SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Japanese eyewear brand, JINS, announced eye exams will be conducted at the JINS Union Square store on 151 Powell Street. These eye exams will be powered by 20/20 NOW's technology and provided by 20/20 Ophthalmology Services ("20/20"), and take approximately 15 minutes. After customers complete the exam and select frames, they can have prescription glasses made and fitted in another 30 minutes. JINS is not only making customers look good with fashionable frames, but with the addition of 20/20 NOW's vision exams, they can take care of everything in one visit, making the in-store experience faster, more accessible and enjoyable.
20/20 NOW set foot in California for the first time and officially started providing their vision services on Monday, December 7. These eye care services include $40 refractions, which are all one needs for prescription glasses. Additionally, 20/20 NOW offers a comprehensive eye exam for $60.
About 20/20 NOW
The 20/20 NOW system offers eye care providers advanced ophthalmic instruments and software solutions that make in-store eye exams accessible, faster and more affordable. Using real-time HD video conferencing, board-certified ophthalmologists and expert ophthalmic technicians, 20/20 NOW provides precise prescriptions on the spot.
20/20 NOW's Chief Operating Officer Chuck Scott noted, "We are delighted to enter into the California market with our patented software and professional services. 20/20's Refraction Software is highly complementary to JINS innovative eyewear sales program."
For more information, visit the 20/20 NOW website or call 1-844 843-2020.
JINS is a Japanese eyewear company, which was founded in 2001. The brand has 350 retail locations in Japan, China and Taiwan, and opened its first U.S. store in San Francisco in April 2015. At the San Francisco location, customers receive their prescription eyewear in less than 30 minutes thanks to the flagship store's onsite lens-edging robot, KANNA. JINS has over 1,200 styles all designed in Tokyo starting at $60 with lenses included. Furthermore, in August 2015, JINS launched JINS SCREEN glasses that protect the eyes from digital eye strain by blocking the blue light emitted from electronic devices. In Japan, JINS sold more than 6 million pairs of JINS SCREEN since its launch in 2011.