Friday, October 20, 2017 2:39 PM
NEW YORK—The month of October officially means we have to slowly but surely pull out those tucked away sweaters and brace ourselves for the return of the pumpkin spice latte. As we lament over minor things like the weather changing and the early sunsets, it’s also important to remember that October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM).
Friday, October 20, 2017 12:27 AM
COLUMBIA, Md.—The Foundation Fighting Blindness
(FFB) has selected Benjamin Yerxa, a biotechnology and drug development executive, as its CEO, effective immediately.
Friday, October 20, 2017 12:21 AM
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla.—ABB Optical Group
, a leading optical products distributor and resource for identifying market trends, reported earlier this month that its data indicates that daily disposable contact lenses “dominated market share from January through September 2017.”
Friday, October 20, 2017 12:18 AM
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. — VSP Global
and the American Academy Optometric Foundation (AAOF), an affiliate of the American Academy of Optometry
(AAO), has announced the 2017 Practice Excellence Scholarship recipients.
Thursday, October 19, 2017 8:30 AM
has filed a suit against Warby Parker
here, claiming that Warby Parker has stolen its online eye test.
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 12:30 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The latest numbers from The Vision Council’s
VisionWatch survey reflect that the overall vision care market grew 0.2 percent, or nearly $85.7 million, in the 12 months ending June 2017.
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 12:27 AM
MARSHALL, Texas—A federal judge here ruled that four Allergan
patents related to the dry eye treatment Restasis are invalid.
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 12:15 AM
LAKE BUENA, Fla.—"I believe the future visit to the optician might be more like a trip to the Apple Store," declared Ted Gioia during his keynote speech at the annual OptiCon Conference
held here from Oct. 6 to 8.
Monday, October 16, 2017 12:36 AM
CHICAGO—Johnson & Johnson Vision’s
recent acquisition of the contact lens subscription service Sightbox
is viewed as both a way to expand the overall contact lens category and to bring back some of the “respect” that eye health and eye exams should command in their role at the center of the contact lens experience, executives of the companies said at a briefing here Friday.
Monday, October 16, 2017 12:33 AM
, the global eyecare software company based here, has announced the appointment of longtime optical industry executive Jim McGrann to its global board.
Monday, October 16, 2017 12:27 AM
NEW YORK—The final voting deadline has been extended one more day to 11:59 pm tomorrow, Tuesday, Oct. 17 for the Vision Monday
Magazine's ninth annual EyeVote Reader’s Choice Awards to identify
the optical industry’s favorite products and companies this year.
Monday, October 16, 2017 12:25 AM
Health care can be a fast-paced, highly regulated marketplace, which requires companies in this business segment to be nimble, innovative and strategic. This also holds true for the companies—both longtime players and innovative startups—in the narrower business of managed vision care.
Monday, October 16, 2017 12:21 AM
LONDON—James Chen, the businessman and philanthropist whose efforts to increase access to vision testing and eyeglasses on a global level led him to found the Clearly campaign
and the non-profit organization, Vision for a Nation
, has just published a book about his ideas and experiences.
Monday, October 16, 2017 12:18 AM
(NYSE: AGN) and its subsidiaries announced Thursday that the company has reached an agreement with InnoPharma Inc. resolving patent litigation regarding U.S. patents covering its Restasis dry eye drug, which are Orange book-listed and will expire on August 27, 2024.