Divisions

Divisions

The Vision Council maintains several operating divisions to address common interests among members. Members may choose one "home" division and are welcome to participate in other divisions' activities. Operating divisions of The Vision Council provide guidance, education programs, marketing materials, research and advocacy outreach to address common interests among members.

Eyewear and Accessories Division

Focuses on promoting eyewear as a fashion accessory, manufacturing standards and regulations and industry benchmarking.

Lens Division

Creates standards and regulations, reviews lens-specific manufacturing issues and educates eye care professionals and consumers about lens technologies. For more information contact Technical Director and Lens Division Liaison Michael Vitale.

Lens Processing and Technology Division

Monitors and establishes industry standards and creates industry-accepted compliance procedures.

Low Vision Division

Works to raise awareness of low vision rehabilitation among eye care professionals, visually impaired consumers and their caregivers. For more information contact Low Vision Division Liaison Amber Robinson.

Sunglass and Reader Division

Promotes the fashion and function of sunwear and readers and provides guidance on standards and regulations. For more information contact SRD Liaison Tibor Gross.

Lab Division

Provides information, publications, education, and programs to help members operate and improve their business and their lab operations. For more information contact Lab Division Liaison Steve Sutherlin.