EyeNetra Launches Blink, an On-Demand, Mobile Vision Testing Service

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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.

American Academy of Optometry to Present With American Academy of Ophthalmology at Annual Meeting

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Friday, April 24, 2015 12:21 AM NEW ORLEANS—Registration is now open for the 94th annual meeting of the American Academy of Optometry, which will feature the first-ever joint symposium the optometric organization will present with the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Contamac Ltd Appoints Chairman and Managing Director

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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.

Liberty Sport and Prevent Blindness Announce ‘Sports Eye Injury Prevention Center of the Year’ Award Winners

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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.

Essilor to Boost Media Spending and Release Multiple Products in Q2

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015 12:27 AM CHARENTON-LE-PONT, France—Essilor is planning to step up its media spending considerably and will release a stream of new lens products, in the second quarter of 2015.

1st World Congress of Optometry to Take Place in Colombia With Sponsorship from U.S. Organizations

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015 12:24 AM MEDELLIN, Colombia—Expected to attract more than 1,500 global optometric professionals, the 1st World Congress of Optometry  will include sponsorship from the U.S., including the American Optometric Association (AOA), the American Academy of Optometry (AAO), SECO International, and Johnson & Johnson Vision Care.

Essilor Posts 25.4 Percent Revenue Increase in Q1 ’15, Confirms 2015 Outlook

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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.

Alternative and Plan “B” Eyewear to Distribute NanoVista Optical Frames

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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.

Nova Capital Acquires Reptile Sun Brand

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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.

What Do Our Eyes Really See?

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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.

Register Now for Power in #s, a VM Live ‘Millennial Project’ Event

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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.

FGX International Acquires England-Based Three Hundred Ltd./Fabris Lane

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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.

More Than 500 Optometry Advocates Participated in the AOA’s 2015 Congressional Advocacy Conference

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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.

Optical Women’s Association New Webinar to Focus on Consumer Sales and Marketing

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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.”
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