Friday, November 20, 2015 12:21 AM
EMERYVILLE, Calif.—NovaBay Pharmaceuticals
(NYSE MKT: NBY) announced a corporate restructuring to focus on the commercialization of its prescription Avenova Lid and Lash Cleanser.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015 12:24 AM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. and BARENDRECHT, The Netherlands—Freedom Scientific
have merged to create what they’re calling, “the world’s largest assistive technology provider for the visually impaired.”
Monday, November 16, 2015 12:24 AM
IRVINE, Calif.—Alphaeon Corp.
, a lifestyle health care company, announced Friday its plan to acquire Integrity Digital Solutions
, a developer of EMR software for ophthalmologists, for an undisclosed sum.
Wednesday, November 11, 2015 12:18 AM
GARDEN CITY, N.Y.—20/20 Vision Center
, a provider of remote eye exam systems, has purchased the worldwide assets of Eyelogic Systems
, a Calgary, Alberta-based company that develops automated refraction systems.
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 12:18 AM
PITTSBURGH—Paws N Claws Eyewear
has partnered with Grounds & Hounds Coffee Co., both based here, to offer optical offices nationwide who order Paws N Claws Eyewear benefitting the ASCPA free coffee from Grounds & Hounds Coffee Co.,
another animal-friendly organization that benefits animals in need.
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 12:21 AM
SANTA MONICA, Calif.—Eyewear accessory brand La Loop
has acquired Diane Taylor Designs, a collection of handmade eyeglass accessories incorporating elements such as leather, Swarovski crystals, Czech glass and semi-precious stones, as of March 2015.
Friday, October 16, 2015 12:18 AM
LAVAL, Quebec—Valeant Pharmaceuticals said
that following the expiration of the tender offer to purchase all of the outstanding shares of Synergetics USA,
that all shares that were validly tendered and not properly withdrawn were accepted for payment.
Wednesday, October 14, 2015 12:18 AM
(SFL.IM) has opened a wholly owned subsidiary in Turkey, making it the hub of its new Central Eastern European Division.
Monday, October 12, 2015 12:27 AM
LEWISVILLE, Texas—Hoya Vision Care announced that it has acquired Optics Plus, a wholesale lab located in Tonawanda, N.Y., near Buffalo.
Friday, October 9, 2015 12:30 AM
ATLANTA—Georgia Governor Nathan Deal announced yesterday that Alcon
, a division of Novartis (NYSE: NVS), has invested $500 million in the Johns Creek community within the Greater Atlanta Metro area since 2013.
Monday, October 5, 2015 12:30 AM
SACRAMENTO, Calif.—Last week, California Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 684
into law on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015, paving the way for more flexibility in relationships among optometrists, opticians, optical companies and managed vision care plans.
Monday, October 5, 2015 12:27 AM
NEW YORK—Vision Monday and 20/20 Magazine are hosting the seventh annual EyeVote Readers’ Choice Awards to identify the optical industry’s favorite products and companies this year.
Friday, September 25, 2015 12:24 AM
LONGARONE, Italy—De Rigo Vision S.p.A.
and British luxury brand Dunhill
, part of the Richemont Group, have announced an exclusive license agreement for the design, production and worldwide distribution of the Dunhill-branded optical and sun collection.
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 12:21 AM
RAMSEY, Minn.—Vision Ease
revealed its new brand strategy, including a new logo mark and brand identity, during a reception at Vision Expo West held last week in Las Vegas.