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SEP 2017

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Page 73 of 99 VCPN 72 September 2017 The WX Boss KRYPTEK High- lander frame sports a special micro/macro layered pattern that is similar to military camouflage net- ting. The result is a quality stealth appearance for those operating in a variety of diverse environments. In addition, the frame features a patented removable facial cavi- ty seal that blocks out peripheral light, wind and airborne hazards, an excellent advantage for contact lens wearers. Lenses are available in plano and Rx using DIGIFORCE digital technology to ensure Rx accuracy, visual clarity and wide field of view. SPORT SPECIFIC Oakley's wrap eyewear choices include sport-specific progressive lens designs, which cover a wide range of outdoor activities such as cycling, golfing and fishing. Oakley's True Digital II lens fab- rication technology helps main- tain a consistent control of dioptric power across the surface of the lens in all sun and dress Oakley frame styles. In addition, this technolo- gy provides Rx's from +4.00D to 580P polycarbonate and Trivex for Rx options feature C-WALL surface protection, which features scratch resistance and a barrier to repel water, oils and salts. PROTECTIVE WRAPS Wiley X is long known for man- ufacturing various types of eyewear that meet and exceed ANSI Z87.1 High Mass and High Velocity impact standards with many styles meeting the strin- gent MIL-PRF-32432 (GL) bal- listic standards. Consequently, Wiley X is a leading provider of protective eyewear to the U.S. military. This expertise brings a new product to the vast line of Wiley X offerings. The new- for-2017 WX Boss available in the KRYPTEK Highlander Frame and Polarized Venice Gold Mirror lenses represent state-of-the-art design in a sunglass for hunters, shooters and anglers. The lens- es combine an amber base that cuts light transmission to 12% and is linked to eight layers of polarization to cut glare in harsh reflective environments. -6.00D to be fabricated in most high wrap Oakley Sport sunglass frames. True Digital surfacing technology minimizes oblique astigmatism, resulting in a wider field of view for the patient. Recognizing the rigors of an active outdoor lifestyle, Oakley has added Oakley Stealth, an AR coating designed exclusively for the needs of athletes and patients with active outdoor lifestyles. It provides reduced reflection from the back surface, repels dirt and oils using anti-static and oleop- hobic protection, and it's durable hardcoat is backed by a two-year warranty. Completing its sport-specif- ic lens offerings, Oakley PRIZM light management technology for specific environments features a wide selection of lens options ranging from standard colors to performance tints and changeable photochromics. Wrap lens/frame combinations are also a specialty of Bollé. The company's Ibex model is made using B-88 nylon for its frames and B-20.3 polycarbonate for its lenses. Polarization is available for the Ibex, whose colors include matte navy petrol, matte black, matte white green, matte gray white and matte black blue. CYCLING A SPECIALTY Rudy Project's wrap lens/frame combinations are well regarded for cycling. Rudy's Impact X-2 photochromic and Impact X lens- es feature Freeform TEK digital technology in a virtually unbreak- able 8-base wrap design in plano and Rx. Freeform Sport lenses by Rudy Project use polycarbonate lens materials and are fabricated with digital free-form technology. Rudy's Airgrip frame/lens wrap can be configured in three sport-specific packages for sailing, general outdoor use and cycling. Available lenses include plano and Rx using Freeform TEK and Freeform Sport in Polar3Fx polar- ized polycarbonate. Fotonyk by Rudy pushes the frame/lens design combination further with inter- changeable protective bumpers, lenses and unique vent controller air channels to manage internal air flow and mitigate lens fogging. For high Rx's, the Fotonyk's Optical Dock allows strong corrections to be mounted into a removable plat- form in the frame. Richard W. McCoy, LDO, ABOC,NCLEC, is program director, opticianry at Reynolds Community College in Richmond, VA. VisionCareTechnology WHERE TO FIND IT: Bollé 800.222.6553 • // Costa 800.542.5668 • 800.447.3700 • • // Oakley, Inc. 800.733.6255 • // Rudy Project North America 888.860.7597 • • // Wiley X, Inc. 800.776.7842 • • Available colors of Bollé's new-for-2018 Ibex include matte black blue. Limited edition OCEARCH frame from Costa is a smoke crystal color with green mirror lenses on a copper base. Photo courtesy of Rudy Project USA

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