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MAY 2017

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16 May 2017 VisionCareProducts.com VCPN YOUR TOTAL OPTICAL PRODUCT RESOURCE MAY 2017 Volume 17, Issue 5 EDITORIAL STAFF Vice President, Editorial John Sailer • JS@VisionCareProducts.com Managing Editor Michele Silver• MS@VisionCareProducts.com Senior Editor Joanne Van Zuidam •JVZ@VisionCareProducts.com Assistant Editor Cara Aidone Huzinec • CH@VisionCareProducts.com Vice President, Design Jane Kaplan • JK@VisionCareProducts.com Assistant Art Director Bruce Kenselaar • BK@VisionCareProducts.com Production and Web Manager Anthony Floreno • AF@VisionCareProducts.com Contributing Writers Ann Hoscheit, Michelle Titzkowski, Jill J Luebbert, Richard W. McCoy, Bob Main, Mark Clark, Samantha Toth Editor Emeritus Ed De Gennaro, MEd, ABOM ED@VisionCareProducts.com BUSINESS STAFF President & Publisher Frank Giammanco • FG@VisionCareProducts.com Executive VP & Associate Publisher Shawn Mery • SM@VisionCareProducts.com Director of Sales Janet Cunningham • JC@VisionCareProducts.com Vice President, Marketing Debby Corriveau • DC@VisionCareProducts.com Vice President, Operations Sharon O'Hanlon • SO@VisionCareProducts.com Subscriptions SUB@VisionCareProducts.com JIM MCGRANN RESIGNED AS PRESIDENT/CEO, VSP GLOBAL; ROB LYNCH IS THE INTERIM LEADER WHILE A SUCCESSOR IS SOUGHT. 68 CORRECTIONS In the April Closeup on Ørgreen, it should have stated that the brand is carried in 50 countries, the head of design and co-founder Tobias Wandrup's name was misspelled and the product shots should have been captioned: Red Hot SUZIE BLUE and GRANT - A Burning Man. Also in April, the article on "Photochromics: Past, Present and Future," the technique to form Younger Optics' Transitions Signature VII polycarbonate lens was described as "laminated" when it should have more accurately been described as a composite manufacturing technique. A thin photochromic front layer made with specially adapt- ed Trivex material is formed in combination with a thicker, clear back portion of another lens material. In an article about high-index lens materials in the March issue, Keith Cross, global director of Rx Technologies for PPG Optical Monomers and Coatings, was incorrectly identified as Kevin Cross on page 82. VISION CARE TECHNOLOGY Impact-Resistant Lenses: Past, Present and Future by Ed De Gennaro, MEd, ABOM 53 The Essentials by Richard W. McCoy, BA, LDO, ABOC, NCLEC 56 One Edger, Two Techniques 58 NEW 60 Vision Expo Review: Innovative Tech Introductions by John Sailer 62 BUSINESS SOLUTIONS Creating an Omni-Channel Shop by Bob Main, ABOM 64 Maximize Your Social Media Strategy by Samantha Toth 66 Giving Credit Its Due by Mark Clark, ABOC 68 NEW 70 VISION EXCHANGE Classified Advertising for the Optical Industry 72 ADVERTISERS' INDEX Advertisers' Contact Information 73 LOOKING BACK Tradition With a Digital Twist 75 58 TABLE OF CONTENTS 64

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