Safilo Hosts Event to Welcome Guests to New North American Headquarters

By Staff
Thursday, October 19, 2017 3:39 PM

SECAUCUS, N.J.—In July, Safilo Group announced the relocation of its North American headquarters from Parsippany, NJ to Secaucus, NJ and hosted an event on Wednesday, Oct. 18 to celebrate the new headquarters.

Clearly World Sight Day Video

By Staff
Friday, October 13, 2017 12:24 PM

James Chen founded Clearly to scale the success he witnessed in Rwanda, following the successful collaboration between UK charity Vision for a Nation, which he founded, and the Rwandan Government, to establish a sustainable nationwide Primary Eye Care system. Supporting Clearly’s campaign for the public and governments to pledge action to eradicate poor vision, a host of famous faces sport spectacles in a short film released on World Sight Day.

Open Talk about Open Enrollment Infographic

By Staff
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 8:21 PM VSP Vision Care recently completed its third annual “Open Talk about Open Enrollment” survey to gauge how employees feel about the upcoming open enrollment process, the period every year when employees sign up for their insurance benefits through their employer.

Scene & Heard Around Vision Expo West

By Staff
Friday, September 22, 2017 11:18 AM LAS VEGAS—From Pop Up Talks to Live streaming events to panels examining the future of optometry and the state of the optical industry, Vision Expo West was a bustling and vibrant place to be in mid September. For a look at what was going on in the classrooms, on the show floor and in meeting rooms, take a look at this slideshow brought to you courtesy of Vision Monday’s editors who were on the scene.

There’s Always Time to Party at Vision Expo West

By Staff
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 2:25 PM LAS VEGAS—With Expo still fresh on everyone’s minds, Vision Monday presents a slideshow to recap the sights and excitement that helped make up Vision Expo West. See who was at the industry parties held on the show floor and around Vegas last week as companies marked milestones and celebrated product launches.

Essilor Launches Ultimate Lens Package TV Spot

By Staff
Friday, September 15, 2017 1:15 PM NEW YORK—Essilor released this new TV spot to launch the Ultimate Lens Package, which combines three top-tier products. Two different Ultimate Lens Packages are available: one for presbyopes that features new Varilux X progressives, Crizal Sapphire 360 UV and Transitions Signature VII; and one for single vision Package that swaps Eyezen + lenses for Varilux X. To sweeten the deal, Essilor has announced a buy one, get one free offer that is good until the end of 2017.

RightEye MazeMaster Video

By Staff
Thursday, September 7, 2017 4:08 PM Here’s a shortened version of RightEye’s Maze Master, one of the company’s suite of games that use of eye-tracking technology to improve patient care and vision performance.

The Great American Solar Eclipse Calls for a Little Indulgence

By Staff
Friday, August 18, 2017 3:09 PM

NEW YORK—The Great American Solar Eclipse is officially upon us and we’re hoping that everyone has grabbed a pair of ISO-approved viewing glasses and is ready for the monumental event. As VMail previously reported, today’s eclipse is the first to come to North America since 1979 and will be crossing the U.S. from coast to coast for the first time since 1918.

Vision Direct and Fight for Sight Partner for #ThinkUV Campaign

By Staff
Thursday, August 17, 2017 1:19 PM

UNITED KINGDOM—Vision Direct—Europe’s largest online contact lens supplier—and Fight for Sight—a UK charity dedicated to funding pioneering research to prevent sight loss and treat eye disease—have teamed up for the second year in a row to launch the #ThinkUV campaign.

Five Most Common Eye Complaints and How to Prevent Them

By Staff
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 2:16 PM

In honor of this year’s Contact Lens Health Week, Visian ICL has taken a look into five of the most common eye complaints, their causes and how to prevent them.

Half of U.S. Parents Skip Back-To-School Eye Exams for Their Children, Survey Finds

By Staff
Friday, August 11, 2017 4:56 PM RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.—A new survey by VSP Vision Care and finds that just over one-half of parents in the U.S. overlook a back-to-school eye exam for their school-age children. Although three in four respondents said sight is the most important sense, the findings from the survey revealed that often parents’ attitudes don’t match their actions.

Influencers and Industry Leaders Celebrated at 21st Annual ACE Awards

By Staff
Tuesday, August 8, 2017 5:56 PM NEW YORK—The Accessories Council honored individuals and companies who have furthered the awareness and use of accessories at the 21st annual ACE Awards, held here this week. In front of a packed room, the 2017 ACE Awards were presented to designers, brands, retailers, celebrities and media who have helped to enhance sales and promote accessories.