Hoya Vision Care North America Acquires Nexus Vision Group

By Staff
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 12:15 PM LEWISVILLE, Texas—Hoya Vision Care announced today the acquisition of Nexus Vision Group, headquartered in Grove City, Ohio, and its affiliated laboratory partners in five states. The purchase price was not announced.

VM Announces First Speakers for Summit ‘BrainStorm’

By Staff
Tuesday, February 2, 2016 12:30 AM NEW YORK—Experts in digital medicine, neuroscience, wearable technology and retailing have joined the roster of speakers at Vision Monday’s 10th annual Global Leadership Summit, VM announced. The day-long conference, one of the most anticipated events in the eyewear and optical industry for senior level executives, will take place April 13, 2016 at The Times Center in New York.

Hoya Reports Lackluster Results for 3Q 2015

By Staff
Monday, February 1, 2016 12:22 AM TOKYO—Hoya Corp. (TOKYO: 7741) reported sales of 127,645 million yen for the third quarter ended Dec. 31, 2015, a 0.4 percent decrease from the same period last year.

Adlens Restructures Management Team to Support AdlensFocuss Launch

By Staff
Friday, January 29, 2016 12:24 AM OXFORD, U.K.—Adjustable focus eyewear maker Adlens, based here, has announced a series of strategic appointments and promotions within its management team.

Topcon Corporation Forms a Strategic Alliance With EMR Supplier ifa Systems AG

By Staff
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 12:15 AM TOKYO—Topcon Corporation, has acquired 50.1 percent shares of ifa systems AG, a company listed in the Entry Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, Germany.

5 Tips for Building a Great Online Reputation

By Randy Tran, Contributing Editor
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 3:15 PM SAN DIEGO—Why is your online reputation important? Your online reputation is the most important factor people consider when deciding whether to choose your practice. A survey exploring online-purchasing and decision-making behavior found that an overwhelming 88 percent of online users base their buying and service-provider decisions on online reviews.

COOL TOOLS: Using Widgets to Display Your Instagram Photos

By CLICK Staff
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 3:10 PM

Instagram is reporting over 300 million active monthly users who like about 2.5 billion photos and videos per day. But currently the only way to display Instagram photos on your website or blog is with a third-party widget.

New Seiko Optical Website

By CLICK Staff
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 3:05 PM NEW YORK—Hoya Vision Care has launched a new website for its Seiko Optical U.S. subsidiary at www.seikovision.com.

VM Announces First Speakers for Summit ‘BrainStorm’

By Staff
Monday, January 25, 2016 12:27 AM NEW YORK—Experts in digital medicine, neuroscience, wearable technology and retailing have joined the roster of speakers at Vision Monday’s 10th annual Global Leadership Summit, VM announced today.

EyeXam’s Dr. Nikki Iravani Is Guest on Jan. 27 ‘Power Hour’

By Staff
Monday, January 25, 2016 12:15 AM FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.— EyeXam founder and CEO, Dr. Nikki Iravani will be the guest on the Jan. 27 edition of “The Power Hour,” the weekly broadcast hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice

Sacramento Kings Announce Legacy Partnership With VSP Global

By Staff
Friday, January 22, 2016 12:21 AM SACRAMENTO, Calif.—The NBA’s Sacramento Kings announced a Legacy Partnership with VSP Global.

Social Media for ODs: 6 Reasons You're Losing Followers

By CLICK Staff
Wednesday, January 20, 2016 12:10 PM AUSTIN, Texas—The VisionWeb Uprise blog shares some helpful information about how to evaluate what’s working and what’s not on ECP practice websites. Staying on top of the practice’s social media pages all year round can be challenging, but it's important to maintain consistency in order to keep your followers happy and engaged. Here is a list of six things that may cause business pages to lose followers.

RightEye Debuts New Vision Tests at CES

By Staff
Monday, January 18, 2016 12:15 AM LAS VEGAS—At CES 2016, RightEye debuted Essential Vision and Performance Vision, two new categories of vision tests that measure visual skills, vision performance and provide critical insights into a patientʼs health. Click here to watch a video of VM’s Andrew Karp interviewing RightEye’s Barbara Barclay, who explains how the tests work.

Fused Kontacts Debuts SpectraVue Translating Progressive GP Multifocal

By Andrew Karp
Monday, January 18, 2016 12:00 AM CINCINNATI—Fused Kontacts, a division of Diversified Ophthalmics, is introducing a GP multifocal contact lens, SpectraVue translating progressive. The innovative design provides the same visual capabilities as a PAL spectacle lens but without the corridor limitations, according to Fused Kontacts. In limited release since February 2015, practitioners have found they can fit this tolerant design using an easy-to-follow fitting guide.

Vision Ease Intros Coppertone Polarized Lenses in Green

By Andrew Karp
Monday, January 18, 2016 12:00 AM RAMSEY, Minn.—Vision Ease is releasing Coppertone Polarized Lenses in green. The sun lenses feature enhanced color contrast that is ideal for outdoor enthusiasts, according to Vision Ease. In addition, the lenses filter blue light while providing vivid color definition.
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