Wednesday, December 04, 2013 9:30 AM
, through its affiliate Marcolin USA, and
., have announced they have finalized the acquisition of
, effective today. The news was first
on Oct. 24.
Wednesday, December 04, 2013 12:30 AM
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. and LINTHICUM, Md.—The merger of managed vision care leaders,
, has received final approval.
Wednesday, December 04, 2013 12:27 AM
, a wholly owned subsidiary of the
American Optometric Association
has recently partnered with Healthcare Professional Funding (HPF), a
subsidiary of the Bank of Maine, to offer financing for optometrists.
Wednesday, December 04, 2013 12:24 AM
OMAHA, Neb.—Frank J. Besch, president and CEO of
Barnett & Ramel Optical
, died in an automobile crash near Omaha on Nov. 21. He was 54 years old.
Wednesday, December 04, 2013 12:21 AM
OMAHA, Neb.—George Trobaugh, special projects manager for
Barnett & Ramel Optical
, died in an automobile crash near Omaha on Nov. 21. He was 59 years old.
Wednesday, December 04, 2013 12:18 AM
Television shows with ensemble casts generally have wide
appeal because there is always at least one person on the team the
viewers can relate to or laugh at. In the latest edition of
Bold Face: Ensembles
now live on VisionMonday.com
features three stars that are part of larger casts but still manage to
stand out all on their own in their stylish eyewear from Marchon,
Marcolin and Luxottica.
Monday, December 02, 2013 12:27 AM
(ESSI.PA) ) has acquired a 50 percent stake in Xiamen Yarui Optical
Company Ltd, China's leading supplier of mid-range sunglasses.
Monday, December 02, 2013 12:24 AM
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The National Association of Vision Care Plans is urging
its member plans to promote vision benefits to employers and consumers.
With support from
National Association of Vision Care Plans
(NAVCP) released a position paper summarizing the results of
presentations and discussions among NAVCP medical directors that focused
on strategies to increase interest in the vision benefit in a changing
health care environment.
Monday, December 02, 2013 12:21 AM
NEW YORK—The Optometric Center of New York (OCNY), the philanthropic arm of the
SUNY College of Optometry
, has received a series of recent grants that have helped to establish a unique partnership between the College and the
in New York City that provides high-quality vision care for a segment of the city’s underserved population.
Monday, December 02, 2013 12:18 AM
Southern College of Optometry
(SCO) has opened a full-service vision clinic at the University of Memphis (U of M).
Monday, December 02, 2013 12:15 AM
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—In a session of "Power Hour," which will air this
week on Tuesday, Dec. 3, the topic of corneal reshaping will be explored
with featured guest, Nick Despotidis, OD. "
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 12:24 AM
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. and RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.—
, a leader in eye and vision health solutions, and
, a leading
e-commerce site for designer eyewear, have partnered to provide a
cost-effective online solution for Superior members to purchase
additional pairs of glasses and sunglasses.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 12:21 AM
Kate Spade LLC
, owned by
Fifth & Pacific Companies Inc
(FNP:NYSE), have announced the signing of a five-year North American
eyewear licensing agreement for the design, production and distribution
of Jack Spade, and a three-year extension of the current Kate Spade New
York international licensing agreement.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 12:19 AM
ST. LOUIS— Ed Iwinski, optical industry veteran of over 43 years, passed
away on Tuesday, Nov. 12, in his home near Chicago. He was 73 years
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 12:18 AM
Prevent Blindness America
(PBA) is asking eyecare practitioners, advocates and policymakers to
“save the date” for the third annual Focus on Eye Health National
Summit, scheduled to take place on June 18, 2014 at the National Press
Club in Washington, D.C.