Vision West, Optical Buying Group Develops Rewards Program with Shamir

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visionwestlogoSan Diego, CA – August, 2014 – Premier eyecare business group Vision West (www.vweye.com) has announced a partnership with premium progressive lens company Shamir Insight, Inc., to offer an exclusive rewards program to its members.

“We are proud to partner with Vision West to offer this special program,” said Richard Dailey, Vice President of Sales and Business Development for Shamir Insight, Inc. “Vision West members are able to offer their patients the latest in progressive lens technology, and they automatically receive rewards back, making it a win-win for everyone.”

Through this special partnership, Vision West members will receive special enhanced rewards through Shamir’s RCPV® Rewards program when purchasing Shamir lenses, such as the Autograph III®, Attitude III – FashionTM, ElementTM, SpectrumTM, and WorkSpaceTM lenses.

There is no minimum for Vision West members to sell, and all lenses purchased under your Vision West account from an authorized Vision West Vendor lab will be eligible for the rewards. In addition, the RCPV program does the tracking for you — all lenses dispensed from April 1 through December 31, 2014, are eligible and are tracked automatically through your lab’s monthly usage report to Shamir.

Shamir“We are excited to partner with Shamir to be able to bring more rewards to our members,” said Joseph Mallinger, OD, MBA, Vision West CEO and President. “Eyecare professionals need to be able to provide their patients the latest lens technologies, and by offering this program we help make it even easier for them to do so.”

Enrollment is required for Vision West members to take advantage of this special Shamir rewards program — complete an enrollment form at vweye.com.

About Shamir

Shamir Insight, Inc., is a fully owned subsidiary of Shamir Optical Industry, Ltd., an Israel-based company, which is engaged in the development, design and manufacture of premium progressive lenses and molds for the ophthalmic industry. Serving as the Sales & Marketing center for the USA and Canada, Shamir Insight specializes in the marketing of premium progressive lenses under product brand names such as Shamir Autograph III®, Shamir Attitude III® and Shamir Spectrum™.

About Vision West

Based in San Diego, California, Vision West is a nation-wide membership based Eyecare Business Group, providing practice management and buying group resources. Founded in 1988 by the California Optometric Association, Vision West is privately held. Vision West provides members with competitive discounts and programs with more than 250 vendor partners. Passing on the full-negotiated discount to members, Vision West does not charge a membership fee or require a minimum purchase volume. Their consolidated statement provides members with detailed information to help manage cash flow. Members can also access their account with 24/7 web enhanced online tools that provide options to receive invoices, statement detail, pay online and generate key reports. Vision West is committed to the profession by providing resources to help support the Independent Eyecare Professional , as well as providing continued industry support to State Optometric Associations, COVD and various IPAs and partners. For more information, please visit www.vweye.com.

 

Claire Goldsmith MidPage