Modo and Eco Win iF Design Awards

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Wednesday, May 18, 2022 12:15 AM NEW YORK—Modo Eyewear and Eco Eyewear have taken home 2022 iF Design Awards, one for Modo’s R1000 + Titanium with Snap Hinge and one for Eco’s Biobased Optical Collection. Founded in 1953, the iF Design Awards are judged by a panel of 132 high profile design experts from over 20 countries with the goal of finding and awarding "submissions with the greatest innovative power." The Eco Biobased Optical Collection includes a magnetic sun clip with the magnet integrated into the bio-based material and then hidden from view using gradient coloring a continuation of the temple. The frames are crafted using a bio-based material derived from sustainable non-GMO castor seed oil.

Upneeq Wins Shape Magazine’s Best Professional-Treatment Product Award

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Thursday, May 12, 2022 12:18 AM BRIDGEWATER, N.J.—RVL Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: RVLP) announced that its FDA approved ptosis drug Upneeq (oxymetazoline hydrochloride ophthalmic solution), 0.1% was selected as the winner of “Best Professional Treatment Product” in the “Shape Healthy Beauty Awards.”

AAOF Announces Recipients of the 2022 Johnson & Johnson Vision Award of Excellence in Contact Lens Patient Care Grants

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Monday, May 9, 2022 12:15 AM ORLANDO, Fla.—The American Academy of Optometry Foundation (AAOF) announced the 2022 Johnson & Johnson Vision Award of Excellence in Contact Lens Patient Care Grant recipients. This award recognizes outstanding fourth-year student clinicians who have demonstrated skillful knowledge of the contact lens field.

Charmant's Japanese Eyewear Brand Minamoto Wins iF Design Award 2022

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Friday, May 6, 2022 12:18 AM MORRIS PLAINS, N.J.—Charmant Group has won the prestigious iF Design Award 2022 in the Product category for its Minamoto eyewear collection. The Minamoto brand was launched at Silmo Paris in 2021, according to an announcement from the company.

CooperVision Seeks Proposals for 2022 Science and Technology Awards

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Friday, May 6, 2022 12:15 AM SAN RAMON, Calif.—To promote continuous advancement in contact lens research and development, CooperVision is now accepting submissions for its 2022 Science and Technology Awards program.

Johnson & Johnson Vision Named a Winner of Fast Company’s 2022 ‘World Changing Ideas Awards’ for Acuvue Theravision With Ketotifen

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Thursday, May 5, 2022 12:15 AM JACKSONVILLE, Fla.—Johnson & Johnson Vision, a leader in eye health and part of the Johnson & Johnson MedTech Companies, was recognized as the winner of Fast Company’s 2022 World Changing Ideas Awards in the Wellness category for Acuvue Theravision with Ketotifen (etafilcon A drug-eluting contact lens with ketotifen). Each lens contains 19 mcg ketotifen. Fast Company also selected Acuvue Theravision with Ketotifen for an honorable mention in both the Health and Enduring Impact: 15+ Years in Business categories, according to the company’s announcement.

American Academy of Optometry Announces 2022 ARVO Student Travel Fellowship Grant Recipients

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Monday, May 2, 2022 12:15 AM ORLANDO, Fla.—The American Academy of Optometry has awarded 2022 ARVO Student Travel Fellowship Grants to five recipients. These $750 travel fellowships provide funding for students to attend the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) annual meeting in Denver, Colorado on May 1-4, 2022.

2022 Student Innovators of the Year Honored for Their Inventions, Receive Scholarships from Rick Bay Foundation

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Tuesday, April 26, 2022 12:15 AM NEW YORK—The 2022 Student Innovator of the Year award from the Rick Bay Foundation recognizes the innovative and creative ideas of a current student at an optometry college. Named after the late Rick Bay, former publisher and president of Review of Optometry and Review of Ophthalmology, the Foundation’s Student Innovator Scholarship is awarded to the most outstanding and innovative idea presented by a student at optical colleges and universities throughout the country. The selected student is chosen by their school based on qualities that embody Bay’s commitment to the profession including integrity, compassion, partnership and dedication to the optical industry.

20/20 Magazine and Vision Monday to Showcase Readers’ Choices for 2022's 'Ultimate Partners' Program—Nominate a Supportive Business Partner by May 8

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Friday, April 22, 2022 12:21 AM NEW YORK—The readers of Vision Monday and 20/20 Magazine are being asked to share their choices for great business support partners in another challenging business year, via the new Ultimate Partners program. Nominations for 2022 are currently open and are scheduled to close at 11:59 p.m., ET, on May 8. Readers are being asked to recall when they were facing a critical challenge, in 2021 and into this year, and to salute the business partner who showed up at the right moment to reshape that problem into an opportunity or name which supplier (or representative) came to the rescue with valuable new solutions.

Black EyeCare Perspective’s Second Annual Signing Day on April 26 to Celebrate the Achievements of Future Optometrists Joining the Class of 2026

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Thursday, April 21, 2022 12:18 AM NEW YORK—Black EyeCare Perspective is redefining the color of the eyecare industry 1% at a time by creating a pipeline for Black students into optometry. Black EyeCare Perspective has been able to affect the most change through the chartering of the Black EyeCare Perspective Pre-Optometry Club (BEPPOC).

Matt Oerding, CEO of Treehouse Eyes, Named 2022 Colorado Titan 100

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Friday, April 15, 2022 12:18 AM BOULDER, Colo.—Matt Oerding, CEO of Treehouse Eyes, has been named as a 2022 Titan 100, announced by Titan and its headline sponsor Wipfii LLP. The Titan 100 program recognizes Colorado’s Top 100 CEOs and C-level executives.

RVL Pharmaceuticals’ Upneeq Wins ‘Best in Innovation’ Award From New Beauty

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Friday, April 15, 2022 12:15 AM BRIDGEWATER, N.J.—RVL Pharmaceuticals said its FDA-approved acquired blepharoptosis (ptosis) drug Upneeq (oxymetazoline hydrochloride ophthalmic solution), 0.1% has been selected as the winner of a “Best in Innovation” award in the 12th Annual Beauty Awards conducted by New Beauty, a Sandow Publication.

American Optometric Association Announces 2022 Award Winners, Including Optometrist of the Year

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Friday, April 8, 2022 12:21 AM ST. LOUIS—The American Optometric Association (AOA) announced this week the six members who are being honored with the associations prestigious awards for 2022.

EssilorLuxottica Honored by the Red Dot Design Awards 2022 With Awards for Ray-Ban Stories and Sphere by Starck Biotech Paris

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Thursday, April 7, 2022 12:18 AM MILAN—EssilorLuxottica (Reuters: ESLX.PA) has announced that two of its recent debuts, Ray-Ban Stories and Sphere by Starck Biotech Paris, have been awarded in the product design category for the 2022 edition of the Red Dot Design Awards.