Friday, February 12, 2016 12:27 AM
SYDNEY, Australia—Optometry Giving Sight
has announced the consolidation of its global board and global development board, creating a new board structure with 11 members.
Friday, February 12, 2016 12:18 AM
TORRANCE, Calif.—Transitions Optical and Younger Optics will be touring the country this spring with a free continuing education program for eyecare professionals.
Friday, February 12, 2016 12:15 AM
BRIDGEWATER, N.J.—Bausch + Lomb
distributed a letter to ECPs on Feb. 10 in an effort to provide a brief update regarding their response to the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) review of the Fairness to Contact Lens Consumer Act’s (FCLCA) implementing Contact Lens Rule, as reported
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 12:24 AM
NEW YORK—Pfizer Inc.
has announced the executive leadership team for the combined Pfizer and Allergan plc
business following the close of the proposed transaction.
Monday, February 8, 2016 12:24 AM
NEW YORK—While much of the country is battling winter weather, organizers of the EyeRock concert are busy preparing for the popular spring fundraiser.
Monday, February 8, 2016 12:18 AM
BRIDGEWATER, NJ—This month, Bausch + Lomb
is partnering with Prevent Blindness
to encourage the public to give vision the same attention as heart heath during Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Awareness Month.
Monday, February 8, 2016 12:15 AM
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—Nick Despotidis
, OD, will be the guest on the Feb. 10 episode of “The Power Hour,” the weekly broadcast hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice
Friday, February 5, 2016 12:27 AM
WARREN, N.J.—Vision Associates Inc.
(VAI), the country’s leading optical dispensary management and consulting firm, reports that it has added 36 dispensaries within the past two years, bringing the group to a total of more than 100 dispensaries under its management.
Friday, February 5, 2016 12:18 AM
PADUA, Italy—Safilo Group
announced a new three-year commitment to Special Olympics at its extended global leadership team meeting on Feb. 2.
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 12:15 PM
LEWISVILLE, Texas—Hoya Vision Care
announced today the acquisition of Nexus Vision Group
, headquartered in Grove City, Ohio, and its affiliated laboratory partners in five states. The purchase price was not announced.
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 12:24 AM
announced that thanks to numerous donors, they raised $3.1 million during their research institute capital campaign.
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 12:21 AM
MEMPHIS, Tenn.— Dr. J. Bart Campbell has been appointed vice president of academic affairs at Southern College of Optometry
. Campbell has been serving as interim VP since March 2015.
Monday, February 1, 2016 12:30 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The national Think About Your Eyes
campaign has wrapped up its record breaking 2015 efforts, reaching more consumers and producing more eye exams than ever before.
Monday, February 1, 2016 12:18 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Liberty Sport
, manufacturers of sports protective eyewear, has renewed its global partnership agreement with Special Olympics
to provide key support to the Special Olympics-Lions Clubs International Opening Eyes (Opening Eyes) global vision care program.