Wednesday, March 15, 2017 12:18 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The American Optometric Association
(AOA) this week called on government, private sector and nonprofit stakeholders to join forces in making eye health and vision care a national priority.
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 12:27 AM
SYLMAR, Calif.—Second Sight Medical Products
(NASDAQ:EYES), developer of the Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System, has appointed David Jacques vice president of research and development.
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 12:21 AM
AUSTIN,Texas—The Vision Council
will be sponsoring the official health lounge at South by Southwest
(SXSW)—an annual conglomerate of film, interactive media, music and health festivals and conferences here to educate attendees about the harmful side effects of blue light and digital eye strain, as well as the lens technology solutions available.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 12:18 AM
PLEASANTON, Calif.—In support of its ongoing commitment to provide basic eyecare to underserved populations around the world, EyeCare Prime
has partnered with Optometry Giving Sight
to introduce its own philanthropic initiative, LensFerry S Gives Sight, according to an announcement from EyeCare Prime.
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 12:27 AM
(NYSE: AGN) this week announced the launch of its “See America” campaign, a new U.S.-focused initiative to fight preventable blindness and to advocate for making vision health “a priority for all Americans.”
Friday, February 3, 2017 12:24 AM
BRIDGEWATER, N.J.—February is National Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Awareness Month and Bausch + Lomb
along with Prevent Blindness
are partnering for a second year in a row on the #WhyEyeFight Campaign.
Monday, January 30, 2017 12:21 AM
has named Sushanta Mallick to its ophthalmics team as vice president and global development lead for clinical development, ophthalmics, according to a company announcement.
Friday, January 27, 2017 12:18 AM
BAKERSFIELD, Calif.—Last week, Advanced Center for Eyecare
(ACE) and Bakersfield City School District, in partnership with OneSight
, opened its first system of school-based vision centers in California presented by Oakley.
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 12:27 AM
BRIDGEWATER, N.J.—Bausch + Lomb
, said it has won its patent infringement lawsuit with Vitamin Health Inc.
in U.S. District Court and will receive an undisclosed sum from Vitamin Health.
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 12:18 AM
NEW YORK—The Mount Sinai Health System
earlier this week announced plans to develop the Mount Sinai/New York Eye and Ear (NYEE) Eye and Vision Research Institute, a facility that the health system said would be “the first of its kind in the New York City metropolitan region.”
Monday, January 16, 2017 12:21 AM
NEW YORK—Smart Vision Labs
has formed a partnership with Brille24
, a leading German online optical retailer.
Monday, January 16, 2017 12:18 AM
(NYSE:UNM), a leader in employee benefits, earlier this week said it is entering a new market with the launch of Unum Vision and Unum Dental, a move that was planned as a follow-up to its April 2016 acquisition of the parent company of Starmount Life Insurance Company
and Always Care Benefits, an independent vision and dental benefits provider.
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 12:23 AM
SYLMAR, Calif.—Second Sight Medical Products, Inc.
(Nasdaq:EYES) a developer, manufacturer and marketer of implantable visual prosthetics to provide some useful vision to blind patients, has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a rights offering to its existing stockholders.
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 12:18 AM
MESA, Ariz.—Paragon Vision Sciences
, a leader in orthokeratology, today announced approval from the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) and commercial availability of its corneal reshaping/orthokeratology brand, Paragon CRT Contact Lenses in China.