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APR 2016

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APRIL 2016 // 43 VISIONCAREPRODUCTS.COM VCPN integrated lens and frames supply chains and omnichannel services. SAILER: What are the goals for the Vision Impact Institute and how will it impact eyecare and eyewear in the U.S. and worldwide? LEONARD: Globally, Essilor is proud to sponsor the Vision Impact Institute as it aims to raise awareness, through credible scientific evidence, of the importance of healthy vision and the cost of uncorrected refractive error around the world. We have observed 16128 Cohasset St. • Van Nuys, CA 91406 PHONE: (855) 589.5367 • FAX: (877) 229.3862 170 LeGrand Ave. • Northvale, NJ 07647 PHONE: (800) 822.4343 • FAX: (800) 627.7280 FIRST QUALITY FINISHED & RX/SURFACED LENSES FAMILY OWNED & OPERATED NOSE PADS 25 pair pack 50 pair pack 100 pair pack ONLINE ORDERING Register at www.lab-tech.net FREE GROUND SHIPPING on lens orders of $50 or more when placed online on lens orders of $70 or more when called or faxed ® LENSES Aerial Poly Spheric Fast Tint Aerial Poly Spheric Peak AR Aerial Poly Spheric Sync AR Aerial Poly Spheric Supreme AR $2.40/pr. $4.30/pr. $5.60/pr. $12.70/pr. ** Same day delivery (NY/NJ). Orders received by 5:30pm ship same day. FRAME & LENS PACKAGES Parade Featuring... Winter Specials 1/1/16 – 4/30/16 AS LOW AS *Includes a Parade basics frame, CR-39 SV lenses, edging and insert charge. 97 $14 ea. $4.50 $9.00 $18.00 9025 NW 13th Terrace, #2 • Doral, FL 33172 PHONE: (800) 822.4343 • FAX: (800) 627.7280 All prices subject to change without notice. that outside the vision industry, there is a monumental gap in understand- ing the role vision correction plays in education, workplace productivity and quality of life. Because 80% of all vision impair- ment is correctable, policy makers and key opinion leaders need to know the cost of impaired vision to citizens in their cities and countries. In addition to the unique database of global peer- reviewed studies, the Vision Impact Institute is engaging those key opinion leaders worldwide in optical, health- care and government to advocate for action and to position vision health as a priority. Global eyecare is specifically impacted as Vision Impact Institute supports evidence-based advocacy initiatives in India, Mexico, China and many other countries in need of serious intervention. In the U.S., the Vision Impact Insti- tute has recently begun a pilot pro- gram to advocate for eye exams for children entering school for the first time. We know the evidence is critical to making real change, and the Vision Impact Institute is leading this charge around the world. SAILER: What strategic plans are on the horizon for Essilor that you can mention or allude to in general? LEONARD: Essilor of America is focused on two key priorities: deliv- ering innovative products and ser- vices that deliver on our mission of improving lives by improving sight and supporting the independent eyecare professional. Our newest innovations are addressing new health issues, and we are arming inde- pendent ECPs with the tools they need to properly educate their patients on the importance of main- taining good eye health. We will continue to invest signifcantly in independents to provide them new innovative solutions including better marketing services, integrated lens and frames supply chains and omnichannel services.

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