Wednesday, July 8, 2020 12:25 AM
In this independent practice profile, Shan Khan, editor of Optik Magazine
and contributor, showcases Cristall Opticians, who have been an institution for 40 years. To many, longevity in the optical business conveys a command of knowledge and experience, but to the store’s owners, it is only a part of the story.
Tuesday, July 7, 2020 12:25 AM
Thanks to decades-long technological know-how acquired over the years in technical/sports products, having great affinity with protective devices, Franco Sordelli set up a division dedicated to eye and face protection. The Italian company has been able to apply its innovative vision also to eyewear, rethinking them from a post Covid-19 aspect.
Monday, July 6, 2020 12:25 AM
Essilor, through its social impact fund Vision for Life, joined forces and networks with the FIA (Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile) to provide critical equipment to frontline health workers in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Thursday, July 2, 2020 12:25 AM
The Etnia Barcelona Foundation has launched its “Opticians With You” program, an international charitable project aimed at helping families negatively impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.
Wednesday, July 1, 2020 12:25 AM
OKIA has been awarded the Intertek Green Leaf Mark, a consumer product and systems verification that confirms your environmental claims have been independently verified.
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 12:25 AM
In this independent practice profile, Shan Khan, editor of Optik Magazine and contributor, showcases trailblazer Dr. Diana Monea, OD.
Monday, June 29, 2020 12:25 AM
The Alberta College and Association of Opticians (ACAO) has announced a partnership with OneLocal, a Toronto-based company providing a free resource to small businesses across the country called CovidSafe.Services.
Friday, June 26, 2020 12:21 AM
An experiment that began by testing the properties of quantum entanglement has led to the discovery of a new diagnostic tool that could help optometrists detect macular degeneration much earlier than was previously possible, according to University of Waterloo researchers from the Institute for Quantum Computing.
Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:25 AM
Two scientific papers being presented as part of the ARVO (Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology) 2020 virtual conference proceedings provide eyecare professionals with new insights to aid contact lens-based myopia management with children.
Wednesday, June 24, 2020 12:25 AM
Jessie Strype, Optik Magazine contributor, discusses how the COVID pandemic affected businesses. Like many other professions, opticians were left wondering how to move forward.
Tuesday, June 23, 2020 12:36 AM
The team at Mood Eyewear has worked since mid-March to define new internal guidelines and for external visits at optical offices. Hygiene, protection and disinfection of materials is key.
Monday, June 22, 2020 12:25 AM
Back in 1954, Giorgio Nannini established the foundations for Nannini. In the beginning, the company specialized in the production of technical eyeglasses for car and motorcycle pilots, to then expand the business to skiing and sailing.
Thursday, June 18, 2020 12:25 AM
New Look Vision Group announced the finalization of new financing arrangements for $40 million. The credit facility granted to New Look Vision is part of the Fonds’ plan to support Quebec businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Wednesday, June 17, 2020 12:25 AM
For the second year running Desìo—the brand produced and distributed by Qualimed—has decided to support Sightsavers Italia Onlus, the non-profit organization that saves the sight and changes the lives of tens of thousands of people in the world’s poorest countries.
Tuesday, June 16, 2020 12:25 AM
Amélie Morel, chairman of Silmo Paris, said, “Although the unprecedented period that we have been experiencing for several months has been causing upheavals in our personal and professional lives, SILMO Paris continues to work on a daily basis to protect and enhance the industry.”