Transitions Hosts Dinner Cruise to Educate ECPs about New Vantage Lens

NEW YORK— A World Yacht cruise around Manhattan provided a unique setting for an ABO continuing education course sponsored by Transitions Optical to educate local ECPs about the company’s new Vantage adaptive lens that not only darkens but also polarizes outdoors. In addition to teaching attendees about Transitions’ newest photochromic lens technology, the presentation also introduced the Sight of the Day Photo Contest at and covered the fact that 12,000 consumers visit to locate an ECP. Participants were also invited to join the Star Partner program.

 Eyecare professionals enjoyed a World Yacht cruise hosted by Transitions Optical following an ABO presentation about the company’s new Vantage adaptive lens with variable polarization. Transitions Optometric Advisor and member of the Diversity Advisory Board, Madeline L. Romeu, OD, FAAO, attended with her husband, George P. Gurdak. 


 Local lab executives at the event included (l to r) Tri-Supreme’s Larry Yellin, MH Optical’s Mitchel Hirsch
and Hirsch Optical’s Richie Salberg.
 (Clockwise from top left) Transitions Optical’s Elisabeth Quinn, Emerald Eyes Optical’s Norman Schleiffer, Villavecchia Buying Group’s Diane Villavecchia, Eyes First Vision Center’s Jill Roth and New Jersey State Board of Examiners of Ophthalmic Dispensers and Ophthalmic Technicians’ Michael Higgins.

 Master Optician Barry E. Santini of Long Island Opticians with wife Susan.  Transition Optical’s Mary O’Hara and Ariana Tsoutsas.