GP Specialists Becomes Authorized Menicon Z Manufacturing Lab

GP Specialists, a world leader in orthokeratology and keratoconus lenses, announces that they have received authorization to be a Menicon Z gas permeable manufacturing lab. Menicon Z is a hyper-oxygen permeable GP lens that offers comfort, wettability, long term eye health and clear crisp vision. Mark Cosgrove, Director of Operations for GP Specialists stated, “We look forward to offering the Menicon Z material on our list of leading GP manufacturing materials which include Paragon and Boston materials. GP Specialists manufacturers a number of advanced orthokeratology designs in addition to distributing Paragon CRT lenses to our accounts.”

Menicon Z logoThe Menicon Z material offers the highest level of oxygen permeability in the industry available today. Although it is most often worn on a Daily Wear (DW) basis, Menicon Z is approved for extended wear up to 7 days and up to 30 days continuous wear. Steve Wagner, President of GP Specialists states, “Menicon Z has a strong reputation in the United States and abroad, we look forward to supporting the independent eye care professional with this quality GP lens material.”

GP Specialists currently manufactures a wide range of custom contact lenses including its iSight family of custom soft contact lenses made in the silicone hydrogel material which includes custom torics, custom spheres, custom multifocals (including pediatric center distance multifocals) and the Yamakone Keratoconus soft contact lens. Mark Cosgrove states, ”We also offer the largest line of ortho-k lenses on the market including our Fargo and iSee designs along with the Dr. Arthur Tung’s GOV advanced myopic, hyperopic and presbyopic ortho-k designs, Dr. Eddie Chow’s orthotool design and Paragon CRT.

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About GP Specialists Inc.GP Specialists logo
GP Specialists has been manufacturing quality and innovative contact lens designs for more than 30 years. With an outstanding portfolio of both GP and soft contact lens designs and materials to help “Reshape the way the World Sees™” GP Specialists has become one of the of industries leading manufacturers of custom contact lens designs such as its iSight custom soft contact lenses, its advanced scleral lens designs, its YamaKone soft contact lenses for keratoconus and its orthokeratology designs- iSee, Fargo, Global OK Vision, orthotool, while also distributing Paragon’s CRT lenses. GP Specialists orthokeratology lenses are prescribed by doctors around the world.

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