InDispensable New Products

June 24, 2013

 

Technology drives Okia’s bright, innovative collection

The Double Match collection from Okia showcases the company’s latest high-definition eyewear.

HDA Technology enables an unlimited selection of colors and patterns on acetate frames. Okia now goes one more step further and shows a new definition level its technology is able to achieve: the HDA patterns of this new collection cover both sides of the temples, opening new incredible possibilities for product design.

Okia Double Match eyewear is inspired by nature and the animal world is the main inspiration behind the HDA patterns chosen for the collection. Bright, vivid colors-such as green, pink, purple, and orange-light up the frames designs for an unconventional look.

 

Colors, details embody X-IDE sunglasses

Calalzo di Cadore, Italy-X-IDE delivers the latest sunwear fashion trends with its capsule collection.

Eggert, shown, is a square style with larger lenses, combining bright colors with quality details. Transparent resin encloses the metal frame to make it visibly lighter and highlights the graduated hues of the metal beneath it.

Color clearly plays the starring role, with high contrast combinations of black/white, red/black, blue/white black/blue/green, fuchsia/orange/grey, grey/green, sky-blue/orange and mirrored lenses in red, sky blue, yellow, orange and purple.

 

 

 

E-Voque display creates stylish retail setting

Collegeville, PA-The E-Voque display and furniture collection from Eye Designs elevates an optical into a retail environment. With sleek lines, modular components, LED lighting, and brushed chrome accents, E-Voque brings style and sophistication to premium brands and signature frame collections. The E-Voque display unit features oversized LED lit shelves for creating product vignettes for brands and frames.

By incorporating modular components, such as mirror block, accessory block, and frame block with wave frame holders, the E-Voque display can be divided into distinctive product presentations and merchandised by brand. The E-Voque collection includes low-profile wall units, mirror units, and dispensing tables of varying sizes and configurations.

 

 

Magnifiers add +5.00 D for focusing at near

Dr. Hirsch’s Magnifying Spectacles from Marlin Industries enable practitioners to quickly, efficiently, and inexpensively provide their patients with an additional +5.00 D associated with base-in prism for focusing at an 8-in. distance.

The magnifiers are made from optical-grade polycarbonate with a scratch-coated front. They maintain excellent memory even when stretched over the widest of frames.

These spectacles are well suited for visually-compromised and normally sighted patients for many vocational and avocational needs that often require extra magnification at near.

 

Star power, artistic style lead new Zyloware releases

Zyloware has introduced new styles from Daisy Fuentes Eyewear.

The Daisy Fuentes Carla is a full rim handcrafted zyl frame. The zyl temples are embellished with a foil animal print design as an appealing. Spring hinges enhance the comfortable fit. Colors: tortoise/pink (shown), black/white.

New in the Etched collection is the XP 601M for men, designed with a thin, full rim metal front and a sleek, wrapping metal endpiece. Thick, handcrafted zyl temples feature a metal plaque with a unique inlay pattern. For enhanced comfort, the XP 601M has spring hinges, snap-in nosepads, and accommodates progressive lenses. Colors: dark gunmetal (shown), brown.

 

 

Transitions Vantage 1.67 lenses now available

Pinellas Park, FL-Transitions Optical Inc. now offers Vantage lenses in 1.67 high index material, expanding the market for variable polarization to a new patient population.

“The availability in 1.67 will allow us to offer Transitions Vantage lenses to patients with stronger prescriptions, or consumers who just like the light weight and thin profile of higher index lenses,” said Catherine Rauscher, director of sales-lens manufacturer channel, North America.

“Because Transitions Vantage lenses appeal to patients who are interested in the latest technology, and to patients who are active outdoors, we think that this combination will be really attractive,” Rauscher added.