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Our Mission

At Varilux®, we think your age shouldn’t determine what you can or cannot do.

Studies show that people are more likely to refrain from certain activities because of society’s prejudice on age,
not because they can’t do it.

“Too old for…” Three words with the power to stop people from living life to the fullest. We’d like to get rid of them.

Every day, a major part of the 500 researchers working at Essilor®, are dedicated to Varilux® lenses, striving to help people maintain good sharp and effortless vision. So that their age won’t be a barrier keeping them from doing what they would like to do.

We are committed to changing society’s view on aging.
It’s up to you to decide if you want to jump, dance or go back to school, not your age nor your vision.
Join us to help change the preconceptions about age
and make it become just a number.

#AgeIsJustANumber

Aging in 4 facts

“ Exposure to negative age stereotypes can negatively affect performance of older adults. ”

Levy, Slade, Kunkel & Kassel, 2002

“ Aging self-stereotypes have a direct impact on physiological function. ”

Rylee A. Dionigi, 2015

7,5 YEARS

Older individuals with more positive self- perceptions of aging, live 7.5 years longer than those with less positive self- perceptions of aging.

Levy, Slade, Kunkel & Kassel, 2002

Self-perception

Having positive self-perceptions about aging can yield numerous benefits, including increased functional health and longevity, as well as resistance to cardiovascular problems and hearing loss.

Levy, Slade, Kunkel & Kassel, 2002

Join the project

Are you an 85 year old daredevil surfer, a BMX fiend at 47 or a 77 year old bride to be? To you #AgeIsJustANumber

Send us a video of yourself, a friend or family member (letting us know your/their age and agreement to participate) and help Varilux® change people’s views on aging.

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About Varilux®

TO MAKE AGE JUST A NUMBER, VARILUX® PROGRESSIVE LENSES HELP YOU KEEP YOUR YOUTHFUL VISION

Varilux® progressive lenses give instant sharp and effortless vision: Near, far and everywhere in between, with smooth transitions at any distance as soon as you put them on.
Our lenses allow you to enjoy everything life has to show you with total confidence.
Get older and keep your youthfulness.
Do not let your vision or misconceptions about age stop you from whatever you would like to do.

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