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US-based Advancing Eyecare Acquires Ophthalmic Instruments

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US-based Advancing Eyecare Acquires Ophthalmic Instruments

CEO Insights Team

Advancing Eyecare, a US-based eyecare instrumentation marketplace that offers products and service solution in the ophthalmic equipment industry, acquires Ophthalmic Instruments, Inc, (OII) an ophthalmic instrument distributor. Furthermore, Advancing Eyecare also announced the acquisition of Ophthalmic Instruments & Consulting Company, a supplier of classical and diagnostic equipments.


Brad Staley, Chief Executive Officer of Advancing Eyecare, states, “Over the past 40 years the Shone family has built OII into one of the leading and most respected providers of ophthalmic instruments on the West Coast and we are pleased to have them become a vital part of the Advancing Eyecare family of brands. As we continue to further develop our national footprint we look forward to working with the talented and tenured professionals at OII to provide quality products and personal service to their clients”.

In 2019, the Advancing Eyecare was established by the Atlantic Street Capital. It was created in partnership with Lombart Instrument and Macro Ophthalmic. To lead the ophthalmic instrument provider in the North America region, a potential alliance is formed, which includes Lombart Instrument, Innova Medical Ophthalmics, Enhanced Medical Services and Marco Ophthalmic.

Over the past 40 years the Shone family has built OII into one of the leading and most respected providers of ophthalmic instruments on the West Coast and we are pleased to have them become a vital part of the Advancing Eyecare family of brands



Scott Shone, President of OII, says, “Learning from our father, Lou, who started the business over 42 years ago, we have continued to build the company based on his philosophy and focus of providing a comprehensive line of quality ophthalmic products supported by an experienced and knowledgeable service team. It is very exciting to be joining as one of the leaders in the industry and we look forward to building our business in partnership with the Advancing Eyecare team of professionals”.