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Custom 3D printed prism prescription lenses

Posted by Luxexcel on Oct 16, 2019 8:45:04 AM


Across all industries, 3D printing has come to the forefront as a disruptor in developing completely new products and more efficient manufacturing processes. It is now offering a solution for custom prescription lenses. 3D printing has the most impact where there is a need for volume, and individual customization, which is exactly what prescription lenses are all about.

3D printed lenses do not require huge inventories, a complex supply chain or have a limited product design. 3D printing offers ophthalmic labs and eyewear companies an opportunity to maximize the industry’s potential. A key element is the customization of the lenses to tailor the needs of the patient. Optimizing the lens design for 3D printing results in a good looking lens that satisfies the patient.

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Top 3 benefits of the Luxexcel technology

Posted by Luxexcel on Mar 7, 2019 11:40:06 AM

3D printing has changed many industries. Typically, the impact is biggest where the product touches people because that requires customization which is exactly what ophthalmics is all about.

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Can you really 3D print a lens?

Posted by Luxexcel on Mar 7, 2019 11:31:03 AM

 

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Are 3D printed lenses eco-friendly?

Posted by Luxexcel on Feb 27, 2019 5:01:26 PM

In the traditional way of lens manufacturing, there is a lot of cutting away of material, which results in waste which can't be re-used. With 3D printing you start with a bottle of ink and you add material to build a lens. This significantly reduces the material waste of your lens. 

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When can I 3D print lenses commercially?

Posted by Luxexcel on Feb 6, 2019 11:01:35 AM

Today, Luxexcel VisionPlatforms in the USA and Europe, reached a maturity level where commercial lenses are being shipped to customers every day. The Luxexcel VisionPlatform™ consists of industrial grade optical 3D-printers, lens-design software and workflow integration tools which enables customers to manufacture 3D printed ophthalmic quality lenses. 

F.A.Q - 3D printed lenses

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How to 3D print a lens?

Posted by Luxexcel on Feb 6, 2019 10:59:10 AM

The Luxexcel technology is an inkjet-based 3D print technology which builds lenses droplet by droplet. From a liquid material, small droplets are jetted to build the required ophthalmic lens shape.

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Why 3D print a lens?

Posted by Luxexcel on Feb 6, 2019 10:42:46 AM

3D printed lenses bring the eyewear market an amazing capability: unique products and lens customization.

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Luxexcel launched a technology world premier during Vision Expo East

Posted by Luxexcel on Apr 13, 2017 11:11:35 AM

Vision Expo East 2017, a technology world premier

We look back on a great Vision Expo East show in New York!

At the show, Luxexcel launched a world premier: 3D printed ophthalmic lenses. Our turnkey 3D print solution for ophthalmic laboratories will offer a revolutionary new approach to lens manufacturing. In addition, we showcased unique applications of our 3D printing technology for the ophthalmic industry.

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Luxexcel 3D printed ophthalmics - Visit us at Vision Expo East

Posted by Luxexcel on Mar 24, 2017 10:44:26 AM

Vision Expo East New York is approaching! Make sure that you visit booth LP4146 and learn more about 3D printed lenses. Below is a sneak peek on what to expect at the Luxexcel booth, and at the bottom of this e-mail, you find a link for your complimentary free entry passes. 

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Eyeglasses of the future, visit us at Vision Expo East

Posted by Luxexcel on Mar 10, 2017 2:31:27 PM

Eyeglasses of the future

Wouldn’t it be great if some of the technology you find in your phone would show up in your eyeglasses?

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