Wednesday, July 29, 2015 12:24 AM
CHICAGO—After anticipating the launch of the new online refraction service from Opternative
for well over a year now, those in the field of optometry must wait no longer to see how the service actually functions.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 12:21 AM
FRANKFORT, Ky.—In response to a new Kentucky state law
(HB 465), Cigna
will discontinue VSP Vision Care’s
integrated Primary EyeCare Program (IPEC), effective Sept. 15, 2015.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 12:18 AM
JERUSALEM—Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
(NYSE and TASE:TEVA) announced earlier this week that it has signed a definitive agreement with Allergan
(NYSE:AGN) to acquire Allergan Generics in a transaction valued at $40.5 billion.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 8:05 AM
SYDNEY, Australia – A global leader in eyecare and vision research, internationally renowned and awarded scientist and humanitarian, Professor Brien Holden OAM, CEO of Brien Holden Vision Institute
, a Professor at the School of Optometry and Vision Science at UNSW Australia, passed away suddenly here on July 27 of a heart attack, at 73.
Monday, July 27, 2015 12:30 AM
CARLSBAD, Calif. –SynergEyes Inc.
appointed Bob Ferrigno as senior vice president of global sales and marketing which became effective on July 20, 2015.
Monday, July 27, 2015 12:27 AM
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. And BLOOMFIELD, Conn.—While the full impact of Anthem, Inc.’s
(NYSE: ANTM) planned acquisition of Cigna Corp.
(NYSE: CI) (reported
Friday, July 24, 2015) won’t be clear until after its closing, which is expected during the second half of 2016, it will surely have a major impact on managed vision care.
Monday, July 27, 2015 12:24 AM
DALLAS—Generational differences can cause conflict and misunderstandings in the workplace because generations do speak a different language based on when they grew up and the different cultural events and experiences happening at that time.
Monday, July 27, 2015 12:21 AM
NEW YORK—The Accessories Council
has announced its first round of honorees for the 19th annual Accessories Council Excellence Awards (2015 ACE Awards).
Monday, July 27, 2015 12:18 AM
New York—In its listings of the best U.S. hospitals for 2015-2016, U.S. News & World Report ranked the top 13 ophthalmology hospitals
Monday, July 27, 2015 12:15 AM
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—An autorefractor in a smartphone. What does it mean for your practice? Guests from Smart Vision Labs
will discuss it on the July 29 edition of “Power Hour,” the weekly radio broadcast hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice
Friday, July 24, 2015 9:30 AM
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. and BLOOMFIELD, Conn.—Anthem, Inc.
(NYSE: ANTM) and Cigna Corp.
(NYSE: CI) announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement for Anthem to acquire Cigna.
Friday, July 24, 2015 12:33 AM
CUMMING, Ga.—Briot and Visionix, brands of Luneau Technology
announced that Matt Cevasco, who had served as president and general manager since September, 2010, is transitioning to the role of consultant on special projects for the company.
Friday, July 24, 2015 12:30 AM
NASHVILLE, Tenn.—The Energeyes Association
of corporate-affiliated optometrists added one seat to its board of directors and appointed Vincent Facchiano, OD, FAAO, as it fourteenth board member.
Friday, July 24, 2015 12:27 AM
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.—Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Inc. (JJVC) plans a major expansion to its production and laboratory facilities here with a capital investment of $301 million, Florida Governor Rick Scott announced Wed., July 22, 2015.