Vision Care Product News

APR 2016

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VCPN VISIONCAREPRODUCTS.COM with Transitions Optical was the devel- opment of a polycarbonate segmented multifocal, the Transitions VII Flat Top 28. For 18 years, patients request- ing a Transitions polycarbonate bifocal could not get one or were given a sub- stitute, until now. The Transitions VII Flat Top 28 from Younger is a polycar- bonate composite lens that incorpo- rates a thin photochromic front sur- face bifocal layer made of Trivex. The 1.59-index lens is surfaced, polished, edged and dispensed just like a clear polycarbonate lens. Another photochromic option, the PhotoFusion by ZEISS adjusts to any light conditions—full sunlight, indoor lighting and everthing in be- tween—while providing 100% UV protection. Environmental testing shows that PhotoFusion by ZEISS lenses retain excellent performance over time and maintain consistent color as they darken and fade back so your patients will have the best visual and cosmetic experience. VSP offers its sunsync lenses in its full portfolio of UNITY lenses. The company's one-year 100% satisfac- tion guarantee allows VSP mem- bers to try them risk free. VSP's sun- sync lenses are available in gray and brown. VISION EASE offers two pho- tochromic lens options. VISION EASE LifeRx light responsive lenses are polycarbonate and an excellent choice if you have had a poor expe- gray/brown single vision and several progressives. Visit www.signetarmor- lite.com/promotions/photoviews/ to take a quiz and receive a PhotoViews POS Demonstrator. The options available in today's pho- tochromic lenses are many. As you get to know the wants and needs of your patients, you will be able to fnd many product solutions to enhance their vi- sion and lifestyle. Joy L. Gibb, ABOC, is the lead optician at Daynes Eye and Lasik in Bountiful, Utah. WHERE TO FIND IT: Carl Zeiss Vision, Inc. 800.358.8258 • zeiss.com/vision-care // Essilor of America, Inc. 800.542.5668 • essilorusa.com // HOYA Vision Care, North America 877.528.1939 • hoyavision.com // Nikon Optical USA, Inc. 877.767.8033 • nikonlenswear.us // Rudy Project North America 888.860.7597 • rudyprojectusa.com • Sara Riding inside sales sriding@gorace.pro // Seiko Optical Products of America, Inc. 800.235.5367 • seikoeyewear.com // Shamir Insight, Inc. 877.514.8330 • shamirlens.com // Signet Armorlite, Inc. 800.759.0075 • signetarmorlite.com • marketingliterature@signetarmorlite.com // Transitions Optical, Inc. 1-800-533-2081 • transitions.com • CustomerService@Transitions.com // VISION EASE 800.328.3449 • visionease.com • info@visionease.com // Vision Service Plan (VSP) 800.877.7195 • vsp.com // Younger Optics 800.366.5367 • youngeroptics.com • drivewearlens.com • marketing@youngeroptics.com // X.Cel Optical Co. 800.747.9235 • x.celoptical.com 86 // APRIL 2016 V C T OPHTHALMIC LENS COMPANIES THAT USE THE TRANSITIONS PROCESS Transitions partners with: Essilor HOYA Nikon Seiko Shamir Signet Armorlite VISION EASE X-Cel Younger ZEISS rience with AR adhesion on other photochromic lenses. Formula- tions have to be made to ensure that components of an AR treatment are compatible with the monomer and other treatments on the lens base. If they are not compatible, the lenses can craze and wearers have a less than ideal experience. The second photo- chromic option from VISION EASE is a plastic lens called ChangeRx. This lens offers high performance photo- chromic characteristics at a reduced price that can bring a healthier mar- gin to your dispensary. If you have a patient who has had diffculty reading GPS LCD screens with their polarized lenses, look to Rudy Project and its Impact X Po- larized Photochromic lenses. These lenses have polarization technol- ogy tailored to allow wearers to read those screens without compromising the clarity or performance of the lens. By slightly dialing back the opacity of the polarizing flter, these glasses cut glare without cutting out the ability to clearly read LCD displays. VALUE-PRICED PHOTOCHROMICS For the price conscious patient, con- sider offering PhotoViews by Signet Armorlite. At their value pricing, PhotoViews performance compares to brand names and offers 100% UVA/UVB protection. These lenses are available in CR-39 gray/brown in single vision, bifocal, trifocal and mul- tiple progressive designs at your favor- ite lab. Polycarbonate is available in ECPs who visit the Signet Armorlite website can take a quiz to earn a PhotoViews POS Demonstrator.

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