New Testing Laboratory Option Available

New Testing Laboratory Option Available

Alexandria, VA (May 14, 2009) – The Vision Council is pleased to announce NSL Analytical Services as the preferred testing lab for the association. As a provider of ophthalmic evaluations and testing services, NSL Analytical Services provides The Vision Council member companies with preferred pricing on all testing.

“In working with our members, it became clear that they were looking for options for optical and mechanical testing of lenses, frames and accessories,” said Ed Greene, CEO of The Vision Council. “To address their concerns we met with several testing companies and identified NSL Analytical Services as the best laboratory to meet the optical industry’s needs.”

NSL Analytical Service’s offerings include lens testing services for abrasion, coating characterization, cross hatch adhesion, accelerated exposure, and optical properties. The company’s frame and accessories testing services include chemical resistance, mechanical stress, lead testing, and various ISO, ANSI, and ASTM tests.

“We are very pleased to partner with The Vision Council and to expand our testing services into the optical industry,” said Larry Somrack, president of NSL Analytical Services. “For 65 years NSL has helped our customers achieve the highest standards of product quality and we look forward to providing the optical industry with accurate, reliable, repeatable and confidential testing results.”

For more information or to request a quote, visit or call (800) 497-6752.

Dedicated to enhancing life through better vision, The Vision Council represents the manufacturers and suppliers of the optical industry. We provide a forum to advocate for better vision and to promote quality vision care products and services in the global community.