Make your day-to-day work easier


The ZEISS VISULENS 500 is a straightforward, easy-to-use automated lensmeter designed to speed up your workflow.


  • Highlights

    Make your life easier with high functionality right from the start of your consultation. It will support you by checking correct lens centration, reducing error and patient complaints.

    The ZEISS VISULENS 500 allows you to precisely determine the power of the entire set of different lens materials and designs without the need to adjust the Abbe number. In addition, ZEISS VISULENS 500 features an advanced UV transmission measurement system.

  • Technical data

    6 different operating modes are available

    • Standard mode for single vision, multifocal and prism lenses
    • Tinted Lens Mode
    • Progressive Lens Mode
    • Soft Contact Lens Mode
    • Hard Contact Lens Mode
    • UV Transmission Mode


    Measurement wavelength: 546 nm (e line)

    Measuring range
    Sphere power
    -25 D to +25 D
    Cylinder power
    0 D to ±10.00 D
    Cylinder axis
    0° to 180°
    Addition value
    0 D to +10 D
    Prism value
    0 Δ to 10 Δ
    Pupil distance
    0 mm to 81.8 mm
    Measurement display
    0.01 / 0.125 / 0.25 D
    Mix, +, -
    Cylinder axis

    0.01 / 0.125 / 0.25 Δ Cartesian / polar /
    Tiltable 320 x 240 color TFT-LCD
    Data interface
    Power supply
    100 V to 240 V~, 50/60 Hz, 40 VA
    Dimensions (W x D x H)
    210 mm x 270 mm x 417 mm
    6 kg
    UV-Transmission measurement
    365 nm, 375 nm, 395 nm, 405 nm
  • Details

    Green LED Light allows easy and precise measurement of entire sets of different lens materials and indices without the need to adjust the Abbe number. Simply take a measurement and have confidence in the results. Analyze soft and hard contact lenses using the adapter accessories.

    Comprehensively analyze lenses for their UV protective properties by measuring UV transmission simultaneously at four different wavelengths between 365-405 nm.

    The ZEISS VISULENS 500 provides a 4-pin lens holder for the secure and reliable mounting of any kind of lens. A precise pen-type system ensures easy operation and clear marking of optical center and cylinder axis.

    Further benefits

    • Holder for frames adjustable for a wide range of frame (straight, loop, rimless, nylon)
    • Optional contact lens adapter with precise XY positioning
    • Integrated thermo printer
    • Tiltable TFT display for operator comfort
    • PD measurement
    • Serial data output via RS232 interface
    • Progressive/bifocal lens mode
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