QSpex® Technologies Introduces Michael O’Connor as Vice President, Manufacturing

Mike_OConnor-headshot 4x6-1Alpharetta, Georgia –John Lowery, Chief Operating Officer of QSpex Technologies, Inc. has announced that Michael O’ Connor has joined their management team as Vice President, Manufacturing. Mr. O’Connor has twenty years of manufacturing and operations experience in the optical industry, most recently with Essilor Labs of America and Davis Vision. Mr. O’Connor holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from the State University of New York at Oneonta, and a Masters of Business Administration from St. John’s University.

“Michael brings a strong level of manufacturing expertise to our team which is well suited to help us exceed our strong growth requirements,” commented Mr. Lowery. “We look forward to 2013 being a year of tremendous market penetration and development for QSpex.”

The QSpex Premium Lens System is a breakthrough technology that allows vision care providers to produce top-quality spectacle lenses “in office” in about 35 minutes. Product availability includes single vision, polarized and advanced digital progressive designs, with a high quality, seven-layer, hydrophobic and oleophobic AR treatment. Photochromic lenses will be launched as well in the near future. New product extensions and international expansion are both slated for the end of this year.

“It is a great time to be joining the QSpex team”, Mr. O’Connor stated. “I look forward to the business growth ahead and the imminent launch of our photochromic product. Being a part of a company which gives practitioners the opportunity to serve their patients better is rewarding”

About QSpex Technologies, Inc. — QSpex Technologies, Inc. founded in 2007 is based on proprietary technology created by Dr. Kai Su, Founder and Chief Scientific Officer. The company’s mission is to offer vision care providers the unique capability to increase patient satisfaction with both the quality of the lens and lens treatments delivered and the time to finished product. The company is led by CEO Steve Martin, an industry innovator whose many accomplishments include founding CIBA Vision in 1980 and CIBA Vision Ophthalmics in 1990.

1525 Bluegrass Lakes Parkway, Alpharetta, Georgia 30004 Phone 770-751-7734 Fax 770-751-7748The QSpex Premium Lens System is designed with a small in office footprint and the operation of the system is easily learned by office personnel. Training is straightforward and most technicians are able to use the system effectively and efficiently during the first half day of operation. The System utilizes single use, disposable plastic molds, meaning there is no need to clean the molds after use; they are recycled or discarded. Each back mold is supplied with a single use pre-attached lens spacer. All lens treatments have been pre-applied onto the molds by QSpex and transfer during lens curing. The QSpex Premium Lens System produces lenses in powers that cover 86% of prescriptions routinely seen in office.

To schedule a demonstration of the New QSpex Premium Lens System, call us at (855) 78Q-SPEX or go to www.qspex.com and click the “Request Demonstration” tab at the top of the page.