Monday, February 27, 2017 12:30 AM
VENICE, Calif.—With its planned initial public offering expected later this week, Snap Inc.
has decided to move sales of its trendy Spectacles sunglasses that record 10-second videos to the Spectacles.com website
Monday, February 27, 2017 12:27 AM
ST. LOUIS.—Richard L. Wallingford Jr., OD, has passed away after a years-long battle with cancer, the American Optometric Association (AOA)
announced on its website late last week.
Monday, February 27, 2017 12:24 AM
ATLANTA—Productivity is key to an optometrist’s mental health and job satisfaction, said nearly 80 percent of the women ODs who responded to a recent Women In Optometry (WO)
survey on productivity at home and in the workplace. At a special luncheon event on Saturday, March 4, at SECO, WO
professional co-editors April Jasper, OD, FAAO, and Katie Gilbert-Spear, OD, MPH, will discuss the survey results and strategies to combat the daily distractions that hinder productivity.
Monday, February 27, 2017 12:21 AM
BOSTON—The New England College of Optometry
, an independent graduate college of optometry that traces its history to 1894, has broken ground on a three-phase project that will expand the clinical campus and create a new, style-driven optical dispensary,” according to a post on the college’s website.
Monday, February 27, 2017 12:15 AM
FRANKLIN, N.J.—Internal marketing strategies are the topic for the March 1 episode of “Power Hour” hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice
Friday, February 24, 2017 12:30 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The comment period on the Federal Trade Commission’s proposed changes to the Contact Lens Rule ended Jan. 30 with more than 4,000 “commenters” submitting their views, including a comment in favor of FTC’s proposed changes that was signed by attorneys general of 20 states.
Friday, February 24, 2017 12:24 AM
PADUA, Italy—Safilo Group
plans to celebrate its more than 50 exclusive partners with the launch of its Global Partner Network.
Friday, February 24, 2017 12:21 AM
MILAN—Luxottica Group, owner of Ray-Ban
, announced it has strengthened its partnership with Ferrari
by signing a new multi-year licensing agreement for the design, manufacture, distribution and sale of a range of eyewear branded Ferrari and Ray-Ban.
Friday, February 24, 2017 12:18 AM
LONDON—Vision for a Nation
(VFAN) reported that it has helped more than 1 million people to access eyecare services across Rwanda.
Friday, February 24, 2017 12:15 AM
NEW YORK—Vision Monday is pleased to announce the addition of VMail Weekend
to its VMail
family of e-newsletters. The newsletter will make its debut on Saturday, Feb. 25.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 12:27 AM
KINGWOOD, Texas—Vision Source, North America's largest independent optometric alliance, is introducing a new marketing campaign, “My Vision Source Family,” that takes a fresh look at the eye doctor/family relationship.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 12:24 AM
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla.—Calendar year 2016 was notable for “consistent growth” and “strong sales” of contact lenses, particularly daily disposals, according to ABB Optical Group’s
year-in-review report on the U.S. optical market.