Visioneering Technologies Appoints Benoit as Executive Director of Professional Affairs

By Staff
Friday, September 15, 2017 12:18 AM ATLANTA—Visioneering Technologies Inc. (VTI), a global company dedicated to improving vision care, has named Douglas P. Benoit, OD, FAAO, executive director, professional affairs, a new position at the company.

MacuHealth and M&S Technologies Partner to Advance Patient Care and Treatment Protocols

By Staff
Friday, September 15, 2017 12:15 AM NILES, Ill. and BIRMINGHAM, Mich.—M&S Technologies and MacuHealth, LP have entered into a cooperative marketing agreement. The two companies issued a statement saying they will educate and train eyecare professionals on the direct relationship between enriching macular pigment with nutritional supplements and optimizing visual performance.

Imperial’s Total Eye Care Partners Joins With Gaddie Eye Centers

By Staff
Thursday, September 14, 2017 9:30 AM LAS VEGAS—Imperial Capital Group, a Toronto-based private equity fund manager, has announced the formation of Total Eye Care Partners (Total ECP).

Acuity EyeCare Group to Establish Central Business Office in Dallas

By Staff
Thursday, September 14, 2017 12:33 AM ST. LOUIS—Acuity EyeCare Group, will be opening a central business office in Dallas, Texas, sometime in late 2017.

Kering Eyewear Appoints Glenn Rusk Head of North America, Jennifer Brown as East Coast Sales VP

By Staff
Thursday, September 14, 2017 12:30 AM PADUA, Italy—Kering Eyewear has announced the appointment of Glenn Rusk as the head of North America and Jennifer Brown as vice president of sales for the U.S. East Coast. Both appointments are effective immediately.

L’Amy America Announces Multi-Year Licensing Agreement for Canali Eyewear Collection

By Staff
Thursday, September 14, 2017 12:24 AM WILTON, Conn.—L’Amy America has announced that they have entered into a multi-year licensing agreement with Canali to market and distribute a luxury collection of ophthalmic frames and sunglasses under the Canali brand.

Optical Women’s Association Names Tiara Claxton New President, Adds Downes and Capaldi to Board

By Staff
Thursday, September 14, 2017 12:21 AM DALLAS—As part of its 20th anniversary celebration, the Optical Women’s Association announced a new president and two additional board members.

Eyemart Express Launches Exclusive Online Shopping for Its Rx Customers

By Staff
Thursday, September 14, 2017 12:18 AM DALLAS—Eyemart Express, a nationally recognized Top 10 optical retailer, has launched an exclusive online shopping experience for its existing customers with a valid prescription.

Local Eye Site Opens Scholarship Application Period for Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

By Staff
Thursday, September 14, 2017 12:15 AM RALEIGH, N.C. — Local Eye Site, a leader in eyecare hiring across ophthalmology, optometry and optical, is funding grants for the third consecutive year for ophthalmic medical technicians seeking certification from The Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO).

Bon-Ton Stores to Launch mEYEwear Rx Optical Shops, in New Deal With VVOptique

By Staff
Monday, September 11, 2017 12:39 AM MILWAUKEE, Wis.—The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:BONT) is launching mEYEwear Rx Optical Shops within its department stores.

CooperVision Notifies ECPs of Decision to Drop UPP for Biofinity Energys Lenses

By Staff
Monday, September 11, 2017 12:36 AM PLEASANTON, Calif.—CooperVision, a unit of The Cooper Cos. (NYSE:COO), notified ECPs late last week that it was removing its Biofinity Energys contact lens product line from its Unilateral Pricing Policy (UPP) effective immediately.

Marchon Announces Acquisition of Majority Stake of Joint Venture Partner in Turkey

By Staff
Monday, September 11, 2017 12:33 AM MELVILLE, NY and NEW YORK—Marchon Eyewear announced the acquisition of a majority interest in the company’s exclusive distributor in Turkey, Enternasyonal Gözlük, now operating as Marchon Turkiye. The closing occurred on July 28, 2017.

Think About Your Eyes Adds New Partners, Names Director of Development

By Staff
Monday, September 11, 2017 12:24 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—Think About Your Eyes, a national public awareness initiative in partnership with the American Optometric Association, has added two new partners, VFO Group (Optelec) and Compliancy Group.

Luxottica North America Offers Additional Relief Support to ECPs Affected By Hurricane Harvey

By Staff
Monday, September 11, 2017 12:15 AM NEW YORK—Luxottica has doubled down on its efforts to respond to Hurricane Harvey. The company announced that Oakley will be donating 100 percent of the proceeds from the sale of its Oakley Fuel Cell model, which features the Texas state flag, to recovery efforts throughout the month of September.

IFB Solutions Will Be First to 3D-Print Lenses, Using Luxexcel’s Platform

By Staff
Friday, September 8, 2017 12:30 AM TURNHOUT, Belgium—Luxexcel and IFB Solutions are preparing to commercialize the 3D printing of ophthalmic lenses, a technological feat that is an industry first.
Loading...