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Diversified Ophthalmics Implements Essilor's Digital Surfacing Technology In Cincinnati Facility

By Essilor News


DALLAS – (April 09, 2012) – Essilor of America has implemented its patented Digital Surfacing technology at Diversified Ophthalmics in Cincinnati, OH. With access to Essilor’s Digital Surfacing technology, Diversified can now fully manufacture the complete offering of Essilor Digitally Surfaced lenses at its Cincinnati-area laboratory including the entire portfolio of Varilux® lenses - both Varilux DualOptix™ and Varilux DRx™, DEFINITY® and Accolade® Freedom lenses. Diversified Ophthalmics will also now be able to manufacture Eyecode™ lenses for its eyecare professional customers with the Visioffice® System.

“Essilor is proud to share its industry leading, state of the art Digital Surfacing technology with Diversified,” said Bob Colucci, president, Independent Distribution Division, Essilor of America. “The Essilor technical team was involved during every step of the installation at Diversified, ensuring total process integration from lab management systems to lab process reengineering.”

Diversified Ophthalmics’ new Digital Surfacing facility operates Essilor’s proprietary and patented Digital Surfacing Process Control (DSPC). A daily quality certification of the process has been established with Essilor to ensure quality compliance and guarantee consistency at the highest possible level.

“All of us at Diversified are appreciative of the dedication and high standards Essilor puts on the quality of their products during the installation process,” said Dr. Ronald F. Cooke, President & CEO, Diversified Ophthalmics. “By starting with the implementation of Essilor and Varilux digital products, Diversified now has a solid foundation to expand our digital surfacing capabilities due to improvements made in the entire process.”

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About Diversified
Diversified is a Cincinnati based supplier for eye care practices in every state including Hawaii and Alaska. Diversified has optical labs and offices with locations in Cincinnati, OH, Sokane, WA, Salt Lake City, UT, Allen Park, MI (Detroit area), Milwaukee, WI, Columbia, SC and Houston, TX. Rated as the 13th largest independent ophthalmic lab in the US by Jobson Publishing in 2011, Diversified is a “Single Source” supplier allowing economies of scale to busy practices. Included among Diversified’s products and services are: Ophthalmic software, Frames, Ophthalmic Solutions & Supplies, Ophthalmic Equipment, Medical and Ophthalmic Books, Printing, and consultation services for both contact lens and spectacle lens questions as well as practice management issues. Diversified’s proprietary family of eyecare products includes uncut lenses, digital lenses, several AR products, computer glasses, lens cleaner and GP polish.

About Essilor
Essilor is the leading manufacturer of optical lenses in the United States and is the market leader in progressive,high-index and anti-reflective coated lenses. A pioneer in the development and production of ophthalmic lenses, Essilor employs more than 9,000 people throughout North America. Essilor manufactures optical lenses under the Varilux®, Crizal®, Xperio®, DEFINITY®, Thin&Lite® and other Essilor brand names. Essilor Laboratories of America (ELOA) is the largest, and most trusted, optical lab network in the U.S. and offers a wide choice of services and lens brands, including Essilor premium lenses, to eyecare professionals across the nation. Essilor of America, Inc. (Essilor) is a subsidiary of Paris-based Essilor International, a publicly held company traded on the Euronext Paris stock exchange (Reuters: ESSI.PA).

Varilux, Crizal, Xperio and DEFINITY are registered trademarks and Varilux DRx is a trademark of Essilor International. Thin&Lite and Accolade are registered trademarks and DualOptix and Eyecode are trademarks of Essilor of America, Inc.