Wednesday, December 11, 2013 4:15 PM
ST. LOUIS, Mo.—Barry Barresi, OD, PhD, will be leaving his position as executive director of the
American Optometric Association
(AOA) and CEO of its wholly owned, profit-making subsidiary,
, according to a letter released by the AOA.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 12:31 AM
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Wednesday, December 11, 2013 12:30 AM
, a wholly-owned subsidiary of
(ESSI.PA), has announced that it has completed the acquisition of
Suntech Optics Inc
., a privately held company headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 12:28 AM
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Wednesday, December 11, 2013 12:27 AM
MANCHESTER, Conn.—The U.S. Patent Office has found that the request for re-examination of
patent 6,019,470 filed by
raises “a substantial new question of patentability,” and has
recommended that all 20 claims in the patent be canceled in a “Non-Final
Office Action” published in October.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 12:18 AM
CHICAGO—With the holiday shopping season in full swing,
Prevent Blindness America
is reminding the public to consider eye health and safety when
purchasing gifts for children by designating December “Safe Toys and
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 12:15 AM
NEW YORK—Kalie McCartin, a first-year OD student (and president of
the Class of 2017) at Salus University, Pennsylvania College of
Optometry, turned her passion for music and lyric writing into A fun and
clever parody of Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” pop sensation in this
special video, which finds a new way to talk about the important work
optometrists do. McCartin’s concept was photographed and edited by
videographer, AJ Pastor, another first year OD student, along with their
colleagues Joe Rispoli, Delon Lawrence and many others. Watch this
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 11:32 AM
NEW YORK—The non-profit
reported that its consumer-confidence index dipped for the third
consecutive month, falling from 71.2 in October to 70.4 in November, the
lowest level since April 2013.
Monday, December 09, 2013 2:41 PM
NEW YORK—"’Tis the season to be careful,” is the motto of employers referring to holiday parties.
Monday, December 09, 2013 2:00 PM
NEW YORK—The management of Vancouver-based online eyewear provider,
(NASDAQ: COA) (TSX: COA) is scheduled to present at the Wedbush
California Dreamin’ Consumer Conference (New York edition) on Dec. 10,
2013 at 1:55 p.m. at Le Parker Meridien Hotel in Manhattan.
Monday, December 09, 2013 12:31 AM
Oliver Kastallo and Alberto Tappainer tell us all about their Mido come-back
Monday, December 09, 2013 12:30 AM
NEW YORK—Continuing its expansion in the luxury optical sector,
Luxury Optical Holdings
(LOH) has acquired
, a single-unit luxury optical store in The Mall at Chestnut Hill, a premier shopping center in a suburb of Boston.
Monday, December 09, 2013 12:28 AM
Alessandro Martire: "Mido gathers ideas and energy"
Monday, December 09, 2013 12:27 AM
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.—Over 60 people from a cross-section of the optical
industry, including lens, frame, and equipment companies and optical
labs, attended The Vision Council’s second Town Hall Meeting to hear
information on technical standards, government regulations, industry
statistics and a special presentation by guest speaker, Dean Browell,
PhD, of Feedback, a company that specializes in social media strategy.
Monday, December 09, 2013 12:25 AM
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