Advanced Visual Accuracy

Advanced Visual Accuracy

What is AVA?

Whether you’re new to glasses or have worn them for years you’ve probably come across the term glasses prescription. Your prescription is the result of your eye examination and allows us to dispense the right lenses to correct your vision.

How does AVA work?

Eyesight and corrective lenses are measured in dioptres, a unit of power. For decades eyes have been measured to a quarter of a dioptre(D), you may have seen your lens prescription ends with .25D, .50D .75D or just .00D. This abides by the current correction standards, but it limits the precision corrective lenses can deliver and fundamentally it can limit your experiences as your eyes can perceive a much higher precision(1). It’s like wearing a suit or dress that is your size category but it doesn’t quite fit your exact measurements.

AVA is a breakthrough

After five years of scientific research and analysing more than 100,000 vision parameters(2), our lens supplier Essilor have developed a breakthrough in high precision vision: AVA™, Advanced Vision Accuracy™.

Thanks to a new highly accurate and simpler way of testing your vision, we can now measure your eyes to 0.01D. No matter what your lens prescription; +2.21D, -5.32D or -11.11D, your new glasses can be made to 0.01 dioptres instead of being rounded up or down.

What does AVA change?

  • More precise eye exam
  • A new protocol enabling a comparison between a lens with AVA and a lens without AVA, in a real-life situation
  • Optimised lenses designed with an AVA prescription
  • Sharp and comfortable lenses