Expands Customized Lens Line
with Release of Compact ULTRA™ HD
Zeiss Vision has extended its
offering of direct-surface customized lenses by adding SOLA
Compact ULTRA™ HD in 1.67 clear and Transitions®
Gray. In total, Carl
Zeiss Vision offers one of the most complete lines of
branded, customized lens designs, including ZEISS
Individual, SOLAOne™ HD, Compact ULTRA HD and AO Easy HD,
to satisfy the full range of patient and practice needs.
advanced short-corridor progressive lens design, Compact
ULTRA features a low 13mm minimum fitting height that allows
progressive wearers to select from a wider variety of
smaller, fashionable frames.
This fitting height is made possible by a
revolutionary corridor design that delivers unsurpassed
reading area at all fitting heights. The Compact ULTRA
design also offers excellent binocularity, low skew
distortion, and peak astigmatism that is lower than many
leading short-corridor progressive lenses.
ULTRA HD offers the benefits of semi-finished Compact ULTRA,
but uses direct surfacing and a sophisticated design
approach to customize the lens surface for all aspects of
the individual patient’s prescription.
“The HD customization approach assures that each
wearer gets the best possible vision from his or her
lenses,” said Steve Mitrakos, Carl Zeiss Vision’s Vice
President, Marketing and Strategy.
“Eye care professionals can be confident that
Compact ULTRA HD will give patients the best realization of
the lens design: the largest possible areas of clear vision
with the lowest levels of unwanted astigmatism.”
ULTRA HD is available in 1.67 clear and Transitions®
Gray lenses, and includes premium AR coating.
Zeiss Vision has recently expanded Compact ULTRA’s
semi-finished material availability to include Transitions
Brown in Hard Resin and Polycarbonate.
Compact ULTRA is also available semi-finished in
clear and Transitions Gray in 1.67, Polycarbonate and Hard
Zeiss Vision is a private company held jointly by Carl Zeiss
AG and EQT III fund (“EQT”), headquartered in Aalen,
Germany, with North American headquarters in San Diego, CA.
Through its ZEISS, SOLA, Teflon® Clear
Coat Lenses and American Optical brands, Carl Zeiss Vision
works continually to deliver a superior visual experience to
wearers and growth to the optical industry.
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