Article Date: 1/1/2006

what's new

The Solé frame features semi-precious stones.

Luxurious sunglasses for 2006

BCBG Max Azria's latest sunglass collection for men and women is "elegant and bohemian" in style, with luxurious features such as leather wrapping around a temple and semi-precious stones. The seven models for men and 12 for women are offered in a variety of shapes. Frames are made of zyl, metal/zyl combinations, wrapped lens shapes and semi-rimless designs.

Clear Vision Optical

 Phone: (800) 645-3733


Bigger monitor for magnifier

Enhanced Vision's Merlin LCD (liquid crystal display) desktop video magnifier features an integrated 19-inch monitor. The monitor offers an LCD bezel, 8-MS response rate (so the screen refreshes itself quickly) and a screen that tilts and swivels in all directions. Auto focus, five to 68x magnification and 24 programmable custom color combinations are all standard features. The optional Merlin Plus package includes windowing and foot pedal capabilities.

Enhanced Vision

Phone: (888) 811-3161


The Kappa CTD system combines two award-winning devices.

Finishing system reduces steps

Gerber Coburn launched its latest finishing system, the Kappa CTD. The device represents the integration of the most critical process functions of two SILMO award-winning Gerber Coburn tools, the Kappa CT Tracer and Blocker, and the new Kappa CTD Edger and Drill. The company says the system allows practice managers to reduce steps. It features automatic centering and blocking, and can identify drilling coordinates in seconds.

Gerber Coburn

Phone: (800) 843-1479


The One Step cleaning and disinfecting solution contains a lubricating agent.

One-step cleaning for CLs

Sauflon USA's One Step system is a preservative-free, one-step, multi-action peroxide solution that cleans and disinfects soft contact lenses. It combines a non-ionic cleaner with hydrogen peroxide for disinfection, and also adds a lubricating agent for greater comfort, the company says. The no-rub system also aids in compli-ance, according to the manufacturer.

Sauflon USA

Phone: (800) 682-3240


Optometric Management, Issue: January 2006