Connecting private practices with trusted vendors and expert support

Acquios Alliance is a new membership program aimed at mitigating the unique challenges private practice optometrists face and helping them thrive, independently.

We partner with diverse vendors to advocate for private optometric practices. Through like-minded collaboration, we foster relationships with our preferred vendors and brands like yours. Acquios Alliance Empowers Your Independence.

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Acquios Alliance for Private Practices

Benefits for Practice Owners 

As your private practice grows, Acquios Alliance can support your continued success – providing the resources and support you need to maintain your standard of care for years to come. As a member, you can take advantage of: 

  • Access to a curated list of vendors, so you can find the services you need from trusted providers
  • Engaging webinars, workshops, newsletters and podcasts on the latest trends and industry news

Now is the time to secure the long-term success of your practice by pairing your medical expertise with our trusted resources and support. Contact Acquios Alliance today.

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Vendor Partners

Acquios Advisors

Optometry Advising/Consulting

Acquios Advisors® is made up of a team of industry veterans in the Optometry field known for their supportive approach and dedication to helping businesses like yours get started in the marketplace, grow, find new patients, manage staff and inventory, increase efficiencies and revenue, create a path to retirement, and more.

Our knowledge runs deep, amounting to more than nine decades of collective experience advising with eye care practices and working within the industries ourselves. We exist solely for the success of our clients, and we’re committed to embodying what our name represents: we help practices acquire more insight, more confidence, more growth, and more opportunity.

4PatientCare

Patient Communication System

4PatientCare is the leading ophthalmologist- and optometrist-recommended solution for online scheduling, patient engagement, and marketing campaigns — and the only one dedicated exclusively to the eye care industry. For more than two decades, we've partnered with organizations of all sizes to fill slots in their exam schedules, automate administrative tasks, attract and retain patients, streamline reputation management, and improve dispensary operations. Our goal is simple — helping practices book more patients, more often — and we know what it takes to make that goal a reality for every practice we partner with.

Abyde

HIPAA Compliance

Abyde helps navigate independent medical practices through the complexities of implementing HIPAA compliance programs, letting doctors and staff focus on patient care and profitability.

We are a partner to our providers - with the right training, tools, and intuitive design to make HIPAA more meaningful and your risk analysis program more manageable.

Anagram

Anagram

Billing

Anagram helps healthcare providers understand out-of-network and medical benefits in minutes and submit claims in seconds. Eye Care Professionals can now operate as an “Open Access Provider” and offer insurance reimbursement without being solely “In-Network.” Across the country, ECPs are using smart technology to save time, grow their out- of network business and increase revenue.
Bank of the West

Bank of the West

Lending

Bank of the West is an experienced lender to professional practices. No matter what the next step is for your practice – buying-in to or acquiring a practice, buying a building, optimizing cash flow or funding unexpected opportunities – Bank of the West can help you along the way. Start. Grow. Exit.

Binovia

IT Support

Binovia Corp. provides superior service from desktop set up to disaster recovery. We specialize in healthcare IT, PACS, HL7 programming, EMR support and DICOM image storage and backup. Binovia also provides business services as well, with Microsoft Office management, VPN connectivity, firewall management and HIPAA compliant backup.

CARR Healthcare Realty

Real Estate

CARR is the nation’s leading provider of commercial real estate services for healthcare tenants and buyers. Every year, thousands of healthcare practices trust CARR to achieve the most favorable terms on their lease and purchase negotiations. CARR’s team of experts assist with start-ups, lease renewals, expansions, relocations, additional offices, purchases, and practice transitions. Healthcare practices choose CARR to save them a substantial amount of time and money; while ensuring their interests are always first.

Visit CARR.US to learn more and find an expert agent representing healthcare practices in your area.

Cresa

Cresa

Real Estate

Cresa prides itself in thinking beyond space. As North America’s premiere expert in advising commercial space occupiers through their real estate strategy, Cresa takes a “business first” approach to real estate advisory. This approach allows clients the ability to truly match the best real estate solution, at the most advantageous rate and terms to their overall business objectives.

On top of that, Cresa carries no conflicts of interest with representing developers or investment-based landlords who do not occupy real estate, and does not engage in the practice of dual agency (representing both landlord and tenant simultaneously in a transaction). This ensures all Cresa clients receive fully unbiased advice, tailored specifically to meet the client’s specific needs.

Crystal Practice Management

Crystal Practice Management

Practice Management Software

Crystal Practice Management is a complete EHR Ambulatory Certified Stage 1&2, AOA More, ICD 10 Compliant, and completely customizable electronic medical records. Our software also includes: patient and insurance billing, patient and staff scheduling, on line form integration, machine integration, and inventory and frame management.

DearDoc

Marketing

DearDoc
AI Driven Patient Acquisition

Getting hits to a website is great... if you're an e-commerce website. When it comes to medical however, your goal is ironically to get patients off of your website, and into your practice to enable them to become warm bodies in your office, since that is when you start generating your revenue. DearDoc is an all-in-one AI driven chat platform to enable that exact mission to be achieved, at the most sophisticated levels.

Check out their website at the first link below.
Schedule a time to chat with DearDoc at the second link below.

Emprise Bank

Lending

Emprise Bank understands the amount of work required to achieve your professional goals as an optometrist so our medical practice banking solutions are designed with you in mind. We offer customizable financial tools to help your private practice thrive. Let us help you simplify the complexities of banking so you can focus more time on your practice and giving your patients the best care.

EyeCarePro

Marketing

Who is EyeCarePro?
We’re the industry's leading eye care marketing agency. For nearly two decades, we’ve helped thousands of practices keep their waiting rooms full by driving new patients in the door by focusing on results, deploying our eye care expertise, and using technology to drive scale and simplicity. Whether your practice is big or small, caters to general optometry or eye care specialties, we have just what you need to make sure all eyes are on you.

How Do We Do It?
We start with a beautiful, custom created, mobile-first and patient-friendly website. We even host it for you! From there, we assign you a personal veteran eye care marketing expert who will work with you to create the best marketing strategy for your practice’s needs. Then we pump in a constant stream of fresh content covering all things eye care so people know you’re an industry expert. Next, we prune and polish everything with top-notch SEO to keep those Google search rankings high. Finally, we add in a plethora of email, social, and print campaigns.

The Fun Doesn’t Stop There
Is your practice looking for something a little more advanced? We offer digital advertising services, a tool that automatically gets Google reviews, a live appointment scheduler, and even multi-location practice packages. No matter your growth needs, EyeCarePro can help your practice reach its full potential.

Eye Designs Group

Eye Designs Group

Office Interiors

The Eye Designs Group’s full office solutions create ophthalmic environments that impress. We are a complete resource of industry experts who focus on building you a better business by delivering superior service and innovative designs that produce unparalleled results. We help you define your particular needs, big or small, while maintaining your budget and personal style.

First Citizens Bank

Lending

Your hometown-feel bank that offers Healthcare Financing at a National Level. At First Citizens Bank, we offer Top Notch CUSTOMER SERVICE and can PROVIDE FINANCING for Practice Acquisitions, Refinances, Expansion, Tenant Improvements, Working Capital, Real Estate Purchases and SBA options.

Greenleaf Payment Services

Credit Card Processing

Greenleaf Payment Services is a comprehensive electronic payment services provider that takes a unique consultative approach specific to your practice.

When you partner with Greenleaf Payment Services you will:

• Save Money (increase profit)
o Great Rates
o Lower Cost
o Less Fees

• Have More Options
o Meet your Practice’s and Patient’s Payment Expectations
o Have Access to All Payment Acceptance Options Available

• Experience Better Security and Practice Protection
o Certified and Compliant
o Encryption / Tokenization
o PCI / DSS
o Data Compromise Insurance
o Automatic Security Updates

• Enjoy Quick and Easy Implementation and Support
o Plug - n – Play Equipment
o Complete Training
o 24/7 Support via Phone or Email

• Enjoy Peace of Mind
o Your Success is Our Success
o Full Transparency
o You are Kept Fully Aware of Opportunities and Risks
o You Have a Fully Certified Payments Professional on Your Team

At Greenleaf Payment Services our clients are not just numbers in a book of business, they are people, teams, and partners.

As a fellow Acquios Alliance member, we want to offer you a free statement analysis that breaks down what you are paying each month and includes a side-by-side comparison to show you how we are able to reduce your costs and fees associated with credit card processing. To receive this analysis, please email todd@greenleafpaymentservices.com

Now is the time to secure another piece of the long-term success of your practice by pairing your medical expertise with the trusted and supportive payments experts at Greenleaf.

Heartland Payment Processing

Credit Card Processing/Payroll Processing

Heartland Payment Systems, Inc. is a Fortune 500 U.S.-based payment processing and technology provider. Founded in 1997, Heartland Payment Systems is part of Global Payments Inc that is recognized as a world leader in over 100 countries.

Heartland provides solutions to help business owners operate efficiently including credit card processing, payroll services, point of sale solutions, software, eCommerce shopping carts, billing, invoicing, contact-less solutions and lending.

Insurance Design Management

Insurance and Financial Planning

Insurance Design Management brings advanced financial planning strategies to their clients and the advisors they work with. Brandon Dirkschneider and Cindy Bojanski are both CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERSTM who believe in putting the client first and have a fiduciary obligation to you as your plan is built.

Our team provides hands-on expertise on advanced planning techniques in the areas of estate planning, business succession planning, and the coordination of buy-sell agreements. We provide life, disability and long-term care insurance to mitigate risks and bring you peace of mind and to protect what you have worked so hard for.

We believe in surrounding yourself with a team and will work hand in hand with your CPA, attorney or other professionals to ensure your plan accomplishes your goals and is implemented in an efficient manner.

MP Consulting

MP Consulting

Marketing

MP Consulting provides big marketing solutions for your small business at an affordable price. As small business owners ourselves, we understand the struggle to find affordable partners you can trust. MP Consulting was created with the intention of providing outstanding service at an affordable rate. With a special focus on digital marketing services, MP Consulting is experienced, ready and excited to help.

Optometric Architects

Real Estate Development

In the early 2000’s, Robert J. Stensland, AIA discovered his passion for optometric and ophthalmic office design and in 2013 created Optometric Architects. Since then, Optometric Architects has become an industry leader, having designed over 170 offices across 45 states and 5 Canadian provinces.

Optometric Architects has a clear focus on optometric and ophthalmic office design. We understand that each clinic has a unique floor plan, and every doctor has a different practice style. Due to these distinctions, we make it apparent to work together with you and your staff in order to meet our criteria while achieving your timeline and staying within budget.

Whether you’re building new, renovating, or adding onto an existing space, we will conceptualize your ideas into an office design that features trendsetting displays and distinctive exterior architecture.

Practice Pathways

Lending

Practice Pathways offers innovative practice financing solutions backed by the strength of Zions Bancorporation, N.A. and its specialization in Small Business and Commercial Real Estate Lending.

Loan options include: Practice Acquisitions, debt consolidation and refinance, expansion and tenant improvements, equipment financing, working capital loans, commercial real estate, and SBA financing options.

Review Wave

Patient Experience and Marketing Platform

Review Wave is the All-In-One Patient Experience and Marketing Platform that has helped thousands of doctors across the nation efficiently build their business. We have two robust apps designed to grow your practice and elevate your patient experience to create a loyal tribe of patients that will pay, stay, and refer. Our features include online scheduling, appointment reminders, two-way texting, automated marketing campaigns, digital forms, webchats, VOIP, answering services, SEO listings, interactive calendars, review requests and referral requests, and much more!
Solution Reach

Solution Reach

Patient Communication System

Many patient touchpoints. One platform.
Inform. Engage. Improve the patient experience. Solutionreach’s Patient Relationship Management platform focuses on these essential areas to help you improve patient outcomes and be more profitable.

Sunbit

Financing

Sunbit is the leading Buy Now, Pay-over-time payment option built for optical practices. Our payment technology helps patients access the eyewear and treatments they need today by helping them overcome cost as a barrier, leading to increased revenue for practices. Over 8,400 optical practices, dental offices, and auto service centers currently offer Sunbit.
Turnpost Creative Group

Turnpost Creative Group

Marketing/Branding

Since 1993, Turnpost Creative Group has been working hard with our clients to craft brands that mean something and do something. We figured out pretty quickly that our role in the development of a solid brand is defined by our ability to listen and collaborate with our clients to make something great together.

Weave

Patient Communication System

From the first phone call to the final payment, Weave’s unique integration of hardware and software solutions help businesses grow, retain and communicate across the entire customer journey. Weave threads together data, software and communication platforms to build stronger relationships at the point of contact by making valuable information instantly available in simple and intuitive formats. This delivers improved productivity, better collaboration and greater insights making it easier to meet the needs of patients and to build better business and clinical outcomes.
Arbor

Arbor

Eyewear

Arbor Eyewear is an independent eyewear company that does not sell online or direct. We are focused on helping independent optometrists and opticians grow their businesses and profit margins while making a difference. Through our Tree+3 give back program, we plant a tree for every frame sold and contribute 3% of gross sales to organizations that help kids in foster care and orphanages find homes.

Bellinger

Eyewear

Bellinger feels very strongly about designing eyewear – to us, its personal.

We take great pride in designing each frame so that it compliments, the face of each individual. When Bellinger designs, there is a feeling of raw energy, joy, excitement and passion. We want you to feel the same while looking your best in a Bellinger frame.

Bellinger always brings that extra flavor. Whether it’s the shapes, details, custom color laminations or cuttings on the frames - Bellinger keeps things interesting. It’s because of this innovation that our eyewear always stands out from the crowd.

ClearVision

Eyewear

Welcome to ClearVision Optical!

Our goal is to provide you with the best experience, every time.
When Fred Friedfeld founded ClearVision in 1949, his goal was to create a great experience for independent eyecare professionals by providing high quality products and exceptional service. While we’ve grown considerably since then, this has remained part of our mission.

At ClearVision, it’s about the experience. The experience we provide in helping you grow your business, and our experience in building relationships with our customers.
The ClearVision experience is what sets us apart from other optical companies: we treat our customers as we wish to be treated. Taking the time to connect with our customers helps us continue to move forward in our thinking, our designs, our services, and most of all, our commitment.

Our goal is to provide you with the best experience you’ll find in the eyecare industry.

Entourage of 7

Eyewear

A luxury eyewear brand influenced by the city in which it originates – Los Angeles.

We base our design philosophy on the heritage of Los Angeles eyewear- but not stopping there; We are always keeping our eyes and mind open to new ideas.

We manufacture our eyeglasses in Japan and Denmark. A great mix of tradition and cutting-edge technology ensures a constant flow of creative ideas pushing our designs to new limits.

From classic Japanese hinges with double rivets hammered into zyl acetate frames to laser cut titanium alloys, we honor both the vintage traditions and embrace the progress. Just like LA is always changing – so are we!

Etnia Eyewear Culture

Eyewear

Etnia Barcelona took a big step forward in January 2022 by establishing itself as the Etnia Eyewear Culture group and increasing its portfolio through the launch of three new independent brands to address new consumer trends. The new brands are Allpoets, Lool and The Readers, and they will complement our main brand and company flagship, Etnia Barcelona.

ETNIA BARCELONA

Etnia Barcelona is an independent eyewear brand that was founded in 2001. All of the collections are created from start to finish by the brand’s design team, who monitor every step of the production process. What sets Etnia Barcelona apart is the use of color in each design, making it the eyewear industry’s most colorful brand. What’s more, every pair of glasses is crafted with the highest quality natural materials, such as natural acetate by Mazzucchelli and mineral glass lenses by Barberini.

The company has offices in Barcelona, Miami, Vancouver and Hong Kong, and can be found in over 60 countries with 14,000 points of sale throughout the world. They now have their first Flagship Store, located in the iconic Born neighborhood of Barcelona. This is a space devoted to eyewear culture that brings together the best the brand has to offer under one roof.

Etnia Barcelona’s tagline #BeAnartist dares everyone to express themselves freely with their designs, without holding back. Ever since, they have been so much more than just an eyewear brand. Etnia Barcelona is color, art, and culture, but above all, they symbolize the city that has watched them thrive: Barcelona. Barcelona is a whole way of life, a place that’s open to the world: it’s all simply a question of attitude.

ALLPOETS:
modern collection of eco-friendly glasses that come with an ISCC (International Sustainability & Carbon Certification) and are made from CRT (Carbon Renewed Technology) acetate, created by partners Mazzucchelli and Eastman.

The collection offers minimalist basics with high street demand and made with premium quality materials, as part of our sustainable and assertive brand DNA.

thereaders*:
An innovative brand in the pre-assembled segment featuring bold, vintage-inspired frames made with a biodegradable acetate injection and Visottica Comotec components.

The reading glasses brand features styles with blue light, presbyopic and sun lenses and a brand DNA that is 100% focused on those who love to read, no matter how they
choose to read or where.

lool - BUILT TO BE LIGHT:
Ultralight technical glasses with a minimum weight of 4 grams, a patented hinge system and created without any screws—technology that facilitates assembly and disassembly at the optical points.

Europa Eyewear

Eyewear

INDEPENDENCE IS IN OUR DNA

Europa Eyewear has been supporting the independent ECP since 1977. Like you, we have a deep-seated belief that independent eye care offices are vital parts of their communities. Ensuring their success continues to be Europa's driving force and has informed all of their policies, projects, and programs to date. Why? Because our customers are part of the Europa family and frame buying should be easy. Europa has a wide portfolio of brands - from the American-made STATE Optical Co. and Alan J collections to signature collections like Scott Harris and Cinzia.

We’re proud to share the results of Jobson’s Summer 2019 ViewPoint Frames Study below and hope you’ll give us an opportunity to earn your business.

#1/CUSTOMER SERVICE
#1/PRICE/VALUE
#1/WARRANTY
#1/RETURN POLICY
#1/SALES FORCE
#1/WORKS HARDEST FOR MY BUSINESS

Eyes of Faith Optical

Eyewear

Eyes of Faith has brought purpose, passion, and style to the optical community since 2009 with inspiring eyewear that features biblical scripture and a commitment to give back in a meaningful way with every purchase. You can connect with your patients and change lives every day by sharing the Eyes of Faith story of hope. This inspired eyewear brings meaning to your optical boards and frames that make your patients look AND feel great.

Eyenavision

Eyewear

Eyenavision, Inc. is a trusted partner to independent eye care professionals. We are known for unique and profitable solutions, like the Chemistrie Clip and ChemTech computer readers. North Point Eyewear is our new line of premium, American-made frames. Our goal is to design and produce the world's best acetate eyewear. We proudly make our products in Pittsburgh, Pa - where American craftsmanship meets artisan innovation.
Kenmark Eyewear

Kenmark Eyewear

Eyewear

Every frame's story begins long before it’s placed on a shelf. Carefully and intentionally crafted, our designers and manufacturers work closely together to create unique, high-quality styles
that reflect our brands' individual aesthetic and proudly represent our high company standards in optical shops worldwide. With a passion for innovation and originality, Kenmark Eyewear has been committed to delivering excellence in our product and services since 1972, and today that tradition continues.

Kids Bright Eyes

Eyewear

Kids Bright Eyes was founded on the basis of providing quality pediatric eyewear, at affordable prices, for private practices.

As parents with a daughter born with a rare eye disease, we wanted to create a fun, sleek and fashionable line of eyewear that would benefit not only her, but any child with a visual impairment.

Kids Bright Eyes is sold worldwide. At just $18.95, and backed with a one-year warranty, Kids Bright Eyes continues to emerge as a leader in pediatric eyewear.

MASQ Optical, Inc

Eyewear

MASQ Mission:
To support independent optometrists improve frame ROI by increasing capture rate and reducing dead frame inventory.

MASQ Story:
Buying glasses online is not easy. That's why we created MASQ, so you can buy your next pair stress-free from an independent optometrist without paying high retail markup. Simple buying experience doesn't get any better than this!

OGI

Eyewear

OGI Eyewear Information
Website: www.ogieyewear.com
Contact email: info@ogieyewear.com
Phone #: 888-560-1060
French Phone #: 877-509-7773

Linkedin URL: https://www.linkedin.com/company/ogi-eyewear
Facebook URL: https://www.facebook.com/ogiframes
Twitter URL: https://twitter.com/OgiEyewear
Instagram URL: https://www.instagram.com/ogieyewear/
Pinterest URL: https://www.pinterest.com/ogieyewear/

Company description:

We’re OGI Eyewear, part of the first wave of indie eyewear labels, established in 1997.

Our Minnesota values are centered on community and small business. Since we partner exclusively with independent opticians, we know the landscape well. We know you’re looking for value, convenience and a steady flow of imaginative eyewear styles that unite fashion with commercial appeal.

We’re a design house first, an innovator with a proven record of setting industry standards, of working with top tier manufacturers and suppliers to create new eyewear designs that stay ahead of the trends.

Our releases are frequent, distinct, and tell a consistent story without overlapping existing styles across Brands. Each one of our Brands tells a unique story that identify and serve a captive audience. Think durable, handcrafted frames designed to appeal to a diverse range of lifestyles so your clients can connect with the perfect piece instead of feeling shoehorned into a more generalized look.

We’ve got you covered on the tech end as well with a digital catalogue that features all our collections in full 3-D, a digital buyer’s portal for easy ordering, and our groundbreaking Virtual Try-On technology that allows your clients to see a set of frames on their face in real-time, from your office or at home on their Apple device. The technology is unsurpassed with Apple’s proprietary camera that can map and measure a face precisely and deliver a virtual fitting that scales perfectly on the face. Go ahead Turn your head every direction during the Try-on.

Combined with our knowledgeable customer service team, fast and affordable shipping options, and a Dealer Partner Program that offers a range of discounts and benefits, and OGI Eyewear truly is the best all-around resource for fellow independents.

An experienced leader. A bold trendsetter. An eyewear fashion house with digital solutions to streamline the retail end of your business and keep you and your clients connected.

OGI Eyewear has a clear vision of the road ahead, and we want to invest in that journey together.

Ovvo Optics

OVVO Optics

Eyewear

Founded in 2011, OVVO Optics creates high-performance, technologically advanced eyewear that meets the highest standards of durability, style, and comfort. Family-owned and operated, each pair is hand-crafted in Europe, implementing patented innovations and award-winning design in a meticulous production process that’s been refined over decades.

Poets Eyewear

Eyewear

POETS EYEWEAR - DESIGN OF THE SOUL

COCO*SONG - LA MATTA - CCS by COCO SONG - GENESIS

Natural born beauty in eyewear – rich in charm and mystery, handmade, with beautifully colored flowers, delicate feathers are then placed on silk between acetate layers adorned with metal and colored enamel embellishments that embrace semi-precious stones, each frame a masterpiece.

CREATIVITY, COLORFUL AND UNIQUE EYEWEAR IS TRENDING IN OUR INDUSTRY, MAKING POETS EYEWEAR ONE OF THE FASTEST GROWING COMPANIES IN THE WORLD.

Tuscany Eyewear

Eyewear

Tuscany Eyewear is a privately-held corporation formed in 1996 from New York Optical International. New York Optical International was a long-standing Florida-based frame distributor with a specialist market within the United States, Latin American and Caribbean Islands.

Tuscany Eyewear prefers to create its own identity and develop its own brands, but has also been the exclusive distributor of a prestigious luxury collection in the USA, Canada, the Caribbean and specific countries in Central and South America. Tuscany Eyewear has introduced award-winning rimless frame programs for optical laboratories.

Tuscany Eyewear has one location - a 10,000 square foot warehouse with corporate offices conveniently located at the intersection of two major expressways and within easy distance of two major international airports. It comprises a showroom, administration offices, warehouse, sales and marketing departments.

Tuscany Eyewear focuses on specialized niche markets and developing existing channels of distribution. Tuscany believes in differentiating themselves through service, customized marketing and a strong web presence. The company plans to develop new business through positive marketing and promotion and sustain long term relationships through strong sales and open communication.

Tuscany Eyewear offers its customers unique marketing materials that are customized for each customer. Materials such as: Posters, Back-lits. Window perfs, Banners, Postcards, Reminder cards, Business cards, Counter cards, Custom Catalogs and brochures.

The Tuscany Eyewear website allows account holders to purchase eyewear, check inventory and select POP materials. It has complete listings of all current frames with photographs of all colors of all models. Complete pricing information is available with listings of individual account holder’s discounts.

Twelve84

Eyewear

The eyewear landscape is changing and patients are walking out with their prescriptions, giving their sale to big box and online retailers instead of supporting local. Twelve84 increases capture rate and repurchase cycle with affordable frame and lenses packaged at a simple price point. Promoted as your own in-house brand, the frames assortment is a curated collection with broad appeal and the Twelve84 lenses fit in a Good and Better retail price category. The consignment model of frames staying on the boards in exchange for a modest monthly subscription fee boosts efficiency while eliminating any inventory carrying costs and extra expenses.

Twelve84 guarantees immediate profitability and is extending exclusive pricing to Acquios Alliance members!

Visual Eyes Eyewear

Eyewear

Visual Eyes Eyewear is a frame company that was started by Ray Hyman in 1999.
Ray built Visual Eyes to offer frame collections that will help increase margins for ECPs.
We specialize in providing high quality optical frames of every level at value price points.

Visual Eyes has created over 20 strategic house brands to help tell a story on your frame board.
These include collections such as
• WIDE GUYZ- wide fit collection for men
• CHIC-wide fit collection for ladies
• TOTs-pediatric frames ranging from 39-51 eye size
• JOURNEYMAN-safety eyewear
• STAND UP 2 CANCER-eyewear with a cause

When working with Visual Eyes Eyewear you can also expect top of the line service.
This includes.
• MOST ORDERS SHIP SAME DAY
• 98% FULLFILLMENT RATES
• MANUFACTURE WARRANTY ON ALL FRAMES
• AMAZING CUSTOMER SERVICE

WestGroupe

Eyewear

Established in 1961, WestGroupe is family-owned & operated with almost 60 years of industry insight. Our mission is to provide unique and superior quality eyewear for the fashion-focused consumer. We are driven by our commitment to excellent customer service and exceptional products.

WestGroupe is dedicated to defining future standards in the optical industry by developing, creating, and supporting innovative products and services that allow our customers to succeed. WestGroupe offers premium selection on international brands in over 40 countries, including FYSH, Kliik denmark, Evatik, Superflex and Life Italia.

Lumenis

Instruments

Lumenis Vision is renowned for technological breakthroughs in ophthalmic light-based devices and a long list of industry gold standards. Lumenis Vision, the proud inventor of IPL, SLT and the first argon photocoagulator, has been supporting the eye-care community for over 50 years.

We are happy to offer you today the Optima IPL, the next-generation of Intense Pulsed Light systems with patented Optimal Pulse Technology, offering safe, effective, root-cause treatment and the Antares Dry Eye Diagnostics system. In addition, we are also showcasing one of our flagship systems, the Smart Selecta Duet, SLT+YAG system for glaucoma care.

Lumenis Vision offers you the confidence of doing business with a company that is truly committed to eye-care and to meeting your and your patients’ needs.

Visit our website and social media pages to learn more.

Neurolens

Instruments

Two-thirds of patients experience the symptoms of eye misalignment, but relief is in sight with Neurolens®. The Neurolens Measurement Device, Gen 2 (nMD2) is an objective, accurate and repeatable way to measure eye misalignment as small as 0.1 Prism Diopters. This diagnostic information is used to prescribe Neurolenses with patented Contoured Prism technology, which bring the eyes into alignment and lead to symptom relief for 93% of patients.

Interested in Learning More? Go to the Neurolens Become A Provider page to:
• Download key literature and clinical studies
• View a nMD2 demo video
• Fill out a “Become A Provider” form to be put in touch with your neurolens representative

NeuroVisual Medicine Institute

Instruments

We are on a mission to help the 30% of patients suffering from Vertical Heterophoria (VH) and Binocular Vision Dysfunction (BVD). Patients rarely correlate their chronic symptoms of headaches, dizziness, neck pain, anxiety, gait instability, and post-concussion symptoms with problems with their binocular vision. Yet, it can be the key to their recovery and relief.

NeuroVisual Medicine is the new optometric specialty built specifically to help patients suffering from symptomatic vision misalignments with microprism lenses. At the NeuroVisual Medicine Institute, we have been researching and developing microprism techniques since 1995, and have created a robust business model that will let you achieve your practice growth goals with this specialty.

Over 45 clinicians across the US have added NeuroVisual Medicine to their practices and are making huge impacts in their patients’ lives, while seeing fewer patients per week and making more profit per patient. NeuroVisual Specialists are able to expertly prescribe microprism lenses and deliver significant relief within the first exam.

Do you have patients with unresolved headaches, dizziness, light sensitivity, reading/learning difficulties or carsickness?

Learn how NeuroVisual Medicine can provide you with the training and tools to help these patients get their lives back.

Norwood Device & Diagnostics

Instruments

Norwood Device & Diagnostics was established in 2009 to meet the evolving needs of today’s independent eye care professional. We provide unsurpassed service and high-quality products at industry leading prices to meet all of your Pre-Test, Diagnostic, Exam Lane, Finishing/Edging and Optical Supply needs.

“Protecting your bottom line, since 2009”

Optikam Tech

Instruments

Optikam Tech is the developer of the OptikamPad iPad App: a complete dispensing solution that helps Eye Care Professionals (ECPs) assist patients at all stages of the eyewear dispensing process. This revolutionary tool gets you a step closer to offering your patients a unique shopping experience.

OptikamPad helps you:
o Capture all the eyewear measurements with 1 single frontal image
o Demonstrate the benefits of premium lens options and increase premium lens sales
o Improve multiple pair sales using the frame selection module

Stephens Instruments

Instruments

Lacrivera, a division of Stephens Instruments, offers a complete line of innovative products for the treatment of dry eye.

Our flagship product, the Veraplug™ FlexFit™ Punctal Occluder, is designed for simple sizing, easy insertion, patient comfort, and superior retention, providing a proven treatment for chronic dry eye. Vera180™ Synethtic Absorbable Lacrimal Plugs, Vera90™ Synthetic Extended Inserts, VeraC7™ Collagen Inserts, instruments, diagnostic tests and other dry eye products supply vision care professionals with the resources to effectively care for their dry eye patients.

Lacrivera is a proud member of an organization recognized as an industry leader for offering high quality product and outstanding customer service. Stephens Instruments manufactures and distributes one of the largest selections of ophthalmic surgical instruments, including both reusable and disposable surgical instruments.

Vision Equipment

Vision Equipment

Instruments

When you purchase from Vision Equipment Inc, you can be assured to receive the best warranty, and highest level of support in the industry. Our business is to exclusively buy, sell, trade and refurbish high quality optical and ophthalmic equipment. We strive to help Eye Care Professionals build their practice, and consider us a partner in their success.
Zeiss

ZEISS

Lab/Instruments

For over 170 years, the world’s finest quality lenses and precision optics have carried the ZEISS name. 100% foundation-owned, ZEISS is committed to the long-term success of independent optometry.

ABB Optical Group

Contact Lenses, Lab, Optical Business Solutions

About ABB Optical Group

ABB Optical Group is a leading provider of optical products, services and business solutions in the eye care industry. ABB operates through three business pillars: ABB Contact Lens, ABB Labs and ABB Business Solutions. ABB is focused on the future of eye care professionals, helping them succeed by making practices more efficient and assisting providers to effectively navigate market changes. Visit abboptical.com for more information.

Hoya

Lab/Lenses

Since 1941, Hoya has driven optical technology innovation with a passion for finding the best vision solutions. As we tirelessly pursue better ways to manipulate light, we know that the sharp focus of our research and design of optic lenses will lead to higher quality lens solutions—that deliver clear results for our eye care partners and their patients. As a technology innovator, our custom surfacing is only the beginning for Hoya lenses, and the innovations that lie ahead will surely continue to raise the bar and write history for unsurpassed visual achievements in optics. We challenge ourselves to strive for perfection. We are here to push limits and set standards. We are Hoya.

Independent Optical Lab

Lenses

Independent Optical Lab is a BRAND NEW, privately owned, state of the art optical lab. All orders are produced in house at our facility in Greensboro, NC, and ALL LENSES ARE MADE IN THE U.S.A.!

Here are just a few of the benefits you will enjoy by allowing Independent Optical Lab to service your practice.

100% Independently Owned: We are a fully digital optical lab with extremely competitive prices.

Custom Wrap Orders are processed in house on our state-of-the-art edgers (powers range up to -800 and +600).

Robotic Edging allows custom and step bevel placement on all edged orders.

In House AR Coating.

Super Fast Turnaround on uncuts and edged orders.

In House Indie Designs offering you private label opportunities for your practice.

Shamir Distributor.

Safety Orders utilizing the same Rx Prices. All major safety suppliers including ArmouRx.

Nikon

Lenses

Nikon, whose name is synonymous with “the world’s finest lenses”, has been providing millions of people across the world and beyond, with a sharper point of view through the most trusted and sought-after optical products for over 100 years. Nikon’s uncompromising attitude toward manufacturing has always led the drive to deliver products of unparalleled quality, from cameras to IC/LCD steppers and scanners.

Over the years, Nikon has established itself as the perfect partner to help create future value for Independent Eyecare Professionals (iECPs). Our highly recognized consumer brand, streamlined product offerings, simple pricing structure, flexible warranty policies, marketing opportunities and industry leading lab times allow iECPs to clearly stand out in a field crowded with multiple players. Nikon's partnership with the Acquios Alliance is the coming together of two organizations with the mission to support and foster sustainable growth for all iECPs.

Optical Vantage

Lenses

Optical Vantage is a solely veteran owned local lab committed to providing smaller optical offices the opportunity to expand their product offering at a lower cost. Our mission is to provide the local offices the ability to compete in their marketplace by differentiating themselves from retail chain offerings. We enable our partners the ability to increase margins without increasing price points by offering a high value product at a lower cost to the consumer.

WVA

Contact Lens Distribution

WVA is a doctor-owned contact lens distributor. We deeply understand your practice, your patients, and your business needs. Complimentary tools like YourStore and EyeSubscribe better serve patients and improve sales. Your dedicated WVA sales rep works with you every step of the way.

Let's build a more profitable practice together.

Zeiss

ZEISS

Instruments/Lab

For over 170 years, the world’s finest quality lenses and precision optics have carried the ZEISS name. 100% foundation-owned, ZEISS is committed to the long-term success of independent optometry.

The Dry Eye Drink

Supplies

Dry Eye Drink is a hyper hydration product designed by an OD and MD that specialize in Dry Eye treatment. Simply put it's a doctor designed, doctor owned company that is meant to help drive patients into your practice by providing dry eye relief from the inside out. Unlike other powdered hydration packets, Dry Eye Drink is sugar free and was designed with the sole intent of alleviating dry eye symptoms. The product is packed with Vitamins A, C, B3, B6, and B12 and most uniquely was formulated with powerful anti-inflammatory agents that have been shown to improve dry eye symptoms including Green Tea Extract, Turmeric, Taurine, and Omega 3's!

Eyeganics

Supplements

Eyeganics is the world’s only organic eye drop company! Eyeganics’ Organic Tears is
1) A unique, doctor-exclusive drop that is not available in stores or on Amazon
2) A great value for patients, with four times more drops than 30 preservative-free single use vials
3) Certified organic, preservative-free, chemical-free, and made with the highest quality manufacturing processes available, producing superior results for the patient.

EyePromise

Supplements

EyePromise provides supplements, technology and support to enhance and protect vision. We partner with Optometrists to provide proprietary formulations, backed by 30-years of published research, to meet the needs of 6 in 10 patients including those with or at risk of:
• AMD
• Diabetes
• Dry Eye
• Screen Time and Blue Light Challenges
• Visual Performance Challenges
• Sports Vision

Products provide critical clinical support while adding a new profit stream for practices. EyePromise serves everyday patients alongside elite athletes looking to enhance visual function. Recently EyePromise was named the official Eye Vitamin of the Boston Red Sox and are utilized by Professional Golfers such as Padraig Harrington and Colin Montgomery.

Lacrivera

Supplies

Lacrivera, a division of Stephens Instruments, offers a complete line of innovative products for the treatment of dry eye.

Our flagship product, the Veraplug™ FlexFit™ Punctal Occluder, is designed for simple sizing, easy insertion, patient comfort, and superior retention, providing a proven treatment for chronic dry eye. Vera180™ Synethtic Absorbable Lacrimal Plugs, Vera90™ Synthetic Extended Inserts, VeraC7™ Collagen Inserts, instruments, diagnostic tests and other dry eye products supply vision care professionals with the resources to effectively care for their dry eye patients.

Lacrivera is a proud member of an organization recognized as an industry leader for offering high quality product and outstanding customer service. Stephens Instruments manufactures and distributes one of the largest selections of ophthalmic surgical instruments, including both reusable and disposable surgical instruments.

Oasis Medical, Inc.

Supplies

OASIS® Medical, Inc., is dedicated to equipping eye care providers with cost-effective solutions to ensure quality patient care, improve practice management, and support practice growth. OASIS supplies high-quality surgical and dry eye products to eye care professionals that provide solutions to chronic conditions and make a meaningful difference in patients' quality of life.

OptiSource

Supplies

OptiSource has been providing lens processing supplies and eyeglass accessories for over 25 years. Our philosophy is to provide customers with innovative and quality products at a fair price, backed by exceptional customer service, which we believe is the best in the industry.

At OptiSource, we understand the many challenges independent eyecare professionals face when servicing their patients and operating their business, which is why we are committed to creating the best one-stop-shopping experience for all their optical needs. If you’re considering doing business with OptiSource for the first time, let us know how we can work together and we promise to do whatever it takes to gain your trust and treat you like family.

Benefits for our Vendor Partners

When you join Acquios Alliance as a vendor partner, you’ll benefit from a variety of business-building perks and resources, including:

  • The chance to help private practices across the U.S. thrive and grow
  • Long-term business opportunities with successful optometrists 
  • Access to all of the resources Acquios Alliance has to offer – backed by support from the experts at Acquios Advisors
  • The chance to be featured in our newsletter, on our podcast and more

Join our growing list of handpicked vendor partners today. Contact us today to learn more about what it takes to get started.

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Acquios Alliance

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