For decades eye prescription are measured in quarters of a dioptre(D). However, 95% of the population has a more sensitive vision than the graduation steps of 0.25*.
That's why Essilor has developed AVA™, Advanced Vision Accuracy.
AVA™: A Breakthrough Journey Of High-Precision Vision
From Eye Exam To Lenses
What Is The AVA™ Experience?
A more precise eye examination for a unique experience.
Measurements of your eye, frame and vision behaviour to personalise your lenses.
Integration of the new precise prescription and personalised measurements in premium Essilor® lens designs.
What Does The AVA™ Experience Change?
We can now define your vision prescription with an incredible level of precision
Instantly experience the immediate difference in your new precise prescription as compared to the older one
Get the precise prescription for the most accurate Varilux®/Eyezen™lenses ever (up to 0.01 dipoter)
With optimized vision comfort, you can enjoy more of what you love to do every day
Essilor® AVA™ Lenses Are Tested By Wearers.
Compared To Their Current Lenses
Available With The Following:
Varilux® is the #1 progressive lens brand recommended by eye care professionals and promises you effortless sharp vision at any distance. Get the best of Varilux® with AVA™.
Eyezen™ is designed for connected lives, to relax and protect your eyes. Get the best of Eyezen™ with AVA™
Come and experience the AVA™ difference at an Essilor® partner optometrist near you:
Frequently Asked Questions
What are the benefits of AVA™ lenses?
Your lenses will be manufactured with an AVA™ prescription, to 0.01D, so that you will be able to benefit from sharp and comfortable vision.
Is AVA™ available with all Essilor® lenses?
You can have an AVA™ prescription on our progressive lenses; Varilux® X series, Varilux® Physio and Varilux® E series, and also on our single vision lens design range, Eyezen™.
How do I know which optician provides the AVA™ experience?
You can locate your nearest optician who delivers the AVA™ experience by clicking read more below or using our optician finder and filtering for opticians who offer 'Highly Precise Lenses'.
What’s the difference between a normal prescription and the one that I get from the AVA™ experience?
Your prescription is measured in diopters (D), in fact, your prescription is measured to the closet quarter of a dioptre(D). You may have noticed that your current or previous lens prescription ends with .25D, .50D .75D or just .00D. Our latest research shows that 95% of people have more sensitive vision than the current correction steps of 0.25 dioptres.*
Understanding this, we developed a revolutionary measurement experience for opticians so you can have the ultimate visual precision when looking through your next pair of lenses. Your AVA lenses will be manufactured with your precise prescription at 0.01 diopter.
How will I be able to see the difference between my current prescription and an AVA™ prescription?
At the end of your eye exam, the optometrist will show you an on-screen immersive image of a real-life situation with an AVA™ correction and also with your former prescription so you can see the difference.
What is a prescription?
Your prescription is the result of your eye examination and allows your optician to dispense the right lenses to correct your vision.