Friday, January 20, 2017 12:24 AM
has formed a partnership with the new global organization See Now
that will develop and take a new campaign to end avoidable blindness in the U.S. to congressional leaders.
Friday, January 20, 2017 12:18 AM
COSTA MESA, Calif.—CareCredit
, which offers a flexible payment option for at more than 200,000 locations across the U.S., is marking its 30th anniversary this year.
Friday, January 20, 2017 12:15 AM
MIAMI—Steven J. Gedde, MD, professor of ophthalmology at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute of the University of Miami
, part of UHealth—the University of Miami Health System, was awarded the 2016 Straatsma Award for Excellence in Resident Education. The award recognizes and celebrates an outstanding residency program director in ophthalmology.
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 12:27 AM
BRIDGEWATER, N.J.—Bausch + Lomb
, said it has won its patent infringement lawsuit with Vitamin Health Inc.
in U.S. District Court and will receive an undisclosed sum from Vitamin Health.
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 12:24 AM
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—Howard Purcell, OD, senior vice president of customer development at Essilor will be the guest in today’s episode of “Power Hour,” the weekly broadcast hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice.
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 12:21 AM
LOUISVILLE, K.Y.—Kenmark Eyewea
r has announced the renewal of an exclusive license agreement for the development, production and worldwide distribution of eyewear for Vera Wang.
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 12:18 AM
NEW YORK—The Mount Sinai Health System
earlier this week announced plans to develop the Mount Sinai/New York Eye and Ear (NYEE) Eye and Vision Research Institute, a facility that the health system said would be “the first of its kind in the New York City metropolitan region.”
Monday, January 16, 2017 4:15 PM
NEW YORK—Although the news of Essilor’s
planned merger with Luxottica Group
traveled through the world’s financial markets at cyber speed today, VMail
has learned that the complex process of combining the two eyewear industry giants into a behemoth valued at nearly €50 billion will occur gradually over the next three to four years.
Monday, January 16, 2017 12:30 AM
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.—At Essilor of America’s
national sales meeting, held here last week, the company’s Independent Distribution Division (IDD) recognized selected independent laboratory partners for outstanding achievements.
Monday, January 16, 2017 12:27 AM
ST. LOUIS—Optometry Cares – The AOA Foundation has announced six recipients of its 2017 scholarships and the recipient of a “one-time Inspiration Award” that was added this year by the family of Dr. Larry J. Alexander.
Monday, January 16, 2017 12:24 AM
MENLO PARK, Calif.—ForSight VISION4 announced that it has been acquired by Roche Holdings Inc.
Monday, January 16, 2017 12:21 AM
NEW YORK—Smart Vision Labs
has formed a partnership with Brille24
, a leading German online optical retailer.
Monday, January 16, 2017 12:18 AM
(NYSE:UNM), a leader in employee benefits, earlier this week said it is entering a new market with the launch of Unum Vision and Unum Dental, a move that was planned as a follow-up to its April 2016 acquisition of the parent company of Starmount Life Insurance Company
and Always Care Benefits, an independent vision and dental benefits provider.