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What's the difference between individualised spectacle lenses and "off-the-shelf" lenses?

How spectacles can help you regain natural vision.
You can't tell whether a spectacle lens is individualised or "off-the-shelf" by just looking at it. So where does the difference lie? Which spectacle wearers have the most to gain from individually...

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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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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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Ophthalmic optics today: How optical consultation has changed over the past 10 years

Volker Meyer and Heinrich Rath from Aalen University in Germany, spoke with BETTER VISION
In the 13th century Italian monks fashioned the predecessors of our modern spectacles from partially ground lenses made of beryl crystals found in the mountains. Much has changed since then with regard...

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ZEISS office lenses – 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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The best spectacle lenses for driving - Reach your destination safely

Customised lenses for driving make driving not only more relaxing, but also increase safety significantly. But what do consumers have to bear in mind when buying spectacles for driving?
Every time we drive, our eyes are called on to do some heavy work: seeing in poor light, blinding sunlight, fog, wet or reflective roads - not forgetting the many other road users, signs and information...

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Spectacles, contact lenses or laser surgery – what's right for you?

Around half the population has a vision problem. However, this is now easy to correct since there is a suitable solution for virtually all vision problems.
The eye is our most important sensory organ. Even today, medicine has not found a way to prevent the natural deterioration of vision. But spectacles, contact lenses or surgery make it possible for almost...

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No face is symmetrical, and no two people's eyes are the same distance apart

Only after the spectacle frames have been precisely adjusted to the individual wearer can spectacle lenses perform to their full potential.
As children we discovered that the two sides of our faces are not same, i.e. they are not symmetrical. If you hold a mirror up vertically over the bridge of the nose, and look at a mirror image of each...

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Why a second pair of spectacles is worth it

There are many situations that make a second pair of spectacles the most important accessory you can have.
Not a luxury, but rather very smart: a second pair of spectacles doesn't only make sense if you want to change your look or be on the safe side if you misplace or forget your main pair of spectacles. For...

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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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Tips for better wearing comfort of progressive lenses

Everyone can quickly get used to perfectly adjusted progressive lenses.
They have three invisible zones that allow easy viewing transition between zones - allowing sharp vision from near to far in one lens. Progressive lenses are designed using state-of-the-art optical technology,...

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How a patent 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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Spectacles for managers – top quality lenses and frames with great customised visual comfort

Respectability, elegance and maximum functionality – spectacles for people in managerial positions have a lot to live up to.
From a meeting at the desk, checking e-mails on a smartphone, driving quickly to the airport, a customer presentation after a two-hour flight and then back again: along with a mobile phone, laptop and...

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Better Vision for Seniors

Anyone who is over 40 usually needs a pair of glasses. Progressive addition lenses can restore 20/20 vision.
All of a sudden, you might have trouble pushing a thread through the eye of the needle or you may have to hold your newspaper far away from your face so that you can read it. These are the first signs...

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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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The Right Lenses for Motorcyclists and Soft-Top Car Drivers

More traffic safety: enjoy driving with the right glasses
Among the many pleasures that herald the arrival of spring are not only the first warm rays of sunshine and the blossoming wonders of nature, but also the increased number of soft-top cars and motorbikes...

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10 Years of Individualised Lenses with Freeform Technology from ZEISS

Something everyone thought impossible in the past: progressive lenses that are as individual as their wearers are now the measure of all things.
May 12, 2000 was a milestone in the history of spectacle lenses: the first progressive lenses that could be fitted for each individual wearer were born – Gradal® Individual from ZEISS. This technology...

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Simply see better with progressive lenses

The ZEISS range of progressive lenses is the perfect solution – even for first- time wearers
We’ve all heard stories about the trouble people have getting used to their new progressive lenses – dizziness, headaches, neckstrain and fatigue... and, of course, the risk of tripping when climbing stairs....

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Precision is our business

Optical innovation is not a product of chance at Carl Zeiss
Figuring out the most important term that defines performance and the element that drives Carl Zeiss takes just one look at its more than 160 years of corporate history: Precision is the word.

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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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Vision problems despite a new pair of glasses?

You may have to get used to your new glasses to get the most out of them
Your new spectacles look stylish and fit you perfectly. The only problem: You still cannot see sharply. You may wonder what might be wrong with them. Why is your vision not perfect despite your new spectacles?...

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Progressive Lenses – Small Masterpieces

Perfect glass design creates the ideal customised vision aid for people with vision problems
Convenient and precise vision – remote, close-up and in all transition ranges: Progressive lenses provide the best solution for vision  problems. However, it is also one of the most complex solutions:...

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You might wonder - do I need to wear glasses?

For some of us, it happens at a young age, while others notice a change in their mid-40s. When eyesight declines, spectacles customised by an expert can help restore your vision.
You notice it suddenly – a decline in vision. The symptoms of declining vision can vary. For some people, it becomes difficult to read traffic signs quickly and from a distance. For others, they notice...

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