ZEISS SmartLife Lens Portfolio

All-day comfort for today’s busy eyes

ZEISS SmartLife Lens Portfolio

All-day comfort for today’s busy eyes

Today’s mobile technology and on-the-move lifestyles are stressing our eyes. Frequent gaze changes to and from smart devices can lead to eyestrain. ZEISS SmartLife Lenses are specially designed to support quick and easy peripheral vision for all-day comfort.

The first complete lens portfolio for a connected and on-the-move lifestyle.

As smart devices and apps have evolved so has the way we interact with them, creating new forms of visual stress that our eyes are not able to keep pace with.

After conducting extensive research on modern habits and visual behaviors, ZEISS has developed an entirely new lens portfolio to help all eyeglass wearers keep up with the times.

The first-of-its-kind ZEISS SmartLife Lens Portfolio is a complete all-day lens offering to address the daily visual needs of modern people. Broad enough to cover all age-related needs, it is specially designed for today’s connected and fast-paced lifestyles.

Why ZEISS SmartLife? Because although technology has evolved, our eyes haven’t. Therefore our lenses must.

 

When tested among consumers ...

84% experienced all day visual comfort to balance their connected and on-the-move lifestyle.1

experienced all day visual comfort to balance their connected and on-the-move lifestyle.1

84% experienced all day visual comfort to balance their connected and on-the-move lifestyle.1

consumers adapted very fast to their new lenses, (within 1 day).2

8 out of 10 consumers adapted very fast to their new lenses, (within 1 day).2

experienced relaxed vision at all distances.3

84% experienced relaxed vision at all distances.3

experienced ease of viewing in all directions.4

85% experienced ease of viewing in all directions.4

rated the quality of vision with ZEISS SmartLife Lenses as positive.5

9 out of 10 rated the quality of vision with ZEISS SmartLife Lenses as positive.

ZEISS SmartView Technology.

The superior science behind ZEISS SmartLife Lenses.

The ZEISS SmartLife Lens Portfolio is founded on consumer insights and scientific research of today’s modern visual behavior and individual age-related vision needs.

The four cornerstones of ZEISS SmartView Technology

Smart Dynamic Optics

State-of-the-art 3D object space-models and design fingerprints adapted to today's dynamic visual behaviors.

Age Intelligence

Consider the evolution of vision needs at every stageof the lens wearer's life.

Clear Optics

Provides precision in every step of the process: From advanced eye modeling & design calculation to freeform production & manufacturing.

Thin Optics

ZEISS lens aesthetics with the best balance between optics and thin, light lenses.

1. Smart Dynamic Optics

The latest design optimization by ZEISS.

In summary this entails:

  • A sophisticated 3D object-space-model, now also included in the next generation of ZEISS SmartLife Single Vision Lenses.
  • New design fingerprints for ZEISS SmartLife Digital and Progressive Lenses
  • Both the 3D object-space-model and the new design fingerprints take the dynamic visual behavior from near to far into account, which lead to a smoother transition into the lens periphery with less perceived blur. This enables peripheral vision in a natural dynamic interaction, resulting in comfortable vision and ease of viewing in all distances
    and directions.*
Single vision wearer‘s near point
Based on reading behavior, the near point location is located higher than for progressive lens wearers.
Progressive Lens wearer’s near point
Due to higher addition powers, the near point for experienced progressive lens wearers is lower. This provides more comfort in the intermediate zone.
Smoother transition into areas with more blur
Reduced blur compared to current ZEISS Precision Progressive Lenses.
Patient benefits
  • Scientifically proven to enable peripheral vision in natural dynamic interaction.*
  • 4 out of 5 experienced smooth vision from near to far across all viewing zones.*
  • 8 of out 10 consumers adapted very fast to their new lenses, (within 1 day).*

2. Age Intelligence

Addressing the evolution of lens wearers' visual needs.

Our modern, connected lifestyle has an effect on our visual behavior. Our eyes also change with age.

1. Lenses are adapted according to the eyes’ accommodation ability, taking into account that this ability decreases significantly as we age. Therefore different lens types are offered for every stage of life – fulfilling evolving vision needs as people age.

2. Further optical optimization is done based on the average pupil size of a person’s age group. As we age our pupils’ ability to dilate decreases. For optimization of the lens surface, ZEISS factors in the age-specific pupil size to determine average luminance throughout the day - this is called ZEISS Luminance Design Technology 2.0.

3. Clear Optics

The ZEISS promise of precision throughout the complete design and production process.

This is achieved with:

  • High precision in an advanced lens-eye-system.
  • High precision with the point-by-point lens calculation.
  • High precision & leading edge in advanced freeform production.

4. Thin Optics

ZEISS lens aesthetics with the best balance between optics and thin, light lenses.

Enabled by the ZEISS thickness optimization algorithm, thin & lightweight lenses are based on:

  • Optima – the ZEISS thickness reduction option.
  • Flexible base curve adaptation – for further aesthetic lens optimization.
  • Thinning Prism – for Digital and Progressive lenses, an individual thinning prism is applied, based on all given order data.

The innovative SmartView Technology, plus Clear Optics and Thin Optics combine to complete the ZEISS SmartLife Lens portfolio and for all ages. Including for the first time ZEISS single vision lenses.

 

ZEISS SmartLife: the smart choice.

The go-to lens portfolio for today‘s evolving vision needs.

ZEISS’s deep understanding of modern visual behaviors and habits has guided the design philosophy behind the ZEISS SmartLife Portfolio.

This completely new portfolio is divided into THREE categories:
ZEISS SmartLife Single Vision, ZEISS SmartLife Digital and ZEISS SmartLife Progressive Lenses, all with further optimization and individualization based on age-related visual needs.

  • This complete portfolio serves a wide range of consumers (20 years and up), addressing their visual needs now and in years to come.
  • A comprehensive consumer acceptance test was conducted by the Aston University’s School of Optometry in the UK, has shown high
    levels of customer satisfaction.
  • ALL clear ZEISS SmartLife Lenses include ZEISS UVProtect Technology.

Why partner with ZEISS?

Why partner with ZEISS?

ZEISS stands for precision and innovation in optics. We push the boundaries – whether we’re providing vision solutions for eyeglass wearers or supplying eye care professionals with state-of-the-art technology and instruments.

Improve your skills, grow your practice

Improve your skills, grow your practice

ZEISS will support you and your staff with continuous training and skills improvement Have a look at the useful resources available from our e-cademy.

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