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1.74 FINISHED AND SEMI-FINISHED LENSES FROM CONANT
Made from Mitsui Chemicals’ Do Green MR-174 plant-based monomer that is USDA BioPreferred-certified as 82% biobased, Conant’s 1.74 lenses are available in an extended finished single vision range uo to -15.00 sph with a 1.0 mm thickness in all powers over -2.00 sph. Extended cylindar is also available. All finished lenses include super hydrophobic AR with a two-year scratch warranty. Semi-finished lenses come in .50 and 16.50 and front nominal curves in 1.0 steps. For more information, contact Conant Lens, Inc. at 770.590.7860, ConantOptical.com.

ARCH CROWN PROP 65 COMPLIANCE OP-TAGS AND LABELS
Arch Crown’s custom and pre-printed California Proposition 65 “Warning” Op-Tags and static cling vinyl labels are specifically for eyewear that contain chemicals that require notification under Proposition 65 compliance regulations. Pre-printed Style 217 “Warning” labels are black on clear, static cling vinyl that can be reapplied without losing static cling or scratching lenses. Non-slip Style 830 Op-Tags are black on white plastic that stay in place and are ideal carriers for computer labels or barcodes. Both styles are available in three “Warning” versions: cancer, reproductive harm and both cancer and reproductive harm. For more information, contact Arch Crown, Inc. at 800.526.8353, ArchCrown.com.

FEELER TIPS AND BLOCKS FOR NIDEK EDGERS FROM DYNAMIC LABS
Dynamic Labs has released pliable oval blocks for Nidek edgers. Blocks are 17 x 30 mm and come in red and green available in bags of 10. New feeler tips for lens measurement units are available as a single pair in both right and left tips. Feeler tips will not scratch lenses and can be used on Santinelli LE and LEX 1000, 9000 and 1200 edgers. For more information, contact Dynamic Labs, Inc. at 888.339.6264, DynamicLabs.net.

IMPROVED CAD-CON 1000 FROM PSI
Cad-Con 1000 has been reformulated with higher-grade, less-dense chemicals to give Cad-Con a “powder-like” texture that mixes better with wastewater, according to Practical Systems, Inc. (PSI). The new chemicals completely separate treated wastewater from sediment, leaving a clear effluent and distinct sediment layer in the bottom of a bucket or tank, which remains intact to eliminate the need to absorb residual water with either paper or other absorbents. Leftover sediment forms a wet paste that can be scraped and accumulated in a dedicated container. For more information, contact Practical Systems, Inc. at 800.237.8154, LookToPSI.com.

HOYA iD LIFESTYLE 3 LENSES
This new lens design comes in three variations for patients’ preferences: iD LifeStyle Indoor for near vision focus; iD LifeStyle Urban that offers equal focus on all main vision areas; and iD LifeStyle Outdoor for distance vision. Each design utilizes Hoya’s patented Integrated Dual Side Optics platform that separates vertical and horizontal components of a prescription, and Binocular Harmonization Technology (BHT), which treats right and left prescriptions as individual components to define the binocular lens design and calculate the necessary corridor length and progressive power distribution. For more information, contact Hoya Vision Care at 800.423.2361, HoyaVision.com.

YOUNGER OPTICS’ NUPOLAR LENSES NOW IN MIRROR COATS
NuPolar polarized lenses are now available in three mirror coats: silver, blue and gold mirrors. Mirror coating is applied to semi-finished lenses at the factory to expedite turnaround times. NuPolar Mirror lenses are currently available in digital PAL and SFSV hard resin. For more information, contact Younger Optics at 800.366.5367, YoungerOptics.com.

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