For the past few months, I’ve seen primetime commercials for Zenni Optical eyeglasses from $6.95. Since startups advertising on primetime TV is a clear signal of a venture-backed company, I decided to check them out. Following a short online search, I discovered that Zenni was founded in San Francisco in 2003 by two scientists. The lab is rumored to be in China.Read More
Eyecare product ordering is something that almost all eyecare practices have to do. But a practice can choose to order their products in many different ways including fax, phone, visiting lab websites, or through a comprehensive online ordering solution.Read More
It's 2015, and this year optical labs want you to get the memo to ditch
phone and fax ordering, and start submitting your product orders online. Don't worry, it's not just a good thing for the labs - there are benefits of online ordering for your practice too! In a survey conducted last year the top three reasons that eyecare providers order their products online were because of time savings, ease of use, and reduced errors in their orders.
There are a lot of resources available to help eyecare practices run more efficiently, including online ordering. But many eyecare practices might not be aware of all the benefits of online ordering and how much time it could be saving them in the long run! That's why we put together some surprising stats about online ordering and optical lens suppliers so you can see exactly what you might be missing out on! And on top of providing greater efficiency for your practice, our online ordering service is free to use!
We have updated our optical supplier list to make it easier for you to find your Carl Zeiss Laboratories when placing orders on VisionWeb. The new listing took effect on Thursday, May 10th.
There is no action required, but we wanted you to know about the change since this change will be reflected in the "Laboratory" drop-down menu in the VisionWeb spectacle lens ordering engine. Please take a moment to review this table so that you know how the supplier list is changing: