Wednesday, July 27, 2016 12:24 AM
is acquiring key assets of Exciton
, a Dayton-based technology company with expertise in the development and integration of high performance dyes into the medical, electronic and optical industries.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 12:21 AM
NORWALK, Conn.—The Vision Expo continuing education (CE) program, positively impacts practices and ultimately patients, according to research following Vision Expo East.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 12:18 AM
CHARENTON-LE-PONT, France—Gerard Cottet, a longtime Essilor International
executive who was a principal architect of the company’s transformation from a French optical exporting company into a leading global optical supplier, passed away July 17 at age 84.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 12:15 AM
LAKE FOREST, Calif.—Revision Optics, Inc.
, announced the appointment of Frank Shields to the newly created position of vice president of sales worldwide.
Monday, July 25, 2016 3:45 PM
MILAN—Luxottica Group S.p.A.
(NYSE:LUX) reported today modest gains in net sales and adjusted net income for the first half of 2016 ending June 30.
Monday, July 25, 2016 1:30 PM
NEW YORK—Luxury Optical Holdings
(LOH) announced today that it has named Timothy Mayhew as CEO, effective immediately.
Monday, July 25, 2016 12:21 AM
SYLMAR, Calif.—Second Sight Medical Products
announced that a five-year study of patients who have the Argus II artificial retina implant has yielded positive results.
Monday, July 25, 2016 12:18 AM
LAVAL, Quebec—Valeant Pharmaceuticals International
(NYSE: VRX and TSX: VRX) announced that it has received a Complete Response Letter (CRL) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding the New Drug Application (NDA) for latanoprostene bunod ophthalmic solution, 0.024 percent, an intraocular pressure lowering single-agent eye drop for patients with open angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension.
Monday, July 25, 2016 12:15 AM
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—On the July 27 ‘Power Hour,” the weekly broadcast hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice
, he will share his Power Practice client list of “If I’d only known then what I know now” advice.
Friday, July 22, 2016 12:24 AM
NEW YORK—A proposed rule for Medicare's 2017 Physician Fee Schedule contains several policies that will impact doctors of optometry participating in postoperative care, diabetes care and Medicare Advantage plans.
Friday, July 22, 2016 12:21 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C.—On July 13, Prevent Blindness held its 5th annual Focus on Eye Health National Summit at the National Press Club here and featured presentations from a variety of leading experts in vision and public health. The full webcast and copies of the all the presentations can be found here
Friday, July 22, 2016 12:18 AM
WASHINGTON—The U.S. Department of Justice
and attorneys general from multiple states and the District of Columbia sued yesterday to block Anthem’s proposed acquisition
of Cigna and Aetna’s proposed acquisition of Humana, alleging that the transactions would increase concentration and harm competition across the country, reducing from five to three the number of large, national health insurers in the nation.
Thursday, July 21, 2016 2:20 PM
DALLAS—Essilor of America
has been notified by the federal government that it has an interest in “certain promotional activity occurring in the lens industry” and has requested information concerning several of Essilor of America’s promotions.