Pearle Vision Signs Franchise Agreement to Open EyeCare Center at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
New Pearle Vision EyeCare Center to Open at the Cincinnati Children’s Campus this Summer
April 25, 2018 // Franchising.com // CINCINNATI – Pearle Vision, a leading national premium eye care brand, announced today it has signed an agreement with multi-unit franchisees Ryan Yauger, Dr. David Tabeling, and Dr. David Blair to open a new Pearle Vision EyeCare Center on the main campus of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Situated in Cincinnati’s Avondale neighborhood, the EyeCare Center is slated to open this summer and will provide the community and patients with convenient access to eye exams and an expansive collection of frames for adults and children.
The collaboration between Pearle Vision and Cincinnati Children’s, which is facilitating the multi-unit franchise group’s ability to open on the campus, helps address significant demand with an optical retail space that will be four times as large as the previous option, and is more easily accessible to the community. Construction has begun on the new EyeCare Center, which will fill a vacancy present next to the ophthalmology clinic since 2016, providing Cincinnati Children’s with a new partner to provide optical services to patients and neighborhood families.
“This will be our fourth Pearle Vision EyeCare Center and we couldn’t be happier about opening at Cincinnati Children’s,” said Yauger, who’s three other EyeCare Centers with Drs. Tabeling and Blair are also in the Tri-State area. “My partners and I have more than two decades of optical industry experience and understand the important role we serve in the community. There is no better place than at Cincinnati Children’s to show just how much of a difference genuine eye care can be to families.”
Pearle Vision, which pledges “Nobody Cares for Eyes More Than Pearle,” prides itself on delivering exceptional care to patients that goes beyond a routine eye exam. The brand’s franchisees ensure each patient receives personalized, quality care that takes the whole individual into account. Additionally, Pearle Vision provides patients with everything necessary for healthy vision including a vast selection of high quality frames and contact lenses and state-of-the-art eye care examinations. In addition, Pearle Vision accepts a variety of managed vision care programs to ensure patients can use their benefits for all of their eye care needs.
“Just getting or replacing glasses can be so difficult for some of our families, and its importance to their vision cannot be overstated,” says Michael Yang, MD, director of Ophthalmology at Cincinnati Children’s. “We are so excited about improving easy access to glasses not only for our patients but also for residents of the Avondale community.”
“At Pearle Vision, our mission is to provide genuine eye care in our neighborhoods,” said Pearle Vision General Manager, Alex Wilkes. “The partnership with Cincinnati Children’s was a no-brainer for us. We both share a commitment to excellent service and providing our patients with a level of personal care that is second to none.”
To meet the needs of the patients in the neighborhood, the location will have pediatric-trained optometrists with open hours for walk-in appointments. In addition, Medicaid will be accepted. Both adult and pediatric patients can receive care at the location.
About Pearle Vision
Pearle Vision was founded in 1961 by Dr. Stanley Pearle, who began the concept of one-stop, total eye care with the opening of the Pearle Vision Center in Savannah, Ga. Dr. Pearle combined complete eye exams with an extensive selection of eyewear. Today, with more than 500 EyeCare Centers located throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico, Pearle Vision is built around a doctor-centered business model with a primary focus to deliver genuine eye care to patients and become the neighborhood trusted source for all their eye care and eye wear needs. Pearle Vision is owned by Luxottica, a leader in premium fashion, luxury and sports eyewear.
SOURCE Pearle Vision