Friday, September 30, 2016 12:33 AM
NEW YORK—Vision Monday
and 20/20 Magazine
are hosting the eighth annual EyeVote Reader’s Choice Awards to identify the optical industry’s favorite products and companies this year.
Friday, September 30, 2016 12:30 AM
PADUA, Italy—Safilo Group
has announced the acquisition of a further 24.4 percent interest in Lenti S.r.l., a manufacturer of sun lenses based in Bergamo, Italy.
Friday, September 30, 2016 12:27 AM
FRISCO, Texas—Schneider Optical Machines
announces the addition of industry veteran, Jeff Endres, as director of consumables products.
Friday, September 30, 2016 12:21 AM
BERGAMO, Italy—The new corporate offices of MEI
, a manufacturer of machinery for processing ophthalmic and sunglass lenses, officially opened the weekend of Sept. 24, 2016.
Friday, September 30, 2016 12:18 AM
WILTON, Conn.—L’Amy America
will launch a charity program this holiday season that will provide eyewear to those in need.
Friday, September 30, 2016 12:15 AM
NEW YORK—This year, Women In Optometry
will hold its first Theia Awards of Excellence to honor women ODs in the following three categories—Leadership, Mentoring and Innovation. But time is running out because nominations
are closing Sunday, Oct. 2.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 12:33 AM
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—With the open enrollment period set to begin for millions of Americans, the NAVCP
is emphasizing the correlation between vision benefits and healthy eyecare habits.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 12:30 AM
, a provider of cloud-based practice management and EHR software for eyecare, has acquired software provider Getwell
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 12:27 AM
has signed an agreement that will bring Costco Optical
on-board as an eyecare provider in the VBA network, the companies announced Tuesday.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 12:24 AM
ORANGE COUNTY, Calif. and VIENNA—Baumvision Europe
have announced their continued partnership to expand TOMS’ optical and sunglass collections as well as its One for One commitment to the European market.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 12:21 AM
Buy a Frame—Help a Child See program works to provide early detection and intervention necessary for children in underprivileged areas that need help the most.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 12:18 AM
ROSELLE, Ill.—Modern Optical International
co-founder and chairman, Yale F. Weissman passed away on Sept. 18, 2016 at the age of 77.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 12:15 AM
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—Public relations for your practice is the topic of tonight’s edition of “Power Hour,” the weekly broadcast hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice
Monday, September 26, 2016 12:33 AM
WASHINGTON—The long running battle between contact lens makers and retailers escalated on Friday when U.S. Representatives Pete Olson (R-Texas) and Kathy Castor (D-Fla.) introduced a bill in the House that supporters said would make significant clarifications to the current process under which contact lens prescriptions are verified.