Accredited Standards Committee Z80
The Vision Council serves as Secretariat, or administrator of the Z80 standards committee. ASC Z80 is the only entity accredited by ANSI to develop national standards in the ophthalmic optics field. A separate website, www.z80asc.com, supports this committee. Some of the content on that website is restricted to Z80 members.
To purchase any of the standards listed below, please visit the ANSI webstore here.
If you have an interest in joining ASC Z80 please contact Michael Vitale at [email protected] for assistance.
National standards developed by Z80 are:
Z80.1-Prescription Spectacle Lenses
Z80.3-Nonprescription Sunglass & Fashion Eyewear Requirements
Z80.5-Requirements for Ophthalmic Frames
Z80.2-Physical, Mechanical Properties
Z80.9-Devices for Low Vision
Z80.11-Laser Systems for Corneal Reshaping
Z80.12-Multifocal Intraocular Lenses
Z80.13-Phakic Intraocular Lenses
Z80.18-Contact Lens Care Products, Vocabulary, Performance Specifications, and Test Methodology
Z80.20-Contact Lenses- Standard Terminology, Tolerances, Measurements and Physicochemical Properties
Z80.21-General-Purpose Clinical Visual Acuity Charts
Z80.23-Corneal Topography Systems- Standard Terminology, Requirements
Z80.27-Aqueous Shunts for Implantable Glaucoma Devices
Z80.28-Methods for Reporting Optical Aberrations of the Eyes
Z80.30-Toric Intraocular Lenses
Z80.31-Specifications for Single-Vision Ready-to-Wear Near-Vision Spectacles
ASC Z80 Secretariat
The Vision Council