Friday, March 07, 2014 12:36 AM
(NYSE:WLP) has restructured the executive team responsible for its
specialty business. Jeff Spahr has been named vice president of
specialty businesses, Nicholas (Nick) Brecker has been appointed vice
president of specialty sales, Greg Fox has been named vice president of
specialty strategy and information technology, and Dani Fjelstad will
continue as president of dental. All four will report to Pam Kehaly,
president of WellPoint’s specialty business, commercial strategy and
Friday, March 07, 2014 12:33 AM
NEW YORK—Wearable technologies are coming on-stream fast, and Vision Monday
International Vision Expo East
is the place to see some of the latest offerings in this exciting new consumer product category.
Friday, March 07, 2014 12:31 AM
Annette Saust Esto: “MIDO is exciting and we have very high expectations for the Carbon collection”
Friday, March 07, 2014 12:30 AM
Hoya Vision Care
has expanded its network of prescription laboratories by opening a new lab near Jackson, Miss.
Friday, March 07, 2014 12:28 AM
M.D. Didier Marder: “2014 will be the beginning of a new chapter for the
optics industry and Mido is the ideal starting off place”
Friday, March 07, 2014 12:27 AM
MILAN—Show organizers have reported the attendance figures for the 44th
Annual Mido exhibition, held March 1-3, 2013. The three-day event was
visited by more than 45,000 people, 25,000 from other countries and
20,000 from Italy, an increase of 5.4 percent over last year, organizers
Friday, March 07, 2014 12:25 AM
Susi Tabacchi: “2014 will not be an easy year, but we are optimistic. Creative thinking can distance us from the crisis”
Friday, March 07, 2014 12:24 AM
, the Oxford-based company specializing in variable focus eyewear, has promoted Drew Oppermann to international sales manager.
Friday, March 07, 2014 12:23 AM
PADUA, Italy--The board of directors of
Safilo Group S.p.A.
(SFL:MI) has approved the company’s consolidated financial statements for the fourth quarter and year end 2013.
Friday, March 07, 2014 12:21 AM
ST. LOUIS—To address false claims of eye exams being offered online to consumers, the
American Optometric Association
(AOA) has issued a statement to the public cautioning that “only an
in-person exam by a doctor of optometry or an ophthalmologist” can
provide a legitimate eye exam, and other, non-qualified parties offering
eye exams online are making false claims to administer eyecare.
Friday, March 07, 2014 12:15 AM
WICHITA, Kan.—Blind and individuals with low vision straddled the gaps between sight and hearing and young and old to make music along with professional musicians at a workshop sponsored by not-for-profit organization Envision. Seniors mentored children, bonding over making music together and culminating in a 90-minute dinner and jam session.
this music workshop and other Envision programs available from an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of and providing inspiration for the blind and visually impaired through employment, outreach, rehabilitation, education and research.
Wednesday, March 05, 2014 12:33 AM
NEW YORK—Fresh perspectives on wearable technology, Big Data’s role in
health care decision making and the insights from the CEO of a major
eyewear industry leader are among the new elements that have been added
to the final program of the 8th Annual Vision Monday Global Leadership
Summit, to be held here on Wednesday March 26.
Wednesday, March 05, 2014 12:31 AM
No more «four ees», now eyewear is super cool!
Wednesday, March 05, 2014 12:30 AM
MILAN—Mido, the international optics, optometry and ophthalmology
exhibition held annually here, took place at the Fieramilano Rho-Pero
center from March 1 to 3, 2014, with a range of new activities,
including a public event throughout Milan, Midounvolto, to raise the
profile of eyewear.
Wednesday, March 05, 2014 12:28 AM
Umberto Valentini (sales director Italy): “we have attempted to make it fashionable, colorful and cheerful”