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Multifocal and Multifocal Toric soft contact lenses with 25 years of experience

In 2022, mark’ennovy celebrates its 25th anniversary. In 1997, Georges Sarrouf founded the company in Madrid, specialising in bespoke, conventional contact lenses and, 25 years later, is still at the helm as CEO. The company has become a market leader for the manufacture of individually crafted contact lenses. Continuous innovation and advancement define our corporate culture. This […]

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July 2022

What efficacy can we expect of MYLO after one year of use?

A study looks at the efficacy of MYLO: a monthly disposable silicone hydrogel contact lens designed with BHVI‘s patented EDOF technology to slow the progression of myopia. EDOF technology has previously been studied in terms of visual performance and efficacy in slowing myopic progression. Also, some data on short-term visual effects of MYLO have recently […]

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May 2022

Analysing Dropout to Understand Contact Lens Wear Satisfaction 

As we saw in our previous blog post, contact lens usage dramatically decreases around age 40. Maybe it is worth taking the time to analyse why this happens.  This critical age overlaps with the beginning of presbyopia for several patients, so this is essentially related to multifocal and multifocal toric contact lenses. Patients may start […]

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April 2022

Coming Soon! The New, Updated My’Ennovy Portal 

The My’Ennovy portal has long been a useful tool in most of our customers’ toolkits. In recent months, we’ve been working hard to redesign the My’Ennovy portal making it even better and more helpful.  We’re proud to introduce the NEW My’Ennovy portal: it’s simple, modern and, most importantly, useful. The portal has been streamlined, with […]

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March 2022

The Moment for Presbyopia

Around 20% of the world´s population is presbyopic, but only 8% wear contact lenses as their primary mode of correction. Learn about presbyopia in this post! What is Presbyopia? Presbyopia is a gradual reduction of the eye’s ability to focus accurately on near objects. It starts to affect vision at around 40 years. Near and […]

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March 2022

MULTIFOCAL TORIC CONTACT LENSES: DEBUNKING MYTHS. PART 2

WHAT IS THE MINIMUM AMOUNT OF ASTIGMATISM THAT SHOULD BE CORRECTED?  With a contact lens, astigmatism of -0.75 dioptres would have to be corrected. If only the sphere was to be corrected, -0.50 dioptres would be the amount that could be left uncorrected with the patient still having an optimal visual acuity. This is true […]

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March 2022

MULTIFOCAL TORIC CONTACT LENSES: DEBUNKING MYTHS. PART 1 

Often, we think that fitting toric multifocal contact lenses is complicated. In some cases, it is due to a lack of experience with these designs, sometimes due to lack of time, and sometimes because we think they are not profitable for our business.  In this blog, we are going to guide you through fitting multifocal […]

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March 2022

25th Anniversary: Niche Does Not Mean Small 

In 2022, mark’ennovy celebrates its 25th anniversary. In 1997, Georges Sarrouf founded the company in Madrid, specialising in bespoke, conventional contact lenses and, 25 years later, is still at the helm as CEO. The company has undergone transformations within this time frame – becoming a market leader for the manufacture of individually crafted contact lenses […]

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February 2022

What effects does MYLO produce on children’s vision in the short term?

A study looks at the short-term vision effects of MYLO: a monthly disposable silicone hydrogel contact lens designed with BHVI‘s patented EDOF technology to slow the progression of myopia.  The EDOF technology of MYLO has previously been studied in terms of visual performance and efficacy in slowing myopic progression.  This pseudo-experimental clinical study was conducted […]

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January 2022

Multifocal contact lenses: also for your astigmatic patients

mark’ennovy specialises in multifocal soft contact lenses for all types of presbyopic eyes and levels of astigmatism. Did you know that… Holden et al. estimated that the global prevalence of presbyopia is increasing to 1.8 billion people by 2050?​ This is the reason why contact lenses for presbyopia are gaining momentum: Contact lenses, in general, […]

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January 2022

MYLO: Myopia Management

Discover more about myopia management. Recent years have seen the devastating impact of global health crises – the most notable being Covid-19, of course – but what of the other, less ‘media-present’ crises, such as the myopia crisis?  Over the past decade, the prevalence of myopia has increased around the world. Some studies estimate that […]

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September 2021

Xtensa SiHy – the moulded silicone hydrogel family!

Xtensa SiHy is mark’ennovy’s moulded silicone hydrogel family. For patients whose parameters fall within the standard range and whose eyes would benefit from a silicone hydrogel material, Xtensa SiHy is an excellent starting point. Xtensa SiHy’s Technical Description Xtensa SiHy is a monthly silicone hydrogel contact lens. It provides exceptional vision, eye health, and comfort. […]

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August 2021

Soft Contact Lenses with UV Filter. Everything you need to know

In mark´ennovy we understand the importance of giving your patient the highest standard of UV protection, specially during the summertime. Therefore, we have created a guide to remember what UV radiation is, its types and what filters can be found in contact lenses. “Everyone is exposed to UV radiation from the sun and an increasing number […]

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July 2021

mark’ennovy Is Open and At Your Service

  Dear Valued Customer,    As we face these difficult times, mark’ennovy, and all key departments for order fulfilment, including Customer Care, Manufacturing and Logistics are fully operational to meet your needs and those of your customers. Our plan to ensure satisfactory service levels for the supply of our soft contact lenses is closely aligned with the new measures taken by the Spanish government to fight the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).     Frequently […]

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March 2020

MYLO: A new myopia management contact lens from mark’ennovy powered by technology of brien holden vision institute ltd

Myopia’s impact on vision and ocular health, along with its growing prevalence among the general population, is of growing concern among the eye care sector.   Studies estimate that myopia will affect five billion people worldwide by 2050, while in Europe the myopic population will increase from 22% to 56% within the next 30 years1. […]

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March 2019

A new presbyopia lens from mark’ennovy, powered by the brien holden vision institute

Why is presbyopia such a big deal? Currently, in Europe alone, there are around 340 million people over the age of 45 in need of some degree of correction for near vision1. Studies estimate that 1.8 billion people worldwide will be presbyopic by 20501. However, considering contact lens wear, presbyopia tends to increase patient dropout. […]

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March 2019

The brien holden vision institute ltd and mark’ennovy take on myopia and presbyopia in the united states

The Brien Holden Vision Institute Ltd, a leading global translational research and vision correction centre, and mark’ennovy, the No.1 independent manufacturer of premium precision soft contact lenses, have signed a second licensing agreement to bring to market a moulded soft contact lens with Brien Holden Vision Institute’s patented Extended Depth of Focus (EDOF) design to […]

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March 2019

Same Individually Crafted Quality, Brand New Look

mark’ennovy Updates the Packaging for Its Most Popular Monthly Lenses   Precision, quality and a more personalised approach to fitting contact lenses are the qualities that have come to define mark’ennovy. These same qualities have inspired our new packaging design.   Five years ago, mark’ennovy updated their brand identity, bringing a similar look and feel […]

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March 2019

World Keratoconus Day 2018

Every year, World Keratoconus Day is celebrated on the 10th of November to create more awareness for this disorder. As a champion of the uniqueness of every eye and a provider of precision soft contact lenses to improve one’s eyesight and quality of life, mark’ennovy supports the effort to generate a greater consciousness for this […]

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November 2018

Mark’ennovy Completes Growth Funding

Accelerating global development for the leader in custom fit extended range contact lenses    28 September, 2018 Mark’ennovy Personalized Care, European-based provider of precision contact lenses, is pleased to announce the completion of a significant debt and equity funding package. Bond Capital Partners, a London based, independent investor and advisor to small and medium-sized businesses […]

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October 2018

World Retinitis Pigmentosa Day 2018

Every year, World Retinitis Pigmentosa Day is celebrated on the last Sunday of September to create awareness for this disorder, the consciousness level for which is extremely low in society today.   Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP) is a group of rare genetic disorders affecting the cells in the retina (photoreceptors) causing their breakdown and subsequent loss. […]

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September 2018

A new myopia management lens from mark’ennovy

Myopia: An Epidemic that Affects Us Locally. Over the last few years, myopia has become a trending topic among eye care academics, practitioners and contact lens manufacturers alike. Why is this? What is the big deal about myopia?   For most eye care professionals, myopia is just a refractive error that they confront every day: […]

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May 2018

Where does blue light really come from?

Industry communication focuses on digital devices as the primary source of harmful blue light. The sun, however, is the light source we should be most concerned about. It is ten times more powerful than any artificial light source (1), and the leading source of harmful blue and UV light (280 – 450nm).   The sun […]

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February 2018

New edge design: better comfort for Saphir RX & Blu:gen contact lenses

mark’ennovy: in constant pursuit of the most eye-opening contact lens wearing experience As part of our philosophy to continuously improve the technology and design behind our contact lenses, we are pleased to announce the introduction of a new edge design, resulting in better comfort for our complete range of Blu:gen and Saphir Rx monthly contact […]

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February 2018

Partnership between the Brien Holden vision institute and Markennovy

The Brien Holden Vision Institute, a Leading Translational Research Vision Correction Centre in the world, and mark’ennovy, the No.1 independent manufacturer of premium monthly replacement Contact Lenses, are proud to announce their Strategic Partnership, having signed a worldwide exclusive licensing agreement to bring to market a new design soft contact lenses, in Silicone Hydrogel, specifically […]

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September 2017

Making it personal is what sets us apart

Every eye is unique, they come in all different shapes and sizes, some steeper, some flatter, some larger, some smaller, and with varying degrees of astigmatism from a little to a lot. And this, before you enter the complex world of prescription from short sighted to long, and the challenges of managing presbyopia.   Every […]

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September 2017

Mark’ennovy

mark'ennovy is a custom monthly soft contact lens manufacturer. We believe that you should be able to fit the right lens to every prescription, that’s why we start with the eye’s own unique measurements, and then individually craft a lens to match. Our unrivalled combination of contact lens parameters, geometries, materials, and expert technical advice, is backed by world class manufacturing technology and an exclusive focus on the Eye Care Professional.