Fantastic Phoropter Art For America Recycles Day

Phoropters, you can't live without them and when they are old, what do you do with them? Try to sell? Donate them? Scrap metal? It is very hard to give up an expensive piece of equipment but some have successfully integrated them into art (see Phoropter Art) For America's Recycle Day our latest bit of Upcycling is this visionary piece of … [Read more...]

FastGrind Shipped to the U.S. Military across the World

Cincinnati, OH – October 2017 – Super Optical International has completed another shipment to the U.S. Military this year. FastGrind is utilized around the world by the U.S. Military to produce eyewear for our troops, as well as for humanitarian purposes. Super Optical is proud to offer its equipment to these men and women. They appreciate the … [Read more...]

Throwback Thursday: Reusing Vintage Optometry Chairs

For a ThrowBack Thursday, we forgot we ran this post in 2012. This guy was trying to sell his vintage optometry chair and made up all these places where you could put it. Was funny and cute. Thought we re-blog it again! I ran across this funny post from a guy who apparently was ranting about not being able to sell a 1950's vintage optometrist … [Read more...]

Are Mobile Eye Exams Telemedicine?

AOA and others are all fighting the advent of mobile eye exams like this is a new thing. Online eye exams and apps have been around it seems forever or at least for 6-8 years. Back in 2011 this was our list of 19 online 'eye exams: At Home Eye Exams Random Eye Chart iExam EyeXam iChart 2000– Phone and iPod touch Requires iPhone … [Read more...]

Meet The Experts At Luneau Technology USA At Vision Expo West

For those who are interested in looking at new instrumentation for their practice, a 'Meet The Experts' Event will be held at Booth LP7065 by Luneau Technology. Two optometrists will be going through a live demonstrations of the new Visionix Refraction Suite and will be talking about how the Suite helps them at the clinical level.  Where: … [Read more...]

Santinelli International takes Philly

July, 2017, Hauppauge, NY – Santinelli International, the leading distributor of lens finishing equipment, recently convened in Philadelphia, PA for their annual National Sales Meeting. July, 2017, Hauppauge, NY – Santinelli International, the leading distributor of lens finishing equipment, recently convened in Philadelphia, PA for their annual … [Read more...]

Super Optical Launches Profit Calculator for Eyecare Providers

Cincinnati, OH – April 2016 – Vision Expo East launched the formal debut of the all new Optical Profit Center showcasing how to increase profits at your practice through a small lab set-up and dispensing area. Super Optical, one of five contributing companies to the booth, found the best way to show increased profits was to offer an inter-active … [Read more...]

Santinelli International Expands Technical Support

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., April, 2017 – In a continuous effort to provide innovative customer service, Santinelli International has created a convenient way for customers to directly access its library of over 30 proprietary “AdvantEdge” Technical Support videos by utilizing QR Code technology. The lens finishing equipment leader premiered this … [Read more...]

Super Optical Recycling Waste With Shark Glass

Cincinnati, OH – 2016 – In an effort to be more eco-friendly, Super Optical International has teamed up with Shark Glass Recycling North America to use recycled windshield glass in their Cincinnati based lens manufacturing facility. Shark Glass Recycling is a market leader in the recycling of post-consumer windshields, providing solutions for both … [Read more...]

A.I.T. Industries Shows How To Customize Eyewear

Customization is the name of the game today. Some consumers are decorating their own eyewear, others are opting for interchangeable temples and 3D Printed eyewear. One of easiest, personalized and customized service an eyecare provider can offer is specialized and unique lenses. A.I.T. Industries right on trend has the right lab equipment to … [Read more...]

Santinelli Releases New Catalogue

2016, Hauppauge, NY – Santinelli International has recently expanded its selection of high-quality lens finishing equipment, supplies, frame parts, tools and accessories, as showcased in the company’s new catalog. The extensive product line now includes over 1,000 items providing dispensaries and finishing labs with convenient, “one-stop” shopping. … [Read more...]

EyeBeam Allows You To Customize Eyewear

Eye ­DNA announces release of Eye­Beam, a laser engraver for optical materials compatible with Eyedentify eyewear and accessories. This new machine enables the operator to easily create their own branded private label product, via engraving names and logos on plastic and metal eyewear in seconds. Eye­Beam features a laser for high­speed marking and … [Read more...]

Super Optical’s Presale of FastCoater at Vision Expo West

After collecting input from previous shows, focus groups, and beta tests; Super Optical International is gearing up to offer presales of its newest ECP profit center for in-office production, FastCoater. The new tabletop hard-coating machine was designed and implemented with the independent ECP in mind. FastCoater perfectly complements FastGrind, … [Read more...]

FastGrind/Super Optical Launches Blue Light Lens: BlueShield

The conversation around digital eye strain (DES), and the negative effects blue light can have on eye health has been a hot topic in the optical community. Super Optical International’s BlueShield blue light lenses, exclusively made for FastGrind, will be released at Vision Expo in Las Vegas. By utilizing BlueShield in conjunction with … [Read more...]

PUPIL: On-Demand Eye Exams That Come To You

A Colorado startup is aiming to make eye care more accessible by launching an on- demand vision testing service preformed in the comfort and convenience of the home or office. Patients simply book a day and time on Pupil’s website, and a professional technician arrives to oversee a 30 minute vision exam which determines their need for … [Read more...]