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LOMA Eye Care - A Chemistrie Certified Optical Shop
Monday, March 26, 2018
Our newest featured Chemistrie retailer is LOMA Eye Care - located in Arvada, Colorado. We sent Dr. Gallegos our questionnaire and are loving his responses!

How long have you been in business?  


LOMA Eye Care has been open since October 2017.  We are still in our infancy, and it's really fun to watch our clinic grow (albeit somewhat slower than I'd like, but I'm sure that's the sentiment with all cold-start practices). 



What drew you into the optical business?


I knew I wanted to be an optometrist since high school.  I had a major "Wow" factor when I put on a pair of Rx glasses for the first time; it was like a whole new world for me.  I wanted to be able to give other people the same "Wow" factor that I got, and that's when I knew I what I wanted to be.  The best part is that I have a team that shares in this vision of truly helping people by providing them the best in terms of patient care.  Of course it helps that we also boast the best prices in the city, guaranteed. We wouldn't be able to offer the quality products at these amazing prices if not for the Eyenavision lab. We are truly thankful that Eileen (the Eyenavision rep in Colorado) came to our office with such a great product.



The LOMA Eye Care Staff - proudly showing off their Chemistrie products!

How do you market the Chemistrie Clip?

In addition to the displays, marketing of Chemistrie Clip and the ChemTech readers usually starts in my exam room.  For me, I need to understand what my patient wants and balance that with what the patient needs.  If a patient has a vision plan, then I talk about the clips as a great added accessory that removes the need for additional pairs of eyeglasses.  Patients like the idea of picking one frame and being able to use it as sunwear as well.  My experience is that the reading clips sell a lot more than my sunclips (for now).  Many presbyopic patients are not a fan of bifocals, so many of them just go without or have a separate pair of readers.  A reading clip gives these patients an option not previously considered and they are usually excited about the idea of having a clip they can hide when they aren't using it. 

How does your business get involved in the community?

Right now we are still too new to have much community involvement.  We are collaborating with the D.A.R.E. program that functions to teach children about the dangers of drug use.  We are also planning events at local schools (3 so far) where we talk about why annual eye exams are so important even when a child is seeing 20/20.  As our practice grows and can afford it, we are looking at going mobile.  We want to reach out to our homeless population and give free eye exams (and possibly glasses).  

What's something fun about the town where you are located? 

This city is great all around. There’s so much to do indoors and outdoors. We are located in a pocket of the city where we see a wide range of patients, so we have a unique opportunity to serve patients of all demographics, backgrounds, and budgets. 


Thanks so much to LOMA Eye Care for taking the time to answer our questions! We are so inspired by the success of this young practice, and look forward to seeing what they do in the years to come. Arvada looks like such a beautiful town, full of parks and green space. Want to learn more about Arvada, CO? We recommend checking out this fascinating history about the first discovery of gold in Colorado

Introducing 20!20 Vision - A featured Chemistrie Retailer!
Friday, March 02, 2018
Introducing a featured Chemistrie Retailer: 20!20 Vision, located in Columbia, SC!

We asked them our standard questions and were excited to learn more about their business and hometown.

How long have you been in business?
20! 20 vision was started 11.5 years ago by Dr. Kelly Hynes, M.D., a board-certified ophthalmologist who grew up in Columbia and went to the University of South Carolina Medical School here in Columbia


What drew you into the optical business?
The attractive thing about working in an ophthalmology practice is that it is a field that combines knowledge both medical and practical, but also involves fun and fashion, which was really attractive to me as I chose my profession. We have happy patients who are even happier when they leave!

20!20 Vision Staff all wearing the Quinn (a Chemistrie frame!)

How do you market the Chemistrie Clip?
We discuss the Chemistrie clip with almost every customer who purchases glasses. (Eyenavision note - also make sure you utilize our free literature, like the consumer brochure. A digital copy can be found here).


How does your business get involved in the community?
We donate eye exams and botox to charities and fundraisers very often and have volunteered in free vision screenings in the past. We also help patients out on an individual basis as we see the need. 


What's something fun about the town where you are located?
Our practice is located in Columbia which is a huge university town. We are in the heart of 5 Points which is a hustling very active area. Our city is growing by leaps and bounds with new restaurants and entertainment popping up every day!


What a great looking area! We took their suggestion and perused some of the restaurants in the area. Check out Saluda's - which is right around the corner! Yummmm!

Thanks again to 20!20 Vision. If you're near Columbia, SC, make sure to check them out (and ask about Chemistrie Products!). 


Are you interested in becoming a feature Chemistrie Retailer? Please notify your local Chemistrie Sales Consultant, or contact us at info@eyenavision.com

Roger Bacon 3D Printed Eyewear Exclusively Distributed Through Eyenavision
Friday, April 29, 2016
Have you heard about Roger Bacon Eyewear yet? Well Eyenavision, Inc. is pleased to announce that it will be the exclusive distributor of Roger Bacon Eyewear in the United States. Roger Bacon Eyewear is set to be available in July of this year. Based in the Netherlands, Roger Bacon Eyewear has developed the world’s first made to measure 3D printed eyewear collection available for sale through independent optical retailers.


Every face is unique, why not every pair of glasses? This question led Roger Bacon Eyewear to develop a proprietary system that makes use of a biometric scanner attached to an iPad. The scanning process provides the patient’s precise dimensions that enable Roger Bacon to produce a pair of custom made frames using a 3D printer.


ECPs that provide Roger Bacon Eyewear will receive a scanner and visualization unit which allows the customer to preview any frame in the collection using the patient’s image as shown on the visualization unit’s LCD display. Customers can choose from over 20 frame shapes, each available in 10 colors, with new frame designs to be continuously added to the collection. Individual frame orders are easily placed from the iPad using Roger Bacon’s cloud based ordering system. The frames are then custom printed and the parts are provided to Eyenavision for final inspection and assembly. The completed frame is provided by Eyenavision to the ECP. Roger Bacon Eyewear providers will receive one-on-one training on the new, exclusive technology so that they may offer their customers a unique in-office experience. As an additional benefit, retailers offering Roger Bacon Eyewear will no longer experience costly frame buy-ins and exchanges of poor selling frames. With Roger Bacon, inventory carrying costs are eliminated as each frame is custom made. The ECP only carries frame samples and colors. New frame designs are automatically downloaded to the iPad and visualization unit.

We’re excited about this new venture!


Have any questions about Roger Bacon 3D Printed, made to measure eyewear? Contact Eyenavision at 888-321-3939 or email info@eyenavision.com.

Frame Profile: 1400 Series
Monday, March 14, 2016
Our 1400’s frame series are for stylish patients that love to look at their eyewear as an accessory and not a necessity. All of our 1400 frames are made with acetate. The 1420 and 1421 also have metal bridges. The different temple accents help bring out each frame’s character and can mirror the personality of your patient. With the variety of shapes these frames come in they can fit any face shape. Specifically, the 1407 and 1408 go perfect with narrow face shapes. 

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To see our 1400 series in its entirety and in more detail head over to our frame gallery. There are 12 frames in this series. Not only are these frames stylish, but our clips go perfect when paired. For more information and pricing email us at info@eyenavision.com

The Specifics of Chemistrie Plus
Thursday, March 10, 2016
Do your patients need added magnification to their exsiting eyewear? We’ve got you covered!

As the name suggests, Chemistrie Plus provides added magnification to lenses. Chemistrie Plus is made with premium wafer-thin Hi-Vex. Our Chemistrie Plus Clips are available in 0.25 increments from +0.50 to +2.50. They also include double-sided anti-reflective coating.




Options 

All of our Chemistrie layer varieties are available with three magnet colors and five bridge colors to match your frame as closely as possible. Our magnets also come in two shapes - round and square. Round magnets may be used on any frame and lenses. Square magnets, however, may only be used in lenses that are not already cut to a frame. All of our layers are also available with optional permanent or magnetic Swarovski crystals in 12 colors.

Chemistrie Plus offers so many new options to update a pair of prescription glasses! 


Have any questions about Chemistrie Plus or any other products? Call us at 888-321-3939 or email us at info@eyenavision.com 

We Will Be at Vision Expo East
Wednesday, March 02, 2016
Blue light protection eyewear is at the forefront this year! The harsh light emitted from electronic devices is a serious issue not many patients know about. We’ll be at the Vision Expo East highlighting our new products. We'll have information on our Chemistrie Blue clips and our Chemistrie Tech ready-made line and ways to market both of our products! . They both deflect a portion of unwanted blue light. We also have new frame package information that you don’t want to miss! We’ll be giving expo discounts so make sure you stop by our booth!! 








For more information on our products click here. If you have any questions call us at 888-312-3939 or email us at info@eyenavision.com 

Frame Profile: 1963's
Tuesday, February 09, 2016
Our new 1963 frames series is classic and stylish. These acetate frames are perfect for regular, oval, and heart shaped faces. Our new frames are available in Blue/Red, Crystal Blue, and Tortoise.  The 1963’s width is medium to wide, but they are perfect for any of your patient’s that love style infused with edginess.



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To see the 1963 frame series in more detail you can click here. Not only are these frames edgy, but our clips go perfect when paired. For more information and pricing email us at info@eyenavision.com