Welcome to the website and online community for the Z80 Accredited Standards Committee for Ophthalmic Optics.


Summer 2020 Meeting -
August 23-25, 2020 CANCELLED

We look forward to seeing you in 2021!
Sheraton Sand Key
1160 Gulf Blvd.
Clearwater Beach, FL 33767
Spring – April 25-27, 2021
Fall – October 24-26, 2021

Z80 Operating Procedures 
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Recently Approved Standards 
ANSI Z80.9-2020 - Ophthalmics - Devices For Low Vision was approved by ANSI in April 2020. Visit the ANSI web store to purchase this standard.

ANSI Z80.21-2020 - Instruments - General-Purpose Clinical Visual Acuity Charts was approved by ANSI in January 2020. Visit the ANSI web store to purchase this standard.

Z80.23-2018 - Ophthalmics – Corneal Topography and Tomography Systems - Standard Terminology, Requirements was approved by ANSI in November 2018. Visit the ANSI web store to purchase this standard.

Z80.35-2018 - Ophthalmics - Extended Depth of Focus Intraocular Lenses was approved by ANSI in September 2018. Visit the ANSI web store to purchase this standard.

Z80.10-2018 - Ophthalmics - Ophthalmic Instruments – Tonometers was approved by ANSI in September 2018. Visit the ANSI web store to purchase this standard.

Z80.30-2018 - Ophthalmics - Toric Intraocular Lenses was approved by ANSI in April 2018. Visit the ANSI web store to purchase this standard.

Z80.3-2018 - Ophthalmics - Nonprescription Sunglass and Fashion Eyewear Requirements was approved by ANSI in February 2018. Visit the ANSI web store to purchase this standard.

Z80.31-2017, Specifications for Ready-to-Wear Near-Vision Spectacles was approved by ANSI in December 2017. Visit the ANSI web store to purchase this standard.

Z80.37-2017, Ophthalmics – Slit-Lamp Microscopes was approved by ANSI in December 2017. Visit the ANSI web store to purchase this standard.

Z80.38 Light Hazard from Operation Microscopes Used in Ocular Surgery was approved by ANSI in July 2017. Visit the ANSI web store to purchase this standard.

Z80.28 Methods of Reporting Optical Aberrations of Eyes was approved by ANSI in May 2017. Visit the ANSI web store to purchase this standard.

Z80.18 Contact Lens Care Products - Vocabulary, Performance Specifications, and Test Methodology was approved by ANSI in December 2016. Visit the ANSI web store to purchase this standard.

Z80.20 Ophthalmics - Contact Lenses - Standard Terminology, Tolerances, Measurements and Physicochemical Properties was approved by ANSI in December 2016. Visit the ANSI web store to purchase this standard.

The Vision Council serves as the Secretariat to the ASC Z80 Committee. For more information about The Vision Council, visit www.thevisioncouncil.org