Essilor Named Lens Company
Quick Take: Essilor was recently named for the second year in a row as one of the Most Innovative Companies by Forbes Magazine. The company, whose mission is “Helping the world see better,” provides excellence in vision through premium products and services, technological advancements, and educational programs. Essilor offers the most technologically advanced lenses through brands including Varilux, Crizal, Optifog, Xperio, Definity, Airwear and Transitions.
Varilux Named Lens Brand
Quick Take: Varilux lenses provide superior vision at every distance in every situation. Essilor continuously conducts extensive clinical research to produce progressive lenses offering all presbyopes natural, comfortable vision. With over 300 million pairs sold, the Varilux lens is the progressive brand most prescribed by eyecare professionals and trusted by millions of satisfied wearers.
Crizal Avancé UV Named Anti-Reflective Coating Brand
Quick Take: Crizal Avancé UV lenses allow the wearer to see better and deliver the best vision protection against the five enemies of clear vision including: glare, scratches, smudges, dust and water, while also providing the most complete daily UV protection for long-term eye health.
Hoyalux iD MyStyle Named Personalized PAL Brand
Quick Take: Hoyalux iD MyStyle, is the pinnacle of personalized design among all Hoya Free-Form progressive lenses. The Hoyalux iD MyStyle offers a radically unique way of correcting presbyopia. When factoring current lifestyle, frame dimensions, prescription data and lens history the result is an individualized consultation and, ultimately, a personalized product designed on both sides of the lens, for the optimum in patient visual performance.
Transitions Named Photochromic Lens Brand
Quick Take: The Transitions family of products includes options for both everyday wear and sunglasses for a range of outdoor activities. Transitions lenses are an eyewear solution that goes beyond vision correction, the company notes, adding, they help enhance the way wearers see the world around them while protecting and preserving their long-term eye health.
Vistakon, Division of Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Named CL Company
Quick Take: Vistakon, Division of Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc. specializes in disposable contact lenses that it markets under the Acuvue brand name. For over 25 years, Acuvue has helped doctors build strong practices by offering patients the comfort, ocular health, and high quality of vision they desire from contact lens wear.
Biofinity Toric from CooperVision Named Toric CL Brand
Quick Take: With the broadest parameter range, proven performance, and predictable fit, Biofinity toric allows practitioners to easily fit virtually all of their astigmatic patients. The natural wettability of the Aquaform Technology minimizes deposits and provides excellent all-day comfort.
1-Day Acuvue Moist Named Daily Disposable Brand
Quick Take: Along with the health and convenience benefits of wearing a fresh contact lens every day, 1-DAY ACUVUE MOIST features LACREON Technology, a unique process that permanently embeds a water holding ingredient, similar to that found in natural tears, into the proven etafilcon A material of the 1-DAY ACUVUE Brand. This technological advancement locks in moisture that lasts throughout the day, addressing the most frequently reported complaints of contact lens discomfort—dryness and end of day comfort.
Air Optix Night & Day Named Extended Wear Disposable CL Brand
Quick Take: Air Optix Night & Day Aqua contact lenses are designed to work around the clock to help keep up with patients’ busy lifestyles. With the highest oxygen transmissibility of any available soft contact lens, they provide comfort day after day—even overnight. Air Optix lenses feature TriComfort technology, including breathability, moisture retention and deposit-resistance.
Air Optix Multifocal Named Multifocal Contact Lens Brand
Quick Take: Whether patients are reading, driving or working on a computer,
they can enjoy crisp, clear vision with Air Optix Aqua Multifocal lenses. They're designed with TriComfort Technology to provide breathability and moisture retention, while resisting deposit buildup. The lenses provide a smooth transition as eyes move naturally from one focal distance to another—near, intermediate and far.
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