News & Events

  • Art Optical President Tom Anastor receives special recognition Award

    Oct. 15, 2008
    At the 40th Annual Fall Seminar held by the Michigan Optometric Association at the Lansing Convention Center, Tom Anastor received a special recognition award. Presented by Dr. Barbara Horn, President of the MOA, in front of nearly 300…
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  • Art Optical Introduces Intelliwave® Precise Prescription Soft Contact Lenses

    Jul. 28, 2008
    Art Optical Contact Lens, Inc. is pleased to announce the availability of Intelliwave®, a new line of precise prescription, made-to-order soft contact lenses. Using proven lens design technology licensed from UltraVision CLPL in the UK, Art…
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  • Art Optical becomes Menicon Z Authorized Manufacturer

    May. 30, 2008
    Art Optical Contact Lens, Inc. is pleased to announce the recent approval from Menicon Ltd. of Japan for the manufacture and distribution of Menicon Z material in the United States. With a Dk of 163, Menicon Z offers extraordinary levels of…
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  • SoClear Lens Technology Licensed to Art Optical

    Jan. 16, 2008
    Dakota Sciences and Art Optical Contact Lens, Inc. have entered into an exclusive agreement allowing Art Optical to manufacture and distribute the patented SoClear Lens Technology throughout North America. Based in Sioux Falls, South…
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  • Art Optical Names 2007 Associate of the Year

    Dec. 19, 2007
    Art Optical Contact Lens, Inc. is pleased to announce the selection of Heather Horton as their 2007 Associate of the Year. Horton, an eight-year Art Optical veteran, was nominated from a pool of 80-plus eligible associates and unanimously…
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  • Art Optical Rated Among Top U.S. Labs

    Nov. 23, 2007
    Art Optical Contact Lens, Inc. has been named as a recipient of the prestigious Seal of Manufacturing Excellence Award for the years 2007-2008. The Contact Lens Manufacturer’s Association (CLMA) recently released the results of their annual…
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  • Art Optical to Manufacture Custom Soft Contact Lenses

    Jun. 22, 2007
    Art Optical Contact Lens, Inc. is pleased to announce the completion of a large scale transatlantic partnership agreement with the UltraVision CLPL Group. The agreement grants Art Optical, USA’s leading independent GP manufacturer, license…
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  • Art Optical to Feature New K-Cone Fitting System at GKC

    Jan. 18, 2007
    Art Optical Contact Lens, Inc. will be re-launching its’ successful Art Keratoconic System (AKS®) at the Global Keratoconus Congress in Vegas, January 26-28. The new and improved AKS system, featuring updated tamper-evident packaging,…
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  • Practitioner Acceptance Growing for Plasma GP Lens Treatment Process

    Jan. 15, 2007
    In response to the increasing popularity and acceptance of the Plasma GP Lens Treatment Process, Art Optical has recently added the Optimum line of GP lens materials (Optimum Classic, Optimum Comfort, Optimum Extra, Optimum Extreme) to its…
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  • Art Optical Consultants Earn Advanced Certification

    Jan. 18, 2006
    Art Optical Contact Lens, Inc. is pleased to announce the attainment of Advanced Certification for two members of its consultation team. Nicole Edwards, NCLC, and Bethany Peebles, NCLC, recently received recognition for successfully passing…
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