FastGrind Releases New ADDvantage HD Plus Digital Progressive Lenses

Cincinnati, OH – November 2015 - As FastGrind rounds out a busy year of product launches and upgrades, the official release of their newest lens is here. ADDvantage HD Plus digital progressive lenses are now available for an enhanced in-office lens surfacing experience with FastGrind. ADDvantage HD Plus is the latest lens upgrade from their … [Read more...]

Vision Ease Acquires Daemyung Optical For Expanded Product Range

RAMSEY, Minn. (Nov., 2015) – Ophthalmic lens manufacturer VISION EASE immediately expands its product portfolio and distribution capabilities with the acquisition of Daemyung Optical Co. Ltd. (DMO). Details of the deal were not disclosed. DMO is the second largest optical lens manufacturer in Korea, with two production facilities in South Korea … [Read more...]

Vision Ease Lens Launches SunRX Poly 75 mm Blue Lenses

To meet growing consumer interest in polarized lens color options, VISION EASE broadens its SunRx product line with new SunRx polycarbonate SFSV 75mm blue lenses. SunRx blue lenses are immediately available in 4.00, 6.25 and 8.50 base curves. Blue lenses are ideal for active consumers looking to enhance visibility for tennis and golf, and … [Read more...]

Shamir AR Coating Glacier Available At Walman Optical

Shamir Insight of Freeform® progressive lenses, announced their AR Coating, Glacier PLUS UV, is now available to order from Walman Optical. On September 25, 2015, Shamir executives Raanan Naftalovich, CEO, and Rich Dailey, VP of Sales & Business Development, celebrated with Walman executives Marty Bassett, CEO, and Bryan Schueler, VP, as the … [Read more...]

Vision Ease Video Sends A Great Message To Be Our Best

We love this Vision Ease Video with a great customer service message. The message: empowering people, businesses and society to be their best. They listened to their customers, trying to understand their and the consumer needs and invested in scientific discovery to improve lives through better vision. Great message.   … [Read more...]

Lens Trend: Tints On Demand Technology

Adlens started the movement of adjustable focusing eyewear. The NBT (Next Big Thing) will be the adjustable tints or so called Tints on Demand. This eyewear/ lenses technology will allow the wearer to adjust their own tints via a knob on the side of the frame. This is not new technology,  In 2007, the University of Washington introduced their … [Read more...]

Vision Ease Reveals New Brand Strategy At VEW 2015

Focusing on the needs of modern optical consumers and the businesses who serve them, VISION EASE will reveal its new brand strategy at Vision Expo West. “Empowering individuals, businesses and society to be their best” is the company’s new brand promise, and will drive future product innovations and service solutions. “Our new brand promise … [Read more...]

Adlens Launches Solutions To Protect Eyes From Blue Light

Adlens®, the global leader in adjustable focus eyewear, has announced a second version of Adlens Interface ™­­, the optical solution that protects eyes from 80% of the most harmful artificial blue light1 emitted by digital screens. Artificial blue light is a leading cause of digital eye strain, a physical discomfort that can be felt after … [Read more...]

Shamir Relax Is Now Available Through VSP

San Diego, CA – September 2015 – Shamir Insight, Inc. announces that their fatigue relief Freeform® design, RelaxTM, geared toward the millennial generation, is now available through VSP. RelaxTM is designed for patients who suffer from eyestrain associated with prolonged accommodation. Shamir RelaxTM is available to order for VSP patients … [Read more...]

Signet Launches Kodak Lenses For Independent Eyecare Professionals

Signet Armorlite Announces KODAK Lens Professional Series – KODAK Lenses for the Independent Eyecare Professional Carlsbad, CA (August, 2015)-Signet Armorlite is pleased to announce a reorganization of Kodak-branded lenses and services under the all-new KODAK Lens Professional Series name. The KODAK Lens Professional Series includes KODAK … [Read more...]

Younger Optics Announces Transitions® Signature™ VII

Torrance, Calif., August 2015 – Now more bifocal wearers can enjoy the unsurpassed photochromic performance of Transitions® Signature™ VII lenses. Developed jointly by Transitions Optical and Younger Optics, Transitions Signature VII polycarbonate composite flat top 28 lenses are now available, offered to the market exclusively by Younger Optics … [Read more...]

We Live in a Beautiful World

I am feeling very colorful and “unique” wearing my new Kodak Unique HD Progressive Lenses made by Signetek. They have greater color contrast for a more dynamic viewing experience. I really like the market positioning that Signet Armorlite has taken with the Kodak Lens brand as color is such a key part of our visual experience, “we live in a … [Read more...]

iCoat Launches Blue Light Filtering AR Coating

Blue light has become a very hot topic and will continue to be an issue as technology continues to grow. A leader in coatings, iCoat optical surfacing lab developed “Indigo, a new blue light filtering AR coating. Indigo™ AR features selective blue light blocking technology ()that helps minimize high-energy blue-violet light thereby reducing … [Read more...]

Luzerne Optical Launches TheraBlue™ For Blue Light Protection

Luzerne Optical Laboratories, Ltd., the largest single location, family-owned and operated independent wholesale optical laboratory in the United States, is pleased to announce the release of TheraBlue™, the latest technology in HEV Blue Light Protection. TheraBlue™ is an almost clear lens unlike other Blue Light protection products … [Read more...]

Vision Ease Introduces LifeRx® FSV Vivid AR Lenses

RAMSEY, MINN. (Aug. , 2015) – To improve consumers’ choice of light-responsive lenses, Vision Ease expands its line of photochromics with LifeRx FSV Vivid AR. The polycarbonate lenses are coated with Vision Ease’s proprietary Vivid AR, for unparalleled clarity and cleanability. LifeRx lenses are recognized for their lightweight comfort and … [Read more...]