SIGNET ARMORLITE PROGRESSES WITH KODAK. The newly released KODAK Precise® PB and Precise Short PB Progressive Lenses are now offered in digitally created full backside progressives with a wide field of view. Digital surfacing provides increased prescription accuracy, and both products employ Vision First Design™ to directly control the surface power at virtually every point on the lens. The lenses come in standard resin, polycarbonate, high-index, and several Transitions® Lens choices. For more information, contact Signet Armorlite, Inc. at 800-950-5367 or signetarmorlite.com, or at Vision Expo West, #LP7065.
INDO TAKES LENSES TO THE MAX. Reducing aberrations by 15% to 40%, and increasing the lateral visual field by 40%, Free Max is the new surfacing technology developed and patented by Indo. Based on the Max-Tool, it allows for more precise changes in surface curves and greatly reduced edge and center thickness. This lens protects against infrared radiation, and fights cataracts and skin aging, according to the company. For more information, contact INDO Lens US Inc. at 888-440-4636 or indo.es.
AUGEN ENHANCES ITS PERFORMANCE WITH TRINITY. Combining the high-performance progressive designs from the Trinity Progressive Lens series with patented HDRx™ free-form processing, Augen’s HDRx Trinity® Lenses offer wider, more natural vision with top-notch clarity and precision, according to the company. HDRx Trinity progressive lens designs include Trinity 13/17 for general wear, Trinity 8/12 Short for small fashion frames, and Trinity Spacia™ for today’s technology and professional activities. For more information, contact Augen Optics at 866-284-3611 or augenoptics.com, or at Vision Expo West, #LP7105.
YOUNGER MAKES TRILOGY PROCESSING EASIER. In order to satisfy the changing needs across the optical industry, Younger has made improvements to its Trilogy® Semi-Finished lens blank. The company’s clear Trilogy lenses with bases 0.50 to 4.25 now have thickened lens blanks. This change is intended to ease processing for both digital and conventional surfacing methods. For more information, contact Younger Optics at 800-366-5367 or youngeroptics.com, or at Vision Expo West, #LP7099.
ICE-TECH’S WORKPLACE LENS GETS TO WORK. Providing wide and sharp fields of vision in the extended closeup range, the Workplace Lens from ICE-TECH has special near comfort lenses. Workplace Lens was developed for patients who experience eye fatigue and other ailments as a result of activities like reading and looking at a computer screen. The lens will enable them to make smooth transitions between documents, the computer screen, their office, and coworkers without eyestrain. For more information, contact ICE-TECH Advanced Lens Technologies at 888-423-8324 or thintechlens.com, or at Vision Expo West, #MS11031.
US OPTICAL SHOWS OFF ITS FLAT TOP. Flat top 28 bifocal patients have caught up to progressive and single vision patients in terms of personalized high-definition benefits. With this new lens, software design compensates for aberrations induced by oblique astigmatism, and field of vision in the distance is increased by 25%. It’s personalized for each prescription, face, and frame and measurements for pantoscopic tilt, vertex distance, and panoramic angle can be added. For more information, contact US Optical at 800-445-2773 or usoptical.com.