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Category: Essilor Lenses

ESSILOR CRIZAL PREVENCIA

Essilor Crizal Prevencia is known as a no-glare lens that helps to filter harmful Ultra-Violet (UV) and unwanted blue light into the eyes to prevent long term damage. This lens helps to filter out the unwanted blue light from 415 to 455 nm wavelength. 

Computer screens, smartphones, tablets and the sun which is actually the largest source of blue-violet light will damage our eyes by causing eye strain or tired eyes leading to tearing and redness of the eyes.

Essilor Crizal Prevencia

Not all blue lights are harmful to us, blue turquoise from 465 to 495nm are the beneficial blue light which helps individual regulate their sleep cycle, mood and cognitive performance 

Essilor Crizal Prevencia

Benefits of Essilor Crizal Prevencia 

  • Crizal Prevencia does not cut off the beneficial blue light which is the 480nm wavelength 
  • It does not suppress melatonin, the chemical that regulates the sleep/wake cycle.
  • Crizal Prevencia is proven to block or filter out harmful blue-violet light by 15% to 20%
  • Crizal Prevencia has an Eye-Sun Protection Factor (E-SPF) of 25, which means 25x times more UV protection for your eyes compared to wearing no lens at all.
  • Crizal Prevencia is a clear lens which is not a yellowish coated blue filter lenses

So what is Blue Light? 

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The Visible Light Spectrum is an electromagnetic radiation spectrum visible to the human eye and blue light is the part of the visible light spectrum that contains the highest energy. Because of its high energy, blue light has more potential to cause harm to the eye than other visible light. Within the entire visible light spectrum, blue light has the shortest wavelength which is from 380nm to 500. 

Blue Light is categorized into subgroups 

  • Violet Light ( 380nm – 410nm )
  • Blue-Violet Light (410nm – 455nm ) 
  • Blue-Turquoise Light ( 455nm – 500nm ) 

With high energy, Violet and Blue – Violet rays are harmful to the human eyes. Blue –Turquoise light ray, on the other hand, has less energy and helps in maintaining a healthy sleep cycle which is also known as beneficial Blue Light.

Essilor Blue UV Capture

Essilor Blue UV Capture Lens

Essilor Blue UV Capture lens introducing new lenses with the advance combination  of molecular technology into the core of the lens, known as the Essilor Blue UV Capture, it efficiently filter out harmful blue-violet light, allowing only the blue-turquoise light pass through.

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Computer devices, gadgets and all other VDU devices are the main emission of blue light. Based on studies, blue light entering human eyes help in boosting attention, reaction and mood during the day. However, the blue light can cause damage to the retina. Blue light has the shortest wavelength and contains the highest energy in the visible light spectrum, it can cause eyestrain, headaches, and including macular degeneration after long exposure.

Essilor blue capture lens

Essilor Blue UV Capture lens provides a feature of blocking at least 20% of harmful blue-violet light, up to 3 times more protection against harmful blue-violet light than regular prescription lenses.

Harmful blue light

Ordinary blue cut lens usually appear yellowish, giving a less cosmetic feature and lack of natural colour. This is due to cutting blue light leads to a yellow residual tint on lens. According to physics, blue and yellow belongs to complementary colours, when blue light is absorbed, the yellow as the other complementary colours will appeared. In order to remove the yellow tint appearance, Blue UV Capture is added with a colouring agent that neutralize the yellow residual tint for creating a optical clear lens.

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1.Is Blue UV Capture protects under UV radiation other than blue light?

Yes. Blue UV Capture provides 100% UV protection as it filters out harmful violet light spectrum this includes UV-rays emits from the hot sun.

2. What is the difference between Blue UV Capture and normal blue filter lens?

Blue UV Capture is the new molecular technology material used to build the lens, is inside the lens, while blue filter is only the coating on the surface of the lens.

3. Why blue light is not 100% filter?

Not all the blue light is harmful. Filtering all the blue lights will affect the natural colour as it lost the blue colour. Blue light is distinguished into blue-violet and blue turquoise. Blue-violet belongs to high energy harmful wavelength  in the light spectrum, which are harmful to the eyes, filtering it and left over the harmless blue turquoise light preserve the natural vision with consists blue colour.

4. Is Blue UV Capture available on all types of lenses?

It is available on certain types of lenses belongs to Essilor, this includes single vision lenses, multifocal lenses, and myopia management lenses.

5. Is Blue UV Capture effective on eye problems cause by increasing near work task besides facing computer or gadgets use?

Blue UV Capture lens technology aimed for the functional use on reducing harmful blue light entering the eyes, reduce the risk on causing damage to the retina. However, eyestrain cause by increasing near work task (not by VDU devices) may comes from individual eye conditions, this includes the individual might be having eye condtions such as presbyopia, accommodative insufficiency, or eye muscle spasm.

Essilor Eyezen Lenses

Essilor Lens Eyezen

Digital Eye Strain is defined as the physical eye discomfort felt after two or more hours in front of a digital screen. Essilor Lens Eyezen is here now to protect you from getting digital eye strains. A combination of factors including the proximity at which we view digital screens, the frequency and length of time of this use, and physical responses to screening habits, have conspired to cause visual discomfort.

Digital Eye Strain originates from the over exertion of the ciliary eye muscles. When focusing on close objects, the eyes accommodate to try and create the clearest possible image. The eye accommodates by flexing the ciliary muscle which changes the curvature of the crystalline lens. Digital eye strain comes from this prolonged contraction or “flexing” of the ciliary eye muscles.

Here are some of the most common conditions you can experience by staring at screens for too long:

  • Dry eyes
  • Eye Strain
  • Tired Eyes
  • Headaches

Harmful Blue Light is all around you, due to the increasing use of devices and new lighting technologies inside and sunlight outside. Harmful Blue Light is one of many risk factors such as age, genetics, diet, lifestyle, and occupation that may contribute to age-related macular degeneration (AMD). AMD is a leading cause of severe vision loss and blindness in adults over the age of 60.

Essilor Lens Eyezen

Crizal Eyezen are new and innovative lenses designed to address modern digital lifestyle, and provide comfort and protection. They have been engineered with 3 exclusive technologies.

  • Eyezen focus – Helps to see more clearly and comfortably regardless of the size and distance of the screens.
  • Light scan – protect eyes from harmful blue light
  • WAVE technologies – provide sharper vision than traditional single vision lenses.
Function of Essilor Lenses
Function of Essilor Lenses

EYEZEN FEATURES

  • Maximized distribution of the prescription power on the lens to provide extra focusing support and contain a small amount of accommodative relief to help alleviate eye strain caused by viewing near objects, like cell phones and tablets.
  • Deflection of a significant amount of the dangerous blue-violet light while letting beneficial blue-turquoise light pass through
  • Fine-tuned lens surface providing a sharper vision
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BENEFITS OF EYEZEN LENSES

  • Reduce visual fatigue during prolonged use of a smartphone and allow better readability of small characters.
  • More vivid colors in the day, sharper vision at night
  • Reduce glare and help to prevent premature aging of your eyes caused by prolonged exposure of harmful blue-violet light

Eyezen lenses are a more complete solution to modern vision problems than ordinary single vision lenses.

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Connected Eyezen Lenses to daily life

Let’s screen your vision today and do let us know if you have experienced digital eye strain as well. Book an appointment with the best optometrist in KL now.

varilux xseries

Essilor Lenses X Series

Essilor Lenses X Series captures every detail that you need and work to produce a masterpiece. The advent of digital tools like computers, tablets and smartphones has radically transformed the needs of near-vision.

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Xperio Sun Lens

Essilor Xperio Sun Lens

Our eyes need UV protection just like our skin. Exposing your eyes to UV rays can harm your vision and cause several eye issues such as cataracts, corneal sunburn, macular degeneration, pterygium, and skin cancer around the eyelids. ” Essilor Xperio Sun Lens offers protection from these UV rays. Learn more about it.

Essilor Xperio Sun Lens

“I have power and can I make my sunglasses with prescription?” is the most common question that we have nowadays as people are getting more concerned about UV protection to their eyes. Essilor Xperio polarized lens will give you better protection and comfort than tinted lenses can achieve.

Essilor Crizal Xperio Sun Polarized lenses are ideal for all activities under the sun, regardless of the environment, situation or season. The benefits include:

  • Eliminate reflected glare: Light can be reflected off a smooth and flat surface like a road, water, snow or sand can create blinding glare. This glare can seriously impair your vision and cause potential hazards
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  • Truer color perception: Environmental colors distorted by glare are filtered. Xperio Sun Polarized lens provides excellent color perception for a vibrant view of the world and enhanced clarity by eliminating glare and reducing light intensity.  
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  • Best in class UV protection: All Crizal Xperio Sun Polarized lenses are available with Crizal Sun UV and E-SPF 50 to provide maximum protection from harmful UV on both the front and back surfaces of the lenses.
  • Impact and scratch resistant: The lens is coated with a scratch-resistance boost later and a high surface density layer to help in repelling smudges oil and water to protect your eyes without compromising your active lifestyle.
Essilor Xperio Sun Lens scratch resistant
  • Available in your prescription 

Customizable to single vision or progressive lens designs, according to your visual needs. It can also be fit into a wide variety of frames as it can be made in different index and power ranges. 

Essilor Xperio Sun Lens prescription

Essilor Crizal Xperio Sun Polarized lens are available in: 

  • 3 standard color
  • 6 new gradient color
  • 3 mirror lens
Silver. Gold. Blue

In some cases, the polarized lens might cause discomfort for some of the wearers such as seeing rainbow colours, having difficulty reading on the LCDs, and maybe lose some contrast. These issues can be solved by Essilor Xperio Sun Lens Tinted. Tinted sunglasses offer fashionable looks and good protection from bright light but most of them alter colour perception and colour distortion increases with the intensity of the tint. Essilor addresses this with Physiotint™ technology, a unique patented tinting process that guarantees high-standard colour stability and homogeneity over time, and is incorporated with the Suntints and Citytrends range. 

Benefits 

  • Fashionable – Available in a wide range of color option
  • Reduces Glare – Maintain natural color perception and comfortable vision
  • UV Protection – Protect your eyes against UVA and UVB
  • Maintain clarity and contrast – Mute the brightness of the sun

So what are you waiting for? Book an appointment at the nearest branch to you and get a pair of the sun Xperio lenses of your own.