Titan Eye Plus, the world class optical chain from Titan Industries Limited, today launched Vision Check – a self-administered online vision test facility. Vision Check is a convenient tool for millions of people who can avail vision screening test absolutely free of cost while they are at home or in office. With a very user friendly interface, Vision Check includes a general screening test and accurately establishes the need for vision correction for the participant if required.
Commenting on this occasion, Bhaskar Bhat, MD, Titan Industries Ltd, said, “Since its inception, Titan Industries Ltd. has cultivated a culture of innovation and being customer centric . With the launch of Vision Check, we have moved a step closer in the mind of our consumers and secure a mark of excellence in innovation.”
WHO estimates that 3.3 billion people globally need vision correction. Of these 670 million have a form of visual impairment which can be corrected by prescription eyewear. In India 456 million people need vision correction. The major cause for this large figure is access to a Vision Testing Facility or hesitation in getting a test done.
Commenting on latest innovation, Ravi Kant, CEO, Eyewear division, Titan Industries Ltd. observed, “Roughly one third of the people in the country need vision correction. Of this only 25 to 30 per cent have taken necessary steps to correct the same. The others are ignoring and living with this problem and many more are not even aware of having an eye problem. With the launch of Vision Check, we are making it convenient and taking eye testing to people’s homes to help break the inertia.”
Kant further added “We were the pioneers in Indian eyewear retail segment to offer free zero error eye test facility for our consumers inside the store by employing optometrists specially trained by the world famous Sankara Nethralaya. The launch of Vision Check is a benchmark of innovation and an extension to our offering to provide convenience to millions of people who don’t find time to visit their nearest optical store.”
The Vision Check test takes about five minutes for administering and can be taken by anybody above the age of six years. This new initiative is in addition to various eye screening and testing camps conducted by Titan Eye Plus on a regular basis across corporates, housing societies, schools and colleges in the country.
Titan Eye Plus offers a great in-store experience with the open browse and select format which helps the customer pick and choose from a wide variety of frames. The store also offers a zero error free eye testing by the state of the art in-store testing facility and Optometrists specially trained by the world famous Sankara Nethralaya.
Apart from the wide assortment of eyewear in sync with latest fashion, the store has highly trained staff that helps customers choose the right spectacle and sunglass based on one’s lifestyle. An in-store style section uses the latest technology to help customers make the right choice of spectacles/sunglasses. Customers can take a picture using the webcam in the style section; this webcam is connected to a monitor to view the picture. This unique in-store feature helps customers make the right choice instantly.