Questions/Answers

Are sun lenses available with no-glare coating?

Yes. Crizal Sun UV coatings are specifically developed for sunwear lenses. They reduce glare and enhance contrast for ultimate outdoor comfort. Crizal Sun UV coatings also provide special protection against UV rays which are extremely harmful to your eyes.

Are lenses treated with Crizal any heavier or thicker than standard lenses?

No. The layers on the surface of the lens are hairline thin. The thickness and weight of the lens depend on the material used.

Are lenses with Crizal coating suitable for any type of frame?

Yes, lenses with Crizal can be adapted to all frames (plastic, metal, titanium...).

Are lenses coated with Crizal more breakable than standard lenses?

No, Crizal poses no risk and fulfills the highest international quality standards. Their exclusive SR-Booster™ technology strengthens the lens and offers excellent resistance to impact.

How often should I renew my lenses?

Sight is the most important of the five senses. It is recommended to have an eye exam each year. When your eyeglasses are worn out or when your prescription is no longer adequate, ask your eyecare professional for advice. To extend the life of your lenses please refer to our care tips.

How can I make my lenses last?

We recommend cleaning your lenses with the microfiber cloth provided by your eyecare professional and storing your eyeglasses in their case when not in use. Paper towels and fabric are ill-adapted and can cause scratching, and ammonia-based products must be avoided. To learn more, please refer to our care tips.

Can wearing scratched lenses impair my eyesight?

Wearing scratched lenses won’t hurt your eyes, but makes a fuzzier image and thus causes visual discomfort. Replacing your lenses once they are scratched is highly recommended, especially if the scratches are located in your viewing zone.

Where can I purchase lenses with Crizal coating?

Crizal no-glare coatings are available throughout the world at discerning eyecare professionals who distribute Essilor lenses.

Can lenses treated with Crizal be adapted to my prescription?

Yes, whatever your correction, your age or lifestyle, there is a Crizal coating and a lens just for you.

I often experience visual fatigue at night. Can Crizal help?

Yes. Crizal coatings provide optimum visual comfort due to their remarkable transparency and to the elimination of reflections which interfere with seeing clearly. This explains why studies have shown that Crizal coatings reduce glare-induced visual fatigue.

Car lights bother me on the road at night. Can Crizal coatings cut out the glare?

Yes. Crizal coatings eliminate those parasite reflections and mirror images which make night vision challenging. In fact, they ensure optimal clarity, both day and night.

Are Crizal wearers generally satisfied customers?

Yes, nearly 100% of latest generation Crizal coatings wearers are satisfied customers and plan to order Crizal for their next pair of glasses.

Do Crizal coatings get dirtier faster than uncoated lenses?

No, Crizal coatings provide a clearer “picture” because they are more transparent than standard lenses. But the perfect transparency of Crizal coatings can make smudges appear more visible. That’s why Crizal coatings include optimal anti-smudge and anti-static technologies to repel smudges and dust and are easy to clean.

Are lenses with Crizal harder to clean?

No, they are very easy to clean due to their anti-smudge properties. Simply wipe them clean with a microfiber cloth. To extend their lifespan, please refer to our care tips.

Are lenses with Crizal recommended for children?

Yes. Children are entitled to an optimal vision too! Crizal offers scratch-resistance and smudge resistance. Crizal coatings are perfect for them.

Do lenses with Crizal offer better resistance to scratches than standard lenses?

Yes. The latest generation of Crizal offers the best scratch resistance on the market thanks to the SR-Booster™ technology which enhances the strength of the lens.