Luxexcel advances 3D printing technology for ophthalmic lenses

Luxexcel, the pioneer in 3D printed ophthalmic lenses, announces that its proprietary 3D printing technology has advanced from the pilot phase to printing commercial lenses.

Over the past 12 months, 5000 lenses have been printed on several VisionPlatforms™ installed in USA and Europe, enabling the company to bring the technology to a level where commercial lenses are being shipped to customers every day.

By achieving this level of maturity we are ready to further grow the incredible potential of this technology and develop unique lenses both in ophthalmic and in smart eyewear. 3D printing is uniquely positioned to bridge the gap between traditional lenses and the future of eyewear which resides in smart functionalities.

Fabio Esposito, CEO of Luxexcel

What better way to celebrate our partnership with Luxexcel than to help children in the classroom. We are not only joining forces to bring innovation to the optical industry, but we’re also introducing the next generation to new technology that will help them succeed. It’s a win-win for all of us.

Guido Groet, Chief Commercial Officer, Luxexcel

Luxexcel VisionPlatform™: Commercial lens printing

  • The only technology to 3D print prescription lenses.
  • Encapsulate within a prescription lens any device you wish.
  • With this technology you can integrate into a lens electrochromics

The Luxexcel VisionPlatform™ consists of industrial grade 3D printers, lens-design software and workflow integration tools which enable customers to manufacture 3D printed ophthalmic quality lenses which meet industry standards including all ANSI, ISO & FDA requirements.  

Guido Groet, Chief Commercial Officer of Luxexcel: “We have developed this solution to bring the eyewear market an amazing capability: 3D printed lenses. In the past 12 months, Luxexcel focused on the industrialization of the VisionPlatform™ in collaboration with key manufacturers in the ophthalmic field. The Luxexcel VisionPlatform™ brings a unique solution to the world of eyewear and enables the addition of prescription to smart eyewear.”

Follow this link to see the technology at work and hear IFB Solution’s Twenty/200 optical lab, the first wholesale optical lab utilizing Luxexcel 3D print technology to deliver commercial lenses.

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