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ZEISS Lenses - What They Are and Why They Are So Awesome

Sunglasses come in all shapes and sizes, from aviators to wayfarers to submariners. But no matter what your style may be, your lenses are what ultimately make the sunglasses.  A cheap pair of lenses can be damaging to your eyes, will scratch easily, and offers subpar visual clarity. A high-quality pair of lenses should block out 100% of UV rays, offer lasting durability, and provide perfect optical clarity.

At IVI Vision our sunglasses are fitted with premium quality sun lenses from Carl Zeiss Vision. Zeiss is a top of the line, innovative company that has fostered the technical application of lenses from sunglasses to satellite optics. For 100 years, the ZEISS name has been synonymous with better vision. ZEISS optics were instrumental in the discovery of Pluto and were there when a man took his first steps on the moon. They have helped Nobel Prize-winning scientists and Oscar-winning directors create their work. Building on the company’s earlier optical expertise, ZEISS turned its sights to vision care and, by 1912, produced its first precision eyeglass lenses.

At ZEISS, they have put over a century’s worth of visual experience and innovation into everything they create and take pride in staying on the leading edge of optical technologies. Before the lenses even touch IVI Vision frames, Carl Zeiss vision has already subjected them to stringent quality testing using the most accurate instruments available. Zeiss Vision qualifies and validates each lens for:

Cosmetic quality

Durability

Performance

Power tests to ensure the proper prescription

Each lens is tested on a range of demanding environmental stress tests, including heat, humidity, UV radiation and sand abrasion, to ensure uncompromising durability. So, at IVIvision.com we are consistently providing you with the highest quality lenses possible.

Zeiss also understands that everyone’s eyes are very different. The location of the center of the eye as it rotates is important in lens design calculations to maximize the fields of clear vision. Standard progressive lenses often assume that every eyeball has the same length. ZEISS Progressive Individual® 2 utilizes proprietary Center of Rotation Evaluation (C.O.R.E.) technology to provide a more accurate calculation of the lens design. Based on extensive vision research and anatomical measurements of actual eyeglass wearers, the C.O.R.E. algorithm estimates the center of rotation to within 1mm for 99% of wearers. The result is superior visual clarity over more of the lens — without any requirement for additional measurements.

What does all this mean? Your purchase of IVI sunglasses guarantees superior performance optics for the best final result. Want proof? Hold your frames up to the light and check out the laser etched Zeiss verification. The semi-visible ‘Z’ engraved onto each lens certifies the conformity to the highly restrictive standards, which introduced market parameters and procedures in abrasion, optical and durability testing.

ZEISS vision has dedicated themselves to better vision, bringing their vast optical experience to every pair of precision lenses they manufacture for your pair of IVIvision sunglasses. And we wouldn’t want anything less for you and your eyes. At ZEISS and IVIvision Quality is not just a word, it’s a way of life.

 

 

Links Used:

https://www.randolphusa.com/blog/difference-between-cheap-expensive-sunglasses-lenses

https://www.zeiss.com/vision-care/en_us/eye-care-professionals/the-zeiss-difference.html

https://www.zeiss.com/vision-care/en_us/eye-care-professionals/zeiss-100.html

https://www.zeiss.com/vision-care/en_us/eye-care-professionals/the-zeiss-difference/extraordinary-quality.html

http://www2.ivivision.com/tech/zeiss

http://dev.ivivision.com/tech/lens

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