The Evolution of Moscot

By Staff
Friday, January 20, 2017 12:25 AM Moscot is a New York eyewear manufacturer, founded by the family of the same name 101 years ago and still today run by the same family. It has further strengthened its position in Europe by opening its headquarters for the “old continent” in Lugano and an international distribution centre in Italy.

Prevent Blindness and See Now Partner to Ask Congress to Improve Vision for Millions of Americans

By Staff
Friday, January 20, 2017 12:24 AM CHICAGO—Prevent Blindness has formed a partnership with the new global organization See Now that will develop and take a new campaign to end avoidable blindness in the U.S. to congressional leaders.

General Vision Services Partners With RestoringVision

By Staff
Friday, January 20, 2017 12:21 AM NEW YORK—General Vision Services (GVS) has announced a new partnership with RestoringVision in an initiative to bring clear vision to people in need.

CareCredit Marks 30 Years, Asks Cardholders to Submit Stories in New Contest

By Staff
Friday, January 20, 2017 12:18 AM COSTA MESA, Calif.—CareCredit, which offers a flexible payment option for at more than 200,000 locations across the U.S., is marking its 30th anniversary this year.

Bascom Palmer’s Steven Gedde, MD, Receives Straatsma Award

By Staff
Friday, January 20, 2017 12:15 AM MIAMI—Steven J. Gedde, MD, professor of ophthalmology at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute of the University of Miami, part of UHealth—the University of Miami Health System, was awarded the 2016 Straatsma Award for Excellence in Resident Education. The award recognizes and celebrates an outstanding residency program director in ophthalmology.

Court Finds Bausch + Lomb Patent to Be Valid, Enforceable and Infringed

By Staff
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 12:27 AM BRIDGEWATER, N.J.—Bausch + Lomb, said it has won its patent infringement lawsuit with Vitamin Health Inc. in U.S. District Court and will receive an undisclosed sum from Vitamin Health.

Womanpower!

By Staff
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 12:25 AM For the next edition at Porte de Versailles, Paris, from January 20 through 23, 2017, Who’s Next, the international trade show dedicated to women’s ready-to-wear, and Première Classe dedicated to the world of accessories, have decided to explore a highly topical social theme: #Girlsquad, the new womanpower, female collectives and new female creative teams and businesswomen whose creativity is seizing control of the cultural, social and business scenes. More

Essilor-Luxottica Discussion on the Next ‘Power Hour’

By Staff
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 12:24 AM FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—Howard Purcell, OD, senior vice president of customer development at Essilor will be the guest in today’s episode of “Power Hour,” the weekly broadcast hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice.

Kenmark Eyewear Announces License Renewal With Vera Wang

By Staff
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 12:21 AM LOUISVILLE, K.Y.—Kenmark Eyewear has announced the renewal of an exclusive license agreement for the development, production and worldwide distribution of eyewear for Vera Wang.

Mount Sinai Establishes Eye and Vision Research Institute to Pursue Clinical Research

By Staff
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 12:18 AM NEW YORK—The Mount Sinai Health System earlier this week announced plans to develop the Mount Sinai/New York Eye and Ear (NYEE) Eye and Vision Research Institute, a facility that the health system said would be “the first of its kind in the New York City metropolitan region.”

Local Eye Site Announces Ophthalmic Technician Grantees

By Staff
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 12:15 AM RALEIGH, N.C—For the second consecutive year, Local Eye Site —an online employment site for all eyecare professionals—has funded scholarships for ophthalmic medical technicians seeking certification from the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO).

Seeing Green

By Staff
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 12:11 AM The Pantone Color Institute’s 2017 Color of the Year, Greenery, is meant to embody rejuvenation and new beginnings. We’ve shown you how you can implement this zesty hue into your look through eyewear, but take a look at how you can bring this color successfully into other areas of your life in small or large doses via Elle Décor.

Best Dressed at the 2017 Golden Globes

By Staff
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 12:08 AM The 2017 Golden Globe Awards kicked off this year’s award show season with some monumental and buzz worthy moments. But television and film aside, the red carpet didn’t disappoint either. Take a look at this roundup of the Best Dressed stars at the event from InStyle.com.

Revitalizing Your Look

By Staff
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 12:05 AM Greenery signifies a fresh start. While it may seem like more of an energetic color, it can also be viewed as nature’s neutral. Take a look at this Refinery29 article to see how you can revamp your 2017 beauty regimen with touches of Greenery. 

Stanton Optical and My Eyelab Prepare for 32 New Store Openings in 2017

By dba Staff
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 3:16 PM

PALM SPRINGS, Fla.—Stanton Optical and My Eyelab, two optical retailers owned by Vision Precision Holdings, are embarking on an ambitious expansion plan for 2017, with an expectation of entering a half dozen new markets and opening new locations at a rate of almost three new units per month, according to a Stanton Optical executive. Stanton Optical also will bolster its presence in Southern California, Texas and South Carolina as its builds out its store base this year.

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