Essilor, the world leader in ophthalmic optics, was awarded the top prize for Varilux S series lenses in the “Vision” category at the Silmo d’Or awards, on October 4.
“This award demonstrates the success of our innovation strategy, which enables us to offer consumers ever more innovative and effective solutions for correcting their vision and procuring the best possible visual comfort. We are proud of this recognition by our peers of our ongoing efforts to improve vision around the world, a mission to which all the Group’s teams are committed each day, in every country where we do business,” declared Hubert Sagnières, Essilor Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

Real benefits for the wearers
This Silmo d’Or rewards the technological achievement of Essilor’s teams who have created new lenses
that revolutionize presbyopia correction. More than 50 years after the invention of Varilux, the new Varilux S series range of progressive lenses is a major technological advance designed to bring better vision to the nearly two billion presbyopes around the globe.

Three patented* technologies, Nanoptix™, Synchroneyes™ and 4D Technology™ break technological barriers and make Varilux S series truly unique lenses that offer wide angle vision, stability of vision in motion and faster visual reaction time, allowing the wearer to experience quick and automatic gaze shifts for a reflex vision.