HOYA Vision Care Opens Lab in South Carolina

LEWISVILLE, TEXAS, (July, 2012) The free form revolution has come to South Carolina! HOYA Vision Care announced today the grand opening of their newest laboratory in Greenville South Carolina. “ We’re excited that our foothold in South Carolina is growing. This is a great opportunity to service independent ECPs in the area. ” said Michael Dougher, Regional […]

HOYA iD Lifestyle & iQ Free-FormTM Technology Available In-House at Luzerne Optical

Wilkes-Barre, PA – Luzerne Optical Laboratories, Ltd. and HOYA Lens of America are proud to announce Luzerne Optical is the first independently owned optical laboratory to have HOYA iD Lifestyle & iQ Free-FormTM production in their facility. Luzerne has been digitally processing lenses in-house since 2009. Now with HOYA’s iD Lifestyle & iQ Free-FormTM technology, […]

Pennsylvania College of Optometry Opens New Student Lab with $80,000 Grant from HOYA Vision Care

LEWISVILLE, TEXAS, (April 12, 2012) Hoya Vision Care funded an $80,000 grant for the renovation of the physical plant, audio visual system and educational equipment in S200, a Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University teaching laboratory. The new lab is a more contemporary environment for students to learn and practice their knowledge and skills […]

Index 53 Optical Surfacing Lab Video

Vision Made Local just launched their first Video featuring an independent optical lab. Index 53 Vision Made Locally: Index 53 from Indeyependent on Vimeo.

AIT Industries Unveils S-Tracer Lab Tracer

AIT Industries, headquartered in Bensenville, Illinois, has introduced a new lab tracer. The new S-Tracer is a breakthrough in tracing technology.  It eliminates the use of spring tension, gravity and other tracing methods predominant today to deliver the most precise measurements and shape reproduction you can find in the market. The S-Tracer has advanced features […]

Shaping Up with Santinelli’s New High-Curve Tracer

Santinelli International is introducing a revolutionary, new generation tracer, the LT-980 (HC) Tracer, featuring high-curve frame trace capability with fully automatic operation. The unit’s unique design makes use of a variable fulcrum stylus which keeps the axis angle perpendicular to the frame at any height. The unit’s sophisticated software then calculates the effect that the […]

OptiCote Celebrates 40 Years Of Business

This year marks Opticote Inc.’s 40th year in business. An independent lens coatings company, Opticote is still owned by the same family. Don Ellefsen set up the company in 1972 and in 1991 Don’s eldest son Ed took over the business from his father. He also relocated the company from downtown Chicago to an 18,000-sq.-ft. […]