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Miracles made by ZEISS

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Miracles made by ZEISS

The moment you’re ready to face the challenges of today´s world.

The all-new ZEISS Progressive Lenses portfolio 2015.

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The lenses for more relaxed driving

The lenses for more relaxed driving

How ZEISS lenses can make driving less stressful and safer.
Driving – many people absolutely love it, but for most of us, it is a necessity that provides us with a high degree of independence. However, studies have shown that many people feel insecure, tense and...

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Distance Spectacles and Reading Spectacles

Distance Spectacles and Reading Spectacles

What are the key points to remember when choosing single vision lenses?
Reading and distance spectacles are the most common ways of improving vision. So what is it that makes these single vision lenses so special? And what are the key points to remember when choosing the best...

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The complexities of the human eye – from the blind spot and macula to focused and peripheral vision

The complexities of the human eye – from the blind spot and macula to focused and peripheral vision

How our brain compensates for perplexing design flaws in the human eye.
Over the course of the last 500 million years, evolution has produced an incredible variety of different eyes from a simple light-sensitive spot. This has proved to be a major evolutionary step, because...

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A checklist for buying new spectacles

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...

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Blinking, crying and seeing stars

Blinking, crying and seeing stars

What makes our eyes so special
We blink, cry and see 'stars' – but what makes our eyes to react like that? Why do we blink? What role does our retina play? What makes our eyes shed tears? How do tears of sorrow differ from tears of...

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Blue Light: the Good and the Bad

Blue Light: the Good and the Bad

How much blue light do we need? And how and when should we be protecting ourselves against it?
A debate is raging over the beneficial and the damaging effects of blue light. On the one hand, blue light can be a helpful tool in combating winter depression and insomnia. On the other hand, blue light...

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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 visual comfort offered to the wearer with his or...

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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...

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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...

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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 that cause red, itchy, watering or even swollen...

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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...

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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...

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