Blanchard Contact Lenses Names Account Manager for Western Region


MANCHESTER, N.H.—Blanchard Contact Lenses, a leading scleral lens designer and manufacturer in North America, announced that Rachel Behdadnia has joined the company as an account manager for the Western region of the U.S. Behdadnia brings to Blanchard 23 years of experience in the eyecare industry, 13 of which were spent as a director of Contact Lens Services and Contact Lens Specialist, during her most recent tenure at Eye Consultants of Atlanta, PC. There, she managed fitting of all contact lens types, including Keratoconus, corneal transplants, post-refractive surgeries, ocular surface disorders, trauma and eye injuries, Ortho-K, as well as pediatric contact lenses.

Behdadnia is a graduate of Georgia State University and the Barney Fletcher School. She carries many credentials, including FCLSA, NCLEM and FNAO, sits on the GPLI Advisory board, and serves as treasurer for the Contact Lens Society of America Executive Board. In 2017 she received the CLSA’s “Member of the Year” award.

Behdadnia and her husband have recently relocated to Los Angeles—a move that puts her in the ideal location to help Blanchard better service their ever-growing number of accounts on the West Coast. The company said “she will be an excellent addition to Blanchard’s team of extremely skilled account managers, who provide eyecare professionals with industry-leading lens designs and the highest level of fitting and ongoing support to ensure their success.”