VM and 20/20 Magazine Announce EyeVote Readers’ Choice Awards for 2019

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NEW YORK—Vision Monday and 20/20 Magazine are pleased to announce the selections in the 11th 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 16 distinct categories: optical frames, spectacle lenses, sunglasses, Rx sun lenses, contact lenses, optical equipment for prescription labs, optical supplies, in-office lab equipment, diagnostic instruments, practice management software, EHR software, online ordering website, patient engagement systems, dispensing/measuring fitting systems, Social Purpose missions and online and social media marketing services.

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: Tura
Readers’ Choice, Frame Brand, Men: Ted Baker
Readers’ Choice, Frame Brand, Women: Fysh
Readers’ Choice, Frame Brand, Teens: Ray-Ban
Readers’ Choice, Frame Brand, Kids: Ray-Ban

Spectacle Lenses
Readers’ Choice, Company: Essilor
Readers’ Choice, Lens Brand: Varilux
Readers’ Choice, Lens Coating Brand: Crizal
Readers’ Choice, Lens Progressive Brand: Varilux X
Readers’ Choice, Lens Photochromic Brand: Transitions
Readers’ Choice, Lens Brand, Introduced in 2019: Transitions Signature Gen 8

Sunglasses
Readers’ Choice, Company: Maui Jim
Readers’ Choice, Sport Brand, Men: Oakley
Readers’ Choice, Fashion Brand, Men: Ray-Ban
Readers’ Choice, Sport Brand, Women: Maui Jim
Readers’ Choice, Fashion Brand, Women: kate spade new york
Readers’ Choice, Brand, Kids: Ray-Ban

Rx Sun Lenses
Readers’ Choice, Company: Maui Jim
Readers’ Choice, Brand: Maui Jim
Readers’ Choice, Rx Lens Brand, Introduced in 2019: Ray-Ban

Contact Lenses
Readers’ Choice, Company: Alcon
Readers’ Choice, Daily Disposable Single Vision Brand: Dailies Total 1
Readers’ Choice, Toric Monthly Replacement Brand: Biofinity
Readers’ Choice, Toric Daily Disposable Brand: Acuvue Oasys
Readers’ Choice, Multifocal Monthly Replacement Brand: Ultra
Readers’ Choice, Multifocal Daily Disposable Brand: Dailies Total 1
Readers’ Choice, Gas Permeable Material Brand: Boston
Readers’ Choice, Brand Introduced in 2019: Acuvue Oasys with Transitions

Optical Equipment For Prescription Labs
Readers’ Choice, Company: Santinelli International
Readers’ Choice, Finishing Brand: Santinelli International
Readers’ Choice, Surfacing Brand: Satisloh
Readers’ Choice, Tool Brand: Hilco Vision

Optical Supplies/Consumables/Tools
Readers’ Choice, Company: Hilco Vision
Readers’ Choice, Dispensing Tools Brand: Hilco Vision
Readers’ Choice, Supplies/Consumables Brand: Hilco Vision
Readers’ Choice, Brand Introduced in 2019: SIOS

In-Office Lab Equipment
Readers’ Choice, Company: Santinelli International
Readers’ Choice, Finishing Brand: Santinelli International
Readers’ Choice, Surfacing Brand: FastGrind

Diagnostic Instruments
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 Software
Readers’ Choice, Company: Eyefinity
Readers’ Choice, Brand: Eyefinity/ExamWRITER

Dispensing/Measuring/Fitting Systems
Readers’ Choice, Company: Essilor
Readers’ Choice, Brand: Essilor

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

Online Ordering Website
Readers’ Choice, Company Website: VisionWeb

Social Purpose Missions
Readers’ Choice, Company: Costa
Readers’ Choice, Brand: Costa

Online and Social Media Marketing Services
Readers’ Choice, Company: EyeCarePro

513 voters took part in the 2019 EyeVote Survey from Oct. 18 through Nov. 12. An incentive for a chance to win a $500 Amex Gift Card and two $100 Amex Gift Cards was offered to encourage respondents to answer the survey.