CPD: Dispensing progressive

The innovation game

How technological advancement is shaping a new era of lenses


Evolving technology has both refined the process for producing lenses and created new possibilities for how they can be used. 3D printing offers tailored ophthalmic solutions, while creative lens design is being trialled as a way of stalling the progression of myopia. While the prospect of smart glasses may not have hit the mainstream yet, electronically adaptive spectacles could give customers their own spy-movie moment in years to come.

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