News & Events

  • 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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  • Art Optical Co-Sponsors May SEAL Certification Program

    May. 19, 2018
    Art Optical was proud to co-sponsor another 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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  • MCO Class of 2020

    Mar. 12, 2018
    Thanks to the Michigan College of Optometry Class of 2020 for stopping by to visit Art Optical! We enjoyed meeting each and every one of you and look forward to working with you in the future!
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  • Art Optical Co-Sponsors Third SEAL Certification Program

    Mar. 10, 2018
    Art Optical was proud to co-sponsor another 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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  • 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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