Italian Eyewear Consolidates Leadership on International Markets

By Staff
Monday, September 29, 2014 12:31 AM Further increases in exports: +10.3% for a value of over 1,634 million More

College of Optometrists in Vision Development Seeks Convergence Insufficiency Patients for National Eye Institute Study

By Staff
Monday, September 29, 2014 12:30 AM AURORA, Ohio—The College of Optometrists in Vision Development has issued a request for patients between the ages of nine and 14 with symptomatic convergence insufficiency to participate in the National Eye Institute’s five-year, $8 million Convergence Insufficiency Treatment Trial – Attention and Reading Study (CITT-ART).

Lozza Official X-Factor Partner

By Staff
Monday, September 29, 2014 12:28 AM The models by Italy's oldest eyewear brand take over the X-Factor stage   More

Fight for Sight-Prevent Blindness Public Health Award Recipient Announced

By Staff
Monday, September 29, 2014 12:27 AM CHICAGO—Eye and vision research non-profit organization Fight for Sight (FFS) and Prevent Blindness announced last week that Hannes Devos, PhD will be the recipient of the new “Fight for Sight-Prevent Blindness Public Health Award,” a one-time $20,000 grant for a year of full-time research on improving the public’s eye health and safety.

New Moschino Eyewear Collection: Unmistakable Lively, Sophisticated and Elegant Vision

By Staff
Monday, September 29, 2014 12:25 AM The stylistic variety goes through multiple inspirations   More

Glimpse Into a Modern Manufactory

By Catherine Wolinski
Friday, September 26, 2014 10:30 AM As evidenced in VM’s "A Day in the Life of Optical,"  there are places, processes and pieces of the optical industry that one might never know existed had they not looked for them or been a part of their production.

Marcolin Rules the Scene at the Vfno

By Staff
Friday, September 26, 2014 12:31 AM Blue Edition by Web Eyewear is exclusively displayed in Milan's Eye Style space  More

Citing Growth in Independent Sector, Hoya Will Boost Production Capacity at its Main U.S. Lab

By Staff
Friday, September 26, 2014 12:30 AM LEWISVILLE, Texas—Citing growth in the U.S. eyecare market, Hoya Vision Care North America is expanding its production capacity at its main lab near Dallas.

The Paid Cecop Formula Is Acclaimed as the Solution That Keeps the Group One Step Ahead

By Staff
Friday, September 26, 2014 12:28 AM The Group awards a fidelity prize for opticians who purchase from its partner companies   More

Marcolin to Restructure USA Ops, to Merge All Offices to N.J.

By Staff
Friday, September 26, 2014 12:27 AM MILAN, Italy— Marcolin SpA  announced the next stage of the Marcolin USA/VIVA International Group integration, which includes “the restructuring of its business to enhance its consumer focus and drive the brand closer to market."

Impression Freesign 3: The Revolutionary Technological Dimension for 100% Natural Vision

By Staff
Friday, September 26, 2014 12:25 AM Rodenstock proposes a revolutionary product packed with new contents for opticians, optometrists and consumers  More

Unilens Vision Inc. Begins Trading on OTCQX Exchange

By Staff
Friday, September 26, 2014 12:23 AM LARGO, Fla.— Unilens Vision Inc.’s (OTCQX: UVIC) common stock has been approved to trade on the OTCQX exchange, described as “the best marketplace within OTC Markets Group [OTCQX: OTCM] for established U.S. and global companies,” according to a statement released yesterday by OTC Markets Group, the operator of the OTCQX, OTCQB and OTC Pink financial marketplaces.

Opticians Association of America Announces Winners in the Great American Optician Video Contest

By Staff
Friday, September 26, 2014 12:21 AM LAS VEGAS—American Idol’s Randy Jackson announced the winners of the Opticians Association of America’s (OAA) Great American Optician Video Contest at the Zyloware booth during Vision Expo West at the Sands Expo & Convention Center here last week on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014.

Monthly Optical Business Barometer Report Shows Rise in ECP Ratings for August 2014

By Staff
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 12:27 AM NEW YORK—According to the Optical Business Barometer report from Jobson Optical Research, the overall optical business rating in August 2014 rose to 3.88 from a July 2014 rating of 3.77.

Hoya Lens of America to Move Distribution Center from L.A. Area to Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area

By Staff
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 12:24 AM LEWISVILLE, Texas— Hoya Lens of America (HLOA), the import and distribution division of Hoya Vision Care North America, announced Tuesday that it will relocate their distribution center to the Dallas/Fort Worth metropolitan area.
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