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For eye care professionals

Varilux X series

For a generation of wearers with new needs.

Varilux X series represents our greatest leap in near vision quality. For the first time, Varilux X series delivers wearers' near vision depth. Patients can seamlessly capture every detail within arm's reach, as well as beyond.
  • Recommended for
    Presbyopes who multi-task at arm's length
  • Patient benefits
    Extended vision within arm's reach
  • Guarantee
    Covered by the Varilux adaptation guarantee

Patient benefits

Near vision revolutionised

Wearers today need to multi-task quickly and freely. Varilux® X series™ lenses are designed with multiple fields of vision in mind. These near distance visual needs correspond to a range of between 40 and 70 cm from the wearer, known as arm’s length. Varilux X series has reinvented near vision at arm's length.


Reduced head movement

A common varifocal complaint from wearers is that they need to constantly move their head in the direction they wish to see. In all situations tested, Varilux X series wearers find they need very little head movement to find the right spot when multi-tasking at arm's reach.


Blue-violet and UV light protection with Eye Protect System

Embedded in Varilux X series, Eye Protect System protects wearers' eyes by absorbing selected blue-violet light and UV light into the lens.

Introducing Volume of Vision

Varifocal performance is measured by swim effect and binocular fields of vision. Varilux X series introduces a whole new performance criteria - Volume of Vision. When a wearer looks at a particular object through a Varilux X series lens they will now notice an improvement in depth and breadth of vision. This vision experience is exclusive to Varilux X series.

A new personalisation feature

Near vision tasks involves a whole body response, which is more complex than distance visions. For example, think of your body position when you read a tablet sat down. Varilux X series personalisation parameter ensures your patients' vision volume is positioned and shaped where and how they need it.

Lens protection with Crizal Sapphire UV

The Crizal Sapphie UV coating provides protection against UV light and is anti-reflective, scratch resistant, smudge repellent, water repellent and dust repellent.

Learn more about Crizal Sapphire UV ›

Varilux X series lens personalisation


Ensure patient adaptation and comfort

Every patient behaves differently when undertaking near vision tasks. By recreating a familiar near vision task in practice, we can accurately capture the Near Vision Behaviour measurement.

Find out more about Varilux X series personalisation >


Varilux X series technology

Discover the revolution powering Varilux X series

We have introduced a brand new lens technology to Varilux X series, called Xtend™. Combined with Nanoptics and Synchroneyes it allows your patients to seamlessly capture every detail within arm's reach.

Find out more about Varilux X series technology >



Innovation starts with the wearer

To better understand the behaviour of wearers, when performing near vision tasks, Essilor R&D team had to look at how we capture data in a whole new way.

Discover the R&D story >

Coating, treatment and tint compatibility

Lens Options

Lens range



Look at the brochure for Varilux X series products

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The Guarantee offers you the reassurance that should your patient experience non-adaptation with their Varilux X series, we will credit your account.

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Varilux X series App

Measure the postural and behavioural components of your patients, resulting in their Near Vision Behaviour measurement with the Varilux X series App.

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Reference Sheet

Download now for a quick reference sheet for Eye Protect System.

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Reference Sheet

Download now for a quick reference sheet for Varilux X 4D.

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Reference Sheet

Download now for a quick reference sheet for Varilux X Track 2.

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