RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.-- VSP® Vision Care and contact lens
manufacturer Bausch + Lomb today announced a contact lens program to
provide additional rebates to VSP members, beginning November 1, 2010.
Members who purchase an annual supply of Bausch + Lomb contact lenses
from one of VSP’s 27,000 network providers will receive an additional
rebate amount on top of the current national rebate program offered by
Bausch + Lomb.
With more than 30 million Americans needing contact lenses and more than
80 percent of them visiting an eye care professional for their eye care
needs*, this program is helping make eye care more accessible and
"This agreement with Bausch + Lomb represents another important step for
VSP in providing our members with access to high-quality eye care at
more competitive prices," said Gary Brooks, president, VSP Vision Care.
”We are pleased to partner with VSP to bring Bausch + Lomb’s exceptional
vision care offerings to their members,” said Tom O’Neil, vice
president of sales, Bausch + Lomb North America Vision Care.
For more information about the rebate program and to download a copy of the rebate form, please visit www.specialoffers.vsp.com/bausch
About VSP Global
VSP GlobalSM includes VSP Vision Care, the largest
not-for-profit vision benefits and services company in the United States
with 55 million members; Marchon®
Eyewear Inc., one of the world’s largest manufacturers, designers and
distributors of quality fashion and technologically-advanced eyewear and
which offer innovative solutions and the premier management software
and technology to improve overall practice management and patient
experience; VSP Optics Group, industry leaders in new technologies,
production processes, service and logistics.
About Bausch + Lomb
Bausch + Lomb is dedicated to bringing visionary ideas to eye health.
Its core businesses include contact lenses and lens care products,
ophthalmic surgical devices and instruments, and ophthalmic
pharmaceuticals. The Bausch + Lomb name is one of the best-known and
most respected healthcare brands in the world. Founded in 1853, the
company is headquartered in Rochester, N.Y., and employs more than
10,000 people worldwide. Its products are available in more than 100
countries. More information is available at www.bausch.com.
* Source: American Optometric Association