Covid-19 Company Resources Roundup

July 1, 2020 — Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, many companies in the industry and beyond are sharing their efforts to help eyecare professionals, and the public, weather these turbulent times.

Here, we share a roundup of some recent initiatives:

Essilor has launched the Essilor Anti-Fog Solutions portfolio, consisting of Essilor Anti-Fog AR and Optifog. 
“New ways of life introduce new challenges which demand real solutions,” says Sherianne James, CMO and senior VP of customer engagement at Essilor of America. “Consumers across the country are looking for solutions to their fogging lenses, and Essilor will help our ECP customers provide that solution to their patients.”

The Etnia Barcelona Foundation is launching a solidarity project to help families impacted by the Covid-19 crisis. The foundation, in collaboration with opticians around the world, is sending 150,000 Etnia Barcelona frames free of charge to vulnerable individuals or families who need glasses. 

Johnson & Johnson Vision has launched a toolkit to help eyecare professionals prepare for recovery and a successful return to work. The toolkit provides critical resources such as patient engagement strategies for social media, up-to-date governmental best practices on creating a safe workspace, and more. 

Visual Clinic has shared a patient flow management tool to help ECPs operate at peak efficiency in a post-Covid-19 environment. “
Visual Clinic empowers your practice to grow organically by making the most of your time and improving overall patient satisfaction,” says Visual Clinic President Dennis McCafferty. “It reduces patient wait times, streamlines exam flow, and tracks performance in real-time.”