(Press Release) BRIDGEWATER, NJ, AND KINGWOOD, TX – Global eye health company Bausch + Lomb on Monday announced a new partnership with Vision Source, a North American network of independent optometrists, that names Bausch + Lomb as an “elite vendor” in its contact lens and lens care categories.
As part of the relationship, Vision Source will promote Bausch + Lomb’s products in addition to offering marketing programs, pricing discounts and rebates to its members to help encourage their patients to upgrade to Bausch + Lomb eye care brands.
“It is an honor to have Vision Source recognize Bausch + Lomb’s work and commitment to providing innovations in lens and lens care technologies, which are created in partnership with, and for, eye care providers – those at the forefront of eye care," said Mark McKenna, vice president and general manager, U.S. contact lenses, Bausch + Lomb. “As an elite partner with Vision Source, we look forward to providing their more than 4,000 members across the U.S. with our portfolio of innovative contact lens and lens care products to best meet the needs of their patients.”
In the network’s contact lens category, Vision Source members will be offered Bausch + Lomb’s latest lens technologies, including Bausch + Lomb ULTRA contact lenses, which were recently voted as the best new contact lens launch of 2015 by Vision Monday’s and 20/20 Magazine’s 7th annual EyeVote Readers’ Choice awards. The company’s Biotrue ONEday contact lenses will also be available to members, which maintain more than 98% of their moisture throughout the day, and are now available in myopia, hyperopia and a multifocal design.
Bausch + Lomb’s Biotrue and renu multi-purpose solutions for soft contact lenses will also be available to members in the lens care product category, as well as the hydrogen peroxide solution, PeroxiClear, and the Boston solution line of products for cleaning gas-permeable contact lenses.
“The innovative brands of Bausch + Lomb will further bolster the strength of Vision Source clinician offerings to patients in an organization that is hyper-focused on outstanding patient outcomes for our 4,000+ members nationwide,” said Jim Greenwood, president & chief executive officer, Vision Source.