Refect Optical Group

Refac Optical Group is a leading provider of vision care products and services in the United States and Canada. Refac's main operating company, U.S. Vision, Inc. represents the sixth largest retail optical chain in the United States. U.S. Vision ( has been engaged in the retail optical business since 1967, and is the second largest independent operator of optical stores in host retailers in terms of store count and the first in terms of the number of brands.

As of March, 2013, the Company has 758 locations mainly in licensed departments. It also operates a state-of-the-art manufacturing laboratory. Its licensed departments are full-service retail vision care stores that offer an extensive selection of designer brands and private label prescription eyewear, contact lenses, sunglasses, ready-made readers, and accessories.

On March 23, 2011, Refac Optical Group was acquired by ACON Investments a Washington, D.C.-based private equity investment firm that manages private equity funds and special purpose partnerships in the United States and Latin America.