The fear of public with coronavirus is not a joke. We are facing the health anxiety and risk almost every seconds for pass of one year. When there is possibilities, everyone of us are trying to be safe with whatever protection or guidelines is given just to keep ourselves and our loves one safe. Face protection, such as goggles or a face shield, together with a mask or respirator that covers the nose and mouth, protects our eyes and mucous membranes from the virus, which can be spread by virus-containing respiratory droplets, likely by airborne viral particles in smaller droplet nuclei, or by rubbing one’s face or eyes with virus-contaminated hands. Now, do you know there is even more better protection is now on your way with Zeiss AntiVirus Lenses. This premium anti virus coating kills up to 99.9% of viruses and bacteria. What! Is that real! Yes. Come lets read more and find out the interesting facts lying behind it.
We’ve all been influenced by the global pandemic in some way. Virus knowledge has become an unavoidable reality. We as an eye care practitioners, known for optical excellence and precision lenses that offer simple, comfortable vision and accurate refractive errors, has devised a solution to resolve this growing issue. In cooperate with that Zeiss has launched a new lens called Zeiss AntiVirus lenses. Does it sounds new to you? Yes, it is something interesting yet very useful to current situations.
Spectacle lenses are “high-touch” surfaces that can host bacteria and viruses. It is easily polluted by direct contact and the distribution of droplets. ZEISS DuraVision AntiVirus Platinum UV aggressively combats and destroys 99.9% of potentially harmful viruses and bacteria on the lens’ surface, assisting in the improvement of overall spectacle lens hygiene. Besides serving a good protection for virus and bacteria, this lenses do also provide a great safeguard under the UV sunlight up to 400nm.
The technology used in this new lenses is with the composition of silver as antimicrobial agent. Silver’s medicinal qualities have been known for decades. It is now widely recognized in science and medicine as an antimicrobial (antiviral and antibacterial) agent with a long half-life. Thus, with a developed technology and added features, the premium anti-reflective and durable coatings serves the purposes to kill or inactivate the viruses and bacteria that land on the front surface of ZEISS Lenses.
The actual technology behind ZEISS DuraVision AntiVirus Platinum UV begins from:
- Silver is coated on the surface of the lens at high temperatures using a special vacuum coating technique.
2. The coating structure of ZEISS DuraVision AntiVirus Platinum UV contains embedded antimicrobial silver.
3. Ag+ ions are released by the silver in the coating. On the lens surface, these silver (Ag+ ) ions have been shown to have antiviral and antibacterial properties.
Some viruses remain viable on surfaces for anything from several hours to
several days, while others can even remain infective for 2 months or longer. These virus or bacteria’s survive longer on materials like plastics and as “high-touch” surfaces, spectacle lenses can also carry viruses and
bacteria. With the help of anti-virus coating, we can now feel safe while using eyewear but we also have to obey the other guidelines given by health department time to time. External laboratories and institutes have checked and demonstrated compliant with developed ISO Requirements for antiviral and antibacterial research for this new lenses and it is safe to use for all ages.
Viruses and related spectacle lens hygiene are becoming increasingly common among consumers. By just purchasing one Zeiss AntiVirus Lenses, now you can benefits almost all the standard need for a spectacle users. These lenses has the most premium lens coating which designed to feature low reflectance and the less visible blue residual lights. It is also optimized for high scratch resistance and is easy to clean. What are you waiting for, get your spectacles and eyes protected now with new Zeiss AntiVirus Lenses.