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X-Cel Specialty Contacts Divests Disposable Lens Business

The move allows X-Cel to focus on the expansion of specialty lens designs.

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(PRESS RELEASE) DULUTH, GA – X-Cel Specialty Contacts, a global leader in specialty soft, gas permeable, and scleral contact lenses headquartered in Duluth, Georgia announced that it has divested of Hydrogel Vision Corporation, the manufacturer of the Extreme H2O brand of disposable contact lenses, to Clerio Vision. The move allows X-Cel to focus on the expansion of specialty lens designs, including the development of new designs and refinements to its industry leading portfolio.

“We are very pleased that HVC has found a strong partner in Clerio Vision, a developer of femtosecond laser technology for multi-focal lenses, and will continue to operate in Sarasota, Florida,” said Derrell James, vice president and general manager of X-Cel Specialty Contacts. “We are very excited to put our entire focus on helping our doctors change the lives of their patients through specialty contact lenses. Through our commitment in conducting nearly 150 training events per year at doctors’ offices, through our webinars and industry consortia, and via our 15 NCLE certified fitting professionals, X-Cel has the highest quality lenses to bring the best visual results for any eye condition.”

Customers purchasing X-Cel’s gas permeable, Atlantis scleral, and custom soft products including Flexlens, Westcon, and XRP Toric, will continue to utilize our toll-free customer service and consulting number at 1.800.241.9312 or visit www.xcelspecialtycontacts.com . Going forward, all ordering and questions related to Extreme H2O disposable contact lenses, including TORIColors, should go through www.extremeh2ocontactlenses or call 1.877.336.2482.

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