May 14, 2013

Supports Consultation and Product Development

Alden Optical, a manufacturer of custom made-to-order soft and gas permeable contact lenses announced today that industry veteran John Davis, FCLSA has joined the company as a Senior Product Specialist. Mr. Davis will strengthen Alden Optical’s consultation team to ensure outstanding support for the growing demand for products including NovaKone® and ASTERA™ Multifocal Toric. In addition, Mr. Davis will contribute to the development of key new specialty lens designs.

Mr. Davis, a trained optician, has over 30 years of experience in specialty lens fitting including most recently 7 years leading the consultation team at SynergEyes, Inc. Prior to SynergEyes, Mr. Davis was General Manager of Herslof Contact Lens Service, a GP lens lab in Milwaukee, WI, where he also directed the contact lens program at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Mr. Davis has achieved both FCLSA and NCLE Advanced Accreditation status. “We are very fortunate to now have John joining Maggie Walsh on the Alden consultation team. We think this move supports our commitment to specialty fitters to offer the best products and service available” stated Tom Shone, President Alden Optical.

Alden Optical ( was established in 1969 by Charles "Pat" Creighton, OD. The company has enjoyed a long reputation for manufacturing premium specialty and custom made-to-order soft and gas permeable contact lenses while offering unparalleled customer service.

Contact: Alden Optical
Phone: 800-253-3669