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Steve Mower, Owner of Reading Glasses Etc, LLC

Steve Mower is a Licensed Dispensing Optician in the state of Virginia with over 30 years experience in the optical retail field.

Steve has developed and run a in-store surfacing lab, and has consulted on progressive lens development. It is estimated that to date, Steve has personally made well over 200,000 pairs of eyeglasses. Steve was one of the first opticians in Northern Virginia to offer custom rimless eyeglasses (back in the early 1990's).

In October 2010 Steve started ReadingGlassesEtc.com offering custom reading glasses and prescription eyeglasses online. In 2012 with the help of experts in the field, Steve developed a line of lens tints, (Mojo BluBlock Tints), that address blue light and computer vision syndrome issues. Steve's goal continues to be to offer the widest range of affordable reading solutions for people that want better quality, as well as people that need post cataract glasses and specialty lens options.

Steve does pretty much everything at Reading Glasses Etc. from crafting, inspecting, and shipping all of the eyeglasses, as well as product development, website design and customer service. Contact him here.

DPOR - Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation (License #1101001844)

Steve is a member of the Opticians Association of Virginia.



Rhonda Mower (SPHR, SHRM-SCP, MSM, CDE) is Vice President of Culture & Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Volunteers of America. VOA is one of the largest charity organizations in America. Rhonda has worked in Human Resources for some of the top companies in the world including Starbucks and Boeing. Rhonda advises on marketing, products, web development and much more.

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