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Paragon CRT® Contact Lens Diagnostic Dispensing System

Orthokeratology has entered the mainstream of contact lens fitting with practices around the world capturing new market share and enjoying the incremental revenue with Paragon CRT® Contact Lenses. With mainstream practices focusing on increased profit-per-patient, Paragon CRT® Contact Lenses can provide an opportunity to achieve higher profit margins while minimizing chair time.

(Available in the U.S., Puerto Rico and Canada)

The Paragon CRT® Contact Lens Diagnostic Dispensing System

An optimum choice for prescribing Paragon CRT® Contact Lenses is the Paragon CRT® Contact Lens Diagnostic Dispensing System. The Diagnostic Dispensing System (DDS) provides certified eye care professionals with the ability to fit diagnostically and dispense directly from the set and make in-office lens exchanges, if needed. Most practitioners realize the overwhelming benefit of dispensing the final lens immediately to the patient.  

In order to provide the best possible experience with Paragon CRT® Contact Lenses, for the eye care professional and patient, Paragon Vision Sciences is introducing an enhanced lens numbering system for Paragon CRT® Contact Lenses, which includes an update to the Diagnostic Dispensing System, the lens vial cap and the Lens Selector Slide Rule.  Additionally, the Diagnostic Dispensing System Lenses will be manufactured in Paragon HDS®100, green tint to promote same day, and permanent dispensing. Features of the enhanced system include:

The Enhanced Lens Numbering System

The Paragon CRT® Contact Lens product features an enhanced lens numbering system, which makes locating the lens vial in the Diagnostic Dispensing System (DDS) quick and simple.

Placing a Paragon CRT® Contact Lens order is quick and simple, too. By ordering with the lens number assigned to the lens vial, instead of the series of lens parameters, ordering errors and time are reduced.


Lens Selector Slide Ruler

After the Flat K and manifest refraction sphere is selected, the Slide Ruler shows the assigned lens number adjacent to the lens parameter.



Lens Vial and Diagnostic Dispensing System

Quickly locate the Paragon CRT® Contact Lens vial in the DDS by looking at the vial cap or the overlay.

The vial cap features the assigned lens number, in a square box, at the bottom of the round label. When the vial is removed from the DDS, the assigned lens number is visible on the bottom overlay.


In addition to these enhancements, a Paragon CRT® Contact Lens Partnership Agreement will be required for newly certified eye care professionals who choose to purchase the Paragon CRT® Contact Lens Diagnostic Dispensing System (100 or 136-lens). The Partnership Agreement requires the certified eye care professional to promote Paragon CRT® Contact Lenses in the practice by using the complimentary, customized marketing items to expose their patients to this option for myopia management. Through the agreement, certified eye care professional commits to maintain, at least an 85% inventory level in the DDS, allowing for quick lens fulfillment to the patient. Also, there will be an audit of the DDS by a Paragon Sales Representative or CRT® Laboratory Distributor.

Current certified eye care professionals who wish to update their DDS may receive one complimentary Lens Selector Slide Ruler and DDS under/overlay, upon request.

Purchase or Upgrade Your DDS At Any Time. 

You will receive the Paragon CRT® Contact Lens Diagnostic Dispensing System, with a 90-Day Risk-Free Guarantee, 30/60/90-day billing.

  • You'll also receive a 50% discount on each pair of full price Rx Paragon CRT® Contact Lenses (green tint, HDS®100) for the first 90 days. Spare pair and warranted lens orders do not apply. The 90-day discount is valid for newly certified practitioners only and can be redeemed only once, regardless of the number of Paragon CRT® Contact Lens Diagnostic Dispensing Systems purchased by the practitioner.
  • Additionally, 2 staff members (2 pairs, 4 lenses) can be fit for free and you will receive a 50% discount for up to three immediate family members wearing Paragon CRT® Contact Lenses
  • See the Paragon CRT® Contact Lens Price and Policy section of the Paragon CRT® Contact Lens Certification and Resource Guide for complete details.
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The Benefits Of The Paragon CRT® Contact Lens Diagnostic Dispensing Systems

Product Benefit #1: Lens Material

The GP material in the CRT® Diagnostic Dispensing System is Paragon HDS®100 (101 Dk – ISO/ANSI Method). Paragon Vision Sciences has always concluded that the higher Dk material (Paragon HDS®100) was the best material for long term wear. For relatively short-term diagnostic purposes, however, Paragon HDS® offers sufficient Dk and improved durability.

Product Benefit #2: Additional Laser Mark

Paragon CRT® Contact Lenses are the only orthokeratology lens with a laser mark of the lens parameters (BC, RZD, LZA.) Once the final parameters are determined with the diagnostic lenses, the patient will be ensured to receive fresh, new lenses manufactured in Paragon HDS®100. With the rapid expansion in Paragon CRT® Contact Lens fitting, Paragon Vision Sciences believes this will be a great benefit for patients and practitioners alike.

Maximize Your Savings During the First 90 Days!

To easily implement Paragon CRT® Contact Lenses into your practice, we recommend the following steps within the first 90 days:

First 90 Days: 50% Discount on Rx Paragon CRT® Contact Lenses

During the first 90 days of becoming a newly certified Paragon CRT® Contact Lens practitioner, and purchasing the Paragon CRT® Contact Lens Diagnostic Dispensing System 100 or 136, the practitioner will receive a 50% discount on each pair of full-price Rx Paragon CRT® Contact Lenses (green tint, HDS®100). Spare orders do not apply. The 90-day discount is valid for newly certified Paragon CRT® Contact Lens practitioners only and can only be redeemed once, regardless of the number of Paragon CRT® Contact Lens Diagnostic Dispensing Systems Diagnostic Systems purchased by the practitioner.

First 90 Days: Complimentary Paragon CRT® Contact Lens Staff Fits

During the first 90 days of becoming a newly certified Paragon CRT® Contact Lens practitioner and purchasing the Paragon CRT® Contact Lens Diagnostic Dispensing System 100 or 136, the practitioner will receive up to two complimentary Rx Paragon CRT® Contact Lens (four lenses) to be used for staff members. Patient orders do not apply.

First 90 Days: 50% Discount for Family Members Wearing Paragon CRT® Contact Lenses

During the first 90 days of becoming a newly certified Paragon CRT® Contact Lens practitioner, and purchasing the Paragon CRT® Contact Lens Diagnostic Dispensing System 100 or 136, the practitioner will receive a 50% discount for up to three immediate family members (six lenses total) that meet the FDA approved treatment guidelines for Paragon CRT® Contact Lenses. Patient orders do not apply.

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Paragon CRT® Contact Lens Diagnostic Dispensing System 100 and 136

Paragon CRT® Contact Lens Diagnostic Dispensing Systems (DDS) are manufactured in Paragon HDS®100. This Systems include Base Curves of 7.9 to 8.8 in 0.10 steps with various RZD/LZA combinations. As a Certified Paragon CRT® Contact Lens Practitioner, you will receive the following tools with your DDS:

  • Paragon CRT® Contact Lens Certificate
  • Initial Lens Selector Slide Rule
  • Yellow Slit Lamp Filter
  • Patient Care Kits
  • Practice name listed on paragonvision.com doctor search
  • Practice Management Kit
  • One Book "My Children Are Nearsighted Too" By Nick Despotidis, OD
  • Paragon CRT® Contact Lens Certification & Resource Guide
  • In-office Continual Play Consumer DVD
  • 8-to-18 Consumer Brochures and Brochure Stand
  • 8-to-18 Consumer Recall Cards
  • "Contacts & Lifestyle" Consumer Brochures and Brochure Stand
  • "Contacts & Lifestyle" Consumer Recall Cards
  • Patient Brochure "Considering Paragon CRT® Contact Lenses"
  • Unlimited consultation and clinical support available 10 hours a day

It is important to note Paragon CRT® Contact Lenses are precision therapeutic lenses and as with other contact lenses, there 
are Indications, Contraindications, Warnings and Precautions. When your DDS arrives and prior to prescribing Paragon CRT® Contact Lenses, review of the following information is required: Paragon CRT® Contact Lens Practice Management Guide, and the Paragon CRT® Contact Lens Package Insert and Instructions for Wearers.

Traditional Warranty Program – Available in US and Canada only. Order Rx lenses using our warranty/exchange program. Paying a premium qualifies you for two free exchanges within
 90 days, if needed. Professionally trained consultants assist in parameter selection.

Paragon CRT® Contact Lens certification required • FDA Required Educational Certification Program. A signed Practitioner Agreement is required at time of purchase.

The Paragon CRT® Contact Lens Diagnostic Dispensing System 100 offers a 90-day Risk-Free Test Drive with three equal installment payments (30/60/90-day terms). During the first 90 days of becoming a newly Certified Paragon CRT® Contact Lens Practitioner, and purchasing the Paragon CRT® Contact Lens Diagnostic Dispensing System 100 or 136, the practitioner will receive a 50% discount on each pair of Rx Paragon CRT® Contact Lenses (green tint, HDS®100). The 90-day discount is valid for newly certified Paragon CRT® Contact Lens practitioners only and can be redeemed only once regardless of the number of Paragon CRT® Contact Lens Diagnostic Dispensing Systems purchased by the practitioner. In addition, the practitioner will receive up to two complimentary Rx Paragon CRT® Contact Lens orders to be used for two staff members (patient orders do not apply), and will also receive a 50% discount for up to three immediate family members (total of six lenses) that meet the FDA approved treatment guidelines for Paragon CRT® Contact Lenses.

The Paragon CRT® Contact Lens Diagnostic Dispensing Systems are fully refundable within 90 days of the original shipment date (shown on the Paragon Packing Slip). If the System is returned with the original 100 lenses, opened or unopened with all labeling intact, the Practice Management Kit and Paragon CRT® Contact Lens Certificate, full credit will be issued, less shipping and handling charges. Diagnostic Paragon CRT® Contact Lenses will be billed at the published list price. Failure to return all items listed above will delay credit processing. To initiate the return of the Paragon CRT® Contact Lenses Diagnostic Dispensing System, contact Paragon Vision Sciences Customer Service at 800-528-8279.

Paragon CRT® Contact Lens Extended Diagnostic Dispensing System 36 and 9 Lens

Paragon CRT® Contact Lens Diagnostic Dispensing System Extended 36 and 9 lens is manufactured in Paragon HDS®100. This System includes Base Curves of 8.9 to 9.2 in 0.10 steps with various RZD/LZA combinations.

Stock Diagnostic Paragon CRT® Contact Lens

Pricing is per lens and non-warranted. A certified Paragon CRT® Contact Lens practitioner with a DDS 100 or DDS 136 Set has the ability to order stock diagnostic Paragon CRT® Contact Lenses in HDS®100. Stock lenses can be ordered in any quantity and parameters must fall within the Paragon CRT® Contact Lens Diagnostic Dispensing System 136. Exchanges are not permitted for stock lenses, opened or sealed.


Become a Certified Paragon CRT® Contact Lens Professional

Paragon CRT® Contact Lens has the unique opportunity to offer alternatives to traditional eye ware and eye surgery. Give your patients the opportunity to see better without expensive procedures and constant discomfort