Our Laboratory

Our Laboratory

Central One Optical is a proud, family-owned optical laboratory. Since 1997, Central One Optical has manufactured prescription lenses for optometrists and Eye Care Professionals throughout the Midwest and East Coast, and as far west at Arizona. Our full-service laboratory is one of few that can produce any digitally surfaced lens from Essilor, Shamir & Kodak, as well as our own in-house designs, iCentauri, iVista, and iProformance.

Our state-of-the-art robotic facility links our surfacing, Anti-Reflective, and finishing rooms with a conveyor system, which increases our efficiency and shortens turnaround time. We adhere to the highest ANSI standards, and we are well known for featuring the latest technology in all major categories, including:

Eyeglass Lens Manufacturing

Central One Optical is one of the first optical laboratories to process full backside prescriptions, and the only optical laboratory to produce full backside prescriptions by the three major, worldwide lens manufacturers: Essilor, Kodak, & Shamir.

Anti-Reflective Coating

Central One Optical produces the world-renowned anti-reflective lenses, Crizal Easy UV™, Crizal Alizé UV™, and Crizal Avancé UV™, as well as our own Oc2+ and OCBlue brand. Our anti-reflective lens manufacturing facility is nationally recognized by the industry as one of the finest facilities in North America.

3-Piece Mounts

Our high-quality laboratory is acknowledged for producing some of the best 3-piece mounts by world-famous designers, such as Cartier, Silhouette, and many others. Our commitment to utilizing the most cutting-edge technology sets us apart from the competition.