Volte Face New Collection

By Staff
Monday, January 26, 2015 12:31 AM A taste for beautiful things. A special way of using volumes, colours, textures and materials  More

Tokyo-Based Eyewear Retailer Jins to Open U.S. Flagship Store in San Francisco

By Staff
Monday, January 26, 2015 12:27 AM SAN FRANCISCO— Jins, a Tokyo-based optical retailer known for its hip, affordable eyewear, announced plans to expand into the U.S. market with the opening of its first U.S. flagship store in San Francisco in Spring 2015.

Tifosi Optics Adds Sales Management and Creative Executives

By Staff
Monday, January 26, 2015 12:24 AM WATKINSVILLE, Ga.— Tifosi Optics, Inc. has announced two new additions to its national sales management team, as well as a new creative director to head up the company’s creative development and graphics.

Hanmi Invests $20M in Allegro and Licenses Its AMD, DME and VMT Therapy in Korea and China

By Staff
Monday, January 26, 2015 12:21 AM SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif., and SEOUL, Korea— Allegro Ophthalmics, LLC, and Hanmi Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd., have entered into a license agreement for Luminate (ALG-1001), Allegro’s Integrin Peptide Therapy, in The Republic of Korea and the People’s Republic of China, according to a statement released earlier this month by Allegro, based in San Juan Capistrano, Calif.

Certottica and Dolomiticert Believe in Young People

By Staff
Friday, January 23, 2015 12:31 AM The certification institutes in Longarone have hired 4 professionals, bringing the number of young people from the Belluno area to over 40  More

Nidek Launches Retina Scan Duo Optical Coherence Tomography

By Staff
Friday, January 23, 2015 12:28 AM High definition OCT and fundus camera in one compact system  More

Bocca Lova By Face A Face

By Staff
Friday, January 23, 2015 12:25 AM The amazing wit and creativity of the models in the Bocca by Face à Face collection   More

Eyewear Technology Impresses at International CES

By Staff
Friday, January 23, 2015 12:15 AM LAS VEGAS—The variety of smart glasses and other tech-enabled eyewear featured this month at International CES was more extensive than ever. Among the most impressive products on display were augmented reality glasses with heads-up displays designed for viewing e-mails, text and other data, immersive virtual reality goggles for 3D gaming and movies, and eye tracking systems that detect precisely what the wearing is seeing.

VM’s Eye2 editor, Andrew Karp, scouted the CES exhibit halls for the most innovative new eyewear products. View his personal guided tour of the show in this slideshow on VisionMonday.com.

Dario Argento in Persol

By Staff
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 12:31 AM The famous director chose the iconic model for the Courmayeur Noir Festival  More

‘Rainbow Color-Block’ by Oxydo

By Staff
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 12:28 AM The designer eyewear brand presents new S/S 2015 collection   More

De Rigo Targets Overseas Market

By Staff
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 12:25 AM For the Longarone-based company, development of the Asia Pacific area with new headquarters to support luxury brands  More

Luxottica Releases Q4 and Full Year 2014 Results, New Co-CEOs Begin Tenure

By Staff
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 12:23 AM MILAN—The board of directors of Luxottica Group S.p.A. (MTA: LUX; NYSE: LUX), have released the consolidated net sales and preliminary results for the fourth quarter of 2014 and the full fiscal year 2014.

Director Dan Krauss Wins LensCrafters’ ‘Truer Than Fiction Award’ and $25,000 Grant

By Staff
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 12:18 AM WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif.—The LensCrafters Truer Than Fiction Award was presented to Dan Krauss, for his direction of the film “The Kill Team,” at the Spirit Awards Nominee Brunch held at the BOA Steakhouse here, Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015.

Nearly Half of ECPs Post on Social Media From a Few Times a Day to Once a Week

By dba Staff
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 2:00 PM NEW YORK—Nearly a quarter (23.2 percent) of the 332 respondents who participated in Jobson Research's 2014 ECP Internet Usage Study and have a social media presence for their optical practice said that their practices posted content on a social media site a few times a week in 2014, an increase of about two percent when compared with those who said they posted a few times a week in 2013.

December 2014 Optical Business Barometer Rating Shows Increase From November, Increase From Previous Years

By Staff
Monday, January 19, 2015 12:33 AM NEW YORK—The latest Optical Business Barometer (OBB) report from Jobson Optical Research shows that the overall optical business rating for December 2014 increased to 3.91 from a November 2014 rating of 3.72.