Wear your appropriate glasses on the road

All road users with visual impairments have to wear corrective equipment at all times.
If you do not see well at far or near distances and your age is

You should wear your eyeglasses or contact lenses to correct your...

Myopia, or near-sightedness is an eyesight disorder caused by an eye that is too long.

A person with myopia sees badly in far vision but well in near vision.


Hyperopia, or far-sightedness, is an eyesight defect due to an eye that is too short.

A person with hyperopia sees badly in near vision but well in far vision. Hyperopia is the opposite of myopia.

You should wear your eyeglasses or contact lenses to correct your...

Caused by the ageing of the crystalline lens, it changes shape less easily and the subject sees less and less well in near vision.

Everybody over the age of forty suffers from presbyopia.

To correct your presbyopia, wear the appropriate eyeglasses.

Bifocal eyeglasses wearers reported more difficulties with tasks requiring changes in focus (1).

Progressive lenses or contact lenses are the most appropriate solutions.

A progressive lens insures, thanks to a smooth transition between each zone, a good vision wherever you look.

Glare affects everyone's vision depending on their sensitivity.
Protect yourself in all conditions...

When driving on sunny day, wear sunglasses corrected or not

In UK, glare of the sun causes nearly 3,000 accidents a year (2).

By eliminating reflected glare, polarized lenses improve driver reaction time by up to 0.3 seconds. When traveling at 80km/h, this allows drivers to stop up to 7 meters quicker (3).

The effect of blurred vision at night is especially important..

The effect of blurred vision at night is especially important. You are 2 to 4 times more likely to have a fatal crash at night (4).

When wearing eyeglasses, protect yourself from light reflections.

The use of lenses with antireflective coating reduces halos and recovery times under night vision conditions (5).

Sharpness of vision and contrast are improved.


(1) 2009, Chu, BS, et al., « Effect of presbyopic vision corrections on perceptions of driving difficulty ». Eye and Contact Lens : Science & Clinical Practice
(2) 2013, Road Accidents Great Britain 2012, Department for Transport
(3) 2009, Zikos, G.A., et al., Contrast Sensitivity and Reaction Times with Polarized and Tinted Lenses in a Driving Environment. Association for Research in Vision and Opthalmology
(4) 2014, Wood, J., et al., « Differential Effects of Refractive Blur on Day and Nighttime Driving Performance ». Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science
(5) 2008, Mashige, K.P, et al., « The effect of anti-reflection coating on glare threshold and recovery under scotopic conditions ». The South African Optometrist