Research, aided by funding from the Benign Essential Blepharospasm Research Foundation, found that blepharospasm patients suffer from light sensitivity, and indicates that some sufferers of blepharospasm benefit from spectacles with a special tint called FL-41. It comes in different intensities and there are a number of companies that can make them. Not all opticians will have heard of FL-41 but you can tell them that there at least two in Australia. Both These companies are able to supply the FL-41 lenses to your optician.
1 – Zeiss, a major multinational company
Zeiss is a wholesale company only – FL41 lenses are supplied via an optometrist only.
2 – Eingefasst – in Western Australia
Eingefasst Specialty Fitting
Director & Technician – Andrea Dettinger
U/4 324 Orrong Road, Welshpool WA 6106
Phone 0400 768 257
Email – email@example.com
Eingefasst is happy to be contacted if you would like more information about the FL-41 glasses.
3 – Provision Eye Care
Provison Eye Care Is the largest network of independent optometrists in Australia. FL-41 lenses are supplied by CR Surfacing
4 – CR Surfacing
CR Surfacing is an Australian optical lens manufacturer, located in Melbourne, Victoria – FL41 lenses are supplied via an optometrist only.
5 – SpecSavers
Specsavers Australia wide can provide the FL-41 tint to new glasses. Their FL-41 lenses are supplied by Zeiss.
6 – RX Safety is another known supplier of the FL-41tint – this is a wholesale lab only, supply of prescription lenses can only be made to optometrists only. This company has an excellent ‘Fact Sheet’ on FL-41 tint
What the the FL-41 lenses looks like
The light example is about a 30% tint and the dark approx. 70% .