You can also help protect your child’s vision against Harmful Blue Light with Crizal® Prevencia® Kids. Blue-violet light is part of the visible light spectrum and comes primarily from the sun, as well as artificial light sources like digital screens and fluorescent lights. It gets absorbed deep in the eye, making it potentially impacting to long-term vision. Ask your eyecare professional if Crizal for Kids lenses are right for your child.
Which lenses are right for your child?
Our innovative, no-glare protection is made specially for kids. These lenses provide superior clarity of vision for school and superior safety for play. Benefits include protection from glare and reflections, safe, impact-resistant Airwear® polycarbonate lens material, and the most comprehensive daily UV protection.
PROTECTION FROM DIGITAL DEVICES
Between phones, computer screens, and tablets, kids today are exposed to lots of digital devices that emit a high amount of Harmful Blue Light. Crizal Prevencia Kids has all the benefits of Crizal Kids UV lenses, but also selectively filters out blue-violet light while letting good light pass through.
LEVERAGING THE HARMFUL BLUE LIGHT FILTER
Eyezen+ 0 lenses are another option to help protect your child’s eyes.* Harmful Blue Light is the blue-violet wavelengths between 415-455 nm on the light spectrum believed to be most toxic to retinal cells. These new lenses also provide sharp, comfortable vision and defend against digital eye strain.†
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Did you know that children are more at risk of the eye-damaging effects of UV exposure than adults? Combine Transitions lenses with Eyezen lenses for the most comprehensive defense against UV and digital eye strain.
At Essilor, we’re known for our superior quality and innovative technology. And our kids’ lenses are no different. No matter which lens you choose, you can trust they’ll be sturdy, lightweight, and made from shatter- and impact-resistant Airwear polycarbonate lens material.
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* Arnault E, Barrau C, Nanteau C, Gondouin P, Bigot K, et al. (2013). Phototoxic Action Spectrum on a Retinal Pigment Epithelium Model of Age-Related Macular Degeneration Exposed to Sunlight Normalized Conditions. PLoS ONE 8(8): e71398. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0071398 (August 23, 2013). Identified Harmful Blue Light through in vitro experiment on swine retinal cells, where the most toxic wavelengths are high energy visible light falling between 415-455 nm on the light spectrum (blue-violet light).
† For EyezenTM+ designs 1, 2, and 3. Ask your eyecare professional what’s best for you.