YOUR VISION IS OUR MISSION

Essilor corrects, protects and prevents
risks to the eye health of more than
one billion people worldwide every day

OUR
BEGINNINGS

Essilor was formed in 1972 with the amalgamation of two French companies Essel and Silor.

Essilor was created from Essel and Silor, two companies dating back respectively to 1849 and 1931, which dominated the French optical eyewear market in the mid-20th century.
 

ESSILOR TODAY

Globally, Essilor operates in around 100 countries.

Throughout the World, you’ll find over 55,000 employees devoted to improving lives by improving sight.
 

WORLD LEADERS IN INNOVATION

Essilor is world famous for the Varilux lens, the world's first varifocal, which was invented in 1959.

Essilor invests more than 150 million euros in research and development (R&D) every year and employs 550 researchers around the world.
 

OUR EYE DOCTORS

We supply a large number of Eye Care Professionals.

We work closely with all our optometrists and opticians providing not only lenses and equipment but also strategic business advice in sales, marketing and customer support, helping them to grow their businesses and support patients with all areas of eye care.

ESSILOR TAKES CARE OF YOUR SIGHT

Essilor is the world leader in corrective, ophthalmic lenses Your Vision is Our Mission. Learn more
 

ESSILOR TAKES CARE OF YOUR SIGHT

Essilor is the world leader in corrective, ophthalmic lenses Your Vision is Our Mission. Learn more
 

OUR EYE DOCTOR
NETWORK

We work directly with a network of eyecare experts that are passionate, highly skilled and patient-focused.
Eye doctors in our independent network are trusted advisor's and experts who are fully qualified and experienced in
explaining the benefits of our technologically advanced range of glasses lenses to suit your exact vision needs.
Explore our lens range and find your nearest optometrist for an eye test today. Your eye care is in safe hands when you
visit an eye doctor in our network.

FIND AN
EYE DOCTOR

Visit one from our
extended network today