Wednesday, May 25, 2016 12:24 AM
BRIDGEWATER, N.J.—Bausch + Lomb,
a Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. company, announced that Walmart
has presented the company with the 2015 U.S. Supplier of the Year Award in Consumables and Health & Wellness.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 2:08 PM
NEW YORK—The U.S. Department of Labor recently announced the highly anticipated federal overtime rule
under the Fair Labor Standards Act. When the final rule becomes effective on Dec. 1, 2016, an estimated 4.2 million white collar workers will become entitled to overtime pay when they work extra hours, according to the White House.
Monday, May 23, 2016 12:27 AM
CHICAGO—According to the World Health Organization, cataract is the leading cause of blindness in the world.
Friday, May 20, 2016 12:24 AM
PITTSBURGH—Health care insurer Highmark Inc. sued the U.S. government earlier this week in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, arguing that it was owed substantial sums for its participation in the ACA’s state and federal exchanges.
Friday, May 20, 2016 12:21 AM
ST. LOUIS—American Optometric Association
(AOA) members have the opportunity to participate in a milestone U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) workshop on myopia progression that will bring together internationally renowned scientists and clinicians.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 10:10 AM
NEW YORK—In 2016, a year that many, including VM, are designating The Year of Customer Experience
, a new study reviewing 35,000 doctor reviews online revealed that poor communications are patients’ chief frustration with doctors, not quality of care.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 10:05 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Vision Council is encouraging ECPs and optical retailers to help promote the importance of wearing UV-protective sunwear as a part of National Sunglasses Day held annually on June 27.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 10:00 AM
NEW YORK—The Top 50 U.S. Optical Retailers achieved record collective sales of over $12 billion for calendar year 2015, according to Vision Monday’s estimates. The dollars reflect a respectable sales performance for most of the year, and include revenues from the retail sales of products, eyecare services and, when applicable, a small percentage of online sales.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 12:30 AM
SOMERVILLE, N.J.— Marcolin USA
has appointed Chris Robinson as the company’s new SVP of sales for the optical channel and Tom Carberry as SVP of commercial operations.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 12:25 AM
Beyoncé brings the political and personal messages of feminine empowerment and self-acceptance in her new album, Lemonade, to life in her Formation world tour kicking off in Miami, Florida on April 27.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 12:21 AM
PITTSBURGH—Paws N Claws Eyewear
, which helps animals around the country in partnership with the ASPCA, has now partnered with the Alliance for NYC’s Animals
in New York City and established its first brand ambassadorship with Stephanie Mattera, a well-known animal activist and socialist.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 12:15 AM
HAUPPAUGE, N.Y.—ClearVision Optical
celebrated its second annual founder’s day on May 6 in honor of Fred Friedfeld with a commemoration at its Hauppauge location. Fred, whose birthday was May 6, would have celebrated his 89th birthday this year.
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 12:45 PM
NEW YORK—With the theme of BrainStorm: Provocative Ideas. Expansive Thinking. the 10th Annual Vision Monday Global Leadership Summit took place here on April 13, exploring the power of creative thinking and its applications in both the professional and personal realms.