, and most of us begin to look forward to the lazy, hazy days of summer. Many people, however, have other things on their minds: the dreaded allergies...


Self-tinting spectacle lenses: comfortable and relaxed vision for everyone

BETTER VISION asked Volker Gahr – the Senior Product Manager responsible at ZEISS for ZEISS PhotoFusion® – to describe the key features of modern photochromic lenses
As every spectacle wearer knows, the ideal scenario is when you don't even notice you're wearing spectacles because they adapt so well to each and every situation. So the need to keep switching back and...


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Why do people see differently?

Richer colours, better night vision, enhanced contrast – for better use of our full vision potential.
Whether colour perception, 3D vision or night vision: they all vary from one person to the next. Why does visual performance vary so much from one person to another – and how can we improve our eyesight and ensure that we benefit from our full vision...


The perfect spectacles for golfers

The key to a better handicap
Blinding sunlight, breaks on the green, frequent changes between light and shadow, harsh contrast: the golf course poses many challenges that standard spectacles and sunglasses cannot meet. For perfect...


Different eye sight test results – how can this happen?

Or: When is the best time to go for an eye sight test?
We are often asked why the measuring results obtained in sight tests differ – even if two examinations are performed in short succession. Different results in subjective refraction may be attributable to various factors. We can tell you what exactly these...


Health problem: watery eyes

If your eyes are watery constantly, the cause may be an eye condition
When laughing or crying, it is completely normal: the tear ducts open and the tears flow. But when your eyes begin to water without any apparent reason, an eye condition may be the reason. There is no need to worry though as  these problems can usually...


How 3D spectacles work

New 3D spectacles such as the cinemizer by ZEISS open up whole new worlds of entertainment for your eyes
As humans, our stereoscopic vision has given us an evolutionary advantage since primeval times. Finally, thanks to sophisticated 3D spectacles, we can now watch TV or big-screen movies in 3D. This modern technology attempts to trick the mind by imitating...


Did you know that eyeglasses can influence works of art?

Claude Monet was the most famous French Impressionist. His painting entitled “Impression, soleil levant” (“Impression, sunrise”) from 1872 gave the entire movement its name. In contrast to the conventional realistic painting of the time, it was distinguished...