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Your life and eyes 3 min read

Driving over 60: Do I need an eye test?

The ageing eye brings with it a unique set of challenges. As you inch closer to 60, the eye undergoes a series of anatomical and physiological changes that may affect vision and your ability to perform simple, everyday tasks like reading and driving.

All about Essilor 5 min read

Celebrating 60 years of varilux

It was back in 1948 when a young man called Bernard Maitenaz joined Société des Lunetiers, who quickly got to work developing a new solution for bifocals. The invention of the varifocal lens stemmed from a completely new concept, revolutionising the world of optics and lenses

Your life and eyes 3 min read

How do Photochromic lenses work?

Sometimes known as light adaptive lenses, photochromic lenses will automatically adapt to the changing light conditions around you. This works when the lenses are exposed to UV light and the molecules embedded in the lens change their structure.