My Eyelab, a retail brand of Now Optics, opened 28 new locations in 2020, bringing its total to 99 stores, 48 of which are franchised and 51 corporate.

In addition to an 83% same store sales increase, My Eyelab signed 57 new franchise deals, a 200% increase in new units compared to 2019, largely thanks to the 23 discovery days the company held.

My Eyelab recently ranked in the top 100 of Entrepreneur magazine’s Top 500. A highly sought-after honor in the franchise industry and an invaluable source for potential franchisees, the Franchise 500 ranked My Eyelab 95th for its outstanding performance in areas including unit growth, financial strength and stability, and brand power. 

“The pandemic brought so many challenges for all of us, but it also presented us with some unique opportunities. I’m so incredibly proud of my entire staff and all of the hard work they did during this difficult time. We are honored to be recognized on such a prestigious list amongst so many iconic brands,” said Daniel Stanton, Founder and CEO of Now Optics. “We take a lot of pride in our modern approach to eyecare and use of innovative telehealth technology. Our commitment to our customers was stronger than ever in a time where they needed us most.”