Contact Lens Lab Of South Africa Approved as an Authorized Rose K Manufacturer Menicon expands its African Rose K Network

Contact Lens Lab Of South Africa Approved as an Authorized Rose K Manufacturer Menicon expands its African Rose K Network.


Nagoya, Japan, 16 December, 2014 – Menicon Co., Ltd. is pleased to announce that The Contact Lens Lab Of South Africa (Johannesburg, South Africa) is now an authorized manufacturer of its complete line of Rose K lenses. CLLSA, an authorized distributor of Rose K lenses within South Africa since 2013, has officially passed all manufacturing qualifications and is now the first lab on the African continent to manufacture Rose K.

Rose K is the single most frequently prescribed lens design for correction of keratoconus and irregular cornea conditions in the world. Currently sold in 88 countries, the Rose K family of lenses consists of 5 designs, including Rose K2 (keratoconus), PG (post graft), IC (irregular cornea), NC (nipple cone) and the newly released Rose K2 XL semiscleral design.

“We are delighted to add The Contact Lens Lab as an authorized Rose K manufacturer”, commented Dr. Jennifer Choo, Menicon’s Manager for Global Specialty Lens Business. “CLLSA’s commitment to quality manufacturing and their enthusiasm for specialty contact lenses brings an exciting dimension to Rose K in Africa. We very much look forward to working closely with CLLSA to service the irregular cornea community in this region” added Dr. Choo.

“We are very excited to finally be manufacturing Rose K. I would just like to thank Menicon, Advance Medical, DTS and David Thomas Contact Lenses for all their help and assistance in getting us to this point,” said Jamie Walton, Executive of The Contact Lens Lab. Mike Bernard, Executive of CLLSA commented, “I can finally say I’ve fulfilled a life-long dream – it’s overwhelming to be a part of this.”

For more information, please contact The Contact Lens Lab or Menicon Co., Ltd.

About The Contact Lens Laboratory of South Africa:
The Contact Lens Laboratory of South Africa was founded in 2008 by a team of experienced experts in the contact lens designing and manufacturing field. Informed by global trends, CLLSA is revolutionizing contact lens manufacturing in South Africa with the introduction of new materials, designs and technology previously not available in this region.

About Menicon:
Headquartered in Nagoya, Japan, and represented in over 80 countries, Menicon Co., Ltd. is the only contact lens company in the world dedicated to every aspect of the field from material development and lens design to manufacturing of lenses and lens care solutions. Menicon offers an expanding portfolio of innovative lenses, packaging and related products that maximize user comfort and convenience. The company is also the world’s largest producer of gas-permeable contact lenses. Contact:



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