News & Events

  • Art Optical Celebrates Milestone Anniversary in 2018

    Jan. 17, 2018
    Art Optical invites practitioners, ophthalmic professionals, and industry friends from around the globe to “Experience the Legacy of Excellence” as they kick-off of their 60th year in custom contact lens manufacturing and design in…
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  • NOVA Presbyopic & Scleral Workshop

    Jan. 12, 2018
    Our Consultation Operations Leader, Bethany Peebles, lectured to 4th year students at NOVA Southeastern on presbyopic and scleral lenses. Followed by a hands-on workshop featuring Renovation and Ampleye Scleral. 
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  • Ampleye Scleral GP Now Offered in Reduced Diameter Options

    Jan. 11, 2018
    Art Optical is pleased to announce that their Ampleye scleral lens design is now available in 15.0 and 15.5 mm diameter options. While the standard design is an exceptional irregular cornea option in the optimal 16.5 mm diameter,…
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  • Art Optical Introduces KeraSoft Thin to U.S. Marketplace

    Jan. 8, 2018
    Under license from UltraVision CLPL, Art Optical is now manufacturing and supplying KeraSoft Thin prescription SiHy contact lenses in the U.S. According to the companies, KeraSoft Thin is the combination of advanced lathing technology and…
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  • Art Optical Announces 2017 Associate of the Year

    Dec. 13, 2017
    Jan started working for Art Optical in April of 1996. She has spent the majority of this time in customer care which has made her a very experienced customer service associate. She has continually demonstrated excellent professional customer…
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  • Art Optical Co-Sponsors Second SEAL Certification Program

    Dec. 9, 2017
    Art Optical was proud to co-sponsor a second SEAL (Scleral Education for Advanced Leadership) Certification program conducted by the Scleral Consultative Institute (SCI). Held at a state-of-the-art practice in Nashville and lead by expert…
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  • Indiana University Scleral Lens Workshop

    Nov. 30, 2017
    Our Consultation Operations Leader, Bethany Peebles ABOC, NCLE-AC, lectured and lead an Ampleye workshop for the 4th year students at Indiana University. 
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  • Ampleye Hands-On Training at the AOTTC

    Nov. 13, 2017
    We hosted an Ampleye hands-on training workshop at the Art Optical Technical Training Center this week. Patrick Caroline FAAO FCLSA and Michael Johnson FCLSA led our practitioners through an information packed evening. 
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  • MCO Grand Rounds GP Workshop

    Sep. 22, 2017
    Mike Johnson, FCLSA and Erik Anderson visited Michigan College of Optometry to take part in their Grand Rounds GP Workshop for third year students. 
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  • Ampleye™ Scleral Now FDA Approved for Ocular Surface & Dry Eye Disease Management

    Sep. 20, 2017
    Art Optical Contact Lens, the nation’s leading independent custom lens manufacturer, has received 510(k) clearance from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on their Ampleye Scleral lens for the therapeutic management of…
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