Congratulations Zyloware and VisionEase – OLA Winners

Cathy and I would like to congratulate two of our sponsors, Zyloware and VisionEase Lens - winners of  The Optical Laboratories Association (OLA) annual Award of Excellence, 2009. Zyloware won for BEST IN DRESS FRAMES - Randy Jackson 1013. Yeah Randy, our favorite American Idol judge we are happy for you and Zyloware. Vision-Ease Lens won … [Read more...]

Hilco- One Stop Shopping For All Your Optical Supplies

One of the most impressive things about Hilco, is they make it very easy to make a one stop shop for all your optical and lab supplies needs. The eyecare products they offer fill up a 500 page catalogue! It is with great pleasure and honor that Hilco, the worlds largest supplier of optical accessories and product has SIGNED WITH US as a … [Read more...]

Hilco- One Stop Shopping For All Optical Supplies

One of the most impressive things about Hilco, is they make it very easy to make a one stop shop for all your optical and lab supplies needs. The eyecare products they offer fill up a 500 page catalogue! It is with great pleasure and honor that Hilco, the worlds largest supplier of optical accessories and product has SIGNED WITH US as a … [Read more...]

Classique Eyewear- Energy + Passion= Incredible Eyewear

A couple of years ago, I was invited to go meet this new upstart company in San Diego, called Classique Eyewear. I had heard about their hot new product called Kliik and FYSH. Just another product line, I was thinking until I met Craig Glasser and Mike Kurlansky, two fireballs, who have such an excitement for their product and the optical industry. … [Read more...]

EyeStar TV – Eyecare Marketing For Today and Tomorrow

I am a firm believer in digital signage for the eyecare office. In the everyday running of the office, sometimes you just don't have the time to educate, inform, present all of your products and services to your patients. EyeStar TV is the future of eyecare marketing for today and tomorrow. It helps the eyecare professional entertain, educate and … [Read more...]

Santinelli International Joins the Optical Vision Site.com

We are very happy to announce that Santinelli International is now a sponsor of www.theopticalvisionsite.com. Most of you probably know the name Santinelli and that the company is in the edging and optical equipment side of the eyecare business. Some of you might know Gerard Santinelli as he is a member of the famous EyeRock Band and you have seen … [Read more...]

The Optical Vision Site Welcomes the iCoat Company

Full Service Lab 24/7: Many of you probably know the iCoat Company for their superior lens coatings but you may not know that they are also a full service optical lab that operates 24/7 offering some of the fastest customer service in the West.  With their experience in coating technology, efficient and flexible customer service, state-of-the-art … [Read more...]

Eye Lust- Switch Vision Magnetic Interchange Lenses

I have lust in my heart for Switch Vision Magnetic Interchange Lens and Sunwear. Not only did I want a pair for myself, but all I could think of was: this is a great Christmas present this would be for my 9 nephews! Even better we welcome Switch Vision to our family of sponsors! Switch Vision LLC is the newest technology entering into the Sports … [Read more...]

Shamir Vision Expo West 2009 Winners – Opti-Fun

Everyone loves to win a prize! Shamir knows that and attendees that visited Shamir's booth during Vision Expo West 2009 got the opportunity to play their latest promotion - Shamir Blank-O! Shamir Blank-O gave players the chance to win entry into Shamir's 15 raffle drawings where they raffled off $150 Visa gift cards and personal virtual movie … [Read more...]

The Optical Vision Site Welcomes Fitovers and Jonathan Paul Eyewear

Another high energy group Jonathan Paul Eyewear has joined the club! We know this optical company is going places as we have met the team and they have great products. I am sure you all know the brand Fitovers Eyewear - those indispensable fit over sunwear. There is a new design out and lots of new colors with a total of 23 to choose from. Fitovers … [Read more...]

The Optical Vision Site Welcomes Eyes of Faith Optical

Eyes of Faith Optical only recently caught our attention as they are very new eyewear company but we were very intrigued by their unique mission and strong belief. I really enjoyed meeting the founders; Amy and Jim Schneider at Vision Expo West as their enthusiasm and commitment is catching plus they are fun people. They are also very giving as the … [Read more...]

Super Systems Optical-Fast Grind International Signs As Sponsor

One of the first people who contacted us months ago was John Corsini of Super Systems Optical Technologies. Super Systems or you might know them as Fast Grind International offers just more than lens grinding equipment- it's a one stop shop for tinters, lab supplies, finished single vision lenses, edgers, auto groovers, layout blockers, rimless … [Read more...]

Optigirls Back From Las Vegas and Vision Expo West

We just landed in San Diego a couple of hours ago, back from  Las Vegas Vision Expo West. Cathy and I arrived Wednesday and the first event I went to was Robbie Bell's seminar "The Law Of Selling" sponsored by The Optical Women's Association (OWA). Robbie has some different ideas and approaches to selling that not everyone at the seminar agreed … [Read more...]

Eyewear Tips From the Field #1 Men’s Eyewear

I am out and about in the "field" right now working on an eyewear survey which involves talking directly to eyecare providers  and they have a wealth of observations and tips to share.  I am not the expert but I know that when we are dealing with the same subject every day we often take a lot of what we know for granted. It is sometimes hard to … [Read more...]

EYEROCK BAND ROCKING OUT AT MARCHON PARTY 2009

WE WERE THE FIRST TO TELL YOU ALL ABOUT EYEROCK AT THE MARCHON PARTY AT VISION EXPO WEST THIS YEAR! NOW HERE IS THE OFFICIAL POSTER - IT'S ALL FOR A GOOD CAUSE PLUS LOTS OF FUN! HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE! … [Read more...]