Crossbows’ Resource Library

Our Resource Library is our exclusive technical resource. Browse and read through technical papers on everything from our premium technologies to edge blending, access our newest marketing collateral and allow us to help you deliver better freeform lenses. Our Marketing Department will work with our clients to customise any materials contained within this section please contact [email protected].

Built In Technologies:

Technical Papers


Smooth Optics: PATENTED technology which provides optimum vision for the lens wearer. It is a radical approach which allows the lens design to be created with a very smooth mean power profile. Read more on Smooth Optics.


Digital EyeView: Digital EyeView uses raytracing technology to ensure superior performance across the entire lens. It uses specially developed software which optimises the entire lens to correct power errors. Read more about EyeView.

Crossbows Rx™


Introduction To The Software & Standard Features


Crossbows Rx™: Our innovative CrossbowsRx™ software is a stand-alone calculator or a web based system that facilitates the production of our advanced designs with state of the art ophthalmic technologies. Read more on our advanced freeform software.


Edge Blending: Edge Blending allows an improvement in the cosmetic appearance of higher powered lenses by altering their outer edges and making them lighter and thinner. Read more on our Edge Blending feature.

Marketing Collateral

Promotional Flyers

Custom V+: Our ultimate visual experience featuring 2nd Gen technology that ensures patient satisfaction. Read more about Custom V+.

Custom U: The Custom U design uses Digital EyeView technology to give a more consistent optical performance regardless of the prescription power. Custom U is recommended for presbyopes looking for an upgrade to their first progressive. Read more about Custom U.

Custom Basic: Our most popular design, Basic is an excellent all purpose progressive design. Read more about Custom Basic.

Custom Junior: The Junior progressive is designed specifically to help reduce the onset of myopia in young people between the ages of 8 and 16 years. Read more about Custom Junior.

Custom Single Vision:  Custom Single Vision is an aspheric lens design that delivers
enhanced visual performance for myopes and hypermetropes with a better clarity of vision through a reduction in the peripheral distortion.     Read more about Single Vision

Marketing Collateral

Design Catalogue

2021 Freeform Range catalogue Our NEW Freeform catalogue for 2021, the guide focuses on our core progressive designs, unique lifestyle lens and alternatives to bifocals and is packed full of great designs and state of the art technologies.