January 21, 2015

ALDEN OPTICAL BECOMES PLATINUM LEVEL SPONSOR OF SCLERAL LENS EDUCATION SOCIETY
Looks to help build the scleral lens category

Alden Optical® announced today that it has renewed its sponsorship of the Scleral Lens Education Society. Alden Optical will once again be a Platinum level sponsor for 2015. This sponsorship represents a continued commitment to scleral lens fitting by Alden Optical. Tom Shone, President, Alden Optical stated “The SLS is doing great work to help build the scleral lens category. With Zenlens, Alden’s new scleral, we feel it is important to do what we can to support the efforts of this organization”

The Scleral Lens Education Society (SLS) is a non-profit organization committed to teaching contact lens practitioners the science and art of fitting all designs of scleral contact lenses for the purpose of managing corneal irregularity and ocular surface disease. SLS supports public education that highlights the benefits and availability of scleral contact lenses.

More information on the SLS is available at www.sclerallens.org. More information on Zenlens from Alden Optical is available at www.aldenoptical.com.

Alden Optical (www.aldenoptical.com) 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. Over the last few years, Alden Optical has developed an extensive portfolio of custom + specialty lenses including HP Toric, ASTERA™ Multifocal Toric, NovaKone® and now Zenlens. Additionally, Alden offers a full line of corneal GPs and distributes BioColors™, a custom tinted lens that is co-produced by Alden Optical and The Orion Vision Group.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Tom Shone
Phone: 800-253-3669
Email: info@aldenoptical.com