September 29, 2015

Alden partner to drive scleral fitting

Alden Optical® announced today that its licensing partner Solótica Lentes de Contato has launched Zenlens, the company’s scleral design, into the Brazilian market. This launch is the result of an extensive evaluation and development project to manufacture Zenlens under license in Brazil. Brazil represents the 5th largest country with respect to population while Solotica is the largest Brazilian contact lens manufacturer. “We are extremely impressed with the effort that Solotica has put forth to ensure Zenlens manufacturing excellence and the strategy to build the brand in this substantial market” 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. 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.

Contact: Tom Shone
Phone: 800-253-3669