MASON, Ohio, Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Local Pearle Vision licensee, Theresa Ayers, has added a second location in Canton, Ohio. Along with her husband, Ronald Ayers, the husband-and-wife team assumed ownership last month of a corporate-owned Pearle Vision location at 4474 Everhard Road N.W. Theresa Ayers has been with Pearle Vision, one of North America's largest and most trusted licensed optical brands, for more than three decades. She began her career working for the company, and after 30 years, decided to franchise her first location in Strongsville, Ohio. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130709/NY43871LOGO) "We are excited to expand our business with the Pearle Vision family and are thrilled to open our second location in Canton, Ohio," said Theresa Ayers, Canton Pearle Vision licensee. "We are committed to providing great customer service and continuing to serve as the neighborhood's trusted optical provider for all eye-care needs." The Ayers currently own and operate two Pearle Vision locations in Ohio and are eager to serve the community of Canton, since they have lived in North Canton for the past 20 years. The Ayers are active members in the community and serve the YMCA, Chamber of Commerce in Canton and the Jackson High School gymnastics program. "For more than 50 years, Pearle Vision has been committed to providing genuine eye care to patients through our doctor-centric business model," said Srinivas Kumar, senior vice president and general manager, Pearle Vision. "It is great to see Theresa and Ronald Ayers expand their business, and we know that with Theresa's extensive Pearle Vision experience, they will continue to deliver first-class eye care to all patients in Canton." Pearle Vision has a significant legacy in the industry and has continued to outpace competitors by evolving to meet patients' changing needs and providing quality products and services they desire. With more than 610 centers located throughout North America, the company offers best-in-class eye care provided by neighborhood doctors who are skilled optometrists, a principle created by Dr. Stanley Pearle in 1961. "Pearle Vision is proud to offer optometrists a proven network of support, which allows them to focus on what they are really passionate about – delivering quality eye care to their patients," said Kumar.