Alden Optical becomes silver level sponsor of the Keratoconus Academy

February 03, 2016 Posted by Alden Optical


Alden Optical, now part of the B+L Specialty Vision Products group, announced today that it has become a silver level sponsor of the International Keratoconus Academy (IKA). IKA is a non-profit organization with a mission to promote and develop the knowledge base and awareness of the state of the art pertaining to the diagnosis and management of keratoconus and other forms of corneal ectasia. This sponsorship represents a significant investment by Alden Optical and B+L SVP towards increased understanding of keratoconus and its management. Tom Shone, President Alden Optical, stated: “I commend Barry Eiden, OD, FAAO (President and co-founder of IKA) for his foresight into keratoconus research, detection and management and the creation of this worthy academy. I am certain the IKA’s efforts will ultimately improve awareness and management of this disease”. More information on IKA can be found at

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