• “Knowledge is the food of the soul.”

    - Plato

  • Handling 300 re-makes a year costs
    $2,400 in staff time. Ensure your
    staff gets it right the first time.

  • Over 30 million Americans have an
    uncorrected visual impairment that
    affects their quality of life. 

  • About 80% of what we learn is
    through our eyes. The remaining
    20% requires thought.

  • Up to 50% of a practice’s revenue
    is driven by the optical staff.

  • “We make a living by what we get,
    but we make a life by what we give.”

    - Winston Churchill

  • “It’s not what you look at that
    matters, it’s what you see.”

    - Henry David Thoreau

  • “Do or do not… there is no try.”

    - Yoda, Star Wars


About Essilor

As the worldwide leader in the ophthalmic industry, we are dedicated to growing your business and enhancing customers’ quality of life. Essilor is the leading manufacturer and wholesale distributor of optical lenses in the United States. In 1996, with the establishment of Essilor Laboratories of America, Inc. (Essilor Laboratories), Essilor became the first fully integrated optical company in the United States. Specializing in ophthalmic lens production, manufacturing and distribution in addition to wholesale optical laboratory operations.

With customers in mind, Essilor works closely with eyecare professionals to provide innovative products that fit their lifestyles. The industry’s most technologically advanced lenses – Essilor’s Varilux, Crizal, DEFINITY, Airwear, Thin&Lite and Transitions, demonstrate the company’s ability to respond to consumer demand for quality eyewear that is comfortable, attractive, durable and lightweight.

Essilor Laboratories is the largest wholesale laboratory network in the United States. These leading, independent laboratories serve opticians, optometrists and ophthalmologists nationwide. For more information, please visit www.eloa.com.

Throughout North America, Essilor has more than 8,500 dedicated employees located in 137 prescription laboratories, four manufacturing facilities, two distribution centers and one research and development center.

Essilor is a fully owned subsidiary of Paris-based Essilor International, S.A., and is the largest business unit in the worldwide Essilor Group, www.essilor.com.