VSP Optics Launches SunSync® Elite XT

New Extra-Active Photochromic Offers Groundbreaking Fade-Back Speed

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RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., August 14, 2019 – Standing by its commitment to offer the latest technology to eye care professionals and patients, VSP Optics announced the launch of SunSync Elite XT today.

Based on SunSync Elite’s revolutionary technology that transformed the light-reactive landscape, SunSync Elite XT redefines the extra-active photochromic category, changing from extra dark to clear in seconds.1

“Bringing SunSync Elite to market was our response to what eye care professionals and their patients were asking for—true innovation and a leap forward in the photochromic category,” said Randy Dannewitz, senior vice president of strategic development for VSP Optics. “We are proud to build on that cutting-edge innovation and introduce SunSync Elite XT, offering doctors and their patients top-notch vision solutions to meet their lifestyle needs.

In addition to featuring the fastest fade-back speed in category2, and ultra-dark outdoor color, SunSync Elite XT features exceptional indoor clarity, 100% UV protection, superior blue light filtration3, outstanding glare-reduction, exceptional durability, and an exclusive one-year, 100% satisfaction guarantee for VSP members.

SunSync Elite XT is available to order on August 14th. Visit www.sunsynclenses.com for additional information.


About VSP Global 
VSP Global is a doctor-governed company that exists to create value for members and opportunities for VSP network doctors. Our industry-leading businesses include VSP® Vision Care, the only national not-for-profit vision benefits company, which provides access to eye care for nearly 90 million members through a network of over 40,000 doctors worldwide; Marchon® Eyewear Inc., one of the world’s largest designers, manufacturers and distributors of high-quality eyewear and sunwear; VSP Optics, industry leaders in ophthalmic technology and lab services, providing custom lens solutions for the vision and lifestyle needs of patients; Eyefinity®, the industry leader in practice management and electronic health record software; VSP Retail, which focuses on increasing access to eye care and eyewear through multiple channels, and VSP® Ventures, which offers care-focused, customized choices for doctors looking to transition their practice.


1SunSync Elite XT in polycarbonate has a T1/2 of 120 seconds when tested at 73.4°F. 
2SunSync Elite XT exhibits faster fade-back speed than other products in the extra-active photochromic category including Transitions® XTRActive®.
3In laboratory testing, SunSync Elite XT lenses in polycarbonate exhibited up to 20% more blue light attenuation than Transitions XTRActive lenses in polycarbonate.  




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