Friday, August 29, 2014 12:33 AM
WILMINGTON, Del.—All but three of the 21
up for auction during the bankruptcy proceedings of MacKeyser Holdings and its subsidiaries (which include American Optical Services) were successfully bid on during the auction held earlier this week on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. All successful bids are pending approval by the bankruptcy judge.
Friday, August 29, 2014 12:30 AM
(NYSE: AGN) has asked the United States District Court for the Central District of California to set an expedited schedule for discovery and a motion for a preliminary injunction against
(NYSE: VRX), Pershing Square Capital Management, L.P. and its principal, William A. Ackman, for violations of the federal securities laws, according to an announcement from Allergan.
Friday, August 29, 2014 12:27 AM
NEW YORK – Millennials expert and author Jeff Fromm has joined the upcoming program, “Digitizing The Store,” a special VM VM LIVE two-hour program, examining how new technologies are transforming the patient experience and doctor/retailer/patient dynamics.
Friday, August 29, 2014 12:24 AM
FORT WORTH, Texas –
, division of
(NYSE: NVS), announced this week that the company has entered into an agreement to acquire Aliso Viejo, Calif.-based
, a privately-held company that developed the ORA System, the first commercialized intra-operative guidance system for cataract surgeons implanting intra-ocular lenses (IOLs).
Friday, August 29, 2014 12:21 AM
ST. LOUIS, Mo.—Vision and dental benefits provider,
has named James W. Scheib, Jr., vice president of sales. He will oversee the sales and account management of the company’s vision and dental commercial products.
Friday, August 29, 2014 12:18 AM
has named Matt Dorling vice president of business development. In his new role, Dorling will support and grow the company’s partnerships within the independent ECP sector across North America and Canada.
Friday, August 29, 2014 12:15 AM
NEW YORK–This week,
offers two Multimedia features.
The first is a video about scientists at the University of California Berkeley who have developed a
that would enable viewers to see it clearly without eyeglasses.
The second feature is a video produced by BusinessInsider.com that shows how Second Sight’s groundbreaking Argus II artificial retina is
making a difference
in the life of Lisa Kulik, one of the first patients to receive the transplant. View them both in
Thursday, August 28, 2014 6:15 AM
announced today that John Carrier, president and CEO of Essilor of America, has been appointed COO of Essilor International, alongside Paul du Saillant and Laurent Vacherot who are long-time co-COOs.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 12:29 AM
GLENDORA, N.J. and WASH D.C.–VMail
has learned that several top management changes have taken place at
Refac Optical Group
, one of the leading optical retailers in the U.S.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 12:28 AM
SACRAMENTO, Calif.—Assembly Bill No. 1877 (AB 1877) requiring the
state health insurance exchange to link buyers to a separate website selling adult vision coverage passed the California Assembly unanimously (73-0) earlier this week on Monday Aug. 25, 2014, following its unanimous approval in the California State Senate (36-0) last week on Thursday Aug. 21, 2014.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 12:15 AM
NEW YORK—How is technology changing the eyewear retail and patient experience? Optical speakers, leaders from various segments of the regional and national retail and eyecare professional sectors, will explain how they’re “Digitizing The Store,” at a special VM LIVE two-hour program.
Monday, August 25, 2014 1:15 PM
Luxottica Group S.p.A.
(NYSE: LUX; MTA: LUX), has called a meeting of its board for Monday, Sept. 1, “to consider its management structure and the position of Andrea Guerra.”
Monday, August 25, 2014 12:30 AM
ALBANY, N.Y.—Jan Cory, an experienced eyewear executive, has been named the new U.S. president of
Silhouette Optical, Ltd.
Monday, August 25, 2014 12:27 AM
(NYSE: AGN) confirmed that Pershing Square Capital has delivered written requests from Allergan stockholders in connection with Pershing’s request to call a Special Meeting.