Wednesday, July 30, 2014 1:15 PM
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate’s Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee is holding a hearing this afternoon here on pricing and competition in the contact lens industry. The title of the hearing session, posted on the U.S. Senate’s Judiciary Committee’s website, is “Pricing Policies and Competition in the Contact Lens Industry: Is What You See What You Get?”
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 12:24 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va. –
Eschenbach Optik of America, Inc.
, an international manufacturer and distributor of high-quality low vision aids and electronic magnification devices, is the latest industry partner to support
Think About Your Eyes
(TAYE), a public eye health initiative sponsored by a nonprofit organization under
The Vision Council
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 12:18 AM
is inviting optical industry professionals to take part in the organization’s ninth annual
, a multidisciplinary low vision rehabilitation and research conference dedicated to improving the quality of low vision care through professional collaboration, advocacy, research and education.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 12:30 PM
WASHINGTON, D.C. and ST. Louis, Mo.—The board of trustees of the
American Optometric Association
(AOA) has named Jon Hymes as executive director, according to David A. Cockrell, OD, AOA president and member of the special committee that led a nationwide executive search.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 12:30 AM
PINELLAS PARK, Fla.—To improve eye health awareness and encourage regular eyecare among ethnic populations at greater risk for health problems that can lead to serious vision impairment,
hosted a roundtable discussion exploring a greater need for eyecare professionals to collaborate with other key influencers.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 12:26 AM
(NYSE: AGN) reported $1,827.3 million total product net sales for the quarter ended June 30, 2014, a 15.9 percent compared to total product net sales in the second quarter of 2013.
Monday, July 21, 2014 2:30 PM
LEWISVILLE, Texas—Spectacle lens maker
Hoya Vision Care
, which signed a multi-year contract with eye diagnostics company
last week, will be piloting a program in the U.S. with a select group of optometric practices, which will offer eyecare professionals EasyScan.
Monday, July 21, 2014 12:33 AM
SACRAMENTO, Calif.—The recent collaboration between
, Google and designer Diane von Furstenberg that produced a
fashionable take on Google Glass
resulted from a new VSP Global initiative announced last week.
Monday, July 21, 2014 12:27 AM
YORKTOWN, Va. -
Naval Ophthalmic Support and Training Activity (NOSTRA)
the Department of Defense’s largest and leading optical fabrication
laboratory, hosted a change of command ceremony here July 11, where
Capt. Paul A. Andre relieved Capt. Matthew E. Newton as commanding
Monday, July 21, 2014 12:00 AM
When Nate Bonilla-Warford, OD, owner of Bright Eyes Family Vision Care
on the west side of Tampa, Fla. set his eyes on a second practice on
Tampa’s east side, he had an instinct it would have to convey “no
grownups allowed”—or in his words, be a “non-threatening, fun and
comfortable” environment for young kids to receive specialized eyecare.
Friday, July 18, 2014 12:24 AM
announced that the
Opticians Association of America
(OAA) and affiliated State Associations will receive a royalty payment
of $7,075.34 earned for eyecare product orders placed by their members
on VisionWeb over the last 12 months.
Thursday, July 17, 2014 3:30 PM
Enter stressed, suburban Mom. Today she will take her daughter on her first driving lesson. Yikes!
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 12:25 AM
UITHOORN, The Netherlands—Spectacle lens maker
Hoya Vision Care
has signed a multi-year contract with eye diagnostics company
opticians EasyScan, a fundus camera that can perform a three-minute
eyecare test that provides medical-grade images of the retina without
the need of pupil dilation.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 7:35 AM
, the eyecare division of
, has entered into an agreement with a division of
to license its "smart lens" technology for all ocular medical