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Blue Light: the Good and the Bad

Blue Light: the Good and the Bad

How much blue light do we need? And how and when should we be protecting ourselves against it?

A debate is raging over the beneficial and the damaging effects of blue light. On the one hand, blue light can be a helpful tool in combating winter depression and insomnia. On the other hand, blue light...

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ZEISS lens coatings for all requirements

ZEISS lens coatings for all requirements

Take your pick!
Lens coatings are like finding the right coat to match the perfect dress or suit: they provide everyday protection for your spectacles. A modular system which allows you to choose what you want – to ensure...

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Developing Spectacle Lenses for Driving

Developing Spectacle Lenses for Driving

A look behind the scenes: how ZEISS developed DriveSafe
ZEISS has developed a new spectacle lens which is optimised for driving. And it’s not a special-purpose lens, but an everyday lens which is suitable for all-day use. It offers three key features which...

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How can I find the right progressive lenses?

No problem: three types of progressive lenses make it easy to select the right one based on your needs
Progressive lenses are optical masterpieces which offer smooth vision from near to far via what is known as the progression corridor or the transitional zone. But not all progressive lenses are the same....

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The lenses for more relaxed driving

How ZEISS lenses can make driving less stressful and safer.
Driving – many people absolutely love it, but for most of us, it is a necessity that provides us with a high degree of independence. However, studies have shown that many people feel insecure, tense and...

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What's the best way of developing spectacle lenses tailored to our digital lifestyle?

BETTER VISION interviewed Timo Kratzer from ZEISS Vision Care to discover more about the development of Digital Lenses
You might think people have already created spectacle lens solutions for every conceivable vision-related problem – but it turns out that's not the case. ZEISS decided to take a closer look at how vision...

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What's the best way of developing spectacle lenses tailored to our digital lifestyle?

BETTER VISION interviewed Timo Kratzer from ZEISS Vision Care to discover more about the development of Digital Lenses
You might think people have already created spectacle lens solutions for every conceivable vision-related problem – but it turns out that's not the case. ZEISS decided to take a closer look at how vision...

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Frequently asked questions on ZEISS Digital Lenses

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Self-tinting spectacle lenses: comfortable and relaxed vision for everyone

BETTER VISION asked Volker Gahr – the Senior Product Manager responsible at ZEISS for ZEISS PhotoFusion® – to describe the key features of modern photochromic lenses
As every spectacle wearer knows, the ideal scenario is when you don't even notice you're wearing spectacles because they adapt so well to each and every situation. So the need to keep switching back and...

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What are the benefits of an extra pair of spectacles?

Better vision with exactly the right spectacles for your work and leisure activities
Surely one pair of spectacles is enough to deal with every aspect of our daily lives? Not necessarily. Visual conditions can vary tremendously from one situation to the next. For example, as a driver you...

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ZEISS Digital Lenses: Spectacle lenses for users of digital devices

New lifestyles pose new challenges to our vision.
  Digital devices such as smartphones and tablet PCs have become our constant companions in daily life. They simplify our lives and define our lifestyle. The more we use them, the more we are required...

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Find out how mobile devices are changing our vision and challenging our eyes.

Tired, irritated eyes, headaches and neck pain are typical symptoms of fatigued, strained eyes.
  It's easy when you're young! Up to a certain age our eyes work automatically and quickly adjust to different distances without us even noticing. It feels perfectly natural to look up from checking...

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Living life to the fullest & stress-free vision: Discover the new range of spectacle lenses for people in their 30s and 40s who regularly use digital devices

ZEISS Digital Lenses fill the gap between single vision and progressive lenses!
  It's difficult to imagine our lives without digital devices and all the tools and information they enable us to access, from browsing our emails on the road, updating our Facebook status to checking...

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Are your Eyes ready for the Digital World?

Take the ZEISS digital Eye Strain Test on your Smartphone!
 

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Carl Zeiss' new look:

Your moments are our incentive.
From now on our communications will have a new look, but why is this so important? Because you are the focus of our new communication. At Carl Zeiss we work towards providing you with captivating moments...

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Mineral lenses for progressive lens wearers: lenses for fans

Further development of the ZEISS progressive mineral portfolio – why it is a must-have
Thanks to properties such as low weight and high breaking resistance, plastic lenses have gradually overtaken mineral lenses – if sales figures are anything to go by anyway. However at ZEISS, we attach...

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Spectacle lens coatings should ideally be able to do everything

BETTER VISION interviews the Product Manager for DuraVision® Platinum, the most robust ZEISS spectacle lens coating ever.
We use our spectacles every day without thinking about not only what our spectacle lenses can do optically, but also how robust they have to be to withstand what we subject them to. And that's the way...

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See the world in living colour!

ZEISS' coloured lenses really set the mood!
Choosing the right spectacles for your type is an individual process, especially now, that applies not only to frames, but also to the colour of the prescription spectacle lenses. Of course, people have...

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Guaranteed quality is marked by the famous Z lens engraving

ZEISS prescription spectacle lenses with brand quality
For over 160 years, ZEISS has stood for vision expertise, from telescopic and microscopic technology all the way to camera technology. Since 1912, this expertise has gone into every pair of prescription...

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ZEISS officelens – The perfect solution for vision at work.

BETTER VISION interviews Dr. Arne Ohlendorf and Monique Welscher on the development background of the new ZEISS workplace spectacle lenses.
A new technology from ZEISS provides individually adjusted spectacle lenses for working - ensuring clear and sharp vision with large fields of vision at long and medium distances, for all day comfort....

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Better vision and more comfort at work

The new ZEISS office spectacle lenses give you more relaxed vision, whether you work at a desk, computer or a manufacturing machine.
Modern technology governs our life and makes it easier, both at home and at work. We spend a good portion of our time working with high-tech devices and displays. They help make us faster and more productive....

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ZEISS Progressive Individual2 with EyeFit technology: The most individual progressive lenses ever from ZEISS – a look behind the scenes

BETTER VISION asks Product Manager Manuela Dauner about the development of the new progressive lenses from ZEISS
Once again, Carl Zeiss Vision has launched an innovation in the area of customised progressive lenses. ZEISS Progressive Individual2 with EyeFit technology are the most individual progressive lenses...

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More robust. Dirt-resistant. Easy to clean: The new innovative spectacle lens coating from ZEISS makes it possible

The hardest ZEISS spectacle lenses of all times thanks to the new DuraVision® Platinum technology
Good spectacle lens coatings are a constant issue among spectacle wearers. It's the quality of the coating of spectacle lenses that makes the difference: How robust is a spectacle lens coating? How long...

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How a patent (EP0039497) filed by ZEISS set new standards for progressive lenses 30 years ago

Help for presbyopia, a special kind of visual problem for optical engineering – then and now
Presbyopia, the progressively diminished ability to focus on near objects, has always been a particular challenge for lens manufacturers. Because when the surfaces of the lenses are ground, many different...

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Fast dark. Fast clear: Self-tinting lenses by ZEISS

Whether in the sun or indoors: 24 hours of excellent vision with PhotoFusion® self-tinting lenses offered by ZEISS
Are you looking for a new, favourite pair of glasses? Ones that will give you excellent vision in any light day or night? With self-tinting lenses that will give you 100% protection from the sun and harmful...

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Low vision devices for work: When better vision is just not good enough

ZEISS precision loupes for all who have to have a sharp eye for detail in their jobs
Teleloupe spectacles are ideal for professionals such as dentists or precision engineers who need to be able to achieve the ultimate in precision in their work, even with tiny objects. But only customised...

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Natural vision at all distances with the most individualised ZEISS lenses of all time

With the EyeFit technology from Carl Zeiss Vision, you can now also have your progressive lens design produced individually for the near range – much like a tailor-made suit.
Here at BETTER VISION in May 2010 we celebrated the 10th anniversary of a milestone in the history of ophthalmic lenses: the first progressive lenses featuring freeform technology from ZEISS, tailor-made...

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What sunglass lens type are you?

Or: Why does ZEISS offer so many different sunglass lenses?
According to a study conducted in the USA in 2008, three out of four people wear sunglasses to protect their eyes against direct sunlight. However, only one out of five wearers owns a pair of sunglasses...

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The Benefits of i.Scription® Lenses – An Interview with the Project Manager

A peek behind the scenes at Carl Zeiss Vision
The developments of i.Scription® and the i.Profiler® marked the latest innovation milestones in the production of lenses. i.Scription® aims at delivering a new quality of vision. In this article,...

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And suddenly you see more – even at night and in low light

ZEISS introduces a new lens concept for better vision: enjoy clearer and high contrast vision at night and in low light
Improved night vision: Many people who wear these spectacles would never want to give them up again. They have decided to go with ZEISS precision lenses featuring i.Scription® technology. Carl Zeiss...

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Patent Protection for i.Scription®

Innovative ZEISS Spectacle Optimisation Revolutionises the Market
Carl Zeiss Vision has secured critical patent protection for its i.Scription® eye glass optimisation. This optimisation utilises a significantly more extensive and fine tuned analysis of vision problems...

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Carl Zeiss Vision – Count on Getting Something Extra Every Time

For more than 160 years, Carl Zeiss’ innovative drive has helped improve the world of vision
From far away to close-up; from telescopes used in space in Google Earth satellites to electronic microscopes used in research; from precision to maximum dependability; from professional film camera technology...

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Improved vision = improved quality of life

Not all spectacles are equal
It is one of the common truths that small things and intricate details often make a noticeable difference. This also applies to spectacles. Some important features distinguish simple glasses from a premium...

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Individuality is the Word

Every eye is as unique as a finger print
You are unique – as is every other person. We all have our own personalities. Every eye has its own character, too – not a single one is identical with another one. Only a customised lens can meet these...

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Look for Z like ZEISS when you choose lenses

To me, all lenses look the same – how can I make sure I get ZEISS brand lenses?
Consumers have no trouble finding the names of manufacturers or brand logos of the frames of their glasses. Lenses, on the other hand, do not have logos that are instantly visible. Or do they? In fact,...

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