Monday, April 21, 2014 12:27 AM
Optometry Giving Sight
welcomed members to its newly established “Circle of Sight” at a special function sponsored by
Hoya Vision Care
at the Vision Source Exchange meeting in Boston on April 11, 2014.
Monday, April 21, 2014 12:24 AM
provided free eyecare to 1,100 uninsured and underinsured children during “Give Kids Sight Day” on April 12.
Monday, April 21, 2014 12:21 AM
a nonprofit organization supporting research and providing public
education to help eradicate brain and eye diseases, announced yesterday
that it will be distributing more than $8.7 million in grants to 59
research projects in six countries, 19 states and the District of
Columbia to aid in the efforts to cure Alzheimer’s disease, macular
degeneration and glaucoma.
Monday, April 21, 2014 12:18 AM
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—Issues surrounding employee theft are the topic to
be addressed by forensic accountant Joel Charkatz on the April 23
edition of the “Power Hour,” the weekly radio broadcast hosted by Gary
Gerber, OD, founder of
The Power Practice
Monday, April 21, 2014 12:15 AM
NEW YORK—The annual Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in
Palms Springs, Calif. not only brings all the hottest music acts to the
desert but also brought out all the hot young things in this week’s
Bold Face: Desert Beauties
in sunglasses from Marchon, Baumvision, Safilo and Marcolin.
Friday, April 18, 2014 12:27 AM
NEW YORK—According to the
Jobson Optical Research
Optical Business Barometer (OBB) report, the overall optical business
rating among independent ECPs rose in March 2014 to a rating of 3.72
from a February rating of 3.65.
Friday, April 18, 2014 12:24 AM
ST. LOUIS—The American Optometric Association (AOA) has begun its search
for a new executive director following the departure of Barry Barresi,
OD, PhD, as
by VMail Dec. 11, 2013.
Friday, April 18, 2014 12:21 AM
CHICAGO—Beginning April 16,
Green Eyes Eyewear
began donating $2 for every purchase through its online store to
through the company’s new "Sharing our Vision" program. Green Eyes
Eyewear creates UV-protecting eyewear using eco-friendly materials.
Friday, April 18, 2014 12:15 AM
NEW YORK—To celebrate the launch of its Film Noir Edition capsule
collection, Luxottica held an event in Milan on Feb. 20 at the city’s
iconic Biblioteca Ambrosiana. The collection celebrates the brand’s
style heritage and brings an elegant ‘50s version of the Persol Arrow
design back into the spotlight and we’ve got a
of the event in the latest installment of Scene & Heard now live on VisionMonday.com.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 12:27 AM
(MTA: LUX) (NYSE: LUX) and
Michael Kors Holdings Limited
(NYSE: KORS) have announced that they have signed a new and exclusive
10-year eyewear license agreement for the Michael Kors Collection and
Michael Michael Kors eyewear, effective Jan. 1, 2015.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 12:24 AM
WEST KENSINGTON, London—
Optrafair London 2014
held here at Olympia Central from April 11 to 13, made a successful
debut attracting some 4,616 attendees who came to see over 150
exhibitors boasting 500 brands, according to show organizers.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 12:21 AM
PHILADELPHIA—Early bird registration has opened for
, which will take place at the Pennsylvania Convention Center here, Wednesday, June 25, through Sunday, June 29.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 12:18 AM
SINGAPORE—On April 14,
officially opened its new $200 million, 330,000-square-foot pharmaceutical manufacturing facility in the Tuas Biomedical Park.