Wednesday, December 7, 2016 12:18 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—Numerous innovative programs have been added to the education curriculum at International Vision Expo East 2017, taking place at the Javits Center in New York, according to an announcement from show organizers.
Monday, December 5, 2016 12:21 AM
has been named as one of seven “top charities” by charity evaluator GiveWell
for its work on treating children for parasitic infections, also called "deworming.” The announcement from GiveWell, a nonprofit that conducts in-depth analysis to find and recommend outstanding charities to donors, comes just in time for the 2016 giving season.
Friday, December 2, 2016 12:21 AM
is issuing a call for nominations for the 2017 Jenny Pomeroy Award for Excellence in Vision and Public Health. The award recognizes an individual, team or organization that has made an outstanding contribution to the field of public health and vision and eye health at a community, state, national and/or international level.
Monday, November 28, 2016 12:24 AM
has declared December as Safe Toys and Gifts Awareness Month.
Monday, November 21, 2016 12:24 AM
FORT WORTH, Texas—Despite news reports that Alcon’s
smart contact lens research project with Alphabet Inc.’s Verily
unit is behind schedule, the company maintains that it is in fact on track, VMail
Monday, November 21, 2016 12:18 AM
IRVINE, Calif.—Allergan founder Gavin Herbert and his wife, Ninetta, have pledged $5 million to advance retinal research at UC Irvine Health’s Gavin Herbert Eye Institute
, the academic eyecare center named in his honor.
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 12:30 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Federal Trade Commission proposed changes to the 2004 Contact Lens Rule, and also provided details on how the public can comment on the agency’s proposal by Jan. 30, 2017.
Monday, November 14, 2016 12:20 AM
Often viewed by ECPs as an unexceptional or niche category, safety Rx (SRx) eyewear is breaking new ground these days with developments in technology that bring more fashion to the category and also make administration of safety programs less of a headache for employers and retailers.
Monday, November 14, 2016 12:18 AM
NEW YORK & NEWARK, Calif.—EyeQue
, a Silicon Valley start-up that develops affordable consumer vision technologies, has been named a CES 2017 Best of Innovation Awards Honoree for its EyeQue Personal Vision Tracker.
Friday, November 11, 2016 12:26 AM
LAVAL, Quebec—Valeant Pharmaceuticals International
(NYSE: VRX) reported that its total revenues in the third quarter ended September 30, 2016 were $2.48 billion versus $2.79 billion in the third quarter of 2015, a decrease of 11 percent.
Friday, November 11, 2016 12:18 AM
LONDON—Mister Spex, a U.K.-based online retailer Mister Spex
released The World Eye Care Coverage Index, an overview of the current status quo of eye health across the world.
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 12:23 AM
NEW YORK—Ophthotech Corp.
(Nasdaq: OPHT) reported a net loss for the quarter ended September 30, 2016 of $60.9 million compared to a net loss of $39.6 million for the same period in 2015.
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 12:21 AM
ST. LOUIS—The University of Missouri-St. Louis marked the debut of its new Patient Care Center for the College of Optometry with a grand opening event, Friday, Nov. 4.