News & Events

  • Art Optical Obtains MDSAP Certification

    Apr. 4, 2019
    Having undertaken the effort to include MDSAP in their quality management systems, Art Optical has obtained MDSAP certification. Recognizing that a global approach to auditing and monitoring the manufacturing of medical devices could…
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  • Ampleye Initial Rx Lens Calculator Now Available Online!

    Mar. 7, 2019
    To accompany the broad suite of fitting tools supporting the Ampleye scleral lens, Art Optical has launched a new online calculator. Developed in partnership with the KATT Design Group, the Ampleye Initial Rx Lens Calculator is intended to…
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  • Ampleye Spare Lens Discount Program Now Available

    Jan. 10, 2019
    In response to practitioner requests, Art Optical is pleased to introduce a spare lens purchasing program for Ampleye scleral lenses. With the spare lens program, practitioners prescribing Ampleye lenses are eligible to purchase duplicate…
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  • Art Optical Names 2018 Associate of the Year!

    Dec. 13, 2018
    Congratulations to our 2018 Associate of the Year! Bethany Peebles, FAAO, NCLE-AC, ABO Consultation Manager Bethany Peebles has been a valued Art Optical associate since 1999. Throughout her 20 years of service, she has exhibited…
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  • Bethany Peebles Earns Fellowship Status at AAO!

    Nov. 8, 2018
    Our Consultation Manager, Bethany Peebles, has earned fellowship status in the American Academy of Optometry! The FAAO designation is a significant accomplishment that requires EXTENSIVE work & preparation – including several published case…
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  • Ampleye Now Featuring Aberration Correcting Optics

    Nov. 1, 2018
    Art Optical is pleased to announce that their Ampleye scleral lens design now features advanced aberration correcting optics. This fully-automated, anterior surface technology neutralizes the unwanted plus or minus power inherently present…
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  • Former Art Optical President Leaves Custom Contact Lens Legacy

    Sep. 17, 2018
     Thomas E. Anastor, President of Art Optical Contact Lens, Inc. from 1967 to 2013, has died as a result of an extended illness. After taking the helm of his father’s lens manufacturing company, Anastor dedicated 50+ years to the ophthalmic…
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  • GPLI Cornea and CL Resident Symposium

    Aug. 26, 2018
    Erik Anderson spent the weekend at the GPLI Cornea and CL Resident Symposium which celebrated it's 20th Anniversary at UMSL College of Optometry. We are a proud supporter of the Cornea and Contact Lens Residency program and look forward to…
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  • MCO 3rd Year Workshop

    Jul. 2, 2018
    The future looks bright! 3rd year students getting comfortable with scleral lenses at Michigan College of Optometry.      
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  • 2018 AOCLE Meeting in San Antonio

    Jun. 2, 2018
    Mike Johnson, FCLSA and Erik Anderson attended the annual AOCLE (Association of Optometric Contact Lens Educators) Meeting in San Antonio. During their presentation, Erik and Mike threw back to 1958 with costumes and trivia to celebrate our…
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