Thursday, September 18, 2014 12:36 AM
LAS VEGAS—Vision Expo West continues to grow and refine the show experience year after year and 2014 is no different as show organizers continue to build upon the success of the last 25 years. This year, Expo features nearly 400 hours of continuing education, more than 50 special events and 350 exhibiting brands.
Thursday, September 18, 2014 12:33 AM
has partnered with musician Will.i.am and designer George Gorrow on a collection of eyewear called ill.i.
Thursday, September 18, 2014 12:30 AM
LAS VEGAS—Across continents, in science laboratories, human eyecare missions, medical offices and technology companies, the field of “sight” touches billions of people.
Thursday, September 18, 2014 12:27 AM
ST. LOUIS—Membership in the
American Optometric Association
(AOA) has reached a total of 39,000 as of the third quarter of 2014, the organization announced.
Thursday, September 18, 2014 12:24 AM
have announced a licensing agreement to produce women’s eyewear, which will launch in March 2015 at optical and department stores.
Thursday, September 18, 2014 12:21 AM
MELVILLE, N.Y.—Marchon Eyewear, Inc. has announced the naming of Connie Lai as the new managing director, Asia Pacific, reporting directly to Nicola Zotta, managing director EMEA and Asia.
Thursday, September 18, 2014 12:18 AM
has announced that Timothy (Timm) Parker has been named executive vice president of product, design and marketing, effective September 2014.
Thursday, September 18, 2014 12:15 AM
NEW YORK—With children spending four hours and more on electronic devices by choice and now 32 percent using e-books and textbooks at school, according to the American Optometric Association’s (AOA) Eye-Q Survey, the AOA’s
“A B ‘Sees’ of Heading Back to School” infographic
provides a quick reference for keeping children’s eyes healthy.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 5:30 PM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—R. Michael (Mike) Daley has been named as the chief executive officer of
The Vision Council
, effective Oct. 1, 2014, following the previously announced retirement of Ed Greene, who has led the organization for the past eight years.
Monday, September 15, 2014 7:45 AM
LAS VEGAS—Last week, on Friday Sept. 12, 2014,
Luxury Optical Holdings
(LOH) acquired privately held, luxury eyewear company,
Robert Marc Eyewear
and its wholesale and retail subsidiaries.
Monday, September 15, 2014 12:30 AM
is launching a prescription eyewear service model designed to provide rapid delivery of finished eyewear within local markets.
Monday, September 15, 2014 12:27 AM
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. –
VSP Optics Group
, a division of
, has announced a new licensing agreement with
, which will provide the exclusive rights to manufacture and distribute optical-related products under the Sharper Image brand.
Monday, September 15, 2014 12:24 AM
BROOKLYN, N.Y. –
Zimco Optics, Inc.
has named a new VP of operations, Joseph Reek, who will oversee operations and customer service for the 40-year-old eyewear company.
Monday, September 15, 2014 12:18 AM
Bausch + Lomb
celebrated the opening of its new Ultra contact lens manufacturing lines and solar array assembly at the company’s Optics Center with a ribbon-cutting ceremony here earlier this week on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014.