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An Interview With Hoya Vision Care Canada’s President Ahmos Henry

By Staff

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 12:25 AM Optik had the opportunity to sit down and speak with Ahmos Henry, president of Hoya Vision Care Canada, a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Hoya Corporation, which provides precision prescription laboratory services and high-quality ophthalmic lenses to ECPs across the country.

Italian Fashion Landed at CIIE in Shanghai

By Staff

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 12:25 AM Six trade show brands came together to put the spotlight on Italian excellence: MICAM, MIDO, MIPEL, Milano Unica, Lineapelle, and The One Milano. Italy’s textile, fashion and accessory industry exports products worth over €2.2 billion to China every year.

BMO and ROI Team Up to Guide Practice Buyers and Sellers

By Staff

Monday, November 19, 2018 12:25 AM If you have not been through a practice sale, the process may be unclear and even intimidating. Big Five bank BMO and health care practice brokers and appraisers ROI Corporation have teamed up for a series of dinner meetings in Ontario to help prospective practice buyers and sellers understand the intricacies of the process.

What Is the Situation on the Russian Market?

By Staff

Friday, November 16, 2018 12:25 AM In Russia, Made in Italy products are still very popular in the fashion sector in general and for accessories. According to 2016 data for the optical sector, the majority of optical fairs are concentrated.

Health Canada Issues License for Acuvue Oasys With Transitions Light Intelligent Technology

By Staff

Thursday, November 15, 2018 12:25 AM Johnson & Johnson Vision announced last week that Acuvue Oasys with Transitions was issued a medical device license by Health Canada. The two-week reusable contact lens will be commercially available in the first half of 2019.

Ultra Limited Debuts in Brazil

By Staff

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 12:25 AM The Italian brand debuts in Brazil by partnering with local distributor “E Italiano.” The official inauguration took place on October 19 with the opening of the company’s first monobrand store at the Caesar Business Conference Center in Belo Horizonte.

Hoya Surgical Optics Acquires Mid Labs and Fritz Ruck

By Staff

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 12:25 AM Hoya Surgical Optics announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire two medical device companies: U.S.-based Mid Labs and Germany-based Fritz Ruck.

Billionaire Boys Club and Italia Independent

By Staff

Monday, November 12, 2018 12:25 AM Billionaire Boys Club and Italia Independent have unveiled the first products resulting from the co-branding agreement announced in January 2018.

A Canadian Winner at the Silmo d’Or Ceremony

By Staff

Friday, November 9, 2018 12:25 AM The International Opticians Association (IOA), an organization dedicated to improving and developing the profession around the world, partnered with Silmo for the first time to promote the profession internationally with the International Optician of the Year award.

Italian Fashion Lands at CIIE in Shanghai

By Staff

Thursday, November 8, 2018 12:25 AM Six trade show brands come together to put the spotlight on Italian excellence: MICAM, Mido, MIPEL, Milano Unica, Lineapelle and The One Milano. Italy’s textile, fashion and accessory industry exports products worth over €2.2 billion to China every year.

Commitment to Accessibility in New Independent Leader’s Debate Commission

By Staff

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 12:25 AM The Government of Canada announced the creation of an independent Leader’s Debate commission. Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould said the emphasis will be on accessibility, to reach the greatest number of Canadians, including people living with disabilities.

The Second Edition of Mido Outlook

By Staff

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 12:25 AM In a GRS research, Italian and foreign operators express their expectations for the coming 3 years: they predict healthy companies, but have concerns about increased competition and taxes. Mido and ANFAO president, Giovanni Vitaloni said, "Sector companies will be healthy, but international events will generate changes."

Color Changing Contact Lens Monitors Drug Levels in Eye

By Staff

Monday, November 5, 2018 12:25 AM Contact lenses that can deliver drugs to the eye, and also provide a real-time indication of the rates of drug delivery have been developed by researchers at the China Pharmaceutical University in Nanjing.

Immagine98 Donates 4,500 Frames to Rotary Foundation

By Staff

Friday, November 2, 2018 12:25 AM Immagine98 has donated 4,500 optical frames to Rotary District 2060, which encompasses all the Rotary Clubs in the Triveneto area (North-Eastern Italy). The eyewear will be sent to the Rotary Foundation which for over 100 years has been converting donations into social projects that contribute to improving the lives of the most underprivileged peoples.

Color Changing Contact Lens Monitors Drug Levels in Eye

By Staff

Thursday, November 1, 2018 12:25 AM Contact lenses that can deliver drugs to the eye, and also provide a real-time indication of the rates of drug delivery have been developed by researchers at the China Pharmaceutical University in Nanjing.