VM and 20/20 Magazine Announce EyeVote Readers’ Choice Awards for 2019

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NEW YORK—Vision Monday and 20/20 Magazine are pleased to announce the selections in the 11th annual EyeVote Readers’ Choice Awards, a special survey aimed at identifying readers’ favorite products and companies of the year. Optical retailers and ECP readers of the two Jobson Medical Information publications were asked to identify their “favorite” products in 16 distinct categories: optical frames, spectacle lenses, sunglasses, Rx sun lenses, contact lenses, optical equipment for prescription labs, optical supplies, in-office lab equipment, diagnostic instruments, practice management software, EHR software, online ordering website, patient engagement systems, dispensing/measuring fitting systems, Social Purpose missions and online and social media marketing services.

Selected companies were chosen based on both brand and company choices supplied by readers. This year’s survey spanned a wide range of product brands and product groups.

Optical Frames


Readers’ Choice, Company: Tura

Readers’ Choice, Frame Brand, Men: Ted Baker

Readers’ Choice, Frame Brand, Women: Fysh

Readers’ Choice, Frame Brand, Teens: Ray-Ban

Readers’ Choice, Frame Brand, Kids: Ray-Ban



Spectacle Lenses


Readers’ Choice, Company: Essilor

Readers’ Choice, Lens Brand: Varilux

Readers’ Choice, Lens Coating Brand: Crizal

Readers’ Choice, Lens Progressive Brand: Varilux X

Readers’ Choice, Lens Photochromic Brand: Transitions

Readers’ Choice, Lens Brand, Introduced in 2019: Transitions Signature Gen 8



Sunglasses


Readers’ Choice, Company: Maui Jim

Readers’ Choice, Sport Brand, Men: Oakley

Readers’ Choice, Fashion Brand, Men: Ray-Ban

Readers’ Choice, Sport Brand, Women: Maui Jim

Readers’ Choice, Fashion Brand, Women: kate spade new york

Readers’ Choice, Brand, Kids: Ray-Ban

Rx Sun Lenses


Readers’ Choice, Company: Maui Jim

Readers’ Choice, Brand: Maui Jim

Readers’ Choice, Rx Lens Brand, Introduced in 2019: Ray-Ban

Contact Lenses


Readers’ Choice, Company: Alcon

Readers’ Choice, Daily Disposable Single Vision Brand: Dailies Total 1

Readers’ Choice, Toric Monthly Replacement Brand: Biofinity

Readers’ Choice, Toric Daily Disposable Brand: Acuvue Oasys

Readers’ Choice, Multifocal Monthly Replacement Brand: Ultra

Readers’ Choice, Multifocal Daily Disposable Brand: Dailies Total 1

Readers’ Choice, Gas Permeable Material Brand: Boston

Readers’ Choice, Brand Introduced in 2019: Acuvue Oasys with Transitions


Optical Equipment For Prescription Labs


Readers’ Choice, Company: Santinelli International

Readers’ Choice, Finishing Brand: Santinelli International

Readers’ Choice, Surfacing Brand: Satisloh

Readers’ Choice, Tool Brand: Hilco Vision



Optical Supplies/Consumables/Tools


Readers’ Choice, Company: Hilco Vision

Readers’ Choice, Dispensing Tools Brand: Hilco Vision

Readers’ Choice, Supplies/Consumables Brand: Hilco Vision

Readers’ Choice, Brand Introduced in 2019: SIOS

In-Office Lab Equipment


Readers’ Choice, Company: Santinelli International

Readers’ Choice, Finishing Brand: Santinelli International

Readers’ Choice, Surfacing Brand: FastGrind


Diagnostic Instruments


Readers’ Choice, Company: Carl Zeiss Meditec

Readers’ Choice, Brand for Equipment: Carl Zeiss Meditec

Practice Management Software


Readers’ Choice, Company: Eyefinity

Readers’ Choice, Brand: Eyefinity/OfficeMate

EHR Software


Readers’ Choice, Company: Eyefinity

Readers’ Choice, Brand: Eyefinity/ExamWRITER


Dispensing/Measuring Fitting Systems


Readers’ Choice, Company: Essilor

Readers’ Choice, Brand: Essilor


Patient Engagement Systems


Readers’ Choice, Company: Solutionreach

Readers’ Choice, Brand: Solutionreach



Online Ordering Website


Readers’ Choice, Company Website: VisionWeb



Social Purpose Missions


Readers’ Choice, Company: Costa

Readers’ Choice, Brand: Costa



Online and Social Media Marketing Services


Readers’ Choice, Company: EyeCarePro



513 voters took part in the 2019 EyeVote Survey from Oct. 18 through Nov. 12. An incentive for a chance to win a $500 Amex Gift Card and two $100 Amex Gift Cards was offered to encourage respondents to answer the survey.