Wednesday, October 18, 2017 12:30 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The latest numbers from The Vision Council’s
VisionWatch survey reflect that the overall vision care market grew 0.2 percent, or nearly $85.7 million, in the 12 months ending June 2017.
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 12:27 AM
MARSHALL, Texas—A federal judge here ruled that four Allergan
patents related to the dry eye treatment Restasis are invalid.
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 12:24 AM
has appointed Laura Viscovich as vice president corporate communications.
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 12:21 AM
MONTREAL, Quebec—WestGroupe USA
has announced the appointment of Heidi Orlando to the position of Northeast regional sales director.
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 12:15 AM
LAKE BUENA, Fla.—"I believe the future visit to the optician might be more like a trip to the Apple Store," declared Ted Gioia during his keynote speech at the annual OptiCon Conference
held here from Oct. 6 to 8.
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 8:30 AM
has filed a suit against Warby Parker
here, claiming that Warby Parker has stolen its online eye test.
Monday, October 16, 2017 11:45 AM
DULUTH, Ga.—National Vision Holdings Inc. announced the launch of its planned initial public offering (IPO), which, if fully subscribed, could raise about $363 million, according to a filing with the SEC.
Monday, October 16, 2017 12:36 AM
CHICAGO—Johnson & Johnson Vision’s
recent acquisition of the contact lens subscription service Sightbox
is viewed as both a way to expand the overall contact lens category and to bring back some of the “respect” that eye health and eye exams should command in their role at the center of the contact lens experience, executives of the companies said at a briefing here Friday.
Monday, October 16, 2017 12:33 AM
, the global eyecare software company based here, has announced the appointment of longtime optical industry executive Jim McGrann to its global board.
Monday, October 16, 2017 12:30 AM
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.—GSRx, Inc.
, a lens and technology coating supplier, has launched ProperOptics.com
, an optical e-commerce site created to provide independent eyecare practices with an online presence to capture more optical sales.
Monday, October 16, 2017 12:27 AM
NEW YORK—The final voting deadline has been extended one more day to 11:59 pm tomorrow, Tuesday, Oct. 17 for the Vision Monday
Magazine's ninth annual EyeVote Reader’s Choice Awards to identify
the optical industry’s favorite products and companies this year.
Monday, October 16, 2017 12:24 AM
LOS ANGELES—l.a. Eyeworks
, the Los Angeles-based independent designer and producer of limited edition eyewear has announced a distribution partnership with Sydney, Australia-based ProOptics
, effective immediately.
Monday, October 16, 2017 12:21 AM
LONDON—James Chen, the businessman and philanthropist whose efforts to increase access to vision testing and eyeglasses on a global level led him to found the Clearly campaign
and the non-profit organization, Vision for a Nation
, has just published a book about his ideas and experiences.
Monday, October 16, 2017 12:18 AM
(NYSE: AGN) and its subsidiaries announced Thursday that the company has reached an agreement with InnoPharma Inc. resolving patent litigation regarding U.S. patents covering its Restasis dry eye drug, which are Orange book-listed and will expire on August 27, 2024.