What Makes EnChroma Glasses Different from the Competition?

What Makes EnChroma Glasses Different from the Competition?

At EnChroma, we’ve spent more than 10 years developing groundbreaking lens technology to help address red-green colour blindness. We’re constantly improving, conducting research and developing new technology to bring you better colour vision.

Since we invented EnChroma technology, competitors have sprung up around us claiming to provide the same enhanced colour vision benefits that EnChroma lenses provide, but our glasses are different.

The difference is in the science. We combine the latest in colour perception neuroscience, optical dyes, lens material innovations, and manufacturing techniques to deliver colour blind glasses that are scientifically proven to stimulate the brain’s colour processing center and enhance colour vision. Our competitors can’t claim those same benefits.

How Do Competitors’ Glasses Work?

While our competition claims to provide the same benefits as EnChroma glasses, their glasses often distort colour vision rather than improve it. Many of our competitors simply apply a red filter to their lenses, similar to any normal pair of tinted glasses. This can make greens appear darker and enhance the colour of objects that are red. However, instead of enhancing your colour vision, these glasses are only adding a red tint to everything you see. They impede your accurate colour vision to give you the perception that they’re improving it!

How Do EnChroma Glasses Work?

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EnChroma glasses have been specifically developed for those with red-green color blindness and are backed by years of research, development and scientific studies that prove EnChroma lenses do more than just tint your view of the world. Our glasses utilize a specialized notch-filter that works with your light-sensitive cone cells to actually improve your colour vision.

The notch filter selectively blocks certain wavelengths of light where confusion or excessive overlap of colour sensitivity occurs. The red and green photoreceptor cone signals are altered to create a greater amount of difference in colour discrimination along the so-called “confusion line” for colour blind individuals.

Our latest lenses improve upon our proven formula and deliver up to 35% better colour performance than ever before and are scientifically proven to stimulate your brain’s colour vision processing, unlike our competitors. EnChroma glasses actually enhance colour differentiation for those with red-green colour blindness while leaving other colours unaffected. Our glasses have even been shown to improve users’ colour vision when they’re not wearing their EnChroma glasses, something none of our competitors can claim.

How Can I Try EnChroma Glasses?

EnChroma glasses are effective for protan and deutan red-green colour blindness. Check out our colour blindness test and lens guide and find out which EnChroma lenses are right for you. You can also visit one of our retailers and try EnChroma lenses for yourself!

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