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Transitions Optical Names Professor Edward C. August as the Winner of the 2019 Transitions Brand Ambassador Award

Daniel Brunson, Dr. Jennifer Chinn, and Dr. Roxanne Fermin were also recognized.




(PRESS RELEASE) Transitions Optical honored Professor Edward C. August with the 2019 Transitions Brand Ambassador title, a category of the Transitions Innovation Awards program, during a recognition ceremony on Tuesday, Feb. 4 at Transitions Academy 2020 in Orlando, Fla.

“Professor Edward C. August has been committed to the Transitions brand since the early 1990s’” said Drew Smith, director, North America Channels, Transitions Optical. “He spreads valuable knowledge about Transitions lenses and light management through his presentations and conversations with doctors, eyecare professionals, and retailers alike. This past year, Professor Edward C. August spoke to over 10,000 ECPs in the U.S., Canada, England, Scotland and China. We applaud Professor August on his vast success in 2019 and look forward to seeing how he will continue to educate the masses in 2020.”

“Transitions lenses help me differentiate,” said Professor August. “Through prescription analysis, the art and science of communicating the features and benefits of products, I’ve been able to help retailers present Transitions lenses to every patient.”

During Transitions Academy, 2019 Transitions Brand Ambassador finalists Daniel Brunson, optician at Hicks Brunson Eyewear, Dr. Jennifer Chinn at Dr. Chinn’s Vision Care, and Dr. Roxanne Fermin at Priority Vision Optometry, were also recognized for their commitment to advocating for the Transitions brand.


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