Breaking News-Briot Signs As Sponsor!!

Great News, Briot USA signs as sponsor with The Optical Vision Site! For those who don't know Briot they are an optical Lab Equipment Company out of Cummings, Georgia. A global company, Briot was first established in France in 1934 by Joseph Briot and came to be known for their innovative lens edging equipment. Any company that has been in business … [Read more...]

Happy St. Patrick’s Day From The Optical Vision Site

Thank you Super Systems Optical for this super St. Patrick's Day picture, it is very Opti-fun and demonstrates the resourcefulness and creativity that  we are coming to expect from Super Systems Optical! The Optical Vision Site would like to say Happy St. Patrick's Day! … [Read more...]

Eye On Digital Signage Product Comparisons- Things To Know

You see Digital Signage everyplace, at the Gas Station, at the grocery store, at the Bank, because digital signage sells products. (I know, last time at the gas station, I bought a cup of coffee which I never do!). It's hard not to know which system could be right for you. Paul Salsberg over at EyeStarTV wanted to improve their digital Signage … [Read more...]

Sharp VA Visual Acuity System- Engages Patients and Creates Wow!

I never thought much about wowing the customer with Visual Acuity Systems until last week when I took my neighbor to the ophthalmologist and I looked at his system. You know what I thought ' This guy is charging so much and his exam room is yukky and the Visual Acuity system was old and yellowed'- I was questioning whether he was updated and knew … [Read more...]

Santinelli Museum Showcases Old And New At Vision Expo

Santinelli International’s Exhibits the Old With the New at VEE I actually started out in this business working in a optical lab over 30 years ago. Yes, the good old days, where everything in the lab was done by hand, I will tell you I got really good at Slab Offs and tinting!. Barbara Wagner over at Santinelli International just let us know … [Read more...]

Super Optical Astounds Us Again- Check Out Their Valentine!

We just love John Corsini, over at Fast Grind International who again demonstrates a great sense of humor and a creative side of his personality. Don't you just love his Valentine Day Card!! For those who don't know, The Fast Grind surfacing machine is meant for smaller offices who want to save money, time and exceed eyecare customer … [Read more...]

Santinelli Sales Meeting In Florida

The retail sales team of Santinelli International, the exclusive NIDEK lens edger distributor in the U.S., converged for its annual National Sales Meeting in South Florida in early January. The focus of the meeting was new product review, advanced product training, and the development of strategies to increase our clients’ profitability and … [Read more...]

Eco Friendly Lab Equipment Saves Money and Environment

Totally Optical ( wrote this great article on Eco Friendly Lab equipment! The optical industry is a little behind in the green, eco eyecare movement, and it's good to know that lab equipment is catching up. What is even better, our sponsor are some of the eyecare suppliers that offer eco friendly options! 'It seems as … [Read more...]

Optical Specialists Offers ‘Acuity With A Vision’

I'm tooling around Vision Expo in the equipment area and run across Bill Schwartz of Optical Specialists and we get to talking about everything he does and plus Visual Acuity Systems. It is very obvious to me that Bill loves equipment and technology. He fixes ophthalmic equipment for therapy, he does digital signage, he is into technology and he … [Read more...]

Unique Table Grows Plants and Cleans Air In Waiting Room

We had done a previous post on air quality- this amazing low table not only is a natural purifier- growing plants right in your waiting room without soil. The Oxygen of Green Low Table by industrial designer Mingling Wang, uses a plant called Tillandsias to purify the air as opposed to loud energy- consuming air purification gadgets. You and your … [Read more...]

Hilco Tool Giveway- Optician Works

Hilco Tool Give-Away 16 Chances to Win- It's Easy Opticianworks and Hilco have come together to offer you a chance to win one of the following: One of 2 complete sets of 8 pieces of Hilco Ergo Pliers 1 of 12 PD Sticks 1 Pair of Hilco Ergo Flat- Round Snipe Pliers 1 Pair of Hiclo Ergo Wide- Jaw Pliers Rules: Register by July … [Read more...]