Unilens Expands Distribution of All C-Vue Brands With Diversified Ophthalmics


LARGO, Fla. and CINCINNATI— Unilens Vision Inc. (OTCQB: UVIC), which develops, licenses, manufactures, distributes and markets specialty contact lenses, and Diversified Ophthalmics, Inc. announced yesterday that Diversified has been named an authorized distributor throughout the U.S. for Unilens' entire C-Vue family of disposable and C-Vue Advanced Custom contact lens brands. The lenses are available for sale now through all 13 Diversified Ophthalmic locations.

"Our new partnership with Diversified Ophthalmics not only expands our C-Vue brand product availability, it offers an additional channel for independent practitioners that can increase revenue and drive practice profitability," stated Kelly McKnight, vice president of sales and marketing at Unilens Vision Inc. "We are also excited that this partnership will support the launch of our new monthly disposable silicone hydrogel next-generation C-Vue ADDvantage Multifocal for Presbyopia throughout the U.S."

"We are very pleased and honored to be chosen to distribute the Unilens family of contact lenses," stated Dr. Ronald F. Cooke, president and CEO of Diversified Ophthalmics, Inc. "Our mutual focus on the needs of independent eyecare practitioners and their patients allows the Diversified Ophthalmics team to enthusiastically support the exceptional Unilens products and its professional marketing policies." Diversified supplies eyecare practices in all 50 states and is currently the 11th largest independently owned laboratory in the U.S.

C-Vue disposable brand product offerings available now include the C-Vue Aspheric Single Vision and 1 Day options, the original C-Vue Multifocal (in polymacon) and the new disposable C-Vue ADDvantage Multifocal for Presbyopia contact lens in silicone hydrogel material for monthly replacement.

With offices and labs from Spokane, Washington to Columbia, South Carolina and from Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Houston, Texas, Diversified supplies eyecare practices in all 50 states. Diversified Ophthalmics, now the 11th largest independently owned laboratory in the U.S., remains focused on being the Single Source supplier with the quality products, good service, and the reasonable pricing needed by independent eyecare practices.