Essilor: Have You had your Eyes checked?

Keep your eyes healthy with an annual eye check-up

Have you had your eyes checked?Essilor, the world’s leading ophthalmic optics company, reminds everyone to go for aneye check-up as part of the educational campaign of Crizal®, one of the company’sflagship brands.The campaign, Create beautiful moments, actively encourages the public to have theireyes checked as Essilor believes that beautiful moments in life deserve the clearestvision. “Protecting healthy eyes is as important as correcting vision problems,” explains Essilorgeneral manager, Dr. Emelita Roleda.

 “Through the Create beautiful momentscampaign, we can educate the public on the value of healthy eyesight, for everyone to realize that it need not take a missed moment to have a reason to visit your eye doctor.Everyone should have an eye check up at least once a year.” A visit to your optometrist will reveal more just your current prescription. Your eye doctorcan also determine what preventive actions you should take against permanent damageand can even provide great insights into your general well-being. Aside from checkinghow well your eye muscles work, the optometrist can also gauge if you are sufferingfrom any ailment that can affect your eyesight and your overall health, includingdiabetes and glaucoma.Your vision dictates both how you see life and how you live it. Regardless of age andphysical health, routine eye check-ups are vital to keep your eyes healthy and stayfocused on life’s moments. Crizal® allows Filipinos to live life more clearly with its line of Anti-reflective lenses.Whether prescription, for outdoor activity, indoor use or part of a digital lifestyle, theselenses filter and deflect harmful UV and blue light, lowering the risk of eye fatigue andpreventing long-term vision damage. Crizal® lenses are available at leading opticalshops and through eye care professionals nationwide. For more information, visitEssilor’s website at http://www.essilor.com.ph.. ###About Essilor The world’s leading ophthalmic optics company, Essilor designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of lenses toimprove and protect eyesight. Its corporate mission is to enable everyone around the world to access lenses that meet his orher unique visual requirements. To support this vision, the Company allocates over €160 million to research anddevelopment every year, in a commitment to continuously bring new, more effective products to market. Essilor’s flagshipbrands are Varilux®, Crizal®, Xperio® and OptifogTM.It also develops and markets equipment, instruments and services for eyecare professionals.Essilor reported consolidated revenue of €4.9 billion in 2012 and employs around 50,700 people in some 100 countries. Itoperates 19 plants, a total of 390 prescription laboratories and edging facilities, as well as several research anddevelopment centers around the world.Essilor was classified by Forbes magazine as being among the world’s 30 most innovative companies.For more information, please visit http://www.essilor.com.ph.

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