Wednesday, August 24, 2016 12:24 AM
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.—VSP Vision Care
has released its Eye Health Index
, featuring the top 10 eye-healthy cities in the U.S. Reno, Nevada, tops the 2016 Index as the nation’s most eye-healthy city.
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 12:21 AM
FARMER’S BRANCH, Texas—PFO Global
is expanding the sales team for its Optima lens brand with the addition of three regional managers.
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 12:18 AM
DUBLIN, Ireland—Presbia PLC
(NASDAQ: LENS) announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Presbia Ireland, Ltd. recently completed the purchase of the assets of Switzerland-based Neoptics AG, including its intellectual property portfolio for an aggregate purchase price of $1.5 million.
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 12:15 AM
NEW YORK—Contact Lens Health Week
, a campaign created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to increase public awareness and promote healthy contact lens wear and care kicked off Monday, Aug. 22 with a live Twitter chat.
Monday, August 22, 2016 12:27 AM
CARROLLTON, Texas—Nouveau Eyewear
will debut its biggest launch for girls’ eyewear at Vision Expo West with its multi-year license for My Little Pony prescription eyewear.
Monday, August 22, 2016 12:24 AM
CHICAGO—According to recent data from Prevent Blindness
, more injuries occur from water and pool activities than any other sport.
Monday, August 22, 2016 12:21 AM
, a division of Novartis
, announced that JeanMarie Davis, OD, FAAO, has been appointed as director of professional relations and practitioner partnerships as part of the U.S vision care professional affairs team.
Monday, August 22, 2016 12:18 AM
has been honored by the Puerto Rico Manufacturers Association
(PRMA) with a series of prestigious environmental, health and safety awards which recognize advancements in its Puerto Rico high volume production facility.
Monday, August 22, 2016 12:15 AM
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—Dr. Cheryl Engels, senior consultant from the Power Practice is the next guest on the Aug. 24 edition of “Power Hour,” the weekly show hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, and founder of The Power Practice
Friday, August 19, 2016 12:24 AM
NORWALK, Conn.—Attendees will have a free opportunity to engage and discuss relevant topics in a non-traditional, dynamic learning format with pop-up talks occurring at International Vision Expo—to be held in Las Vegas this September at the Sands Expo & Convention Center (Education: Sept. 14-17, 2016; Exhibition: Sept. 15-17, 2016).
Friday, August 19, 2016 12:21 AM
NEW YORK—One of the country’s innovative optometrists, Michael Kling, OD, owner and CEO of Invision Optometry
of San Diego, Calif. has joined the roster of speakers who will be addressing the topic of “Customer X 360,” examining how a mix of cutting edge technologies, data management and unique presentations are changing the customer experience, the theme of a new VM LIVE event at Vision Expo West on Wednesday, Sept. 14.
Friday, August 19, 2016 12:18 AM
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina—Safilo Group
[SFL.IM] has announced its return to the Argentina market with the signing of a distribution agreement with OCSA SLR of Messrs. Cosentino, experienced commercial operators with a high reputation and tradition in the market, the company noted.
Friday, August 19, 2016 12:15 AM
announced the return of the Research Proposal Competition to the 2016 Envision Conference, taking place Sept. 7 to 10 in Denver.
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 12:24 AM
WASHINGTON D.C.—ECPs and retailers who want to improve knowledge and communications to patients about contact lenses and eye health can take part in encouraging healthy contact lens wear by participating in the third annual Contact Lens Health week, an observance scheduled for Aug. 22 to 26, 2016.