VM and 20/20 Magazine Announce EyeVote Readers’ Choice Awards for 2015

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NEW YORK—Vision Monday and 20/20 Magazine are pleased to announce the selections in the 7th annual EyeVote Readers’ Choice Awards, a special survey aimed at identifying readers’ favorite products and companies of the year.

Optical retailers and ECP readers of the two Jobson Medical Information publications were asked to identify their “favorite” products in 11 distinct categories: optical frames, spectacle lenses, sunglasses, contact lenses, optical equipment and supplies, diagnostic equipment, practice management software, EHR, optical app, online ordering and patient engagement systems. Selected companies were chosen based on both brand and company choices supplied by readers. This year’s survey spanned a wide range of product brands and product groups.


Optical Frames
Readers’ Choice, Company: Safilo
Readers’ Choice, Frame Brand, Men: Nike
Readers’ Choice, Frame Brand, Women: Kate Spade
Readers’ Choice, Frame Brand, Teens: Ray-Ban
Readers’ Choice, Frame Brand, Kids: Ray-Ban
Readers’ Choice, Frame Brand, New Launch: Aspire

Spectacle Lenses
Readers’ Choice, Company: Hoya
Readers’ Choice, Lens Brand: Varilux
Readers’ Choice, Lens Anti-Reflective Coating Brand: Crizal
Readers’ Choice, Lens Progressive Brand: iD Lifestyle 2
Readers’ Choice, Lens Photochromic Brand: Transitions
Readers’ Choice, Lens Brand, New Launch: Sync

Sunglasses
Readers’ Choice, Company: Maui Jim
Readers’ Choice, Sport Brand, Men: Oakley
Readers’ Choice, Fashion Brand, Men: Ray-Ban
Readers’ Choice, Sport Brand, Women: Tie between Maui Jim and Oakley
Readers’ Choice, Fashion Brand, Women: Kate Spade
Readers’ Choice, Brand, Kids: Ray-Ban
Readers’ Choice, Brand, New Launch: Invu from Swiss Eyewear Group

Contact Lenses
Readers’ Choice, Company: Alcon
Readers’ Choice, Toric Brand: Biofinity
Readers’ Choice, Daily Disposable Brand: Dailies Total 1
Readers’ Choice, Extended Wear Disposable Brand: Air Optix Night & Day
Readers’ Choice, Multifocal Brand: Air Optix Multifocal
Readers’ Choice, Brand, New Launch: Ultra

Optical Equipment & Supplies
Readers’ Choice, Company: Santinelli
Readers’ Choice, Brand for Finishing: Santinelli
Readers’ Choice, Brand for Surfacing: Fast Grind
Readers’ Choice, Brand for Supplies/Consumables: Hilco
Readers’ Choice, Brand for Dispensing Tools: Hilco
Readers’ Choice, Brand, New Launch: RevitaLash

Diagnostic Equipment
Readers’ Choice, Company: Carl Zeiss Meditec
Readers’ Choice, Brand for Equipment: Carl Zeiss Meditec

Practice Management Software
Readers’ Choice, Company: Eyefinity
Readers’ Choice, Brand: Eyefinity/OfficeMate

EHR
Readers’ Choice, Company: Eyefinity
Readers’ Choice, Brand: Eyefinity/ExamWRITER

Patient Engagement Systems
Readers’ Choice, Company: Solutionreach
Readers’ Choice, Brand: Solutionreach

Optical App
Readers’ Choice, App: otto from VSP Optics Group

Online Ordering
Readers’ Choice, Company Website: VisionWeb

For more about the EyeVote Readers’ Choice Awards, read the full story here.