Lenses & Solutions for your Vision

 

Only your glasses can do that!

Only your glasses can do that!

Contact lenses are a very good alternative to glasses – yet there are still a few vision solutions that are only possible with good ol' glasses.

Spectacle lenses and contact lenses are able to do more and more. By constantly becoming more precise and individualised, both of these vision solutions can now compensate even more effectively for visual...

The secret behind the perfect spectacle lens design

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...

Spectacles for pilots – perfect vision even above the clouds

Spectacles for pilots – perfect vision even above the clouds

Whether professional or amateur, pilots need spectacles that allow them to see clearly, even in extreme lighting and weather conditions.

Spectacles for pilots have a demanding job: more so than in almost any other application, they have to perfectly optimise the wearer's vision and compensate for extreme visibility conditions. For sailing,...

How modern prescription spectacle lenses maximise your vision potential

How modern prescription spectacle lenses maximise your vision potential

In conversation with ZEISS on holistic eyeglass lens determination and prescription spectacle lenses optimised for binocular vision.

All spectacle wearers are familiar with sight tests or subjective refraction. The optometrist fits a trial frame and asks us to read letters, numbers or state the opening direction of rings in different...

Spectacles, contact lenses or laser surgery – what's right for you?

Spectacles, contact lenses or laser surgery – what's right for you?

Around half the population has a vision problem. However, this is now easy to correct since there is a suitable solution for virtually all vision problems.

The eye is our most important sensory organ. Even today, medicine has not found a way to prevent the natural deterioration of vision. But spectacles, contact lenses or surgery make it possible for almost...

The best glasses for driving - Reach your destination safely

The best glasses for driving - Reach your destination safely

Customised lenses for driving make driving not only more relaxing, but also increase safety significantly. But what do consumers have to bear in mind when buying driving glasses?

  Every time we drive, our eyes are called on to do some heavy lifting: seeing in poor light, blinding sunlight, fog or on wet or reflective roads - not to forget the many other road users, signs...

Whether you're a dentist or a beautician - enjoy perfectly sharp vision with professional spectacles

Whether you're a dentist or a beautician - enjoy perfectly sharp vision with professional spectacles

Some activities demand exceptional spectacle lenses that deliver more. State of the art technology from ZEISS helps you to see perfectly, even at a microscopic level.

What do you need to consider when buying spectacles for "jobs involving detail"? Which spectacle lenses are most suitable? What kind of spectacle frame should be used? What kind of coatings are...

Perfect vision when cycling: which spectacle lenses are best for cyclists?

Perfect vision when cycling: which spectacle lenses are best for cyclists?

Speed, changing light conditions and airborne particles present special challenges to glasses for cycling: here are some tips from BETTER VISION.

Whether you're a professional cyclist or you just cycle for fun, a good set of sports glasses is essential when cycling. High speeds on tarmac or off-road, frequently changing light conditions from bright...

No face is symmetrical, and no two people's eyes are the same distance apart

No face is symmetrical, and no two people's eyes are the same distance apart

Only after the spectacle frames have been precisely adjusted to the individual wearer can spectacle lenses perform to their full potential.

As children we discovered that the two sides of our faces are not same, i.e. they are not symmetrical. If you hold a mirror up vertically over the bridge of the nose, and look at a mirror image of each...

Why a second pair of spectacles is worth it

Why a second pair of spectacles is worth it

There are many situations that make a second pair of spectacles the most important accessory you can have.

Not a luxury, but rather very smart: a second pair of spectacles doesn't only make sense if you want to change your look or be on the safe side if you misplace or forget your main pair of spectacles. For...

Spectacles for managers – top quality lenses and frames with great customised visual comfort

Spectacles for managers – top quality lenses and frames with great customised visual comfort

Respectability, elegance and maximum functionality – spectacles for people in managerial positions have a lot to live up to.

From a meeting at the desk, checking e-mails on a smartphone, driving quickly to the airport, a customer presentation after a two-hour flight and then back again: along with a mobile phone, laptop and...

More than just cool: sun protection for children's eyes

More than just cool: sun protection for children's eyes

Sunglasses can be pretty cool - even on children. However, protecting your child's sensitive eyes is more important than looking cool.

Whether you're vacationing at the beach or relaxing in your garden at home – when the sun is shining, kids love to play outside. Most parents remember to put sunscreen and sunhats on their children, but...

Constant clear visibility thanks to high-tech coatings

Constant clear visibility thanks to high-tech coatings

Innovative spectacle lens finishes that optimally protect your spectacle lenses and increase your visual comfort

Obviously, we glasses wearers know that eyeglass lens coatings are important. Nowadays, it is almost taken for granted that a new pair of glasses will have antireflective eyeglass lenses and a hard coating....

Better vision for winter sports

Better vision for winter sports

Many fans of skiing and snowboarding, both with and without eyesight correction, "fly blind" down the slopes.

As everyone knows, if you have poor vision and are dealing with strong sunlight, you should be wearing glasses. This is even more important for fans of all winter sports, be it Alpine skiing, cross-country...

10 Years of Individualised Lenses with Freeform Technology from ZEISS

10 Years of Individualised Lenses with Freeform Technology from ZEISS

Something everyone thought impossible in the past: progressive lenses that are as individual as their wearers are now the measure of all things.

May 12, 2000 was a milestone in the history of spectacle lenses: the first progressive lenses that could be fitted for each individual wearer were born – Gradal® Individual from ZEISS. This technology...

Not all sunglasses are equal

Not all sunglasses are equal

UV protection, tinting, polarising lenses or special solar protection for sports activities – customised sunglasses offer all options

Did you know that a stylish frame is not the only thing you should look for when you buy a pair of sunglasses? First and foremost, make sure you get premium quality lenses that are customised for your...

The perfect lenses for optimum vision

The perfect lenses for optimum vision

A vision test will reveal an individual’s visual problems. Based on these results, an eye care professional can prescribe the optimum lenses that will enable the patient to regain sharp vision.

80 % of all the information our brains receive is via the eyes. But as well as the magic of sight, it also has its defects. At least 47% of the UK population suffer from Ametropia and should wear spectacles...

Life has too much to offer to see it through only one pair of glasses

Life has too much to offer to see it through only one pair of glasses

If you are like most people, you probably have more than a single pair of shoes in your closet - but do you have a secondary pair of glasses?

There is no such thing as a perfect pair of spectacles. Some might think this statement is ridiculous. If you do, think again: Every situation in life, each activity and the ever changing weather – they...

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