Roundup of best gear for eyecare professionals

PURE COLOR

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Remember #TheDress meme from a month or so ago? EnChroma, which makes color blindness-correcting lenses, got a nice publicity bump out of the raging debate — and the company can custom-fit its lenses to most frames (including ones that patients buy in your shop). enchroma.com

P R I C E : From $350


IN THE BAG

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Virginia optician June Rogers makes these cute and inexpensive little eyeglass-motif bags and accepts custom orders. Sizes include 5 x 7 inches and a padded 8 x 11-inch version that works well for cosmetics. invmag.us/4156

P R I C E : $5-10


SPARE PAIRS

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The Danish company B + D offers nifty readers and sunglasses in a growing assortment of styles (folding model Bold retails for $44), plus a variety of displays you can use to encourage impulse purchases, all with pleasing design. bplusd.com/en/retailers

P R I C E : Varies


LESS WASTE

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Preservative-free lubricant drops for dry eye symptoms are usually packaged in single-dose vials, but Oasis Medical now offers its Oasis Tears PF in a patented 10 mL multiuse bottle that prevents contamination and keeps the drops sterile for up to 90 days. oasismedical.com

P R I C E : On request


FAST MOUNTS

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No more rimless roulette: The upgraded Rimless Bench Press 2.0 from Eye-DNA is designed for labs or retailers processing more than 10 rimless spectacles per day, or for opticians who like the idea of an “extra set of hands” for working with fragile lens materials. eye-dna.net

P R I C E : On request

This article originally appeared in the April 2015 edition of INVISION.

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