Emerging Vision, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the operation and franchising of retail optical stores in the United States. It operates its retail optical stores under the trade names Sterling Optical, Site For Sore Eyes, Duling Optical, and Singer Specs. The company’s stores offer eye care products and services, such as prescription and non prescription eyeglasses, eyeglass frames, ophthalmic lenses, contact lenses, sunglasses, and ancillary items. It also operates VisionCare of California, Inc., a health care maintenance organization, which employs licensed optometrists, rendering services in offices located immediately adjacent to, or within, most Sterling Stores located in California. As of May 17, 2006, the company operated 157 franchised and company-owned stores. It operates and franchises retail locations in 15 states, including California, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Virginia, Washington D.C., West Virginia, and Wisconsin; Ontario, Canada; and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The company also offers managed vision care under the trade name Insight Managed Vision Care, which provides services or products to a covered participant. Emerging Vision was incorporated in 1992 and is headquartered in Garden City, New York.
As of August 14, 06
Emerging Vision Inc.
100 Quentin Roosevelt Boulevard
Garden City, NY 11530
Web Site: http://www.emergingvision.com