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Vision Expo is about three things. Education, networking and shopping! The Vision Council has the training covered but let us school you on the things you must be buying. Whether it’s brand new, new to your market, or just new to you, we’ve rounded up the collections, lenses, and equipment you can’t miss for those special customers in your life. We’ve got something for everyone … and something a little special for you and your business too. Even if you’re not attending, this list is a helpful guide to keep you up-to-date on the latest in frames and technology. Be sure to check these new products out and if you stop by a booth … tell them INVISION sent you.

NEW ADDITION

FOR THE MAXIMALIST

3 Among its nine stylish designs — each available in three colorways — FYSH UK celebrates all things gradient, glitter, leather, and beyond with its 2018 Sunwear Collection. Five combination frames set the tone for the brand this season, including model F-2024, which features a layer of metal stylishly situated between two layers of acetate. 

$180

all styles

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Booth #2637

& westgroupe.com/fysh-uk

& (855) 455-0042

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FOR THE E-Z RIDER

3 Men looking for a “touch of Z” in their lives need look no further than Charmant’s Z Titanium collection. All three styles in the collection feature thin temples and a lightweight fit. Two are made with TR90 and Z titanium, including model ZT19855N, shown, and one all-metal style is made with Beta titanium and Z titanium. 

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$99.99 to $109.99

Booth #2727

& charmant.com/us

& (800) 645-2121

LAUNCH

FOR THE FASHION SET

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3 The first-ever eyewear collection for rag & bone includes 31 styles: eight women’s and nine men’s sunglasses, plus seven optical frames each for men and women. All optical frames and select suns feature a TORX six-point screw-head hinge system. Model RNB1007/S, shown, is a modern take on the cat eye in acetate and metal.

$195 to $2950 optical styles

$185 to $295 suns

Booth #2749

& mysafilo.com

& (800) 631-1188

LAUNCH

FOR THE FRANCOPHILE

3 A debut collection of 30 Parisian-inspired styles is one way to make a statement, and Sandro delivers on that. This bold collection includes 11 each of women’s and men’s ophthalmics, plus eight suns for women. Women’s model SD 2000F Color 101 and men’s model SD 1002F Color 001 are shown here. 

$225 to $250 ophthalmic

Booth #2521

& mondotticausa.com

& (866) 666-3662

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FOR THOSE WHO LIKE TO SPARKLE

3 The debut eyewear collection from Atelier Swarovski features five opulently bejeweled styles. Each one includes the exclusive feature of a bespoke sparkling crystal inset on the temple tip. Model SK0164-P, shown, features Swarovski’s exclusive crystal Pointiage technique. 

$540 to $705

Booth #2735
& marcolin.com
& (800) 345-8482

NEW ADDITION

FOR THE WEEKEND WARRIOR

3 The new Wiley X Rx-ready aviators represent a new look for the brand, as part of its Active Lifestyle Series. And as is to be expected, the WX Klein, shown, and the WX Hayden, a more squared-off shape, pass the ANSI High Velocity, High Mass Impact, and Optical Clarity standards. 

$150 non-polarized

$190 polarized

Booth #2321

& wileyx.com

& (800) 776-7842

NEW ADDITION

FOR THE GLAM GIRL

3 The spring collection of six sun and three optical styles from Carolina Herrera spans some exciting and playful categories including Shades of Logomania, Geometric Colors, Color Flash, and Metal Contrasts. While most of these groups consist of multiple styles, Metal Contrasts has one: model SHE752, a rectangular acetate with a touch of metal, shown. 

$216 to $294

Booth #1452
& derigo.us
& (800) 423-3023

LAUNCH

FOR THE VINTAGE LOVER

3 In keeping with the vintage styling this East Village shop has become known for, Fabulous Fanny’s first-ever eponymous collection includes three styles with nylon lenses. One handmade acetate frame, the Norma, enjoys the company of two metals: General and General Sun. 

$180 to $279

Booth #G1052

& fabulousfannysnyc.com

& (877) 791-4199

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FOR FUTURE QUEENS

3 Founded by Linda Bennett in 1990, the British luxury brand L.K. Bennett favored by Duchess Kate enters the optical world with a 15-style debut collection. Model LKB004C4 features a metal temple with acetate tips. 

$210 to $280

Booth #1245

& oaeyewear.com

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FOR THE SOPHISTICATE

3 Heads will turn for all 19 new-to-market Seraphin styles. The combination frame Avalon, shown here, features a metal brow and high quality, shimmering acetate. Also available as a sun style.

$270 to $315

Booth #G527

& ogieyewear.com

& (888) 560-1060 

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FOR THE TECHNOPHILE

3 The future is now. Yuniku’s 3D-printing, facial scanning platform enables Ørgreen’s designs to adapt to any face and to achieve the look desired by the individual wearer. The made-to-order Ørgreen + Yuniku Collaboration collection features 12 unisex models. 

From $1,200 

Booth #G735

& orgreenoptics.com

LAUNCH

FOR THOSE WHO
LIKE TO RIDE

3 For its North American release, Dosuno offers a two-frames-in-one system wherein each frame includes a full strap that allows for an easy transition between temples and headband. This collection of nine styles, including Urban DU145104, shown, features the 52 hinge and is made with lighter-than-acetate Silflex. 

$175 all styles 

Booth #G165

& alternativeeyes.com

& (888) 399-7742

NEW ADDITION

FOR THE WILD THINGS

3 New from J.F. Rey, the Le Cuir collection incorporates natural leather from Tuscany’s top tanneries into its three designs. Model JF2783 features leather along the top of its rims, adding to the eyewear’s already-innovative use of materials. 

$320 to $550

The LOFT

& jfrey.fr/en

NEW ADDITION

FOR THOSE WHO WANT IT ALL

3 For a while now, ECPs have been asking CooperVision to come out with a daily toric and now they have! The MyDay toric daily disposable contact lens brings together everything that practitioners and astigmatic patients need for a 1-day experience: silicone hydrogel, comfort, lens stability and visual acuity. The MyDay toric features the same Optimized Toric Lens Geometry that can be found in Biofinity toric.

Booth #MS4517

& coopervision.com

NEW ADDITION

FOR THOSE WHO WANT IT JUST RIGHT 

3 NuPolar Infinite Gray is a new polarized sunwear lens from Younger Optics that can be very light gray when it needs to be and very dark gray when needed the most. The darkness of the lens is controlled with a UV-responsive photochromic technology that offers a wide range of light absorption. ECPs can order the lens in polycarbonate from optical laboratories. 

Booth #LP4413

& youngeroptics.com

NEW ADDITION

FOR BEACH LOVERS

3 With each of its four styles named for an iconic beach town, Costa’s Acetate Collection makes a splash this spring. Unisex model Del Mar combines the classic keyhole look with a more modern, round eyeshape. All styles feature Costa’s beyond polarized lenses. 

$249 (all styles)

Booth #1853

& b2b.costadelmar.com

& (386) 274-4000

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FOR THE NATURIST

3 Founded in Budapest in 2015, Thinwood hand-crafts wooden frames that are not only strong, flexible and comfortable to wear, but stylish and lightweight at the same time. Each frame goes through more than 50 steps during the manufacturing process for a finished product that is timeless and offers a natural, stylish alternative to traditional frames. The 32380, shown. 

$235 to 285

& thinwood.hu

LAUNCH

SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE

3 Delivering a triple threat for ClearVision’s 2018 house collection, CVO Eyewear introduces three sub-brands: Classic, with 30 styles; Tech, with 18 styles; and Next, with 24 styles. Part of the Tech sub-brand, model CVT 3023, shown, is a handsome metal frame with spring hinges. 

$140 to $150

Booth #1621

& cvoptical.com

& (800) 645-3733

LAUNCH

FOR THE DRY
EYE FOLKS

3 The patented I-PEN Osmolarity System is a handheld device that offers ECPs a quick and reliable tool for screening dry eye patients. I-MED Pharma has signed an exclusive agreement with OCuSOFT to distribute the I-PEN in the United States. This distribution partnership will begin when they receive final FDA approval which is expected soon. 

Booth #MS4715

& ocusoft.com

& (800) 233-5469

LAUNCH

FOR THE PARTICULAR

3 Precision Optical Group’s Eyecon Lens series is a customizable group of six lenses that use Digital Ray-Path technology that improves the lens performance for any gaze direction. Lenses are the Eyecon E, for experienced wearers; Eyecon F, for first-timers; Eyecon N, for enhanced near vision; Eyecon D, for enhanced distance; Eyecon Mobile, for mobile users; and Eyecon S, for very small fashion frames.

Prices start at $82.75

& precisionopticalgroup.com

& (800) 497-9239

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FOR THE LENS INSPECTOR

3 EYOTO, a new brand centered around Aston EyeTech’s next generation eye diagnostic and measurement solutions, is being launched throughout the year. The EYOTO product portfolio includes a range of power mapping lensmeters and lens surface inspection tools, binocular autorefractors, and the company’s cloud connected mobile diagnostic platform. 

Booth #LP4461

& eyoto.com

NEW ADDITION

FOR THE QUICK CHANGERS 

3 Touted as the fastest photochromic on the market, Quantix Photochromic lenses, engineered by QSpex Technologies, come in plastic (CR39), 1.59 polycarbonate, 1.55 Qnetic high impact, 1.60 hi-index, and 1.67 hi-index lens materials. Quantix Photochromic can also be applied to any lens material through an automated dip-coating process. ECPs can order the lenses from optical laboratories beginning in May.
By appointment only. Contact Danny Cruz at [email protected] or 404-909-1219.

NEW ADDITION

FOR THOSE WHO WANT IT FAST AND CLEAR

3 FastGrind’s new FT28 lens line will be distributed by Super Optical International The FT28 lens with AR coating and the FT28 Conversion AR, a photochromic lens with AR, come in VisionAir 1.56 material. Clarity AR front side coating, used on all their other lens lines, will be available with this line as well. 

Booth #LP4159

& superoptical.com/fast-grind

& (800) 543-737

NEW ADDITION

FOR ODs WHO WANT A BETTER LOOK 

3 Visionix has come out with a new high-tech diagnostic model, VX130, that can give you a comprehensive visual analysis of the anterior segment of the eye in under two minutes. The VX130 Wavefront Anterior Segment Analyzer features Scheimpflug Imaging and Anterior and Posterior Corneal Topography for enhanced diagnosis and monitoring of diseases such as keratoconus.

 Booth #MS4545

& visionixusa.com
& (800)729-1959

NEW ADDITION

FOR THE AUTOMOBILIST

3 There’s now a better option for patients seeking a photochromic lens that works in the car. SunSync Drive XT is a new extra-active, light-reactive lens that gets darker and stays dark behind the wheel. This addition to VSP Optics Group’s SunSync portfolio can deliver darkness, clarity, and fade-back speed that stacks up well against its competitors. 

Booth #1548

& vspopticsgroup.com/sunsync

NEW ADDITION 

FOR THE MEASUREMENT PERFECTIONIST

3 Coburn Technologies’ new HRK-1, eighth generation auto refractor/keratometer developed by Huvitz, comes to the market at an affordable price. It is built with data accuracy, especially in higher diopter and cylinder measurement and it uses dynamic optical technology to measure the aberration of the eye. 

Booths #LP4353 & #LP4453

& coburntechnologies.com

& (800) 262-8761

NEW ADDITION

FOR A NO SLIP GRIP

3 The HPE-410 Excelon Lens Edging System from Coburn Technologies is equipped with an optional integrated 3D tracer and is designed to keep up with ECPs’ finishing demands. It comes with a strong, durable wheel and eliminates lens slippage with an adaptive lens chuck and position sensor. 

Booths #LP4353 & LP4453

& coburntechnologies.com

& (800) 262-8761

NEW ADDITION

FOR THE VERSATILE TECHNICIAN

3 Marco introduces the TS-310 Tabletop Refractive Workstation that includes a combined digital refractor and chart system with the same charts for far and near vision measurement. It has an intuitive color touchscreen and three levels of contrast sensitivity testing.  It is a compact, ergonomically designed workstation where staff have the option to sit or stand while they’re taking measurements.  

Booth #MS4803

& marco.com

& (800) 874-5274

NEW ADDITION 

FOR THOSE WHO LIVE ON THE “EDGE”

3 The quick and robust QM-X3 edger, released by National Optronics, can process complex shapes to bridge the gap between large 5-axis edgers and compact 3-axis tabletops. It features a dual diamond blade design which can lower the cost per edge. A remote diagnostics system provides fast response times for technical support and software updates. 

Booth #LP4421

& nationaloptronics.com

& (800) 866-5640

NEW ADDITION

FOR THE FAST FINISHER

3 For the finishing lab, Briot has come out with the Emotion 2 all-in-one edger. It incorporates Gravitech tracing technology to allow you to accurately trace a demo lens in under four seconds. Its high definition optical camera allows you to see laser engravings on progressive lenses easily.

Booth #LP4445

& briotusa.com
& (800) 292-7468

 

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