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Desio Supports the Fight Against the Coronavirus

By Staff
Monday, March 30, 2020 12:25 AM Desio, the Italian brand in the field of colored contact lenses, has willingly decided to support the Lombardy Region in the fight against Coronavirus with an important donation. The Lombardy based company has acted on the appeal of the Region and donated € 100.000,00 to deal with the Covid-19 emergency.

Closure of Non-Essential Workplaces

By Staff
Friday, March 27, 2020 12:25 AM The College of Opticians of Ontario provides additional information regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and how it impacts regulated health professionals.

Vittoria Ceretti Is the New Face of Bolon Eyewear

By Staff
Thursday, March 26, 2020 12:25 AM Top model Vittoria Ceretti is the new face of Bolon Eyewear. Vittoria elegantly conveys the brand’s glamorous DNA in collections that are a skilful combination of top-quality materials and Made-in-Italy design.

Silmo Provides a Beacon of Light for October Event

By Staff
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 1:53 PM In a message to all visitors, partners and exhibitors, Silmo Paris released an encouraging letter to remind everyone of their commitment to bring the optical world together in October 2020. 

Essilor Offers Some Financial Relief to Independent ECPs

By Staff
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 12:25 AM In view of the financial challenges faced by independent eyecare professionals as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Essilor Canada has announced three initiatives to help the industry through the challenges at hand.

Eco Wins the iF Design Awards

By Staff
Monday, March 23, 2020 12:25 AM Eco FW19 Recycled metal collection by Modo has been awarded with the Gold distinction in this year’s prestigious iF Design Awards. This collection of eyeglasses comes with a magnetic sun clip-on that with a simple snap, transforms them into sunglasses. The magnet is seamlessly integrated in the rim-lock of the slim metal frame and completely hidden from view.

The College of Optometrists of Ontario Recommends Optometry Offices Suspend Non-Urgent Care

By Staff
Friday, March 20, 2020 12:25 AM As of Monday, March 16, The College of Optometrists of Ontario, in consultation with the Ontario Ministry of Health, recommended that all optometry offices suspend all non-urgent care for the next two weeks due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tom Ford Goes to Japan

By Staff
Thursday, March 19, 2020 12:25 AM Tom Ford presents a new exclusive limited edition Made in Japan collection, which delivers an original interpretation of timeless shapes through innovative technology.

Transitions Donates $40,000 to Eye Disease Foundation for AMD Research

By Staff
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 12:25 AM Transitions Optical recently announced a commitment of $40,000 to the Eye Disease Foundation for research into age-related macular degeneration. The Eye Disease Foundation seeks to fund research to help prevent eye diseases and blindness, providing researchers with the necessary financing to perform their research. 

Safilo’s Board of Directors Approves 2019 Financial Statements

By Staff
Tuesday, March 17, 2020 12:25 AM The Board of Directors of Safilo Group S.p.A. has approved the company’s consolidated financial statements for the year ended Dec, 31, 2019, which will be submitted for approval by the shareholders at the Annual General Meeting to be held in a single call on April 28, 2020. 

FYidoctors Named One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies

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Monday, March 16, 2020 12:25 AM FYidoctors announces it has received the prestigious Canada’s Best Managed Companies designation. Now in it’s 27th year, the Canada’s Best Managed program recognizes Canadian-owned and managed companies that demonstrate operational excellence in various categories.

Warriors 2020: The New Etnia Barcelona Advertising Campaign

By Staff
Friday, March 13, 2020 12:25 AM On a planet that is increasingly heading toward environmental disaster and growing social injustice, the 2020 warriors have decided to keep hope alive and take action, with the intention of making the world’s problems visible and inviting us to reflect and form part of the change. 

Visual Cortexes Can Process Natural and Artificial Information

By Staff
Thursday, March 12, 2020 12:25 AM Professor and researcher Daniel Palanker at Stanford University developed an artificial retina out of tiny electrodes smaller in width than a human hair. Researchers carried out a study in which a prosthetic retina was implanted into rodents to see if the brain can process both natural and artificial information to restore vision. The results were fascinating.  

Look – Made In Italia: An Entirely Italian Production

By Staff
Wednesday, March 11, 2020 12:25 AM From its inception in 1978 Look- made in Italia has chosen to keep production in Italy to guarantee its products and protect its consumers. 

2020 OPTImum Retail Awards Finalists Feature Winnipeg Optical

By Staff
Monday, March 9, 2020 11:41 AM Vision Expo announced the finalists for the third annual OPTImum Retail Award, which celebrates independent retailers by allowing them to showcase their products, stores, visions and stories to the optical industry.