Essilor was formed in 1972 with the amalgamation of two French companies Essel and Silor.
Essilor has had a presence in Britain since 1881 when Société des Lunetiers opened it’s British operation in Hatton Garden, London. It maintained a presence in the city until 1975 when the company moved its offices and production facilities to Thornbury, near Bristol.
Globally, Essilor operates in around 100 countries.
Essilor employs around 400 people in the UK and has developed some of the world’s most up-to-date lens surfacing equipment
WORLD LEADING INNOVATION
Essilor is world famous for the Varilux lens, the world’s first varifocal, which was invented in 1959.
A total of 300 million people around the world wear or have worn Varilux lenses, with a new wearer every three seconds.
For more information on Essilor lenses visit ESSILOR, call on 01482 860362, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call into the practice.
VARILUX® S SERIES
The Varilux S Series range boasts three revolutionary innovations in lens technology:
* Nanoptix™ – The lens structure is engineered to maintain balance as your eyes move around
* SynchronEyes™ – The lenses account for any differences between your eyes to improve your field of vision
* 4D Technology™ – They take into account the fact that one eye might be dominant, providing better reflex vision.
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