Two Optical Tech Companies Are Finalists for AAL Smart Ageing Challenge Prize

By Staff
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 12:18 AM BRUSSELS—Two optical technology companies are among the 15 finalists that have been shortlisted for the AAL Smart Ageing Challenge prize, which is offering €50,000 for the best innovation that uses the Internet of Things to empower older adults to achieve the quality of life they aspire to, socially and independently.

Satisloh Expands North American Headquarters

By Staff
Monday, June 27, 2016 12:24 AM GERMANTOWN, Wis.—Satisloh North America recently completed a 13,000 square foot addition to its warehouse here as well as moving its training program into space vacated by another tenant.

PSI and Don Company Sign Authorized Distributor Agreement for AR

By Staff
Friday, June 24, 2016 12:18 AM SEOUL, Korea—The Don Company, based here, has signed Practical Systems, Inc. (PSI) as its authorized distributor in North, Central and South America.

California Establishes Safe Harbor Limit for BpA

By Staff
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 12:24 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment published its Maximum Allowable Dose Level  for BpA on June 17.

Materialise and Luxexcel to Develop Additive Manufacturing Processor

By Staff
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 12:21 AM LEUVEN, Belgium—Materialise NV (NASDAQ: MTLS), a provider of additive manufacturing software and 3D printing technology for the medical, industrial and eyewear markets, announced that it is collaborating with Luxexcel, a Dutch start-up of customized 3D printed optics.

The Eye-Q Factor: Raising Your Patients’ Knowledge Through Automated Education

By Staff
Monday, June 20, 2016 12:00 AM Using automated communication tools, doctors can now direct relevant education to their patients, wherever and whenever, on their preferred electronic device. In the information age, while the good news is that patients have access to a wealth of information, the bad news is that the information can often be random and disorganized.

Lumus Raises $15 Million to Scale Expansion

By Staff
Friday, June 17, 2016 12:23 AM RECHOVOT, Israel—Lumus Ltd. a developer of high-end transparent near-to-eye displays for augmented reality (AR), mixed reality (MR) and smart eyewear, announced yesterday that it has received $15 million of funding led by Shanda Group, a global private investment group, along with Crystal-Optech, a leading Chinese photo-electric component manufacturer.

PFO Global Relocates Optima Lens Business to Dallas

By Staff
Friday, June 17, 2016 12:18 AM FARMER’S BRANCH, Texas—Optima, a PFO Global  brand of spectacle lenses, has relocated its administrative and warehousing facilities from Stratford, Conn. to PFO Global’s national headquarters here.

Maria Petruccelli Named Director of Brand Marketing, Americas for Hoya Vision Care, North America

By Staff
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 12:21 AM MISSISSAUGA, ON—Maria Petruccelli has joined the global marketing team of Hoya Vision Care, North America in Lewisville, Texas as director of brand marketing, Americas.

Scleral Lenses Is the Topic of the June 15 ‘Power Hour’

By Staff
Monday, June 13, 2016 12:15 AM FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—Scleral lenses is the topic of the June 15 edition of “The Power Hour,” the weekly show hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice.

Satisloh NA Begins New Canadian Fulfillment Relationship

By Staff
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 12:27 AM GERMANTOWN, Wis.— Satisloh North America is strengthening support for its Canadian customers by partnering with third-party logistics company, Icecorp, in Mississauga, Ontario for consumables inventory and fulfillment.

Co-Managed Website Marketing Is a Solution
For Busy Modern Eyes Optometry

By Bonnie Viera, CLICK Contributor
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 4:15 PM

NEW YORK—Starting a new practice is a huge venture; attracting new patients often consumes more time than doctors have available. Howard Wang, OD, owner and practitioner at Modern Eyes Optometry found himself in this predicament when he opened his practice in Carlsbad, Calif., in 2015.

[Partner Post] Calculate Your EHR Software Costs With This Online Calculator

By Staff
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 4:10 PM When making any purchase in your eyecare practice, cost is always a big factor, especially when you’re making big investments on things like inventory, equipment or software. The buying process on big investments can be stressful enough, and then on top of that you have to sit down and calculate the costs of each system.

CooperVision’s EyeCare Prime Introduces LensFerry S

By CLICK Staff
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 4:05 PM In response to the increased frequency with which eyecare practitioners are prescribing one-day contact lenses, EyeCare Prime, a subsidiary of CooperVision, Inc. has launched an additional version of its LensFerry service—LensFerry S. The service enables practices to offer patients subscription-based ordering of their one-day contact lenses.

Smart Vision Labs Appoints Wallace Lovejoy to its Board

By Staff
Monday, June 6, 2016 12:24 AM NEW YORK—Smart Vision Labs has appointed Wallace Lovejoy to its board of directors. Lovejoy brings to the board 33 years of leadership in the optical industry.