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Toronto’s First GCOMM Conference Was a Success

By Staff
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 12:25 AM According to Dr. Edward Chow, founder and president of the Global Council on Myopia Management (GCOMM) the prevailing mindset that myopia is simply corrected with lenses or surgery needs to change if the debilitating sight-threatening consequences of the myopia pandemic are to be avoided.

Essilor Sun Solution: 6.000 km for Microfinance

By Staff
Monday, July 15, 2019 12:25 AM Essilor Sun Solution, the Essilor Group division dedicated to plano sun lenses, announced the new No Ordinary story “6.000 km for microfinance.” This is a “No ordinary” sport experience but with a special message related to human rights.

Essilor Partners With Bollywood Icon on SEE NOW Campaign

By Staff
Friday, July 12, 2019 12:25 AM Bollywood actor, Shri Amitabh Bachchan is the face of a new campaign called “SEE NOW,” which raises awareness on eye health with the ambition of closing the gap between preventable vision loss and service delivery in India.

All the Potential of Progressive Lenses

By Staff
Thursday, July 11, 2019 12:25 AM Florence’s Palazzo dei Congressi conference centre played host to the “Progressive Business Forum” from June 30 to July 1.

Clinical & Refractive Optometry Appoints Dr. Justin Kwan Editor-in-Chief

By Staff
Wednesday, July 10, 2019 12:25 AM Justin Kwan, OD, FAAO, has been appointed to the new role of editor-in-chief of Clinical & Refractive Optometry Journal (CRO), effective July 1, 2019.

The Communicator Award Goes to Morel

By Staff
Tuesday, July 9, 2019 12:25 AM Morel has received the top Communicator Award: the Award for Excellence. This international award was granted in recognition of Morel’s 360° communication campaign, launched in October 2018.

CORE Develops ‘Five Minute Overviews’ of IMI Papers Plus Clinical Guidance

By Staff
Monday, July 8, 2019 12:25 AM The International Myopia Institute (IMI) has announced plans to continue disseminating results of its recent white papers, including developing short summaries, as noted in a June update to its members.

The New Face of Bulgari in Milan

By Staff
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 12:25 AM Following a meticulous restyling process, the new Bulgari flagship store has reopened in Via Montenapoleone 2, Milan.

Incidence of Eye Complications of Shingles Tripled, American Study Finds

By Staff
Tuesday, July 2, 2019 12:25 AM The incidence of herpes zoster ophthalmicus (HZO) tripled to 30.1 cases in 100,000 people in 2016 compared to 9.4 cases per 100,000 people in 2004, according to a large study from the Kellogg Eye Center at the University of Michigan.

Sustainability as a Code of Ethics

By Staff
Monday, July 1, 2019 12:25 AM Roberto Perazza and Stefano Vanin, respectively administrator/founder and president/founder of The Eyes of Republic, explain their project, which was created around a hot topic within and beyond the sector: sustainability.

Appeal Court Upholds I-MED Pharma’s Patent Win Against TearLab

By Staff
Friday, June 28, 2019 12:25 AM The Canadian Federal Court of Appeal confirmed that TearLab’s efforts to keep the I-PEN Osmolarity System, marketed by I-MED Pharma, off the market are without merit. According to I-MED Pharma Inc., a Canadian company specializing in dry eye diagnosis and management, the Court of Appeal dismissed TearLab’s appeal of a 2018 judgment of the Federal Court and agreed that TearLab’s Canadian Patent 2,494,540 is invalid.

Persol Will Arrive in Milan

By Staff
Thursday, June 27, 2019 12:25 AM In September, Persol will be opening a long-awaited concept store in Europe, in the historic center of Milan, 100 miles from where the brand’s first pair of glasses was crafted just over 100 years ago in Turin.

Essilor of America: #DifferenceMakers Go on a Volunteer Mission

By Staff
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 12:25 AM As part of the #DifferenceMakers campaign, Essilor of America employees and clients traveled to Southeast Asia last March to meet Essilor teams in Singapore and conduct two days of vision screening. Launched last November, the #DifferenceMakers campaign supports Essilor’s mission of improving lives by improving sight, in order to eradicate poor vision by 2050.

Two Michelin Star Chefs for Safilo

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019 12:25 AM Safilo has chosen Michelin star chefs Enrico Bartolini and Andrea Berton as brand ambassadors for the new Spring/Summer 2019 optical collection and for a selection of the latest Fall/Winter 2019 frames.

opti Is the Perfect Start to the Year

By Staff
Monday, June 24, 2019 12:25 AM opti, the International Trade Show for Optics & Design, will take place from Jan. 10 to 12, 2020 at Fairground Munich. Spanning six halls—the offering for trade visitors to opti 2020 remains one thing above all else: comprehensive.