Tokyo-Based Eyewear Retailer Jins to Open U.S. Flagship Store in San Francisco

By Staff
Monday, January 26, 2015 12:27 AM SAN FRANCISCO— Jins, a Tokyo-based optical retailer known for its hip, affordable eyewear, announced plans to expand into the U.S. market with the opening of its first U.S. flagship store in San Francisco in Spring 2015.

Tifosi Optics Adds Sales Management and Creative Executives

By Staff
Monday, January 26, 2015 12:24 AM WATKINSVILLE, Ga.— Tifosi Optics, Inc. has announced two new additions to its national sales management team, as well as a new creative director to head up the company’s creative development and graphics.

Hanmi Invests $20M in Allegro and Licenses Its AMD, DME and VMT Therapy in Korea and China

By Staff
Monday, January 26, 2015 12:21 AM SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif., and SEOUL, Korea— Allegro Ophthalmics, LLC, and Hanmi Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd., have entered into a license agreement for Luminate (ALG-1001), Allegro’s Integrin Peptide Therapy, in The Republic of Korea and the People’s Republic of China, according to a statement released earlier this month by Allegro, based in San Juan Capistrano, Calif.

The Latest in Meaningful Use Is the Topic on Jan. 28 ‘Power Hour’

By Staff
Monday, January 26, 2015 12:18 AM FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—The latest issues impacting Meaningful Use and some of the newest regulations for vision care practices will be the topic of the Jan. 28 edition of the “Power Hour.”

It’s Getting Hot on VisionMonday.com

By Staff
Monday, January 26, 2015 12:15 AM NEW YORK—Once worn for practical reasons like protection and warmth, beards and facial hair have become a bonafide trend in men’s fashion. In this week’s Bold Face: Hot we feature three insanely attractive men who know how to rock a little facial hair so well they can instantly raise the temperature of any locale and their eyewear from Marchon, Luxottica and REM certainly doesn’t hurt.

The Vision Council Presents Annual Executive Summit, Announces New Board Members

By Staff
Friday, January 23, 2015 12:30 AM PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.—The Vision Council’s annual Executive Summit was in full swing here this week, as industry leaders gathered for executive-level networking, leadership development, and the latest in economic trends and business strategies.

Grumbling Named Chief Operating Officer Ophthalmic Division North America for OptoTech U.S.

By Staff
Friday, January 23, 2015 12:27 AM GERMANTOWN Wis.— OptoTech, a leading manufacturer of ophthalmic equipment and precision optics has named Jeff Grumbling, COO, Ophthalmic Division North America.

EyeXam Receives Patent for Mobile Vision Screening and Expands Leadership Team

By Staff
Friday, January 23, 2015 12:24 AM SAN JOSE, Calif.— EyeXam, based here, announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued a patent for its self-administered vision screening method using a mobile computing device.

Envision Conference 2015 Announces Dates in Denver, Begins Accepting Education Submissions

By Staff
Friday, January 23, 2015 12:21 AM DENVER—Low Vision organization, Envision, has announced that its 10th annual Envision Conference will be held Sept. 9 to 12, 2015, at the Grand Hyatt here.

Eyewear Technology Impresses at International CES

By Staff
Friday, January 23, 2015 12:15 AM LAS VEGAS—The variety of smart glasses and other tech-enabled eyewear featured this month at International CES was more extensive than ever. Among the most impressive products on display were augmented reality glasses with heads-up displays designed for viewing e-mails, text and other data, immersive virtual reality goggles for 3D gaming and movies, and eye tracking systems that detect precisely what the wearing is seeing.

VM’s Eye2 editor, Andrew Karp, scouted the CES exhibit halls for the most innovative new eyewear products. View his personal guided tour of the show in this slideshow on VisionMonday.com.

CooperVision Names Dr. Orsborn Vice President of Global Professional & Clinical Affairs

By Staff
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 12:27 AM PLEASANTON, Calif.— CooperVision, Inc. has named Gary Orsborn, OD, MS, FAAO, FBCLA, vice president, Global Professional & Clinical Affairs, responsible for the development and management of the company’s professional and clinical affairs strategy worldwide.

NVision Eye Centers Names Pereyra President and Moves Its California-based Corporate Headquarters

By Staff
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 12:24 AM ALISO VIEJO, Calif.— NVision Eye Centers moved to new headquarters here from the Newport Beach, Calif., flagship location it previously occupied for the last 15 years.

Essilor Presents Award and Establishes Program to Posthumously Honor Mary Lou Maguire

By Staff
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 12:21 AM BANFF, Canada—Mary Lou Maguire, a well-liked Essilor brand consultant who passed away in June, 2014, is receiving posthumous recognition with an award named in her honor and a new program that will provide eyecare and eyewear to needy children in her hometown of Philadelphia.

Director Dan Krauss Wins LensCrafters’ ‘Truer Than Fiction Award’ and $25,000 Grant

By Staff
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 12:18 AM WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif.—The LensCrafters Truer Than Fiction Award was presented to Dan Krauss, for his direction of the film “The Kill Team,” at the Spirit Awards Nominee Brunch held at the BOA Steakhouse here, Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015.

Presbia PLC Appoints Todd Cooper as President and CEO

By Staff
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 12:15 AM IRVINE, Calif.— Presbia PLC, an ophthalmic device company that has developed the Presbia Flexivue Microlens, a proprietary optical lens implant for treating presbyopia, announced that it has appointed Todd Cooper as its president and chief executive officer.
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