Friday, April 24, 2015 12:27 AM
NEW YORK—Mobile health care is taking on a new dimension with the launch in New York City this week of Blink
, an on-demand, in-home vision testing service that is the first of its kind.
Friday, April 24, 2015 12:18 AM
ESSEX, U.K.—Biocompatible materials provider and contact lens company Contamac Ltd
announced that founder John McGregor would become the company’s chairman and that his son, Robert McGregor, has been appointed as managing director.
Friday, April 24, 2015 12:15 AM
FAIRFIELD, N.J.—Liberty Sport
and Prevent Blindness
honor 12 leading eyecare practices in the U.S. as “Sports Eye Injury Prevention Center of the Year” award winners.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 12:27 AM
is planning to step up its media spending considerably and will release a stream of new lens products, in the second quarter of 2015.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 12:23 AM
CHARENTON-LE-PONT, France—Essilor International
posted consolidated revenue for the first quarter of 2015 totaling €1,659 million, an increase of 25.4 percent over year ago, or 12.8 percent excluding the currency effect.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 12:21 AM
Alternative and Plan "B" Eyewear
have acquired the exclusive North American distribution rights to a new children's line, NanoVista Optical.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 12:18 AM
RALEIGH, N.C.--Nova Capital
has finalized the acquisition of Reptile Sun
, a producer of high-performance polarized sunglasses. The new company will operate under the name Reptile Sun LLC and will relocate its headquarters to Dallas.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 12:15 AM
Jon Munro, an optician who owns Supersavers Opticians
in Dublin, Ireland has created an entertaining infographic about human vision.
Monday, April 20, 2015 12:30 AM
NEW YORK—How do you define a generation that defies description? This question and more will be the topic of discussion at a special VM Live Event called Power in #s; Maximizing the Potential of the ‘Hashtag Nation’
presented by Vision Monday
as part of its ongoing Millennial Project
on Wednesday, June 3, 2015.
Monday, April 20, 2015 12:27 AM
SMITHFIELD, R.I.—FGX International
announced that it has completed the acquisition of Three Hundred Ltd., a privately held sunglass company headquartered in Chessington, England, that trades as Fabris Lane Ltd
Monday, April 20, 2015 12:24 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C.—More than 500 optometrist members of the American Optometric Association
(AOA) and students participated in last Tuesday’s 2015 Congressional Advocacy Conference on Capitol Hill.
Monday, April 20, 2015 12:21 AM
DALLAS—The Optical Women’s Association
(OWA) has announced a new webinar for its members titled, “Meeting the Needs of an Ever Evolving Consumer: Becoming Customer Centric in Philosophy, Strategy and Delivery.”