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The Aspen by Seraphin Emanates Elegance

The Aspen by Seraphin Emanates Elegance

Seraphin introduces an unforgettable sophisticated titanium cat eye style. The Aspen Designed with elegance and simplicity in mind, Seraphin debuts the Aspen. With the delicate use of Japanese titanium, the Aspen embodies the long-established cat eye shape with updated intricacy. Offered in four rich hues of black, white, burgundy and blue, this feminine style demands remembrance. Marketing Seraphin Eyewear counter cards, logo blocks, and large window banners are available upon request. Contact Info For additional information contact Seraphin Eyewear. 888.560.1060 www.seraphineyewear.com
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Introducing Hugo by Dolabany Eyewear

Introducing Hugo by Dolabany Eyewear

One of the most popular ophthalmic frames of the season amongst Dolabany’s spectacle fans is the sleek Hugo from the 2014 Dolabany Eyewear collection. Just as many of their retro-styled eyeglasses, the Hugo is assembled by hand, a signature feature of the brand. The character of the Hugo is displayed in a thick, two-toned marble acetate material that allows for vibrant, rich colouring. Hugo by Dolabany is available in four distinct, masculine color combinations, embellished with two metallic details running parallel around the corners of the rectangular frame front. The Dolabany Hugo is sure to impress. The Hugo in Blue/Demi screams electric! Streaked with hints of grey and turquoise, it is perfect for the adventurous male in search of an eclectic look. The Hugo in Black/Demi has a classic, smooth finish in bow-tie black with hints of marigold adorning the inner lining of the eyeglasses. The Hugo in Tiger Olive is a traditional tortoise around the exterior of the frame, while the interior has a charming, seagreen complexion. For the hipster in everyone, the Dolabany Hugo in Green/Demi is recommended. These eyeglasses add a hint of earthy, hunter green on top with a signature tortoise...
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Kids Vision For Life Kicks Off Nationwide Mobile Clinic Tour Focusing On Eye Care For Kids In Need

Kids Vision For Life Kicks Off Nationwide Mobile Clinic Tour Focusing On Eye Care For Kids In Need

As part of its ongoing commitment to eliminating poor vision and its lifelong consequences, today Kids Vision for Life announced that it is taking its values and vision to 12 cities around the country as part of a nationwide mobile clinic tour. The nationwide tour is all part of an effort to build awareness within various communities among parents and educators and their elected officials, while providing vision services to students in need at no cost to the families. As part of the tour, elementary school students will receive examinations and vision screenings, and those in need of glasses can select their own frames to be delivered the same day or within a few weeks, depending on the complexity of the prescription. The mobile tour departed from Dallas, on October 6, 2014, and will make its final stop in Memphis, Tenn., on November 16, 2014. “We are continuously looking for innovative ways to spread our message and build awareness about the strong connection between healthy vision and education,” said Stephen Shawler, president, Essilor Vision Foundation. “The mobile tour not only helps us achieve that goal, but also allows us to expand our services to additional cities around...
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Esprit Eyewear Optical Release AW 2014

Esprit Eyewear Optical Release AW 2014

Contemporary flair and an air of spontaneity, this newest Esprit release focuses on a love for life and an easy confidence. With an emphasis on comfort and color, each style feels and looks wonderful. Made with Ultem, a material that is strong, flexible, lightweight and right on trend, each style is colorful, a true eye-catching statement maker. ET17444 Color and material take center stage on this eye-catching style. Each color features a beautiful frame front of solid black, or translucent havana, purple or burgundy with a contrasting temple color for a fun and bold look. The soft square lens is flattering and leads the eyes to the fun colored temples. Colors 517 burgundy 538 black 545 havana 577 purple ET17445 Calling all fun-loving ladies. These two-toned frames with barrel-shaped lenses convey the spontaneity of the Esprit brand in a single glance. The fresh color interpretations of red, pink, brown, and black call for attention from every angle. A bright orange complements the red frame front, while a violet offsets the frame’s plum-pink front, a bold red playfully contrasts with brown, and purple enhances the black frame front. An instant must-have style for fall/winter. Colors 531...
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Kids Vision for Life Receives $50K Donation Through Social Media Campaign

Kids Vision for Life Receives $50K Donation Through Social Media Campaign

As part of its ongoing commitment to eliminating poor vision and its lifelong consequences, Kids Vision for Life has teamed with spokeswoman Jennie Garth and Alcon’s THE eyeSOLUTION™ for its “Get an A+ in Eye Care” campaign. Through the initiative, which works to educate families about the importance of vision health as they prepare for the new school year, Alcon is donating $50,000 to Kids Vision for Life after receiving 50,000 “likes” on THE eyeSOLUTION Facebook page. Launched in 2008 by the Essilor Vision Foundation, Kids Vision for Life is a cost-effective approach that aims to remove poor vision as a barrier to children learning at their full capacity. Through mobile clinics in schools, vision fests at central locations, and special events, Kids Vision for Life provides vision services to in-need students across the U.S. at no cost to the families. “Every day, we learn more about the critical connection between strong, healthy vision and a student’s educational experience,” said Stephen Shawler, president of Essilor Vision Foundation. “Research shows that 25 percent of U.S. school children have a vision problem significant enough to affect learning, a statistic...
A Silk Masterpiece: Ogi Eyewear’s 4306

A Silk Masterpiece: Ogi Eyewear’s 4306

Elegant stainless steel and silk colored panels unite in the 4306 from Ogi Eyewear. Embodying a sense of pure elegance through its swooping brow and delicate details, this frame is sure to embrace a chic appearance. Unique color combinations such as white silk and gold bring a surprising yet refreshing look to an already noteworthy style. The 4306 demands attention with its complex woven silks in four vibrant patterns of purple silk/dark brown, red silk/black, white silk/gold, and blue silk/sliver. Specifics: Stainless steel Woven silk detail Bold color combinations Adjustable nose pads Adjustable temple tips Marketing: Ogi Eyewear counter cards, logo blocks, and large window banners are available upon request. Contact Info: For additional information contact Ogi Eyewear. 888.560.1060; www.ogieyewear.com
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A Legacy Tribute:  Kirby Puckett Eye Mobile

A Legacy Tribute: Kirby Puckett Eye Mobile

At the Minneapolis Convention Center on July 11th, Ogi Eyewear witnessed first hand the ribbon cutting ceremony of the Kirby Puckett Eye Mobile. On that day, The Phillips Eye Institute and Major League Baseball and the Minnesota Twins proudly introduced the Kirby Puckett Eye Mobile, the first ever eye clinic on wheels in the Twin Cities region. This will provide follow-up eye care for children referred through the Phillips Eye Institute’s Early Youth Eyecare (E.Y.E.) Program and will also provide free vision screening for children and adults around the state. With two fully equipped exam rooms provided, it truly is like an eye doctor’s office on wheels. This vehicle is operated and staffed by Phillip’s Eye Institute, part of Allina Health. Last year Ogi Eyewear donated over 500 frames to the Phillips Eye Institute’s E.Y.E. program. Children in the Minneapolis Public Schools were screened and many had the opportunity to receive a free pair of prescription eyeglasses through this program. Now, with the introduction of the Kirby Puckett Eye Mobile, Ogi Eyewear will once again donate frames to this new philanthropic effort to provide the local community with eyeglasses. Learn more...
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Ogi Eyewear’s 4303 Is The The Luminary in Modern Innovation

Ogi Eyewear’s 4303 Is The The Luminary in Modern Innovation

Entering the market as a leader in modern style, the 4303 embodies pure delicacy through its luminescent presence. With rich designer details, such as a noteworthy vellum inlay, and an intricate designed bridge, the 4303 is truly divine. This desirable metal is available in four designer color schemes of abalone pearl/sea green, golden walnut/peru, stardust ribbon/purple and twilight streamer/burgundy. 4303: Classic almond-shaped cat eye meets luxurious modern innovation with the 4303. Ogi Eyewear applies its signature channel setting technique, with inlaid textured panels of luminous shell-like, wooden, and striped patterns. Featuring unexpected details including color coordinated rivets and a particularly unique bridge, the 4303 is truly individual. Specifics: Metal Vellum inlay in shell-like, wooden, and striped patterns Color coordinated rivets Intricately designed bridge Marketing: Ogi Eyewear counter cards, logo blocks, and large window banners are available upon request. Contact Info: For additional information contact Ogi Eyewear. 888.560.1060; www.ogieyewear.com
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Diane von Furstenberg Unveils Limited Edition Google Glass Collection

Diane von Furstenberg Unveils Limited Edition Google Glass Collection

Today, Diane von Furstenberg and Google join forces to launch the DVF | Made for Glass collection, a collaboration that melds the boldness and creativity of Glass Explorers with the confidence and independence of the DVF Woman. The brands first collaborated on a short film “DVF Through Glass” which provided an insider’s view of Diane von Furstenberg’s Spring 2013 runway show. The limited edition collection of frames and shades is a watershed moment between technology and fashion. “I have always been fascinated by technology and as a brand, DVF embraces technology,” says Diane von Furstenberg. “It is a very natural fit for us and we are delighted to be on the forefront with Glass.” “We’re thrilled to collaborate with DVF once more to further transform eyeglasses – the oldest wearable technology in human history – into something modern and fashionable,” said Isabelle Olsson, Lead Designer for Glass. The development of the DVF | Made for Glass collection also includes a close partnership between DVF and Marchon Eyewear, the brand’s longtime licensing partner and one of the world’s largest manufacturers and distributors of optical and sunglass...
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NEW PUMA Optical Styles for SS14

NEW PUMA Optical Styles for SS14

This season, PUMA enhances its high-quality eyewear collection with several dynamically stylish new optical looks for the newly launched youth segment. Each profile reflects the key PUMA characteristics of edgy athletic design and optimum functionality. Inspired by a demand for eyewear that effectively meets all the needs of today’s full lives, these frames promise cool, understated appeal and unsurpassable long-wearing comfort – even under the most trying of circumstances. The final look and feel denote spontaneity and high energy. PU15407 With its dramatic fusion of vintage styling and vibrant shading, this PUMA optical frame will be a talking point for trendy young men and women. High-quality acetate forms the light, comfortable profile. The bold interplay of color and patterns crowns this everyday city style. Colors Black Plum Tortoise PU15424 This hip new PUMA frame is an instant must-have accessory for active young women. The brightly colored frame front contrasts with the equally bright and colorful temple to create a bold and eye-catching look. Colors Black Blue Tortoise PU15425 Whether hitting the books or hitting the court, this retro frame is the style to wear. Its...
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Ogi Kids: The Trendsetters Of Tomorrow

Ogi Kids: The Trendsetters Of Tomorrow

Ogi Eyewear is excited to debut two new styles to enhance the “Mommy and Me” Collection, solidifying Ogi Kids as a leader in the children’s eyewear segment. By paralleling playful with practical, Ogi injects a spirited liveliness into each kids’ style. The collection reflects the growing demand for kids’ eyewear that is refined and sophisticated. Each of the two styles are available in a variety of bright colors carefully picked to exemplify the playful nature of the collection. Ogi Eyewear redefines children’s frames by developing styles that are in sync with the latest fashion movements for tomorrow’s influential trendsetters. Featured Styles: OK311 – Ogi Eyewear introduces the newest addition to the Ogi Kids’ “Mommy and Me” Collection, the OK311. With versatile flattering features this youthful frame embodies the sophistication of its parent style, the 9202. Featuring a swooping brow with a soft angled oval shape, this frame gives the simple structure an appealing look. Tinted tortoise hues pair with matching colored metal temples to create the ultimate in comfort and style. OK312 – An expressive new addition to the Ogi Kids Collection is the OK312....
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Jackie, Annette, Monica and Phyllis Are The latest in Vera Bradley Readers

Jackie, Annette, Monica and Phyllis Are The latest in Vera Bradley Readers

Classic favorites return in Vera Bradley’s latest colors just in time for spring with a new addition joining the mix. Jackie, Annette, Monica and Phyllis combine bold colors and classic eyeshapes to create bright looks to fit every style. Joining the Vera Bradley Readers collection is Jackie, a frame perfect for the Vera Bradley lover. Jackie features Vera Bradley’s Flower Shower, Flutterby and Venetian Paisley on the interior and exterior front and temples for an all-over pattern experience. With a feminine rectangle eyeshape and sculpted temples for a sleek look, this frame is sure to please. Annette is all about color! Bold front and temple colors are taken directly from Vera Bradley’s latest colors. The retro and fashion-forward circular eyeshape with pin detailing makes this frame a bright fashion statement. Annette is available in Flutterby, Blue Bayou and Clementine. Monica offers classic style with a Vera Bradley twist, featuring a softer rectangle eyeshape and curved endpiece. The thin temples and colorful fronts create a color story perfect for any Vera Bradley lover. Vera Bradley’s Canterberry Cobalt, Clementine and Flower Shower prominently displayed on the exterior...
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How to Adopt the Affordable Care Act in Your Practice

How to Adopt the Affordable Care Act in Your Practice

By Bryan M. Rogoff, OD, MBA, CPHM The US government’s effort to increase the quality and affordability of health care, while decreasing the costs and protecting consumers, has been extremely political and highly criticized. Even after March 23, 2010, when President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) into law, the matter was hardly settled. Indeed, the questions and confusion had only just begun. Lawmakers, providers, patients and managed care companies have been scrambling to prepare for the biggest overhaul in health care since 1965, when Medicare and Medicaid were introduced. As recently as a couple months ago, President Obama and the Department of Health and Human Services came under fire for the initiative’s poorly functioning website, HealthCare.gov. Despite a rocky start, the program is picking up steam—as of January 1, more than 2.1 million Americans had enrolled for coverage. And, before HealthCare.gov even launched, Americans were already benefiting from the early provisions of the ACA: • Young adults under 26 years of age can remain on their parents’ health care plan. • Children with pre-existing conditions can’t be denied coverage. •...
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Local Independent Optometrists to be Serviced by New Laboratory HOYA Vision Care Opens near Jackson, Mississippi

Local Independent Optometrists to be Serviced by New Laboratory HOYA Vision Care Opens near Jackson, Mississippi

The free form revolution has come to Mississippi! HOYA Vision Care announced today the grand opening of their newest laboratory in Jackson, Mississippi. “The opportunity to locally service independent ECPs in another market is exciting for us. The Jackson area is growing and we want to grow with it,” said Michael Dougher, Chief Operating Officer for HOYA Vision Care. The new laboratory is located at 289 Commerce Park Drive in Ridgeland, MS. “We are excited to bring HOYA’s leading edge lens designs, materials and treatments to local independent practitioners as well as provide additional training, customized reporting that helps uncover growth opportunities, in-office-ABO seminars and other tools to help advance practice profitability and provide the best vision solutions for patients” said Ahab Haddad, Regional Manager for Hoya Vision Care, he continued, “It is no different in Mississippi than it is in the rest of the country, the lens and lab business is about people and relationships.” HOYA territory managers Bob Aguiar and John DeHaven will be the primary local representatives. HOYA’s support of independent practices rings loud and clear with our commitment to service...
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Karl Lagerfeld Spring 2014 Eyewear Collection

Karl Lagerfeld Spring 2014 Eyewear Collection

The Karl Lagerfeld Spring 2014 Eyewear Collection is comprised of sleek, runway inspired styles. High end and high quality, subtle metal accents and temple details are fresh on classic silhouettes and cool, neutral color ways. Fashion meets function in trendy and architectural styles. SUNS – FEMALE KL829S. Oversized butterfly shape in bold zyl frame. Metal accents decorate the frame front corners and hinge, alongside simple logo. Available in Purple Marble, Green Marble, Grey Marble, Brown Marble. KL833S. Bold cat eye shape in marbled zyl frame. Logo featured at end-piece. Available in Black/White, Havana, Striped Aqua. SUNS – MALE KL827S. Square lenses in a bold combo frame. Metal detail wraps from the zyl frame front and into the temple, creating a sleek, gilded look. Temple tips match frame front. Available in Black, Havana, Blonde Havana. KL828S. Modern aviator in a bold combo frame. Metal detail wraps from the zyl frame front and into the temple, creating a sleek, gilded look. Cutout at bridge. Available in Black, Havana, Blonde Havana. OPTICAL – FEMALE/UNISEX KL819. Classic geek chic shape in a bold zyl frame. K logo with silhouette cutout appears at end-piece. Available...
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