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A FOND FAREWELL TO OUR ATHLETES

In the not too distant future,  Opticus will be removing the ATHLETES  page from our website, not because we don’t appreciate them…we do!  But we hardly know them! We’ve come to realize that our customers of the last roughly 30 years are our athletic community.  These are the everyday people conquering amazing feats, and they’re… Read more »

WHAT’S BECOME OF EXTRA DARK POLARIZED LENSES?

Yeah, I know the lens companies always discouraged adding more tint to polarized lenses, but we did it anyway and our especially photosensitive customers loved it! Well, like so many other really cool products, new processes that cut costs at the expense of quality, have pretty much guaranteed us that this lifesaver for those who… Read more »

WHY WON’T MY PRESCRIPTION WORK IN SPORT WRAPPED GLASSES?

It’s a common problem says Fred Seitzman, President of Opticus Inc.  You’re all psyched to get fitted with those cool looking Oakley’s or Julbos or Smith.  You’ve heard all the hype about how digital wrap compensation takes all the distortion out of the curve, etc, etc, etc…and then you catch the small print…only available up… Read more »

Opticus Athlete: American Mountain Guide Chris Wright

Chris Wright claims he’s “not exactly amazing at any one discipline,” despite the fact that he puts up first ascents of alpine and ice climbing routes around North America and is one of only a few hundred American Mountain Guides (IFMGA guides in the United States). “Mountains are made of snow ice and rocks, and… Read more »