A.I.T. Industries Launches New WECO Tracer/Blocker At VEE16

AIT Industries is launching the new WECO C.6 Tracer/Blocker at at Vision Expo East in New York.  The WECO C.6  is the first dedicated blocker featuring wave-front power mapping technology. This advanced feature allows you to see progressive lens designs with the lens shape superimposed, making edging progressives lenses incredibly fast and easy for … [Read more...]

New LE 1200 Lens Edger By Santinelli @ VEE 2016

At Vision Expo East 2016, Santinelli International will be introducing the all-new LE-1200 Lens Edger. The model features a newly designed multi-frame tracer, software that offers a shorter cycle time for higher productivity and a special tailored min- bevel function. In addition, Santinelli will unveil a NEW trade show booth featuring eight … [Read more...]

It’s Not Too Late To Make Your Equipment Purchases

Capital Expenditures are one the top ways to get tax write offs. It is not too late to get your equipment now. Congress passed a tax extension package(source: Section 179.org) that includes a modification to Section 179 tax deductions so that they are applicable on up to $500,000 in equipment expenditures, permanently. Many of these companies are … [Read more...]

Santinelli Associates Build Fifth Habitat for Humanity Home

The associates at Santinelli International are at it again, participating in their 5th Habitat for Humanity Home Build on October 10, 2015. Not only did the associates open up their tool chests, they also opened up their wallets to provide necessary funds required for build materials needed on site at the Long Island, NY home. Not only did the … [Read more...]

Briot Launches New Technology

Cumming, GA: Briot USA, a brand of the Luneau Technology Group is pleased to announce the launch of the Attitude, a new edging system that unveils advanced new technology with features geared towards increasing ease of use and broadening the scope of capabilities for opticians. Key new features include state of the art tracing technology, faster … [Read more...]

Luneau Technology x AIT Industries

Cumming, GA: The Luneau Technology Group, which develops, manufactures, and markets Briot and Weco edgers, and Visionix wavefront based refraction and diagnostic instruments is pleased to announce the merger of AIT Industries based in Bensenville, IL with its Briot USA Subsidiary. Luneau Technology USA consists of the Briot and Visionix brands.  … [Read more...]

Phor-gasmic Phoropter Art

Every year for National Eye Exam Month in August we do an annual post that highlights Eye Exams with either Eye Charts or Phoropters. Our search this year brought some some Phorgasmic Art that we just had to share. Window Dressing is an art form that everybody enjoys. This window included a phoropter face on a mannequin. Love the idea and why … [Read more...]

Super Systems Optical Technologies is Now Super Optical International

Cincinnati, OH – June 2015 – Super Optical International, known previously as Super Systems Optical Technologies, has updated their name and logo. As the leader in technology and supplies for in-office optical solutions since 1923, Super Optical International has spent the last year making upgrades to their product lines and website to meet the … [Read more...]

Smartphone Eye Exams Launch in New York

First it was the $29.00 eye exam. Then came the Eye Exam Kiosk. Several years ago, the first Eye Exam apps were launched. Now it is Blink, a new mobile Eye Exam launched in New York. Blink a product of EyeNetra, is a mobile friendly eye exam that will come to you for $75.00. A 'Visioneer' comes to your location and will use other devices instead … [Read more...]

Santinelli Introduces Silicone Adhesive Nose Pad Cushion Kit

Hauppauge, NY - The new Silicone Adhesive Nose Pad Cushion Kit from Santinelli International includes thirty pairs of individually-wrapped cushions in three sizes: small, medium and large. These self-adhesive nose pad cushions are made of high-quality silicone pads, sourced from B&S GmbH. Neatly packaged and sold in a self-contained … [Read more...]

I Love the Caribbean – They Love FastGrind

I love the Caribbean and have taken many vacations there over my adult life time, visiting a lot of different islands. Antigua was my first and when I fell instantly in love with the region. I probably fell in love because my first visit was during a rainy cold winter from native England. But it wasn’t just the sparkling blue sea and sunshine it … [Read more...]

How To Offer 3D Printed Eyewear In Your Office

We have been writing about 3D printed eyewear for years. New company 3-D Frame solutions has made it easier for eyecare professionals to offer in-house customized eyewear using a 3D printer: Press Release: 3-D Frame Solutions is revolutionizing the future of eyewear through innovative software specializing in the art of custom printing of … [Read more...]

New Rimless Edge Mounting Device For Labs And Opticians

Dennis G. Zelazowski, inventor of the Chemistrie and Physics eyewear systems, grew frustrated with difficulty of mass producing rimless and clip­ons by manual means. Pliers are difficult to balance on frames and lenses, repeated hand compressions in the lab is fatiguing, and poor quality output results from these issues. The Rimless Bench Press … [Read more...]

Pop Up Eyewear Store For Sale On Ebay

For years we have been writing about POP Up Stores as the big trend. This very cute and ready to go Eyeglass Trailer was seen ebay. Shipping out of Georgia, it is perfect for Street Fairs, Community Events, parking lots and wherever. Bidding starts at $11,000. More information here. … [Read more...]

Super Systems Launches New Website

Cincinnati, OH – January 2015 – The New Year brings new ventures for Super Systems Optical Technologies. They have been working diligently to put together a brand new website that embraces a stronger digital presence, and they are excited to finally reveal it to the world. Super Systems strives to make your interaction with the company simple and … [Read more...]