COPPELL, Texas—Coming on the heels of being voted as one of the industry’s Ultimate Partners by Vision Monday and 20/20 Magazine, and winning Jobson's EyeVote Reader’s Choice Award for best new device launched in 2021, Neurolens has been announced as the winner of the inaugural KMK Optometry Vision Innovation (KOVI) Award. “Neurolens has an ambitious mission shared by every member of our growing team: to transform eyecare one positive patient outcome at a time,” said Pierre Bertrand, chief executive officer of Neurolens.

“At least two out of three patients experience symptoms due to binocular vision issues, and this number is growing rapidly. Neurolenses provide proven relief for these patients, and we are excited and honored to be recognized time and time again as one of the companies helping to shape the future of optometry,” Bertrand said.

With their platform utilized by over 98 percent of optometry students nationwide, KMK Optometry is one of the preeminent voices shaping the future of the eyecare industry. Company founder and CEO Kyle Cheatham, OD, FAAO, and the KMK Optometry team designed the KOVI Awards in order to recognize companies who are shaping the future of the optometry profession by innovating patient care. Each winner is based on a number of selection criteria and has been tested and utilized in practice settings by KMK Optometry’s team members.

“As a profession, we are going through something truly unprecedented,” said Dr. Cheatham. “The rapid shift to a digital life has led to an influx of patients with symptoms that we are uniquely equipped to address. Optometry must be on the forefront of addressing visual comfort as well as visual clarity, and Neurolens is absolutely on the leading edge when it comes to this inevitable industry shift.”