SYSTEMS / EQUIPMENT
QSpex Technologies Intros QSpex Premium Lens System
Product: QSpex Premium Lens System
Top Line: QSpex Technologies of Alpharetta, Ga., is beginning a regional roll-out of the QSpex Premium Lens System, a new technology that allows vision care providers to produce premium lenses on site in about 30 minutes, at significant savings compared to lab-surfaced lenses. The system will initially be available in July in the Southeast (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Southern North Carolina and Tennessee). Availability of the system will be expanded in October to Delaware, Maryland, Northern, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Southern New Jersey, Virginia, Washington, D.C. and West Virginia. The system will be available nationwide by early 2013.
Close Up: The QSpex Premium Lens System is a simple, easy to use, cost-effective technology that enables vision care providers to produce top quality premium single-vision or progressive lenses with any combination of premium lens treatments, at cost savings of 30 percent to 50 percent or more, compared to lenses ordered from a lab, according to QSpec Technologies.
Vital Stats: Lens options that can be produced in office with the QSpex Premium Lens System include:
The QSpex Premium Lens System produces lenses in powers that cover 86 percent of prescriptions (-4.25D to +2.00D with cylinder to - 2.00D and progressive adds of +1.00D to +3.00D all in 0.25D steps). All QSpex lenses include an integrated scratch resistant coating.
- Clear lenses
- Seven-layer, vacuum coated, oleophobic and hydrophobic AR lenses
- Polarized lenses (available Sept. 2011)
- Polarized plus backside AR lenses (available Sept. 2011)
- Photochromic lenses (available Jan. 2012)
- AR/Photochromic lenses (available Jan. 2012)
www.qspex.com, (888) 259-9845
EXAMS / DISPENSING
Enhanced Vision Releases Next Generation of Portable Electronic Magnifiers
Top Line: Transformer is a flexible, portable solution for reading, writing and viewing magnified images at any distance. Compatible with popular magnification software and the latest Windows operating systems, Transformer’s compact design is well-suited for school, work or home.
Close Up: Weighs less than three pounds. 2.4x to 30x magnification (based on 17-inch screen). Camera rotates 330 degrees for reading, distance and self viewing modes. Auto-install software/plug and play. USB connectivity for laptop computer. Captures and stores images. 28 custom color select modes. Self-contained on/off LED lighting. Batter operated, up to four hours. Includes soft carrying case and cloth sleeve. Memory settings for each camera position.
Vital Stats: Transformer is protected by a two-year warranty.
www.enhancedvision.com, (888) 811-3161
TOOLS / SUPPLIES
Tech Optics International Introduces Task-Vision Distance Glasses
Product: Task-Vision Distance Glasses
Top Line: The Task-Vision glasses focus on objects from 10 feet on with clarity. The glasses are specially designed for events and activities where a magnified image is desirable and helpful (e.g. lectures, sporting events, movies, theater, television watching, golf, etc.)
Close Up: The easy-to-fit binocular telescope system on the hands-free head mounted glasses provides a 2.0X magnification. The Task-Vision glasses can be adjusted by an easy dialing system which will allow for future site change conditions. The frame can be worn as a regular pair of glasses or as a fit over a pair of prescription glasses. The lenses are scratch resistant and come with a cleaning cloth.
Vital Stats: Tech Optics offers a 12-month warranty against faulty parts and workmanship.
www.techopticsinternational.com, (800) OPTICS-7
Vigor Optical Expands Collection of Rimless Assembly and Repair Hardware
Product: Rimless Accessory Wheel SKU 81.703
Top Line: Vigor Optical has expanded their collection of rimless assembly and repair hardware. Available for immediate shipment is a new rimless accessory wheel SKU 81.703 with 962 useful bits and pieces. The price for eye care professionals is $70.00.
Close Up: The wheel contains two sizes: 1.4 & 1.2mm cap nuts, hex nuts, star Nnuts 1.4mm metal washers, Silhouette-style bushings, two sizes: 1.2 & 1.4mm end caps, two sizes: 1.2 & 1.4mm top hats, and 1.4mm nylon washers.
Vital Stats: Vigor tools and supplies are available through a local distributor or visit
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