New CEO at Silhouette International

By Staff
Friday, April 29, 2016 12:27 AM LINZ, Austria—Jan Rosenberg is the new CEO of Silhouette International. He is now managing the family-owned company, together with Thomas Windischbauer, COO/CFO, the company said in an announcement.

Allergan Breaks Ground on $200 Million Waco Facility Expansion

By Staff
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 12:18 AM WACO, Texas—Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN), broke ground Monday on a $200 million expansion of its Waco, Texas facility.

Hoya Partners With Frameri to Offer Interchangeable Eyewear at 500 Independent Practices

By Staff
Sunday, April 17, 2016 12:30 AM LEWISVILLE, Texas—Hoya Vision Care has entered into a partnership with Frameri, creator of the interchangeable frame and lens system.

40 Ways to Balance the Blues

By Staff
Monday, April 11, 2016 1:00 AM These 40 products offer blue light management solutions for every situation, both indoors and outdoors. They run the gamut from lenses and coatings to screen protectors, neutraceuticals and lens demonstration units.

BLUE LIGHT RESEARCH COMPENDIUM

By Andrew Karp
Monday, April 11, 2016 1:00 AM The following research studies were cited by technical experts from BluTech, Carl Zeiss Vision, Essilor, Hoya Vision Care, Jins Eyewear, Reticare and VSP Global who were consulted for “Inside the Blue Boom,” Vision Monday, April 11, 2016:

VSP Global Partners With Eyecare Technology Startup Vizzario

By Staff
Monday, April 11, 2016 12:30 AM RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.—VSP Global has announced a $2 million investment with Vizzario Inc. to develop eyecare technologies to track visual acuity, eye strain, traumatic brain injury and sports vision performance.

Vision Monday Takes Readers ‘Inside the Blue Boom,’ and Vision Council Presents Blue Light Forum

By Staff
Monday, April 11, 2016 12:29 AM NEW YORK—The groundswell of interest around blue light and its effects on our vision and overall health is fueling a boom in optical sales unlike any other in recent years.

Bringing an Expertise in Systems and Detail to a Customer-Centric Business

By Marge Axelrad
Monday, April 11, 2016 12:00 AM NEW YORK—From logistics and distribution which gave him a working knowledge of Luxottica Group’s complex wholesale and retail business around the world, Fabrizio Uguzzoni, an engineer by training, is bringing a perspective of both a high level of detail and the value of the big picture to his latest role at the company—president of Luxottica Wholesale N.A..

Safilo to Debut ‘Customer-Centric’ Approach and New Business Services at Expo

By Staff
Monday, April 11, 2016 12:00 AM PARSIPPANY, N.J.—With the debut of a modern new booth configuration to showcase its brands and proprietary products at the upcoming Vision Expo East, Safilo Group is also unveiling a series of what the company describes as “customer-centric” offerings, innovations and business-building services to its North American customers at Vision Expo East.

Vision Ease Expands Global Sales and Marketing Capabilities With Three New Appointments

By Staff
Friday, April 8, 2016 12:27 AM RAMSEY, MINN.—Vision Ease, based here, announced three new sales and marketing appointments which the company said will enhance its global customer relationships and communications.

NovaBay Pharmaceuticals Announces Agreement for Nearly $12 Million in Two-Tranche Private Placement

By Staff
Friday, April 8, 2016 12:23 AM EMERYVILLE, Calif.—NovaBay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: NBY) a biopharmaceutical company focusing on commercializing its Avenova Lid and Lash Cleanser for the domestic eyecare market, announces that it has entered into a securities purchase agreement for the sale of its common stock and warrants in a private placement to accredited investors for $11.791 million.

Holly Rush Appointed New CEO of Costa Del Mar

By Staff
Monday, April 4, 2016 12:30 PM DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—Costa Del Mar, the U.S.-based sun brand and a leading manufacturer of the polarized performance sunglasses, announced today the appointment of Holly Rush to the position of CEO, effective April 25, 2016.

Hoya Launches Seiko Elite, a Practice Development Program for ECPs

By Staff
Monday, April 4, 2016 12:21 AM LEWISVILLE, Texas—Hoya Vision North America is launching Seiko Elite, a practice development program for eyecare professionals.

Safilo to Debut ‘Customer-Centric’ Approach and New Business Services at Vision Expo East

By Staff
Wednesday, March 30, 2016 12:18 AM PARSIPPANY, N.J.—With the debut of a modern new booth configuration to showcase its brands and proprietary products at the upcoming Vision Expo East, Safilo Group is also unveiling a series of what the company describes as “customer-centric” offerings, innovations and business-building services to its North American customers next month.

Tura Inc. and Geoffrey Beene Sign Multi-Year Renewal License

By Staff
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 12:15 AM NEW YORK—Tura Inc., and Geoffrey Beene, LLC have signed a multi-year renewal license for men’s and women’s ophthalmic eyewear and ophthalmic sunglasses under the Geoffrey Beene label.
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