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Brian Mann, OD PC
Independent Doctor of Optometry
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Crizal® has become the industry standard term for a high quality lens coating. Made by Essilor, the world’s largest lens company, Crizal® sets the standard for durability and scratch resistance for eyeglass lens coatings. Essilor originally introduced Crizal® , but later that technology was superceded by Crizal® Alize®, and then Crizal® Avance™. Crizal® is not used much anymore, and it is almost always dispensed as Crizal® Alize® or Crizal® Avance™.
is less expensive than Crizal® Avance™. Crizal® Alize® offers a double-sided integrated hardcoat, integrated multi-layer anti-reflective stack, super hydrophobic topcoat, and a pad control system. Crizal® Avance™ offers all of these, plus the anti-static technology of Scotchguard®. Crizal® Alize® offers superior scratch resistance, and also helps with glare and reflections during the day or at night. Crizal® Alize® is easy to clean and comfortable to wear.
offers the best scratch resistance on the market. Crizal® Avance™ is the clearest and most cosmetically pleasing lens on the market. Not only is it the easiest lens to clean, but it stays clean longer than other lenses due to the anti-static properties of Scotchguard™.
was introduced for sunglasses, because it provides a double-sided hardcoat, and the backside integrated multi-layer anti-reflective coating stack just like regular Crizal® lenses, but also includes tinting and mirror coatings.
is a coating that combines anti-reflective technology with a unique formula that also block harmful blue light. Blue light harms the retina, and is among the risk factors for the onset of age-related macular degeneration.
is the most recent introduction to the Crizal® family. Crizal® Sapphire™ offers the most advance UV protection, scratch protection, and anti-reflective protection on the market today. Crizal® Sapphire™ also features the best clean ability of any Crizal® coating, so any fingerprints, water and smudges wipe away with ease, and low-Maintenance! The best dust repellence so your lenses stay cleaner, longer.