1-800 Contacts

    OverviewSuggest Edit

    1-800 CONTACTS is a contact lens store. The brands it offers include Acuvue, Air Optix, Biofinity, Dailies, Proclear, Freshlook, Soflens, Clariti, Biotrue, AquaSoft, and more.

    TypePrivate
    Founded1995
    HQOrem, UT, US
    Website1800contacts.com
    Employee Ratings4
    Overall CultureA+

    Latest Updates

    Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)632(+3%)
    Cybersecurity ratingCMore
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    Key People/Management at 1-800 Contacts

    Brian Bethers

    Brian Bethers

    Member Board Of Directors
    John Graham

    John Graham

    CEO
    Phil Bienert

    Phil Bienert

    Chief Marketing Officer
    Brett Gappmayer

    Brett Gappmayer

    Chief Financial Officer
    Amy Larson

    Amy Larson

    Chief Technology Officer
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    1-800 Contacts Office Locations

    1-800 Contacts has an office in Orem
    Orem, UT, US (HQ)
    51 Center St
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    1-800 Contacts Financials and Metrics

    Summary Metrics

    Founding Date

    1995
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    1-800 Contacts Operating Metrics

    May, 2020

    Contacts Handled

    45 m
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    1-800 Contacts Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

    Company NameDateDeal Size
    6over6December 18, 2019
    Liingo EyewearDecember 18, 2017

    1-800 Contacts Cybersecurity Score

    Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

    C

    76/100

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    1-800 Contacts Online and Social Media Presence

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    1-800 Contacts Company Culture

    • Overall Culture

      A+

      85/100

    • CEO Rating

      A+

      82/100

    • Compensation

      A

      83/100

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    1-800 Contacts News and Updates

    KKR Nears $3 Billion-Plus Deal to Buy 1-800 Contacts

    KKR Nears $3 Billion-Plus Deal to Buy 1-800 Contacts

    1-800 Contacts wants to offer eye exams through smartphones, enabling anyone to get new prescriptions from anywhere without an office visit

    1-800 Contacts said Tuesday that it has entered an agreement to acquire 6over6, an Israel-based tech firm that has developed at-home vision tests conducted through smartphones or computers. A technology developed by 6over6 could allow people to obtain new prescriptions for eyeglasses or contact le…

    1-800 Contacts Enters Agreement to Acquire Revolutionary Vision Start-Up 6over6 Vision

    DRAPER, Utah, Dec. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- 1-800 Contacts, the leading online contact lens retailer announced today that it entered into a definitive written agreement to acquire 6over6 Vision Ltd (6over6), which is expected to close before the end of December 2019. 6over6 has created...

    1-800 Contacts buys the at-home eye exam provider 6over6 Vision

    New developments in sensor technologies, computer vision and machine learning technologies are combining to drive medical diagnostics further into the home and the latest company to make a move to push services deeper into the home is the online contact lens retailer, 1-800 Contacts. The Utah-based …

    1-800 Contacts Focuses On R2C Group As Integrated Agency Partner

    DRAPER, Utah and PORTLAND, Ore., June 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Online vision care pioneer 1-800 Contacts today announced it is unifying all paid marketing efforts to Portland agency R2C Group. The contact lens retail giant decided this year it would shift all its marketing and creative...

    1-800 Contacts Blogs

    Do you still need to wear sunglasses in the fall?

    The leaves are changing, the air is getting crisp, and everyone’s favorite Spice Girl, pumpkin spice, is strutting tiny platform boots on the way to the grocery store and coffee shop. Fall is settling in, which means it’s time to swap your wardrobe from short sleeves to cozy sweaters.   But as you u…

    Contact lens care while traveling

    Based on our own experience (and the number of last-minute contact lens orders we ship out), we know a vacation is secretly one of the most stressful things you can prepare for. There are so many arrangements to be made it’s super easy to overlook contacts on your packing list.  But even when you do…

    What is digital eye fatigue and how do we treat it?

    We rely on screens for just about everything these days — working from home, studying for class, and watching our favorite shows. And while screen time is typically okay in small doses, the majority of us are in front of screens several hours at a time, which can result in strained and fatigued eyes…

    When are kids old enough to wear contacts?

    Glasses are pretty cool these days. They come in a variety of colors and shapes, they’re easy to wear, and they look downright adorable on kids. But if your child is active in sports or simply wants to see what life is like beyond glasses, you may be wondering if it’s time to introduce them to […] T…

    Red Eyes in Photos

    You’ve probably heard the theories: demonic possession, secret laser-shooting abilities, etc. While we can’t dismiss those theories with total certainty, the most likely cause of red eyes in pictures is relatively harmless. Let’s talk about (1) what causes red eyes in pictures, (2) how to avoid red …

    Can I wear contacts in water?

    Contact lenses and water are two things that shouldn’t mix. There are numerous benefits of wearing contacts daily, but it also means you need to be more aware of your eye health. Every contact lens wearer should know the extra steps it takes to wear contact regularly: take your contacts out before b…
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    1-800 Contacts Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was 1-800 Contacts founded?

      1-800 Contacts was founded in 1995.

    • Who are 1-800 Contacts key executives?

      1-800 Contacts's key executives are Brian Bethers, John Graham and Phil Bienert.

    • How many employees does 1-800 Contacts have?

      1-800 Contacts has 632 employees.

    • Who are 1-800 Contacts competitors?

      Competitors of 1-800 Contacts include Procornea, OcuMedic and Lentesplus.

    • Where is 1-800 Contacts headquarters?

      1-800 Contacts headquarters is located at 51 Center St, Orem.

    • Where are 1-800 Contacts offices?

      1-800 Contacts has an office in Orem.

    • How many offices does 1-800 Contacts have?

      1-800 Contacts has 1 office.