Optixx of Switzerland says its ixxlens+ was preferred in a comparison test against the best-selling progressives by 70 percent of the customers polled. Developed with MoldSolutions, the new fully aspheric lens uses free-form mold processing technology. It is available in standard C39 and in a new material, MR20, which is 30 percent thinner and lighter. It features full UV absorption. It has higher thermal resistance than other high-index materials and an abbe value of 42.