Wednesday, April 23, 2014 12:33 AM
(NYSE: AGN) confirmed yesterday that it has received an unsolicited proposal from
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International
(NYSE/TSX: VRX) to acquire all of Allergan’s outstanding shares for a
combination of 0.83 of Valeant common shares and $48.30 in cash per
share of Allergan’s common stock.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 12:27 AM
NEW YORK—Services will be held today for Thomas R. Maskery, Jr., 52, who passed away on April 18, after a long illness.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 12:24 AM
, along with
Perry Ellis International
have announced the renewal of their Original Penguin eyewear license.
The renewal will span five years and includes optical eyewear, optical
sunwear and retail sunwear.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 12:21 AM
(Nasdaq:TEAR) announced the appointment of Paul Smith to its senior
management team in the newly created position of vice president,
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 12:18 AM
Essilor of America
is launching a national advertising campaign to introduce consumers to
the benefits of progressive lenses and the technology behind
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 12:15 AM
MADISON, Wis.—The Great Glasses Play Day, a volunteer event intended to
celebrate and unite children who are glasses-wearers or are otherwise
visually impaired, is calling on ECPs and the public to join in
commemorating the third annual initiative Saturday, May 3 through
Sunday, May 4, 2014.
Monday, April 21, 2014 12:27 AM
Optometry Giving Sight
welcomed members to its newly established “Circle of Sight” at a special function sponsored by
Hoya Vision Care
at the Vision Source Exchange meeting in Boston on April 11, 2014.
Monday, April 21, 2014 12:24 AM
provided free eyecare to 1,100 uninsured and underinsured children during “Give Kids Sight Day” on April 12.
Monday, April 21, 2014 12:21 AM
a nonprofit organization supporting research and providing public
education to help eradicate brain and eye diseases, announced yesterday
that it will be distributing more than $8.7 million in grants to 59
research projects in six countries, 19 states and the District of
Columbia to aid in the efforts to cure Alzheimer’s disease, macular
degeneration and glaucoma.
Monday, April 21, 2014 12:18 AM
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—Issues surrounding employee theft are the topic to
be addressed by forensic accountant Joel Charkatz on the April 23
edition of the “Power Hour,” the weekly radio broadcast hosted by Gary
Gerber, OD, founder of
The Power Practice
Monday, April 21, 2014 12:15 AM
NEW YORK—The annual Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in
Palms Springs, Calif. not only brings all the hottest music acts to the
desert but also brought out all the hot young things in this week’s
Bold Face: Desert Beauties
in sunglasses from Marchon, Baumvision, Safilo and Marcolin.
Friday, April 18, 2014 12:27 AM
NEW YORK—According to the
Jobson Optical Research
Optical Business Barometer (OBB) report, the overall optical business
rating among independent ECPs rose in March 2014 to a rating of 3.72
from a February rating of 3.65.
Friday, April 18, 2014 12:24 AM
ST. LOUIS—The American Optometric Association (AOA) has begun its search
for a new executive director following the departure of Barry Barresi,
OD, PhD, as
by VMail Dec. 11, 2013.