RENEE’S READERS HAVE A PERSONAL TOUCH. Named after actual patients of their creator, ECP Renee Bachner, Renee’s Readers are made with lightweight premium plastics and stainless steel, with stainless steel screws and hinges. These readers offer a wide field of view and wide bridges. Key new styles include Donna, Jane, Jay, and Michael. For more information, contact Renee’s Readers at 845-596-0510 or ARCH CROWN HAS THE CODE. Strong and durable, the new multi-color thermal transfer computer tags from Arch Crown are made with high-gloss Poly-Lam. This material can withstand solution cleaning while hanging onto text and bar codes. Computer string tags have adhesive-free adjustable loops and barbell tags (also with adhesive-free shanks), making them ideal for tagging eyewear. Six styles are available in white, yellow, blue, pink, orange, silver, and gold. Custom colors are also available. For more information, contact Arch Crown, Inc. at 800-526-8353 or
WESTERN PLAYS MATCHMAKER. Three new plier styles from Western Optical (Model Nos. 2001, 2002, and 2003) each fit different-sized hubs (15.75mm x 12mm, 12mm round, and 15.5mm x 14.25mm, respectively). Each plier’s tension screw can adjust the grip on the block. For more information, contact Western Optical Supply at 800-423-3294 or, or at Vision Expo West, #20087. TECH OPTICS DOES THE SAFETY DANCE. The new bifocal and power insert safety glasses from Tech Optics International come in clear, curing orange, and casting/soldering green, and all have soft rubber nosepads and ear pads. Patients can choose between clear bifocal safety glasses (+1.00D, +1.50D, +2.00D, +2.50D, +3.00D, +4.00D) and snap-in inserts (for clear and green infrared lenses IR3 or IR5 in powers of +1.25D, +1.50D, +1.75D, +2.00D). These polycarbonate glasses have anti-scratch-coated and anti-fog lenses and meet ANSIZ87.1 standards. For more information, contact Tech Optics at 800-678-0002 or

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