Understanding Vision

Good vision is multi-faceted. Find out more about the basics of the way people see and what vision aids can help.

Sight is the most important of the five senses: The complex interaction between the brain and our eyes helps us see the world around us in all its detail throughout our lives. That’s why excellent vision is essential when it comes to ensuring a high quality of life. Glasses play a major role in helping us achieve this aim. Read on to learn all about the way people see and what that involves, including the anatomy of the eye, visual aids like eyeglasses, and diseases and visual impairments such as red-green color deficiency. We’ll also give you a few tips on eyeglass lenses. For instance, did you know that there are many different types of lens designs, lens tints and lens coatings, and that many people can see better if they wear customized glasses?

The right lenses for optimum vision

What lenses are best for what visual impairment?

Recognizing vision problems

Near-sightedness, far-sightedness, astigmatism, etc.: What vision problems are there and how can we correct them?

The ZEISS Online Vision Check How well do you see contrast and colors? Check your vision quickly and easily here!
Colorblindness and eyeglass lenses: ZEISS Vision Stories What if we could change how we see the world?

Understanding Vision Aug 24, 2018


How are eyeglass lenses manufactured? From plastic to glass lenses from ZEISS – everything you wanted to know about the production of eyeglass lenses.

Understanding Vision Mar 28, 2018


Red-green color deficiency, red-green color blindness and total color blindness What are the different types of color blindness and deficiencies? And how do you recognize them?

Understanding Vision Nov 29, 2017


The history of glasses From their origins as "reading stones" to lifestyle accessories.
No face is perfectly symmetrical, and no two people's eyes are the same distance apart Only after the glasses frames have been precisely adjusted to the individual wearer can the lenses perform to their full potential.
How many glasses do you need? Don't be overwhelmed by all the options out there!
Giving Children Perfect Vision Children’s glasses have to meet demanding standards.
Why Do People See Differently? Richer colors, better night vision, enhanced contrast – for better use of our full vision potential.

Understanding Vision Oct 16, 2017

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