Essilor India is a 100% subsidiary of Essilor International. The Company through its excellent services, quality products and a wide network of distributors and franchise labs has been able to revolutionize the Indian ophthalmic lens market and cause a shift from the predominant glass lenses to the safer and more superior plastic lenses.
Essilor entered the Indian Market through a joint venture with SRF Limited, New Delhi in 1998. The Indian Subsidiary was incorporated as Essilor SRF Optics Private Limited. The company has since risen to the position of market leader in the Indian Plastic Lens segment of the Ophthalmic Industry. After the exit of SRF Limited at the end of 2004, the company changed its name to Essilor India Private Limited.
Essilor offers a wide range of the world's best lenses- "Varilux" range of Progressive Lenses, "Crizal" Hard Multicoated Lenses ,"Optifog" anti-fog technology ,"Airwear" polycarbonate lenses to suit all lifestyles and "Titus" Hard Coated Lenses - which have set benchmarks for quality and performance. Besides these products, Essilor has an impressive array of photo chromic, tinted and high index lenses as well as lenses for special applications. Essilor also has brought international best practices into India in the areas of training and promotional activities