PECAA Vendor Partners express their unwavering commitment to support you and your patients during these uncertain times! They are eager to provide tools, resources, assistance, and special programs to help you. As we receive them, news, updates, and offers will be added here. We encourage you to check back regularly!
You may also have your team participate in education and training offered through our PECAA Vendor Partners as you look for ways to keep staff busy over the coming weeks while fulfilling PPP requirements.
ABB Optical Group
ABB Optical Group is committed to helping practices retain patients and increase practice profitability during this challenging time. Read the special message from Tom Burke, CEO.
View the Shipping Guide to learn more about the free direct-to-patient program.
HIPAA and COVID-19 Webinar: What Your Eye Care Practice Needs to Know
As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, the way your practice handles protected health information is now more important than ever. Join Abyde during this live webinar and learn how recently updated HIPAA rules will affect your practice during and after the current public health emergency. Register for the Webinar or learn more.
Abyde is here as a resource for all PECAA members, regardless of whether you are a current Abyde customer. The Abyde team is continuously posting updates to HIPAA on our news page as they continue to waive or adjust current regulations, in addition to being open to taking any and all HIPAA support calls – our team of HIPAA experts is ready and waiting to assist your practice! Feel free to reach us at email@example.com or 800.594.0883, option 2.
Allergan is excited to bring you a best-in-class eCommerce platform that allows you to sell the REFRESH® products you recommend in your very own RefreshMyEyes™ online store. Product ships directly to your patients.
Carl Zeiss Vision
In the face of the unprecedented challenges posed by the COVID‐19 virus, we wanted to let you know how ZEISS Vision Care is handling this situation and how we will continue to support you. Read this special message from Jens Boy, President, ZEISS Vision North America.
ZEISS has created a range of CE content, including ABO-approved CEs with 20/20 magazine. Credits are automatically transferred to the ABO-NCLE.
The ZEISS product team has also put together a new webinar series that will cover a variety of topics including product innovations such as ZEISS SmartLife and ZEISS UVProtect, eyestrain caused from increased screen time due to telecommuting and homeschooling, and patient outreach via social media and other online tools.
In the spirit of bringing us closer, sharing product innovations and supporting our customers, we’ve created a brand new digital concept. We call it: ZEISS Virtual Expo. For the first time ever, you can be instantly transported to the ZEISS Virtual Expo booth. Take a 3D tour of the booth and interact with exclusive bite-sized content. ZEISS Virtual Expo is a 24/7 experience.
CARR Healthcare Realty
ClearVision has developed a COVID-19 resource center on the latest news updates, industry resources, training materials, and mental/physical health tips. Learn more here…
Don’t miss their Guidebook On Re-Opening Your Business after COVID-19.
|CooperVision is changing shipping policy for a short and undetermined period of time to include Free Freight on Direct-to-Patient shipments with purchase of two or more boxes of contact lenses, the current policy states four or more boxes gets free shipping. Other timely communications for your and your CL patients that you may find helpful can be found on the CooperVision vendor page.
CooperVision offers complimentary contact lenses for hospital workers on front lines of COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more.
De Rigo REM
|De Rigo REM has created a COVID-19 resource webpage with valuable tools to provide guidance to help customers navigate through these unprecedented times.
In partnership with Jobson, De Rigo REM offers a free ABO certified practice management course on how to elevate your customers in-store experiences so you can create an impactful and lasting impression when you are ready to open your doors back up.
|As your Ally, we are an ECP-focused company with only you as our path to bring glasses to patients. When you lose the sale, we do too. We are very much in this together. We certainly want you to do what is most appropriate for you, your family, staff, and patients at a time that is safe. Read our bouncing back together guide.
Hoya is offering a FREE 20 minute on-demand webinar to all of its customers. The webinar hosted by Marketing experts Mike Hanbridge from Hoya and James Elhardt from Mojo Media Labs breaks down the importance of using social media to stay connected with patients during this era of social distancing. Hoya knows creating social media content for a practice can be difficult and overwhelming. This is why Hoya included three full months of social media content and images in the links below. The practice can copy and paste the provided content directly onto their social media channels or use it as inspiration to create their own personalized messages.
Johnson & Johnson Vision
|As the situation related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to evolve, Johnson & Johnson Vision is here to support PECAA Members, your patients, and overall public health. Read the special message from Thomas Swinnen, President, North America, outlining how JJV is supporting practice cash flow, continuity of care, and much more. Read JJV’s response to COVID-19.
JJV has moved the end date of the extended payment terms from May 29th to June 30th, 2020. As a reminder, we’ve extended our payment terms by 30-days on purchases of ACUVUE® Brand Contact Lenses placed directly from Johnson & Johnson Vision (JJV) for eligible Independent Eye Care Professionals (IECPs) in good standing. Additionally, we are offering free shipping direct to patients’ homes until June 30th , 2020 with no minimum order quantities, on purchases both direct from JJV and through all authorized distributors.
Johnson & Johnson Vision (JJV) has partnered with a third-party company that has expertise in the CARES Act, specifically with the Small Business Administration (SBA) loan application process. We will offer consultant services at a negotiated rate to targeted customers. Please contact your sales representative for more information.
|Find out how Kering Eyewear is contributing to the fight against COVID-19.|
|Leverage our tools to protect your business and help you prepare for restart. View our resource center.|
Nassau OOGP Vision Group
|To encourage Direct To Patient shipments and support practices during this time, all standard Direct To Patient shipments will temporarily be FREE.
Learn more about the Free Direct to Patient Shipping Program.
Download the Telemedicine and Virtual Care Coding Guide for quick references and a summary of codes most likely to be utilized by eye care professionals during the provision of virtual care services.
|Silhouette has created a guide on how to properly disinfect Silhouette and neubau frames, Silhouette sunglasses, neubau sunglasses and Silhouette Vision Sensation® prescription lenses.|
In response to COVID-19, Topcon Healthcare is providing FREE Breath Shields for its Slit Lamp customers.
|As we all navigate the COVID-19 developments together, please know that we are closely monitoring the rapidly evolving situation and are committed to supporting PECAA members through these uncertain times with a focus on your long-term success.
We’re accelerating efforts to bring all network practices free resources to help your business now and in the future through the Premier Academy360 education and training program.
X-Cel Specialty Contacts
|The “Bounce Back” program is our way to provide efficient and effective support for your practice and patient needs while we bounce back from this unprecedented healthcare emergency. Through this support program, you can count on us to help you Reignite, Reinvent, Recover.|
WVA understands both your patients’ and office needs have shifted during this time of disruption. WVA has partnered with the contact lens manufacturers to offer free shipping on most home deliveries in order to meet the immediate needs of your patients.
Learn more about the Free Direct to Patient Program