One Name, One Brand, One Partner: changes its name to Optelec

Vista, CA (December 31, 2014) - Optelec is pleased to announce that its professional subsidiary will merge with Optelec U.S. Inc. and  will start operating under one company name, effective January 1st, 2015. 

“By providing all services and products under the same name, Optelec’s customers and partners will experience more uniformity and even higher efficiency.“ Stephan Terwolbeck, President, Optelec U.S. said, “Optelec will be providing the same products and superior customer service on which the company’s reputation in the industry has been built over the past 40 years.” Our updated website will also reflect these changes, please visit    

Existing customers can use the same communication channels to which they are accustomed since there will be no change to the sales, service, and support contacts. All transactions and account information through will remain the same under the Optelec name, thus guaranteeing a seamless transition. Customers should direct all correspondence, orders, invoices, payments, etc. to Optelec U.S. Inc. moving forward. In case of questions our friendly customer service representatives are available at 800.826.4200, Monday through Friday from 6.30 am to 5.00 pm PST.

About Optelec

Optelec enables those who are impacted by vision loss due to retinal eye diseases such as Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Glaucoma or Diabetic Retinopathy, to remain independent and enjoy life, by reaching out with simple and effective low vision and blindness solutions. Based in the United States, Canada, Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and the United Kingdom, Optelec is the leading distributor, designer and manufacturer of life-changing assistive technologies for people who are visually impaired and blind. Optelec continues to be the global front-runner with a multi-tier distribution in more than 70 countries worldwide. With US headquarters in Vista, CA, Optelec offers a nationwide network for product solutions and low vision rehabilitation. Please visit us at or contact our friendly customer service at 800.826.4200 or email

Dec 31, 2014

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