About us


Points de Vue, the International Review of Ophthalmic Optics created by Essilor International in 1979, is an expert-to-expert publication sharing the latest knowledge on Vision Science, Clinical Practice, Market Insights, Patient Needs, Innovative Solutions and more.

As such, Points de Vue is committed to providing all Eye Care Professionals involved in prescription with forward-looking and useful information for their practices and effective patient care.


The review develops important themes through multidisciplinary perspectives delivered by recognized experts. The authors of articles are key opinion leaders (KOLs), scientists, ophthalmologists, optometrists, academicians, market research specialists, etc.

Points de Vue is published online (open access content, regular basis release) and in print (bi-annual release).  It is distributed globally and reaches over 100,000 readers in 186 countries. The review (print) is available in 5 languages: English, French, German, Spanish and Chinese.

To ensure both credibility and impartiality of the content, we do not fund signed articles, and in the same way we offer the content for free for end-readers.

Our Editorial Board and Scientific Board are both represented by multidisciplinary and multicultural members.