US Optical Announces it is One of the First Labs in the World to Manufacture the First Electronic Eyeglasses

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US Optical and its owners Ralph Cotran, Ronald Cotran and Robert Cotran are pleased to announce they have signed an agreement with Pixel Optics to manufacture emPower!, Pixel Optic's patented electronic eyeglass lenses, starting with the launch of the US Southeast region around April 4, 2011.

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...emPower! is an amazing invention that will change the eyewear industry just like the iPhone changed the mobile phone industry ... These are exciting times in the evolution of eyeglasses.

US Optical and its owners Ralph Cotran, Ronald Cotran and Robert Cotran are pleased to announce they have signed an agreement with Pixel Optics to manufacture emPower!, Pixel Optic's patented electronic eyeglass lenses, starting with the launch of the US Southeast region around April 4, 2011.

US Optical is pleased to be at the forefront of innovation in the eyewear industry. "We were among the first to launch High Definition(HD) Freeform prescription lenses three years ago ..." states Ronald Cotran, " ...and with emPower!, the first electronic eyeglasses, we are thrilled to be part of this incredible invention, manufacturing launch and game changing eyeglass technology!"

emPower! Is the world's first electronic focusing eyewear which will focus as fast as the blink of an eye. It provides vision correction for all ranges of sight: far, near, and in between. It offers three modes of operation: automatic, manual on and manual off. It also provides an electronic invisible near reading zone when desired with the ability to turn the reading power electronically on and off. It is the latest innovation for consumers suffering from Presbyopia a condition where the eye exhibits a progressively diminished ability to focus on near objects with age. Consumers will be able to purchase emPower! from US Optical's customers, the Eye care professionals, located in the Southeastern US region starting in April 2011. emPower! will be available in other regions later in 2011.

A new category of eyeglasses has been created with empower! called Intelligent Eyewear. Intelligent eyewear could revolutionize the optical eyewear industry in the next five years. US optical is a natural partner for Pixel Optics. "We focus on new technology, High Definition lenses and a business model that executes the delivery of new technology efficiently and in a timely manner to the consumer through eye care professionals..." states Robert Cotran, President of US Optical. " ... emPower! is an amazing invention that will change the eyewear industry just like the iPhone changed the mobile phone industry! ... These are exciting times in the evolution of eyeglasses."

About US Optical:
US Optical is a top ten Independent wholesale optical lab owned by the Cotran brothers. It is the Fastest Lab in America!™ and specializes in 24 hour service on uncut prescription lenses, fast service on complete jobs, digital surfacing, freeform technology and Carl Zeiss Vision Inc. anti-reflective (AR) treatments of prescription lenses. US Optical has distribution agreements with all the major lens manufacturers.

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Ralph Cotran
US Optical LLC
6848 Ellicott Drive
East Syracuse, New York 13057
http://www.usoptical.com
Phone: 315-463-4800, FAX 315-463-4340

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