Wednesday, April 26, 2017 12:33 AM
, one of Canada’s largest providers of ophthalmic products and services, has named Dr. Michael Naugle as director of optometric partnerships, a new role at the company.
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 12:27 AM
NEW YORK—Ophthotech Corporation
, a biopharmaceutical company specializing in the development of therapeutics for diseases of the eye, announced that David R. Guyer, MD, a co-founder, CEO and chairman of the board of Ophthotech, will transition to executive chairman, effective July 1, 2017.
Monday, April 24, 2017 12:18 AM
ORLANDO, Fla.—The American Academy of Optometry
has named the recipients of the 2017 Student Travel Fellowship Awards.
Friday, April 21, 2017 12:30 AM
, the adjustable focus eyewear manufacturer based here, announced that John Kennedy was appointed chief executive officer, effective March 1.
Friday, April 21, 2017 12:27 AM
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.—Steve Wright, most recently president of VSP Global’s
Omni-Channel Solutions business, has retired. Wright’s retirement was announced internally last week and is effective immediately.
Friday, April 21, 2017 12:15 AM
PARSIPPANY, N.J.— Jeffrey J. Wolfe, 59, long-time director of Management Information Systems/IT for Safilo USA, passed away on April 14 at Hackensack University Medical Center in Hackensack, N.J.
Monday, April 17, 2017 12:27 AM
NOVATO, Calif.—Lidia Vargas, a highly admired former director of HR for SOLA Optical USA, passed away from cancer on April 9.
Friday, April 14, 2017 12:30 AM
NEW YORK—Each year, the Vision Choice Awards distinguish the best products as voted upon by show attendees. Here are the winners of the 2017 Vision Choice Awards.
Friday, April 14, 2017 12:24 AM
MONTREAL, Quebec—WestGroupe USA
has appointed Gino Skulick III to the position of Western Regional sales director.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 12:33 AM
PARIS—The board of directors of the Silmo Association, the founding proprietor of the Silmo Paris
Exhibition, has unanimously elected Amelie Morel as the new Silmo Paris president.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 12:27 AM
NEW YORK—Robert Messa, a co- founder with Philip Wolman of For Eyes Optical
/Insight Optical Manufacturing and its vice president for nearly 40 years, passed away unexpectedly on April 6.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 12:21 AM
SYLMAR, Calif.—Second Sight Medical Products
(NASDAQ: EYES) announced that its chairman, Robert Greenberg, MD, PhD, will be inducted as a National Academy of Inventors
(NAI) Fellow at a ceremony to be held this evening at the Sixth Annual Conference of the National Academy of Inventors at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum in Boston, Mass.
Monday, April 10, 2017 12:30 AM
MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich.—Ten years ago, Ken Stann and Rob Farrell, OD, purchased SVS Vision and launched a successful management partnership.