Monday, January 26, 2015 12:27 AM
, 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.
Monday, January 26, 2015 12:24 AM
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.
Monday, January 26, 2015 12:21 AM
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif., and SEOUL, Korea—
Allegro Ophthalmics, LLC
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.
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.”
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.
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.
Friday, January 23, 2015 12:27 AM
, a leading manufacturer of ophthalmic equipment and precision optics has named Jeff Grumbling, COO, Ophthalmic Division North America.
Friday, January 23, 2015 12:24 AM
SAN JOSE, Calif.—
, 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.
Friday, January 23, 2015 12:21 AM
DENVER—Low Vision organization,
, has announced that its 10th annual Envision Conference will be held Sept. 9 to 12, 2015, at the Grand Hyatt here.
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.
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
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 12:27 AM
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.
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.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 12:21 AM
BANFF, Canada—Mary Lou Maguire, a well-liked Essilor brand consultant who
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.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 12:18 AM
WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif.—The
LensCrafters Truer Than Fiction Award
was presented to
, 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.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 12:15 AM
, 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.