Apple Vision Pro Headset Supports Prescription Inserts for Glasses Wearers

Apple today announced the Apple Vision Pro, a wearable augmented and virtual reality headset. Because of the way the headset fits against the face, it does not accommodate glasses, but Apple has a solution for those who need prescription lenses.

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Apple is partnering with Zeiss to offer Zeiss Optical Inserts that can be customized to each person's vision prescription. The inserts will attach to the Vision Pro lenses magnetically, allowing for precise viewing and eye tracking.

There is no word yet on what the Zeiss prescription inserts will cost, but Apple says that vision correction accessories will be sold separately.

Glasses wearers will need a valid prescription to get the inserts, and not all prescriptions will be supported, so there will be some limitations that might prevent some people from using the headset.

The Vision Pro headset will be available in early 2024 and it will be priced starting at $3,499.

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TheYayAreaLiving ?️ Avatar
14 months ago
Great for those that wear glasses! But I have a feeling they will not be cheap.



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anselpela Avatar
14 months ago
Can’t wait until this device is just a pair of glasses.
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munpip214 Avatar
14 months ago
*LASIK required for best viewing experience.
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dustin_ Avatar
14 months ago
$500 USD for the set? More?
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ShivneelSingh Avatar
14 months ago
Hopefully they sell each insert separately since some people have different prescriptions for each eye.
Score: 15 Votes (Like | Disagree)
nutmac Avatar
14 months ago
Hopefully one day, Apple Vision will be nearly as small as regular eyeglasses.
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