U.S. Senate Judiciary Subcommittee Holding Antitrust Hearing Today on Pricing and Competition in CL Industry

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Wednesday, July 30, 2014 1:15 PM WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate’s Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee is holding a hearing this afternoon here on pricing and competition in the contact lens industry. The title of the hearing session, posted on the U.S. Senate’s Judiciary Committee’s website, is “Pricing Policies and Competition in the Contact Lens Industry: Is What You See What You Get?”

New Online Eyewear Startup, Frameri, Launches Offering Interchangeable Rx and Sun Lens Options for Frames

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Wednesday, July 30, 2014 12:27 AM CINCINNATI, Ohio—A new online eyewear site, Frameri, launched yesterday, featuring a unique approach in selling glasses online that offers the consumer the choice of interchangeable prescription and sunwear spectacle lens options which fit into one of three specific series’ of frame shapes in a range of color options.

Eschenbach Optik of America, Inc. Latest Industry Partner To Join Think About Your Eyes

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Wednesday, July 30, 2014 12:24 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Eschenbach Optik of America, Inc., an international manufacturer and distributor of high-quality low vision aids and electronic magnification devices, is the latest industry partner to support Think About Your Eyes (TAYE), a public eye health initiative sponsored by a nonprofit organization under The Vision Council.

Envision Conference 2014 to Take Place in Minneapolis in September

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Wednesday, July 30, 2014 12:18 AM MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.— Envision is inviting optical industry professionals to take part in the organization’s ninth annual Envision Conference, a multidisciplinary low vision rehabilitation and research conference dedicated to improving the quality of low vision care through professional collaboration, advocacy, research and education.

Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry Announces Special Recognition Awards

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Wednesday, July 30, 2014 12:15 AM ROCKVILLE, Md. – The Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry (ASCO) announced the recipients of the 2014 Special Recognition Awards including the Inaugural Rising Star Awardee.

Diesel #Denimeye at Close of World Cup

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Wednesday, July 30, 2014 12:11 AM Wyclef Jean chose the brand's eyewear for his performance in Brazil More

Gloryfy Presents G9

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Wednesday, July 30, 2014 12:08 AM G9 is the new model in the "unbreakable frameless performance" line More

CSpeed Eyewear, Keeping an Eye on Carbon

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Wednesday, July 30, 2014 12:05 AM Lightness, strength and high technology are the three characteristics of the new product from Salice Occhiali More

Hymes Named Executive Director, Brauns Named Associate Exec Director of American Optometric Association

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Tuesday, July 29, 2014 12:30 PM WASHINGTON, D.C. and ST. Louis, Mo.—The board of trustees of the American Optometric Association (AOA) has named Jon Hymes as executive director, according to David A. Cockrell, OD, AOA president and member of the special committee that led a nationwide executive search.

Carrera and Jimmy Choo Present First Capsule Collection for Men

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Monday, July 28, 2014 12:31 AM The collection marks Jimmy Choo's debut in the men's eyewear sector   More

Recipients Announced for American Academy of Optometry 2014 Awards

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Monday, July 28, 2014 12:30 AM DENVER—The American Academy of Optometry has announced the recipients of the various awards for distinguished individuals in optometry for 2014.

Costume National Sunglasses for Men

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Monday, July 28, 2014 12:28 AM The third Costume National by JPLUS capsule collection   More

AOAExcel Launches Enhanced Partnership With AXA Equitable

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Monday, July 28, 2014 12:27 AM NEW YORK and ST. LOUIS— AOAExcel has expanded its relationship with AXA Equitable, one of the largest insurance and retirement planning companies in the U.S., to offer an enhanced suite of retirement planning solutions to members of the American Optometric Association.

Blackfin: New Sunglasses in “Featherweight” Style

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Monday, July 28, 2014 12:25 AM The two beta-titanium frames in the ZERO Edge line emphasize the brand’s strong personality   More

Optometry Giving Sight Appoints Chief Development Officer for North America

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Monday, July 28, 2014 12:24 AM DENVER— Optometry Giving Sight has appointed Eric Anderson as chief development officer for North America to help increase fundraising capacity in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
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