OLP NEWS – JANUARY 2018 BY VCPN EDITOR LUXEXCEL TO INSTALL 3D PRINTING IN SECOND LAB Luxexcel, developer of 3D printing technology of ophthalmic lenses, is set to install itssecond system this month in Quest Vision Care Specialty Lab in Largo, FL. Luxexcel’sVisionPlatform of 3D printers, lens design software and workflow integration tools were installed …

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BIFOCAL LENS PATENT RECEIVED BY VCPN EDITOR Michael Walach, president of Quest Optical Specialty Lab in Largo, FL, has received a patent on a new free-form Easy TopTM lens that he expects will significantly enhance the bifocal lens market. On January 13, 2015 the U.S. Patent office issued a new patent number 8,931,898, on a: “non-progressive corridor bifocal …

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APRIL 2016 LENSES The Other Side of Free-form, Part Two of Two FREE-FORM LENS VARIETIES Another common misunderstanding is that free-form lenses are synonymous with back surfaceprogressives (PALs). That’s definitely wrong. The following suggests potential designs availablethat can be produced in virtually any index and sometimes as photochromic or polarized. The opportunity exists to free-form …

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DECEMBER 2016 RXPERTISE Eyeing the Future of Spectacle Lens Design The advent of free-form manufacturing technology in the early 2000s brought a burst of energy to spectacle lens design. This powerful new tool enabled lens designers to create a myriad of new multifocal and single vision products that expanded the boundaries of vision and changed …

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MARCH 2015 LENSES Walach Receives Patent for Free-form Bifocal LARGO, Fla.—Michael Walach, the president of Quest Optical Specialty Lab in Largo, Florida has been granted U.S. patent number 8,931,898 for a free-form bifocal lens that he designed called the Easy Top. Walach believes the new free-form Easy Top (ET) lens will significantly enhance the bifocal …

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Vision Council Announces Directors’ Choice Award Recipient and Lab Division HOF Inductees By Staff Monday, August 6, 2018 12:30 AM Dave Cole. ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Lab Division of The Vision Council announced the industry veterans who will be recognizedduring the Directors’ Choice Award and 19th Annual Lab DivisionHall of Fame celebration on Wednesday, September 26 in …

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