Product: Crizal Sapphire HR
Top Line: Essilor of America announced that Crizal Sapphire HR, the latest and most advanced product in its Crizal No-Glare range, is now widely available across lab networks and through all major managed vision care providers. Crizal Sapphire HR is available with Essilor’s advanced lens designs such as Varilux progressive lenses and Eyezen enhanced single vision lenses.
Close Up: Building upon 30 years of Crizal innovation, this latest Crizal No-Glare lens signifies a leap forward in anti-reflective technology, Essilor said. It surpasses all previous generations of Crizal and competing no-glare coatings, according to Essilor, and replaces the previous generation, Crizal Sapphire 360 UV. For the first time in a single coating, it answers all consumer expectations for an anti-reflective coating, such as durability, easiness to clean, elimination of glare and more, without compromise and with the most advanced technologies available. Independent practices will now be able to provide wearers an invisible shield with best-in-class transparency, clarity, durability and UV protection in a single Crizal coating.
Crizal is the number one performing no-glare treatment, according to eyecare professionals. After wearing Crizal No-Glare lenses, nine out of ten wearers state they would purchase Crizal No-Glare lenses again, and four out of five prefer Crizal No-Glare lenses over ordinary lenses. Crizal No-Glare lenses have also been voted the most favorite AR brand by eyecare professionals for 10 consecutive years.
Vital Stats:
• Newly reimagined nanoscopic layer stack in Crizal Sapphire HR unites the best Crizal technologies:
• New High-Resistance Technology increases resistance against scratches and everyday wear and tear for enhanced lens durability.
• 360° Multi-Angular Technology amplifies the anti-reflective efficiency by reducing reflections whatever the light incidence angle on both surfaces of the lens for a visually more transparent lens for both the wearer and observer.
• High Surface Density Process reinforces resistance to smudges and water on both sides of the lens for easier and more optimal cleaning.
• Protects eyes with high-level of UV protection in a clear lens (E-SPF35) to offer the most comprehensive daily protection against the invisible and often irreversible danger of UV reflection.
ECPs can now take an online course on Leonardo to learn more about the new Crizal Sapphire HR offering and take advantage of the three-month free trial of this innovative online learning platform by EssilorLuxottica by visiting Eyecare professionals interested in learning more about Crizal Sapphire HR can contact their Essilor Account Executive and visit to learn more about the current Crizal No-Glare lens range.