Blue Sky Vision Names Candi Hamilton as Executive Director

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Thursday, December 13, 2018 12:21 AM GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.—Blue Sky Vision has named Candi Hamilton as executive director for central and southern Michigan Blue Sky Vision practices.

EyeCare Partners Acquires Kentucky/Indiana’s 20/20 EyeCare’s Seven Offices

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Monday, December 10, 2018 12:27 AM ST. LOUIS—EyeCare Partners, LLC (ECP) has announced its acquisition of 20/20 EyeCare, the Louisville, Kentucky, and Southern Indiana optometry practice of Kevin Crawford, OD. Dr. Crawford opened the first 20/20 practice in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, in 1988. Over the last 30 years, 20/20 has expanded to seven locations in Greater Louisville and Southern Indiana. The practice’s 12 doctors offer comprehensive eye exams and a range of advanced treatments for ocular disease, specializing in dry eye, glaucoma, diabetic, and pre/post-operation care. In addition, 20/20 maintains a wide selection of frame and lens inventory to ensure attractive product options for ages and styles.

American Vision Announces ‘Strategic Partnership’ With McDougal Eye Center

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Monday, December 10, 2018 12:24 AM TEMPE, Ariz.—American Vision Partners, a private-equity backed practice management organization, and Southwestern Eye Center, an affiliate of American Vision Partners, said late last week they have established a “strategic partnership” with Mesa, Ariz.-based McDougal Eye Center. “The affiliation of the two businesses will improve the quality of care for patients in the Mesa area by bringing more comprehensive vision care services to the community,” American Vision said in its announcement. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Vantage EyeCare Grows to 45 Locations and More Than 100 ECPs With Three Latest Transactions

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Thursday, November 29, 2018 12:18 AM PHILADELPHIA—Vantage EyeCare LLC, which now calls itself the largest private ophthalmology group in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware with 45 locations and more than 100 ECPs staffing its portfolio practices, this week announced it has agreed to acquire three additional eyecare groups in its mid-Atlantic operating area. The three additions are: Horizon Eye Care (six locations in southern New Jersey), Kay, Tabas, Niknam, DiDomenico Ophthalmology Associates (two locations in the Philadelphia area), and Ophthalmic Associates (one location in Lansdale, Pa.).

Chesapeake Eye Care Announces Acquisition of Maryland-Based Malouf Eye Center

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018 12:18 AM ANNAPOLIS, Md.—Chesapeake Eye Care, a portfolio company of the private equity firm Centre Partners, has acquired Malouf Eye Center, a provider of ophthalmology services based in Camp Springs, Md. Founded in 1958 by George Malouf Sr., Malouf Eye Center is now led by Dr. George Malouf Jr. and Dr. Marc Malouf. The acquisition “further expands Chesapeake Eye Care’s growing network of ophthalmology practices in the Mid-Atlantic region,” Chesapeake Eye Care noted in an announcement posted on its website. The terms of the transaction were not announced.