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Research & Development

Essilor continues to invest millions of dollars in research and development each year—over $211 million in 2016.

That’s more than their top three competitors combined. From this research, they are able to reimagine and develop lenses that are unlike any other introduced before. And they don’t stop there. With more than 550 researchers in three Centers for Innovation and Technology based in Créteil, France, in Dallas, Texas, and in Singapore, their team continues to pioneer tomorrow’s vision solutions to help the world see even better.Essilor eye image