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For eye care professionals

Transitions® Signature® GEN 8™

New technology. New frontier of performance.

After years of intensive research and development, Transitions® Signature® GEN 8™ is the first light intelligent photochromic lens with nano-composite technology offering optimum vision, comfort and protection all day long.
  • Recommended for
    Patients who spend a lot of time going inside and outdoors or are light sensitive
  • Patients Benfits
    Fully clear lens indoors. Protection from UV and harmful blue light. Comfortable vision in all light conditions.
  • Guarantee
    Covered by Love 'em or Leave 'em guarantee

Our fastest lens delivering all the benefits that patients want

New frontier of performance


Transitions Signature GEN 8 is even darker outdoors vs Transitions Signature VII. Also, they are fully clear indoors and return back to clear faster than ever*.

Best protection for your eyes

Blocks 100% UVA and UVB rays whilst also helping to protect against harmful blue light.

Optimum vision and comfort anytime


Transitions Signature GEN 8 lenses adapt seamlessly to any lighting conditions meaning no need for swapping glasses and sunglasses.

Widest range of colours

Now your patients can choose from our widest ever range of both iconic and vibrant Style Colours.

Patients want it all – Transitions Signature GEN 8 lenses are the answer

  • Activation speed: up to 30% faster than Transitions Signature VII lenses**
  • Fade back: 3 minutes faster than Transitions Signature VII lenses*
  • Darkness: Even darker than Transitions Signature VII lenses
  • Indoor clarity: Fully clear indoors
  • Ultimate protection: Block 100% UVA and UVB rays. Block at least 20% of harmful blue light indoors and over 87% outdoors***
Our fastest lens delivering all the benefits that patients want: protection, outdoor darkness, full indoor clarity, responsiveness and long-lasting performance. Using a multi-dimensional approach, Transitions Signature GEN 8 lenses deliver a new frontier of performance—without sacrificing any one dimension performance.

What's new?

Transitions Signature GEN 8 lenses are the result of our ongoing commitment to innovation. It is the first time since 2005 that Transitions Optical has made major changes and improvements in both the matrix and the dyes. It’s the combination of these that delivers new breakthrough technology based on what patients want: an improvement in outdoor darkness, activation speed and fadeback speed without compromising the level of indoor clarity and protection from UV and harmful blue light.

Disruptive nano-composite matrix

Creates zones where the dyes can move freely, activate and  fade back faster, without sacrificing darkness or durability.

New generation of ultra-agile dyes

Improves the responsiveness, darkness, longevity of the performance and consistency across colours.


Widest range of colours

Transitions Signature GEN 8 lenses are available in 7 colours.

Transitions Signature GEN 8 Grey

Transitions Lenses | Brown

  Transitions Signature GEN 8 Brown

Transitions Signature GEN 8 Graphite Green



Transitions Signature GEN 8 lenses: the best overall photochromic lenses****


Lens Options

  Signature GEN 8
Essilor Eyezen Yes
SV Yes
Varilux X series Yes
Varilux E series Yes
Varilux Physio 3.0 Yes
Varilux Comfort Max Yes
Varilux Liberty 3.0 Yes

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*CR607 products fade back to clear 2 minutes faster. Claim is based on tests across materials on gray lenses, being the most popular colour, fading back to 70% transmission @ 23°C.
**CR607 products activate to a category 3 darkness 15% faster. Claim is based on tests across materials on gray lenses, being the most popular colour, achieving 18% transmission @ 23°C.
***Harmful blue light is calculated between 380nm and 460nm, across materials and colours.
****Based on achieving the highest weighted composite score among main everyday photochromic lenses across measurements of key photochromic performance attributes weighted by their relative importance to consumers. The survey and analysis used to measure attribute relative importance was conducted by an external research agency, in France, Italy, UK & US in 2019.