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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OCTOBER, 2013

Contact: Julianne West
502-671-2020 ext. 253
julianne@opticaldynamics.com

Vision Dynamics Launches Expanded Line of permaTINT™ Pre-Tinted Polycarbonate Semi-Finished Single Vision

Louisville, Kentucky, October, 2013 - Vision Dynamics is pleased to launch our expanded line of pre-tinted polycarbonate semi-finished single vision lens blanks in 2, 4, 6 and 8 base.

Our pre-tinted polycarbonate SFSV lens blanks for sport, computer, and driving prescriptions integrate easily in conventional and digital surfacing lines. Our proprietary colorization process applies a uniform density layer on the front surface of the blank and includes a hard coat. Surfacing does not affect the color layer so the finished lens has consistent edge-to-edge color performance.

"Tinting polycarbonate lens blanks has always been a difficult process for optical labs," shares John Dippold, VP Operations. "With permaTINT, we eliminate the production issues associated with tinting in a traditional dye tank. This includes blotching, inconsistencies from hard coat variations and light or dark centers. Labs experience a reduction in overall breakage and improve service time by not losing the lens in the final step of the production process," added Dippold.

The permaTINT product is available in seven standard color options including, grey C, brown C and green-grey 15. Custom color matching services are available for unique products. With uniform color density across the complete Rx range, permaTINT lenses are ideal for processing free-form progressives.

"Adding pre-tinted permTINT saves time, simplifies workflow and improves service," said Eric Lindquist, National Account Manager. "It is a great product solution for solving a universal problem," concluded Lindquist.

For more information or to place an order, please visit www.visdynlab.com or call our Customer Care line at 888-900-5503.

Vision Dynamics Laboratory, a division of Vision Dynamics LLC, specializes in glass lens surfacing, premium photochromics and specialized polycarbonate. Vision Dynamics is an authorized distributor for all major glass lens manufacturers and our lens line is further enhanced with the availability of custom photochromics, pre-tinted polycarbonate, infrared and other specialized lens products.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SEPTEMBER, 2013

Contact: Julianne West
502-671-2020 ext. 253
julianne@opticaldynamics.com

Optical Dynamics Introduces sunSMART II Brown Photochromic

Louisville, Kentucky, September, 2013 - Optical Dynamics, the leader in in-office digital lens production, introduces sunSMART™ II BROWN as the newest addition to our family of proprietary photochromic lens products. sunSMART II BROWN is available for use with the Q-2100™ Digital Lens System and as uncuts through Vision Dynamics Laboratory.

"Optical Dynamics longstanding commitment to photochromic lens development continues with the release of sunSMART II BROWN," shared Galen Powers, President. "The evolution of photo dyes is apparent in the advanced visual performance of our complete photochromic line," added Powers.

sunSMART II BROWN offers consumers a fashionable alternative to traditional grey photochromics. Clear indoors with dark activation outdoors, it is an appealing photochromic choice. sunSMART photochromics have lasting performance with photo properties built into the lens material.

"sunSMART II BROWN was developed to give our customers a more comfortable photochromic experience said," Michael Yager, VP Sales. "Our newest photochromic has a more saturated dark caramel color, improved darkness when activated and better high temperature stability," concluded Yager.

For more information or to place an order, please visit www.opticaldynamics.com or call our Customer Care line at 800-797-2743

Optical Dynamics, a division of Vision Dynamics LLC is an innovative research, manufacturing and wholesale lab services company focusing on optical related products that create business solutions for optical professionals. Optical Dynamics maintains an active R&D group with over 150 patents issued since its inception in the lens fabrication, nano AR and monomer categories, making them the leader in in-office and in-lab lens fabrication technology. Their Q-2100R™ & nanoCLEAR AR technology is sold world-wide.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAY, 2013

Contact: Julianne West
502-671-2020 ext. 253
julianne@opticaldynamics.com

Optical Dynamics Introduces sunSMART II Photochromic

Louisville, Kentucky, May, 2013 - Optical Dynamics, the leader in in-office digital lens production, announces the launch of sunSMART™ II as the newest addition to our family of proprietary photochromic lens products. sunSMART II is available for use with the Q-2100™ Digital Lens System and as uncuts through Vision Dynamics Laboratory.

"Optical Dynamics long history of photochromic breakthroughs continues with the introduction of sunSMART II," shared Galen Powers, President. "A new generation of photochromic dyes made these improvements possible. We've seen more dye advances in the past couple years than we had in the previous ten which means better performing lenses for our customers." added Powers.

Consumers today want a dark photochromic that is adaptive in all light conditions with high temperature stability. Color consistency throughout the aging process is also important. Introducing a photochromic with all the desired attributes may sound simple, but the science of photochromics is a complex and detailed development process.

"sunSMART II maintains a more neutral grey color over the activation/deactivation cycle, under various kinds of lighting, and over the life of the prescription," said Ralph Ortiz, Sales Manger. "With sunSMART II, wearers will get the same color experience wherever they go, whenever they go there," concluded Ortiz.

"Our new patented sunSMART II gives our customers a true competitive advantage with a premium photochromic lens at a competitive price," said Mike Yager, VP Sales. "sunSMART II provides optimal vision in all light conditions, maintains darkness at high temperatures and has long lasting properties built into the lens material," summarized Yager.

Optical Dynamics, a division of Vision Dynamics LLC is an innovative research, manufacturing and wholesale lab services company focusing on optical related products that create business solutions for optical professionals. Optical Dynamics maintains an active R&D group with over 150 patents issued since its inception in the lens fabrication, nano AR and monomer categories, making them the leader in in-office and in-lab lens fabrication technology. Their Q-2100R™ & nanoCLEAR AR technology is sold world-wide.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, Apryl 18th 2013

Contact: Julianne West
502-671-2020 ext. 253
julianne@opticaldynamics.com

Vision Dynamics, LLC Joins High Impact Portfolio

High Impact Portfolio identifies Louisville's top fast-growth companies

LOUISVILLE, KY (April 18, 2013) - Vision Dynamics LLC, parent company of Optical Dynamics and Vision Dynamics Laboratory, was recently named to the High Impact Portfolio as one of the top fast-growth companies headquartered in the Metro Louisville region. EnterpriseCorp, the division of Greater Louisville Inc. - the Metro Chamber of Commerce that specializes in developing the region’s fast-growth entrepreneurial sector hosted a special reception to name 11 fast growth companies to its High Impact Portfolio and present each with the prestigious High Impact Award. GLI President & CEO Craig Richard and EnterpriseCorp Executive Director Bobby Ferreri were on hand to showcase the companies that represent the significant contributions, innovations and energy of the fastest growing companies headquartered in the region.

"Fast growth companies are a significant driver of our community's economic growth and that means jobs," said Richard. "The majority of our jobs are created by young companies and our efforts to strategically develop these companies better positions Greater Louisville for sustained growth and gives us the opportunity to help grow our next large headquarters company."

Vision Dynamics is an innovative research, manufacturing, and wholesale lab services company focusing on optical related products that create business solutions for optical professionals. Vision Dynamics maintains an active R&D group with over 150 patents issued since its inception in the lens fabrication, nano AR and monomer categories, making them the leader in in-office and in-lab lens fabrication technology. Vision Dynamics Laboratory specializes in glass lens surfacing, premium photochromics and specialized polycarbonate products. Vision Dynamics' R&D team is available for joint product development opportunities in related fields.

"We are proud to be named a member of the High Impact Portfolio in 2013. Our company is focused on gaining market share in various segments of the optical industry and we are excited to be included among this group of fast-growing Louisville-based companies," said Galen Powers, President.

The High Impact Portfolio strives to nurture the prosperity of Greater Louisville's growth businesses. Initiated in 2004, the program identifies companies meeting specific criteria, which are then named to the High Impact Portfolio.

Collectively, High Impact Portfolio companies represent 2.7 billion in annual revenues; have a 36 percent average growth rate; have created nearly 3,500 new jobs in our region; and have invested 464 million over the last four years.

About the High Impact Portfolio

The High Impact Portfolio is a public/private partnership, administered by Greater Louisville Inc. through its EnterpriseCorp that identifies and serves the needs of fast growth companies, companies with the potential for fast growth and those companies that enable growth in others. Program services include peer learning, talent recruitment, growth capital access and expansion planning. The Portfolio includes companies of these types headquartered in Louisville that have a disproportionately higher impact on the metro area economy through job and wealth creation. For more information, visit www.HighImpactLouisville.com.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, March 2013

Contact: Julianne West
502-671-2020 ext. 253
julianne@opticaldynamics.com

Q-2100 Users Hit 8 Million Pair Purchased

Louisville, Kentucky, March 2013 - Optical Dynamics, the leader in in-office digital lens production, celebrated a milestone in early 2013 with 8 million pair purchased by their Q-2100™ user family. In the year's since its introduction, Optical Dynamics Q-2100™ Digital Lens System with nanoCLEAR™ AR has allowed eye care professionals around the world to be more competitive and profitable.

"This is an exciting achievement for our user family," said Mike Yager, VP Sales. "Eye care professionals are producing and delivering digital quality AR lenses to their customers while significantly cutting their existing lab bills. For most businesses this means thousands of dollars in additional profit every month," added Yager.

"I have cut my lab bill by over 50% with the Q-2100" shares Dr. Kerry Holt. "I can produce lenses that stand out in design and quality while improving my bottom line," concluded Holt.

Optical Dynamics Q-2100 utilizes digitally mastered precision glass molds to create finished Rxs directly from liquid lens material. These reusable glass molds eliminate the semi-finished blank, grinding and polishing. The final prescription delivers pristine optics for improved vision. Lenses are available in premium index materials including clearLIGHT™ PLUS, sunSMART II™, and ultraSUN™ photochromics.

The nanoCLEAR AR system allows the user to apply a variety of custom coatings to their lenses in- office. These include tintable and non-tintable anti-scratch coatings, AR coating and 6 different colored mirror finishes. The process uses nanoparticle infused polymer layers applied in-mold, for repeatable and dependable application, robust mechanical properties and long lasting performance.

"I am extremely impressed with the digital lenses the system produces and so are my patients," explains Dr. David Holliday. "I have sold thousands of AR lenses through my practice and the AR applied with this unit is very durable and easy to clean," added Holliday.

"We look forward to hitting our next milestone," shared Galen Powers, President. "Our ongoing commitment to product development geared towards the ECP will help us reach our goals," Galen concluded.

Optical Dynamics, a division of Vision Dynamics LLC is an innovative research, manufacturing and wholesale lab services company focusing on optical related products that create business solutions for optical professionals. Optical Dynamics maintains an active R&D group with over 150 patents issued since its inception in the lens fabrication, nano AR and monomer categories, making them the leader in in-office and in-lab lens fabrication technology. Their Q-2100R™ & nanoCLEAR AR technology is sold world-wide.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
April, 2011
Contact: Michael Yager 502-689-0674

Optical Dynamics Expands Distribution into the United Kingdom through OMEGA LED Ltd.,

(Louisville, KY)-April 1, 2011-Optical Dynamics, a division of Vision Dynamics LLC, (www.opticaldynamics.com) based in Louisville, Ky., will be debuting its technology and new distribution partnership with Omega LED Ltd. at the Optrafair 2011 at the NEC Birmingham, England.

Optrafair 2011 brings the entire optical industry, especially independent optical owners, to the UK's largest gathering of optical professionals and to network with friends, colleagues and associates. There are more than 6,500 independent practices in the UK market looking for solutions to fast turnaround and price control in lens production and finishing for eyewear.

This is the first exhibition of Optical Dynamics' products in the United Kingdom. "More than 21 million eye exams are conducted in the UK market each year, and it is certainly a growth market for us," said Mike Yager, VP of Sales for Optical Dynamics. "Optrafair will be held in Birmingham April 9th - 11th 2011 and we encourage everyone attending the show to stop by stand #o62 to learn more about this exciting new technology."

Omega LED Ltd., (http://www.omegaled.co.uk/) based in Altrincham, Manchester, with more than a decade of experience in the UK marketplace has been distributing Ultra Optics and National Optronics lab equipment and will distribute Optical Dynamics' Q2100 Digital Lens systems, nanoCLEAR AR systems and supporting consumables throughout the UK. When combined, these technologies can produce premium digital quality progressive, flat-top and aspheric single vision lenses directly to the finished Rx from liquid lens monomer. Lens materials include; clearLIGHT Plus, and three photochromic lenses called sunSMART Grey, sunSMART Brown and ULTRAsun. All are proprietary high index materials designed and formulated by Optical Dynamics.

"We have been searching for new technologies to bring to the UK Optical market and we are pleased to announce a new relationship with Optical Dynamics", says Brian Shuttleworth, Director of Omega LED. "We will be offering this exciting new technology to the UK for the first time. We feel this is a great opportunity for small to mid-sized labs, retailers and independent optical shops to be able to produce their own digital quality lenses with anti-reflective coatings in less than 90 minutes."

"The purchase price of a complete Optical Dynamics system is a fraction of the cost of digital surfacing equipment and offering anti-reflective coatings in-office is unprecedented. The fact that we make lenses from liquid plastic to the finished Rx in one simple step gives us the unique opportunity to do all of the coatings in the mold before the lens is actually made. No one else can do that." Yager added.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
October 11th, 2010
Contact: Michael Yager 502-689-0674 

Optical Dynamics Named 2010 Hot Dozen company

Louisville, Kentucky. October 11th, 2010 - Optical Dynamics, innovators in ophthalmics and transparent nanocomposites, has been named a 2010 Hot Dozen company by GLI's ENTERPRISECORP. The Hot Dozen is an annual celebration of 12 locally-owned companies who have benefited from Louisville's entrepreneurial atmosphere and continue to thrive in our region. The companies represent innovation and entrepreneurship in Louisville's business community.

"It's quite an honor to be recognized as a Hot Dozen company," said Galen Powers, president of Optical Dynamics. "We are proud to be part of the Louisville business community and appreciate the city's strong pool of local talent and nearby university resources. Louisville has proven to be an excellent location to do business and provides a great environment for our employees and their families. We appreciate the efforts of GLI's ENTERPRISECORP to strengthen Louisville's business community and draw diverse companies together to achieve greater success."

Hot Dozen companies are selected because they exemplify Louisville as a place to start and grow a company. Honoring them is part of ENTERPRISECORP's mission to create a new culture of entrepreneurship and dramatically increase the number and quality of fast-growth, entrepreneurial companies headquartered in our region.

"Congratulations to this year's Hot Dozen companies," said Mayor Jerry Abramson. "They represent the qualities of innovation, imagination and sheer determination, which are essential to 21st century success and to a strong city economy."

"Hot Dozen companies are the kind of businesses people want to watch, as they're likely to be the source of much of Louisville's entrepreneurship and growth over the next decade and beyond," said Mark Crane, Executive Director of ENTERPRISECORP.

Optical Dynamics' ophthalmic equipment is in use in over 30 countries. Their nanoCLEAR anti-reflective coating system received a Nanotech Briefs Nano 50 Award for its significant impact in state of the art nanotechnology. Their newest research is currently funded by the NSF, DOE, and KSTC.

About Optical Dynamics
Optical Dynamics (a division of Vision Dynamics) is an innovative research, manufacturing and ophthalmic wholesale lab company whose products are distributed worldwide. With over 100 patents related to lens manufacturing and nanomaterials, they continue to expand the applications for their highly engineered transparent materials, while maintaining their position as the leader in in-office lens fabrication.

About ENTERPRISECORP
ENTERPRISECORP is the enterprise development arm of Greater Louisville Inc. Its mission is to dramatically increase the number and quality of fast-growth companies headquartered in the region - companies that create the vast majority of new wealth, new revenue and new jobs. Client portfolio ranges from technology start-ups to mature businesses in traditional industries. For more information, visit www.ENTERPRISECORP.com.

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