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For eye care professionals

20 November 2019
Modernising your practice is essential for today’s patients...
20 November 2019
In almost every industry, advancements in technology are offering new ways to achieve your business goals...
15 November 2019
Implementing new technology in your practice can improve the service you provide to your patients...
15 November 2019
In order to remain competitive and successful in your industry, it’s key that you consider the best ways to market your practice.
15 November 2019
Independent optical practices can face many challenges, whether it is competition, ever-changing technology or patient expectations.
03 November 2019
The second Essilor Academy took place this week at the ABDO National Resource Centre...
25 October 2019
Your optical instruments are at the very heart of your practice, and can make or break not only the service you offer to your patients, but also the satisfaction of your staff.
23 October 2019
No business comes without its challenges, but by signing up to become an Essilor Bespoke practice, you could...
15 October 2019
Running an optical practice can be a demanding and fast-paced career choice, but can come with huge rewards; after all, you are providing a service that is caring for people’s health.
14 October 2019
Refractive errors, such as myopia and presbyopia, are very common; myopia in particular is said to affect 1 in 3 people.
10 October 2019
Being able to dispense personalised lenses is a huge advantage for any optometrist.
27 September 2019
Visual field testing is an important part of any eye examination, as it can help to determine your patients’ peripheral vision capabilities.
25 September 2019
In today’s world, utilising digital solutions can be the difference between success and falling behind.
20 September 2019
Retinal imagery instruments enable you to inspect any potential abnormalities in your patients’ vision, which could be life-changing.
 
20 September 2019
Having access to a Bespoke consultant can provide a fresh perspective on your practice.
13 September 2019
Within an optician’s practice, it is hugely important that your staff are highly trained and confident within their role.
02 September 2019
Everyone in your team plays their part in the success of your practice. Find out how you can keep each other motivated and why it's so important.
01 September 2019
Technology can play a huge part in what a patient expects from a visit to the optometrist.
29 August 2019
Patients are keen to learn more about their eye health and accurate measurements from modern instruments can help you to show them.
23 August 2019
September is childhood cancer awareness month and we've partned with CHECT to help raise awareness of Retinoblastoma - Find out how you can get invovled!
21 August 2019
If patients don’t know you exist, or aren’t familiar with your practice, how are you going to show potential patients what you can offer?
08 August 2019
It’s key to differentiate yourself, and be in front of consumers before they even knew they needed you.
25 July 2019
The demands and expectations of a modern patient mean that it's even more important than ever for practices to offer a personal service that provides real value.
24 July 2019
As an optometrist, your priority is to assess and diagnose your patients’ vision as accurately as possible, in order to provide the right solution or treatment.
24 July 2019
If you’re hoping to improve your footfall in your local area, there are many methods you can use...
18 July 2019
Being an independent practice, you come up against many challenges...
17 July 2019
How much do your patients know about their own eye health? Or about the process of measuring and dispensing lenses to correct vision problems?
11 July 2019
It’s important that as an optical practice you are always looking for ways to enhance patient experience. Read about how the Visioffice X can support your practice to do this. 
10 July 2019
Read Tim's summary on what has been going on at Essilor in the second quarter of the year and discover what is coming up in the third quarter.
09 July 2019
Since its launch in 1959, Varilux lenses have evolved to push boundaries in lens technology. Read our latest blog to learn about the 60 years of Varilux lenses and how it has helped over 400 million presbyopes.
28 June 2019
Discover our range of low vision solutions for your optical practice.
25 June 2019
Underpinned by the notion of modernising your practice.
24 June 2019
Read the reactions of patients being measured on the Visioffice X.
21 June 2019
We are proud to have sponsored the ABDO Decathlon event raising money for Vision Care for Homeless People.
20 June 2019
Learn about Essilor Bespoke a business growth strategy designed to help independent optical practices. 
19 June 2019
Here is an introduction to some of the diagnostic instruments available for your practice. 
11 June 2019
Learn where our Transitions national advertising will be featured. 
05 June 2019
Read about the instruments we recommend for your practice for a complete solution.
03 June 2019
Discover how the right pre-test instrument can enhance patient care and improve the efficiency of your practice.
29 May 2019
Read our update on the national advertising campaign promoting Varilux lenses.  
28 May 2019
Our round up of a great day go-karting and raising money for an excellent cause. 
27 May 2019
Read about Andy's experience of using Eyezen Boost lenses. 
10 May 2019
In order to enhance our service we have brought the production of Eyezen to Thornbury
30 April 2019
Learn when and where patients should be wearing sunglasses?
29 April 2019
Learn how to boost your sunwear business, improve engagement on sun protection and other useful hints and tips.  
15 April 2019
Read Tim's summary on what has been going on at Essilor in the first quarter of the year and discover what is coming up in the second quarter.
11 April 2019
Read more on Andy's thoughts in our latest blog post about Eyezen Start.
29 March 2019
Brands are a vital part in every aspect of our lives, they drive consumer purchases. Discover how Essilor will use our lens brands to deliver a stronger message to consumers. 
18 March 2019
The Childhood Eye Cancer Trust is asking optometrists to take five minutes to run through a simple protocol with their staff.
14 March 2019
We are strengthening our mission by starting a new school screening programme. 
05 March 2019
Discover the 1.74 lineis products available to order.
21 January 2019
Essilor Instruments are working together with OrCam to bring revolutionary technology to the local high street for blind and visually impaired people.
29 October 2018
Crizal Sapphire UV has been nominated for an AOP award 
25 September 2018
Essilor shines light on poor road vision 
08 August 2018
Understand how the Crizal range has eliminated some of the biggest problems that spectacle lens-wearers have faced for years. 
03 August 2018
Crizal Sapphire UV is a real step forward in lens coating technology discover how to recommend our latest innovation to your patients. 
16 July 2018
Catch up on all the lastest news surrounding the OrCam MyEye 2.0 
05 March 2018
Guidelines for opticians using Essilor Trademarks and Copyrights. Do you display the following imagery and point of sales in your business? If so, please remove all assets online and offline before the expirery date.
 
20 February 2018
There is nothing more influential than a customer testimonial. We met with three Varilux X series wearers and documented how Varilux X series has positively impacted their lives.
15 February 2018
French artist Claire Deniau was inspired by the unique expertise of Essilor’s Special Lenses laboratory in France and the artistic possibilities that their optical lenses could offer.
06 February 2018
OrCam unveiled their latest product; OrCam MyEye 2.0 read more about the new model
24 January 2018
Essilor support Vision Care for the Homeless and crisis centres to dispense more than ever...
21 January 2018
We are proud to announce that Essilor Ltd has been shortlisted for three Customer Satisfaction Awards for 2018, with the Institute of Customer Service.
16 January 2018
In October we had the pleasure of meeting James and Neel from Templeman Opticians in Brentwood. They won Customer of the Quarter for Q2 in 2017 and were invited for the day to celebrate this achievement. 
07 December 2017

As an optician, the topic of blue violet light is something you are very aware of. A panel of Italian experts shared their professional views on how blue-violet light contributes to age related diseases

30 November 2017
In June 2017 Essilor's Special Lens team hand crafted a +70.00 D lens for Meg Zatorski in Australia. The lens is a new record for the team and the first +70.00 D power made.
06 November 2017
There are over 25,000 visually impaired children aged 16 years and under in the UK, and only one in four registered blind or partially sighted people of working age is in employment. Today independent opticians have access to a new range of low vision aids to help change lives in need by improving sight.
18 October 2017
Find out more about Essilor's Varilux X series, winning the Silmo d’Or prize for Vision this October.
19 September 2017
In conjunction with National Eye Health Week, we’re working with the Childhood Eye Cancer Trust (CHECT)  to raise awareness about retinoblastoma.
15 September 2017
More accidents happen at night. In the development of our latest anti-reflective coating, we have discovered 7 reasons why drivers struggle to see when driving at night.
24 August 2017
In her second article, Siu demonstrates how important social media platforms are for your business growth.
10 July 2017

Find out how this remarkable device can give back independence to the visually impaired

10 July 2017
Our UK lab, which specialises in high end and complex prescriptions will now offer enhanced lens pre edging process following a significant investment.
26 June 2017
Hailey Baldwin, the rising American Supermodel, has been chosen to be the face of Bolon for 2017.
20 June 2017
Just like the art of all high quality products, every detail is meticulously crafted. Every Varilux lens is masterfully crafted to perfection. Watch and discover the world of Varilux.
16 June 2017

Siu, founder of eyewear blog MyGlassesAndMe Ltd has teamed up with Essilor to share how she has grown an engaged online audience. In her first article on the Essilor blog she shares how to start a blog, tips on ranking in search engines and her top 10 tips on what to do next.

01 June 2017
Discover a video testimonial of Mr Miskovic and his optician. It contains all the steps taken by the optician to adapt the -108D cyl 6.00 lenses from the eye exam, the frame choice, the centring and cutting of the lenses, the glazing and finally the adaptation of the lenses.
28 April 2017

Harmful light(1) comes mostly from the sun, but also small amounts come from indoor light sources. We share the different light sources which may impact our vision.