Wednesday, January 18, 2017 12:24 AM
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—Howard Purcell, OD, senior vice president of customer development at Essilor will be the guest in today’s episode of “Power Hour,” the weekly broadcast hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice.
Monday, January 16, 2017 12:27 AM
ST. LOUIS—Optometry Cares – The AOA Foundation has announced six recipients of its 2017 scholarships and the recipient of a “one-time Inspiration Award” that was added this year by the family of Dr. Larry J. Alexander.
Monday, January 16, 2017 12:24 AM
MENLO PARK, Calif.—ForSight VISION4 announced that it has been acquired by Roche Holdings Inc.
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.
Monday, January 16, 2017 12:15 AM
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—Gary Gerber, OD, will share strategies about what happens after you hire new staff on the Jan. 18 episode of “Power Hour,” the weekly broadcast hosted by Gerber, founder of The Power Practice.
Friday, January 13, 2017 12:30 AM
PALM SPRINGS, Fla.—Stanton Optical
and My Eyelab
, two optical retailers owned by Vision Precision Holdings
, are embarking on an ambitious expansion plan for 2017, with an expectation of entering a half dozen new markets and opening new locations at a rate of almost three new units per month, according to a Stanton Optical executive.
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 12:21 AM
MASON, Ohio—Haag-Streit USA
and Reliance Medical Products has announced a new national authorized distributor partnership with Walman Instruments
, beginning Jan. 1, 2017.
Friday, January 6, 2017 12:21 AM
ATLANTA—SECO International has assembled a group of top-flight speakers to kick off its inaugural MedPRO360
event, a one-day business management program for health care professionals in private practices across a range of specialties.
Monday, January 2, 2017 12:24 AM
, one of Canada’s largest and fastest-growing eyecare companies, has added two locations in a further expansion of its footprint in the Canadian market.
Wednesday, December 28, 2016 12:24 AM
FORT WORTH, Texas—Alcon
has decided to end its Unilateral Pricing Policy (UPP) for contact lenses in a move the company said will bring an end to “competitive imbalance” that exists because of a Utah state law that prohibits such pricing strategies in Utah.
Wednesday, December 28, 2016 12:21 AM
, a company which specializes in bringing state-of-the-art mobile vision centers on-site to businesses, announced that it has expanded to Chicago, enabling employees to get a comprehensive eye exam at their place of work in 15 minutes.
Monday, December 26, 2016 12:27 PM
DENVER—A U.S. Court of Appeals ruled against three leading contact lens makers in their bid to delay enforcement of a Utah law that prohibits minimum retail pricing policies.
Monday, December 26, 2016 12:18 PM
DULUTH, Ga.—National Vision Inc.
and Boys & Girls Clubs of America
have been recognized for their effort to provide eyecare to American youth by the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Foundation, which has awarded National Vision with the 2016 Retailer Community Support Award.
Wednesday, December 21, 2016 12:33 AM
announced yesterday that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Encore Vision
, a privately-held company in Fort Worth, Texas, that has developed eye drops for treating presbyopia.
Wednesday, December 21, 2016 12:30 AM
HYDERABAD, India—Microsoft India
and the L V Prasad Eye Institute
have teamed up to launch the Microsoft Intelligent Network for Eyecare (MINE), which they describe as “a global consortium of commercial, research and academic institutions who have joined to apply artificial intelligence to help in the elimination of avoidable blindness and scale delivery of eyecare services worldwide.”