Research & Development

Research and Development

Innovation is at the Heart of Everything We Do

In our three Centers for Innovation and Technology based in Cretil, France; Dallas, Texas and Singapore, more than 550 researchers work in partnership to improve our products in terms of vision correction and protection while creating value in new segments. 

Looking Forward

In sync with global market needs, Essilor’s Research and Development teams continue to test new designs and develop tomorrow’s products, exploring: - Materials to make thinner, lighter and more durable lenses - New optical surface designs for better performance and greater comfort - New surface coatings to improve transparency, lens durability, eye protection and appearance.