Monday, May 29, 2017 12:30 AM
has declared June as Cataract Awareness Month in an effort to educate the public on risk factors, symptoms and treatment options of the disease.
Monday, May 29, 2017 12:27 AM
PARSIPPANY, N.J.—In celebration of Polaroid’s 80th anniversary, the company is rolling out its latest marketing campaign, Side Stories.
Monday, May 29, 2017 12:25 AM
Deloitte’s ‘Global Powers of Luxury Goods 2017’ report placed Italy at the top of the fashion and luxury sector.
Monday, May 29, 2017 12:24 AM
NEW YORK—The Acting U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York
and the Inspector in Charge of the New York Office of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service (USPIS) have arrested Vitaly Borker, operator of OpticsFast.com, an online eyewear retailer, charging him with mail and wire fraud and harassment of customers.
Monday, May 29, 2017 12:21 AM
CARLSBAD, Calif.—Signet Armorlite
has signed a vendor agreement with C&E Vision Buying Group
that provides C&E Vision members the benefits of the Kodak brand name with a high-quality lens portfolio.
Monday, May 29, 2017 12:15 AM
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice
will discuss customer service improvement techniques on the next episode of “Power Hour,” the weekly broadcast that he hosts.
Friday, May 26, 2017 12:30 AM
BOSTON—Separate proposals in both houses of the state legislature here would expand the role of the optometrists in treating glaucoma, and an independent study says the move could save the state almost $20 million in health care spending annually.
Friday, May 26, 2017 12:27 AM
LONGARONE, Italy—Marcolin Group S.p.A.
, and Diesel
announced the early renewal of their license agreement for the design, production and worldwide distribution of Diesel Eyewear branded sunglasses and optical frames.
Friday, May 26, 2017 12:25 AM
The niche fragrance brand MiN New York enters the world of eyewear. WMIDO has met its founder: Chad Murawczyk.
Friday, May 26, 2017 12:24 AM
WASHINGTON—Several member companies of the Coalition for Patient Vision Safety
participated in a meeting earlier this week with Federal Trade Commission (FTC) acting chairman Maureen Ohlhausen to discuss the FTC’s proposed changes to the Contact Lens Rule.
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 12:20 PM
NEW YORK—New details about Warby Parker’s new Prescription Check
service are emerging, following VMail’s report
yesterday that the click and brick retailer will be launching the mobile refraction service on a limited basis this summer. Prescription Check uses a proprietary vision testing method which requires only an iPhone, an app and a computer.
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 12:27 AM
NEW YORK—National Sunglasses Day 2017 is just one month away. The event, held annually on June 27, aims to bring awareness to the harmful effects of the sun’s UV rays and encourages the optical community to stress the importance of wearing sunglasses.
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 12:25 AM
EMERYVILLE, Calif.—NovaBay Pharmaceuticals
(NYSE MKT: NBY) was notified last week by NYSE MKT, the New York Stock Exchange's market for small-cap companies, that it is not in compliance with the Exchange’s continued listing standards.
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 12:24 AM
MONTRÉAL—New Look Vision Group Inc.
announced late last week that it has begun a search for a new chief financial officer.
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 12:21 AM
BEAUMONT, Texas—Essilor of America’s
Omni Optical Lab in Beaumont, Texas, ceased operations on May 19. Seventeen people were employed at the lab.