Bausch Health Says ‘Sustained Strength’ in Global Vision Care Is a Highlight of Second-Quarter Performance

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Wednesday, August 7, 2019 12:24 AM LAVAL, Quebec—Citing a strong performance in its vision care business, Bausch Health Companies (NYSE/TSX: BHC) reported Tuesday that its sales in the second quarter rose by 3 percent on an “organic” basis and $24 million overall to $2.15 billion. This total compares with $2.12 billion in sales in the year-ago period. It was the sixth consecutive quarter of total company organic revenue growth and the 11th consecutive quarter that the Bausch+Lomb / International segment delivered organic revenue growth, according to Tuesday’s announcement.

ABB Optical Group Announces Launch of Sixth Annual ABB Cares Program

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Wednesday, August 7, 2019 12:15 AM CORAL SPRINGS, Fla.—ABB Optical has begun accepting applications for its sixth annual ABB Cares program. The program has awarded more than $65,000 in community grants to non-profit organizations across the country over the past five years, according to a recent announcement. The deadline to submit an application is 11:59 p.m. (ET) Saturday, Aug. 31. “Through ABB Cares, we have been introduced to some truly remarkable charities that are supporting children in need, feeding the hungry, providing health care and vision care to vulnerable populations, creating opportunities for people with disabilities and more,” ABB Optical Group chief executive officer Tom Burke said in the announcement.

Shauns Intros Sun Lenses for Viewing LCD Screens

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Tuesday, July 23, 2019 10:09 AM Product: Polar Optimized

DAC Technologies Introduces Aqua Distill – Water and Waste Recyclers

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Tuesday, July 23, 2019 12:03 AM Product: Aqua Distill

ABB Optical, RevolutionEHR Partner for Efficient Product Ordering and Delivery

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Tuesday, July 16, 2019 10:06 AM Product: ABB Optical products integration with RevolutionEHR’s SmartFlow for Sight ordering technology

Alcon Introduces Air Optix plus HydraGlyde for Astigmatism

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Tuesday, July 16, 2019 10:03 AM Product: Air Optix plus HydraGlyde for Astigmatism

DAC Technologies Introduces Aqua Distill – Water and Waste Recyclers

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Monday, July 15, 2019 12:11 AM Product: Aqua Distill

Shauns Intros Sun Lenses for Viewing LCD Screens

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Monday, July 15, 2019 12:08 AM Product: Polar Optimized

ABB Optical, RevolutionEHR Partner for Efficient Product Ordering and Delivery

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Friday, July 12, 2019 12:11 AM Product: ABB Optical products integration with RevolutionEHR’s SmartFlow for Sight ordering technology

Alcon Introduces Air Optix plus HydraGlyde for Astigmatism

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Friday, July 12, 2019 12:08 AM Product: Air Optix plus HydraGlyde for Astigmatism

Bausch + Lomb Launches Ocuvite Eye Performance Vitamins

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Friday, July 12, 2019 12:05 AM http://www.ocuvite.com/Product: Ocuvite Eye Performance

CooperVision Publishes Videos Related to its Global Sustainability Efforts

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Tuesday, July 9, 2019 12:18 AM PLEASANTON, Calif.—In the midst of various efforts to improve its global sustainability efforts, CooperVision Inc. earlier this month published a series of four short videos relating to these sustainability programs. The contact lens company noted it believes providing access to the videos, even in their short form, will resonate more meaningfully with eyecare professionals, partners and others around the world. The company’s multiple environmental initiatives are focused on: saving water and conserving energy; reducing, reusing and recycling resources; and empowering people within the company and the communities in which it operates.

Transitions Optical Announces GEN 8 Education Tour

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Monday, July 8, 2019 12:21 AM PINELLAS PARK, Fla.—Transitions Optical is hosting an education tour for eyecare professionals in conjunction with the launch of Transitions Signature GEN 8 lenses. The tour, billed as “Lunch. Learn. Explore,” will visit Chicago, Dallas, Atlanta and Washington D.C. It coincides with the 29Rooms city tour, an annual immersive festival of style, culture and creativity sponsored by Transitions Optical and other corporate partners. The Transitions educational events includes an ABO technical credit and admission to a 29Rooms event.

VSP Global Enters Into Definitive Agreement to Acquire Visionworks

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Thursday, June 27, 2019 10:15 AM RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.—VSP Global announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire San Antonio, Texas-based Visionworks, subject to completion of regulatory approval. With a footprint of more than 700 stores in nearly 40 states, the Visionworks acquisition will be the single largest VSP network investment in the company’s 65-year history, the company said. “This transaction is highly complementary to our business and marks a significant leap forward in continuing to fulfill our vision to provide access to affordable, high-quality eyecare and eyewear to more people,” said Michael Guyette, president and CEO of VSP Global. “With expanded nationwide access, we’ll provide our clients and members with an option for a more substantial, consistent and sustainable retail experience, further enhanced by the professional care of VSP network doctors.”

Marcolin and Adidas Enter Eyewear Multi-Year Licensing Agreement for New Adidas Eyewear

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019 12:24 AM LONGARONE, Italy—Marcolin Group has announced a new licensing agreement with sporting goods brand Adidas. The partnership will stretch until 2024, with Adidas eyewear hitting the markets beginning in 2020. Under the terms of the agreement, Marcolin Group will design, develop, manufacture, market and sell eyewear products under the Adidas Badge of Sport and Originals labels. Adidas’ Badge of Sport line is characterized by innovating manufacturing techniques, high-quality materials, and lightness. They are designed to have a comfortable fit and ultimate vision and lens protection.