AOSA's Optometry Student Bowl Sponsored by Essilor Marks 30th Year

By Staff
Tuesday, July 13, 2021 12:21 AM DALLAS—Long considered a marquee event during Optometry’s Meeting, the American Optometric Student Association (AOSA) Optometry Student Bowl powered by Essilor celebrated its 30th annual competition on June 25, 2021.

The Vision Council Promotes National Sunglasses Day, Taking Place June 27

By Staff
Thursday, June 17, 2021 12:24 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Vision Council is promoting the importance of ultraviolet (UV)-protective eyewear through the celebration of National Sunglasses Day, taking place Sunday, June 27, 2021.

The Vision Council’s National Sunglasses Day Campaign Continues to Make Waves

By Staff
Monday, July 9, 2018 12:00 AM NEW YORK—For the fifth year in a row, the optical industry came together to celebrate National Sunglasses Day held on June 27. With an abundance of resources, The Vision Council once again encouraged people to protect their eyes with its National Sunglasses Day 2018 campaign.

Luxottica Group and Bass Pro to Bring the Sunglass Hut Retail Concept to U.S. Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s Stores

By Staff
Monday, May 14, 2018 12:21 AM MILAN, Italy—Luxottica Group (MTA: LUX) and Bass Pro Outdoor World L.L.C., announced they have signed an agreement to roll out the Sunglass Hut retail concept in approximately 160 Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s stores across the U.S.

Prizm Low Light Technology From Oakley

By Staff
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 12:05 AM

Light Polymers to Provide Liquid Polarized With Next Gen Polarized Sunglass Tech

By Staff
Thursday, January 11, 2018 12:18 AM SAN FRANCISCO—Next generation polarized nanochemistry startup Light Polymers recently reached an agreement with Liquid Polarized to collaborate on the next generation of polarized sunglasses and eyewear. Light Polymers’ polarizing film wafers will be included in a variety of eyewear products from Liquid Polarized and their brand Rock Wilson. The agreement with Liquid Polarized allows Light Polymers to advance lyotropic liquid crystal technology while providing consumers with greater color choice in polarized sunglasses and more durable functional lenses.

Mykita Introduces New Sun Styles to Mykita Lite

By Staff
Thursday, January 4, 2018 12:05 AM

Essilor Sun Solution and Istituto Europeo Di Design Announce Contest Winners

By Staff
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 12:21 AM PARIS—A number of design students were honored at an award ceremony last week at Silmo for their winning proposals in the E-Sun Kolor Up Project.

State Optical Co. and Fashion Brand Creatures of the Wind Debut Sunglass Collaboration

By Staff
Monday, September 11, 2017 12:30 AM NEW YORK—State Optical Co., the American luxury eyewear brand and Creatures of the Wind, the American ready-to-wear brand have announced a first ever luxury Made-In-America sunglass collaboration.

Hoya Partners With Tifosi Optics on Sunglass Offering for Independent ECPs, Consumers

By Staff
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 12:29 AM LEWISVILLE, Texas—Hoya Vision Care has partnered with Tifosi Optics, a maker of sports sunwear, to expand prescription sunglass offerings for both ECPs and consumers.

E-Sun Kolor Up Project Concludes First Phase and Announces Online Design Contest

By Staff
Friday, June 2, 2017 12:24 AM BELLEGARDE-SUR-VALSERINE, France—Essilor Sun Solution, the Essilor Group division dedicated to sun plano lenses, and the European Institute of Design have announced that the first phase of the E-Sun Kolor Up project has successfully concluded and that the best project proposals will be awarded at Silmo 2017 in Paris.

Augen Optics Rx Lab Partners With Amsun to Expand Sun Lens Offering

By Staff
Friday, May 19, 2017 12:33 AM SAN DIEGO—Augen Optics Rx Lab, based here, is expanding its sun lens offering through a new partnership with American Sunglass Manufacturing a San Diego company with over 30 years of experience in sunglass and Rx manufacturing.

Meredith Corporation Announces License with FGX International for SHAPE Sunglass Line

By Staff
Friday, May 12, 2017 12:18 AM NEW YORK—Meredith Corporation (NYSE:MDP) announced a licensing agreement with FGX International, the owner and designer of Foster Grant eyewear.