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Eco-Friendly Gant Takes a Sustainable Approach to Glasses

By Staff
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 12:25 AM Gant is a strongly eco-friendly brand. A sustainability-aware approach to design and planning is in the company’s DNA, extending clearly to its eyewear sector, managed by Marcolin since 2013.

Transitions Offers Certification Program Online

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Monday, November 30, 2020 12:25 AM Transitions Optical has launched a new online training resource—the Transitions Certification Program.The new program offers two ways to participate: one for individual eyecare professionals to become a Transitions Specialist and another for eyecare practices to become a Transitions Certified Provider. 

CooperVision’s Brilliant Futures Myopia Management Program Expands Globally

By Staff
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 12:25 AM Less than a year after debuting its Brilliant Futures Myopia Management Program featuring the MiSight 1 day contact lens in the U.S., CooperVision is now expanding the comprehensive approach to multiple countries, including the United Kingdom, Russia, Spain, Portugal, Canada, South Korea and Taiwan. 

Novel Eye Drop to Relieve Presbyopia Enters Phase 3 Clinicals

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Tuesday, November 24, 2020 12:15 AM Orasis Pharmaceuticals, an Israeli-based ophthalmic pharmaceutical company announced the start of Phase 3 clinical studies in the U.S. to evaluate novel eye drop candidate, CSF-1, designed to provide temporary correction of presbyopia.

Cristiano Ronaldo and Italia Independent Launch a Filter to Wear CR7 Eyewear Collection Styles on Instagram

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Monday, November 23, 2020 12:25 AM Italia Independent launched on Instagram a new filter created in collaboration with Cristiano Ronaldo, which allows all fans of the Juventus champion to virtually wear the strongest styles of the first CR7 eyewear collection by Italia Independent.

Diabetes Awareness Month Helps Highlight Importance of Regular Eyecare

By Staff
Friday, November 20, 2020 12:25 AM One of the leading causes of blindness among Canadians is diabetic retinopathy, which affects as many as 749,800 people, yet early detection and treatment can reduce the risk of blindness by 95 percent, according to the Canadian Ophthalmological Society.

Danshari Will Be Distributed in Croatia and Slovenia

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Thursday, November 19, 2020 12:25 AM Danshari, the eyewear brand Made in Japan founded by Giuseppe La Boria, debuts in Croatia and Slovenia with a new important collaboration with Miroslav Balaž CEO of Dado Vision.

OGS Awards $50,000 in COVID Relief Funds to 12 North American Charities

By Staff
Wednesday, November 18, 2020 12:25 AM In an effort to support North American organizations and to further enhance their national presence, Optometry Giving Sight (OGS) awarded 12 organizations with grants up to $5,000.

The Glasses That Save the Oceans

By Staff
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 12:25 AM In2016, Sea2see started a revolutionary process to recover plastic abandoned in the seas and use it as raw material to create glasses. The production process involves the use of about 5 kg of plastic to create a frame. 

Essilor and FIA Renew and Deepen Partnership to Lead Global Change on Vision and Safe Mobility

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Monday, November 16, 2020 12:25 AM Jean Todt, president of the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) and the United Nations Secretary General’s Special Envoy for Road Safety, and Paul du Saillant, CEO of Essilor International, recently met at the FIA headquarters in Paris to continue driving together a global change on the importance of vision for safe mobility.

Fighting Blindness Canada Urges Canadians With Diabetes to Stay on Top of Their Regular Eye Exams

By Staff
Friday, November 13, 2020 12:25 AM November is Diabetes Awareness Month. Of the estimated three million Canadians who live with either Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes, more than 500,000 live with diabetic retinopathy—a blinding eye disease that is the leading cause of sight loss in working age Canadians.

Safilo Takes Another Step Toward Digital Transformation With New B2B Platform

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Thursday, November 12, 2020 12:25 AM In accordance with its customer-centric strategy, the Padua group has launched a new digital B2B platform to provide opticians with all the necessary tools to succeed, from the most innovative eyewear product catalogue to the most advanced e-commerce and omnichannel solutions.

ic! berlin Wins IOFT Grand Prix Design Award for Men’s Eyewear

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Wednesday, November 11, 2020 12:25 AM ic! berlin wins the prestigious IOFT Grand Prix Design Award in the Men’s Eyewear category for frame style Ricky Y.

For Safilo, the First Sunglasses Made of Recycled Plastic

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Tuesday, November 10, 2020 12:25 AM Safilo Group announces the first eyewear product from recycled plastic especially made for The Ocean Cleanup, the well-known Dutch non-profit environmental organization that develops advanced technologies to extract plastic pollution from the oceans.

Transitions Announces ‘Share Your Fall Style’ Promotion in Canada

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Monday, November 9, 2020 12:25 AM To commemorate Transitions Optical’s 30th anniversary, Transitions Optical in Canada will launch a new promotion, “Share Your Fall Style” for the month of November.