HOYA Vision Care Announces New Sensity® 2 Light Adaptive Lenses With Nearly Twice The Speed ​​Of Blending


Advanced lens technology delivers nearly twice the crossfading speed of its first generation

Demand for light-adaptive lenses increases by two-thirds1 of patients now report sensitivity

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, November 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The leader in ophthalmic lens technology, HOYA Vision Care, today announced the next generation of its light sensitive lenses. Two out of three eye patients are sensitive to light, making light-adaptive lenses a practical and comfortable everyday vision solution for most patients. A significant improvement over the previous generation of Sensity lenses, Sensity 2 lenses offer almost twice the crossfade speed – approximately 42% faster.

Building on more than five years of success with its first-generation Sensity® lenses, HOYA Vision Care has created a product that darkens quickly to a Category 3 sunglass tint, fades almost twice as fast to a clear lens on the inside, and still offers the same comfort, convenience and protection as the entire Sensity family – with 100% UV protection, reduced sun glare when activated and indoor and outdoor blue light protection2.

Available today, Sensity 2 lenses are available in three intense natural color options: Silver Grey, Bronze Brown and Emerald green. They are compatible with HOYA’s Single Vision, Backside Progressives and iD designs, as well as all current HOYA anti-reflective coatings.

Two key technological innovations underpin improved lens performance: Stabilight technology provides consistent performance and UV protection regardless of the climate, cold or hot. Precision technology ensures a microscopically precise spin-coating process, creating superior adhesion for high scratch resistance.

“We are excited to bring Sensity 2 lenses to market, providing an even faster fade that ECPs and their patients will greatly benefit from,” said Nick La MannaDirector of Product Management for HOYA Vision Care, North America. “Our continued focus on improving our products has made us an industry leader in light-adaptive lens technology, and these are no exception.”

Learn more about the features and benefits of Sensity 2 and other photochromic lenses at HOYAVision.com.

Interested ECPs can ask their HOYA Territory Sales Manager for more information on Sensity 2 Light Adaptive Lenses.

1. Harris Interactive Consumer Market Research Study, Global Report, November 2019: Usage behavior outdoors
2. Based on internal testing of average light transmission between 381nm and 500nm compared to a standard clear lens

About HOYA
Founded in 1941 in Tokyo, Japan, HOYA is a global technology and medical technology company, and a leading supplier of innovative high-tech and medical products. HOYA is active in the fields of health and information technology, providing eyeglasses, medical endoscopes, intraocular lenses, optical lenses, as well as key components for semiconductor devices, LCD panels and hard drives. With over 150 offices and subsidiaries worldwide, HOYA currently employs a multinational workforce of 37,000 people. To learn more, visit hoya.com.

About HOYA Vision Care
For more than 60 years, HOYA Vision Care has been a world leader in eyeglass lenses. With a presence in over 50 countries, HOYA Vision Care has proven expertise in lens design and free-form surfacing technology, combined with a leadership position in high-performance, quality AR coating. The company employs 16,000 people worldwide, with mass production facilities in Asia & Europe and over 40 local Rx labs around the world. To learn more, visit www.hoyavision.com.



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