digitally optimised NIKON single vision and multifocals 

frame tilt, wrap shape customised for you 

Nikon lenses designed  for computer vision syndrome and blue light toxicity and overall optical performance are just one example than Nikon venture beond their famous camera lens.
Just as your favourite nikon digital slr has its cameras accessories so can advanced spectacle lenses have coatings as accessories.
Just as mirrorless cameras have evolved  so have spectacle lenses and coatings such as the nikon blue blocking lenses for computer vision syndrome.
Computers,smart phones etc  employ Light Emitting Diode (LED) backlight because it is brighter .
But due to user proximity and prolonged staring without blinking , the more intense the light exposure, the higher the risk of possible damage.
When staring at a computer monitor for long periods of time, align yourself so that your eyes are at the same level as the top of your monitor. You should be able to look down slightly at the screen and wear prescribed lenses for the right focus and filter.

• Follow the 20-20-20 rule. Stand up from your desk every 20 minutes, look into the distance for 20 seconds and blink 20 times is recommended.

Our visual environment has evolved rapidly in the past decade-75% of us regularly engaged in multi-tasking across multiple screens and devices.
The  huge rise in myopia (short-sightedness)  is also due to  lack of time spent outside .
Approximately 65% of digital users experience physical discomfort as a result of spending two or more hours in front of a digital screen^.
Eyes Overexposed: The Digital Device Dilemma, 2016 Digital Eye Strain Report, The Vision Council, US

aspheric nikon

NIKON lenswear is famous for optical quality. Nikon have a large portfolio of spectacle lens designs. Just as not all lenses are the same from prior to the early DSLR ( digital single lens reflex) to those in the latest nikon DSLR camera bag nor are spectacle lenses which have to be compared to be appreciated.

We know the focal length of your eyes !

To See the difference the best Nikon prescription lenses  could make for you- See Us !

Nikon Blue Blocking lenses and multicoats for digital eye strain

Variation in macular pigment means that some people have more susceptibility to  blue light and Macula Degeneration. People with more sunlight exposure are  more at risk of AMD especially from the blue end of the spectrum. This dose of blue light, as with UV radiation, is cumulative over our life-time. Blue light protection may be even more important after cataract surgery as the lens can block some short-wavelength blue light as well — the type of blue light most likely to cause damage to the retina and lead to macular degeneration and vision loss. ​Such as the SLR camera and DSLR camera has evolved with coatings so have spectacle lenses. The advanced digital camera of today has technology employed in modern spectacle lens coatings and designs. So depending upon how much blue light protection the IOL provides  you might benefit from eyeglasses that have lenses with a special blue light filter — especially if you spend long hours in front of a computer screen or using other digital devices.

Multifocal anti fatigue lenses

nikon neo

Home&Office Neo’s design has been improved thanks to Nikon Optical Design Engine (NODE) optimisation. As a result, wearers can benefit  from 11 % less  aberrations,  48% wider  intermediate  vision  and 41 % wider  near vision  compared to the original design.

 Just as a nikon dslr  employs the best designs and protective anti reflective coatings to its camera body nikon coatings can be employed on spectacle lenses.

Multifocal anti fatigue lenses can be employed for the relief of symptoms of visual fatigue brought on by long periods of close work specifically on hand-held or portable digital devices. 

neo options
nikon extended near lenses

 For different accommodation /  binocular vision issues and  occupational needs we can tailor different lens solutions  eg Near = computer + mobile phone; Mid = computer + desk;Room = computer + around the office.

nikon neo lenses

The H & O Neo standard is the same as the original H & O using 25% of the add in front of the pupil. The Long and the Wide are as the names implies:

  • Long has only 15% of the add in front of the pupil so giving a much longer focus at pupil height
  • Wide is 40% of the add in front of the pupil so the depth of field is less but the wearer should have a nice wide field for that distance.

The Soltes wide Neo is designed to spread the the change across 19mm of the surface and place half of the shift directly in front of the pupil usually for computer use,but can suit other occupational uses, particularly when there is a demand for intermediate vision for objects above eye-level.

Of the Soltes Neo it is type 1 and 2 that are most commonly prescribed and of the Home and office Neo it is the standard (25% of the add) that is the most widely used followed by the  Long (15% of the add.)
The specific design chosen will depend upon an individuals prescription and needs.

The effective power changes take place over:

  • Nikon Soltes 19mm  
  • Nikon Home & Office  22mm 
  • Varilux  Digitime by comparison is more compressed  over 12mm from near to intermediate / working distance power (for direct comparison with Soltes and Home and Office) and 24 mm including  the Ultra near power (+0.50D  for the Near and +0.25D for the Mid version +0.12D for the Room version) 
Nikon Spectacle lenses have the sophistcated technology made famous by Nikon albeit with camera lenses such as 
ED VR Nikon in-lens technology which improves image stability by automatically compensating for camera shake. 
AF-S NIKKOR lenses feature Nikon’s Silent Wave Motor (SWM). This technology converts “travelling waves” into rotational energy to focus the optics.

Home & Office 15%, 25% or 40% of the addition at the pupil height (Long,Standard,Wide) where power reduces above the pupil and increases below spreading the change across 22mm of the lens surface.

The main differences between the Home and Office Neo and the original Home and Office are:

Now calculated using Nikon’s NODE system
Fully aspheric-Available in three shifts  (the standard is the most popular  and the other two are equally split in second place )

People are not meant to drive in them but some have been known to – a little drop of the chin means they get adequate distance vision – but they are not recommended for driving.

The ugraded Soltes is to Soltes Neo Wide aspheric 4 shifts,NODE CustomWrap,Tilt,BVD

Factors to consider between Nikon Soltes & Nikon H&O

Do you “Mostly Sit/”, or Mostly Standing/Are you active in the office”?
Mostly Sit: Soltes Wide is preferred
SV Near replacement: Soltes Type 1 is preferred (very low shift, not much weaker power from near to intermediate) (eg for someone that reads in bed)
Computer/Desk/Multiple screen: Soltes Type 2 is preferred

Mostly Active/Standing/Some walking
H&O – Wide is preferred: for multiple screens, Monitors at eye level and seated at desk but can leave on to walk around office to printer etc when dipping head
H&O – Standard is preferred: for low screens eg laptop, or standing desk looking down at it. Can wear for walking to café etc without taking off. (eg someone in retail, a bank, a teacher)

Lens NameLens Type  Fit Parameters Heights Shifts Available Power at PupilNotes 
Anti-Fatigue  Nikon Modified   Single   VisionMonocular PD’s 
Heights,Distance Rx
Pupil height as per Progressive lens. Min Height 15mm0.50,0.75,1.00,and 1.25 shifts/adds Distance RxFor the relief of symptoms of visual fatigue (acccommodation/binocular vision issues) brought on by long periods of close work specifically on hand-held or portable digital devices
Relaxsee Modified   Single   VisionMonocular distance PD’s,heights,Distance Rx Pupil height as per Progressive lens. Min Height 17mmHas a 1.00D shift over 17mm Distance Rx As Above
Soltes Wide Extended   FocusMonocular distance PD’s,heights,Near Rx 4mm below Pupil centre 1.00D(SW1)
Reading Add -1/2 shift.
Eg Add +2.00 with SW2.
2.00-0.75=1.25D at pupil
Pupil centre is in the middle of the shift. Preferred head position for prolonged screen use. Shift is over 19mm for smooth power change
Home  and  OfficeIndoor Progressive Monocular distance PD’s,heights,Full Rx Pupil height as per Progressive lens. Does not have shift-just a range of Adds as per a progressive Distance Rx+ 1/4 Add
Eg plano Add+2.00
1/4×2.00=0.50D at pupil 
Distance power =10mm above pupil
1/4 of the add at pupil centre
Full Add 16mm below pupil 

Cameras improve by firmware update and are smaller and lighter with improved specifications eg nikon dslrs camera system vr lens, maximum aperture nikon (slr camera 105mm f/2.8 control ring.) Spectacle lenses as well have technological development continually.

Nikon spectacle lens tints

Nikon lenses are available in darker tints for sunwear use 

nikon sunglasses
Nikon lenses are also available in an array of lightly tinted lenses for that special fashion look. Not all tinted lens cut harmful UV rays
nikon arraite fashion
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