Friday, October 24, 2014 12:26 AM
Bausch + Lomb
, has named Tony Sommer head of sales for its U.S. vision care division. Sommer will also help plan, develop and execute growth plans, and strategic business strategies to maximize market opportunities and grow the lens product portfolio, the company said.
Friday, October 24, 2014 12:18 AM
LAS VEGAS—With 44 eyecare professional nominations, iCoat’s website makes it to the top as LabTalk’s Website of the Year for 2014.
Monday, October 20, 2014 12:01 AM
LAS VEGAS—To help make sense of the latest technologies that are changing the patient experience, nearly 200 optical retailers, eyecare professionals and other industry executives attended VM LIVE’s “Digitizing the Store” event here at the start of Vision Expo West last month.
Friday, October 17, 2014 12:33 AM
NEW YORK—Health care, government and ophthalmic organizations and ECPs are joining to warn the public against the dangers of costume contact lenses worn without a prescription this Halloween season.
Friday, October 17, 2014 12:30 AM
VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies
, a developer of advanced visual prosthetic devices for the treatment of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), announced earlier this month that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the Implantable Miniature Telescope (by Dr. Isaac Lipshitz) for use in patients living with bilateral end-stage age-related macular degeneration who are age 65 or older.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 10:00 AM
Eye Columbus Owner Craig Miller, OD, elected to transform his business’ website into an e-commerce platform. Serving as an educational, attractive space for patients to “preview” his two brick-and-mortar locations, the site is intended not only for shopping, but for learning about eyecare and the practice’s product selection in-store.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 9:30 AM
The new SEO Highlights eBook from iMatrix offers a quick overview of SEO—that’s search engine optimization—for local optometrists to put into action.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 9:00 AM
Leverage New Media created a column-by-column comparison of six major social media platforms—Pinterest, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Google+ and LinkedIn—depicting digestible data for brands and businesses looking to connect with their customers socially online.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 10:15 AM
The first eyewear brand by entrepreneur, musician and glasses connoisseur will.i.am was launched last month.
Friday, October 10, 2014 12:23 AM
MADISON, Wis.—Earlier this week on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, optometric software provider,
received a financial investment from RevOptix, a newly formed private investment group headed by executive chairman Gunnar Bjorklund.
Wednesday, October 08, 2014 12:24 AM
TAMPA—Health care technology provider,
, announced last week that it plans to acquire
(MDI), a supplier of electronic health record (EHR) software for ophthalmologists.
Monday, October 06, 2014 12:24 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Vision Council announced it is partnering with AARP for an advertising campaign that will run on the AARP website,
, for the reminder of the year.
Monday, October 06, 2014 12:16 AM
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.—Following Johnson & Johnson Vision Care’s introduction of Unilateral Pricing Policy for its contact lenses in June 2014 on some “strategic brands,” as
, last month the company recently announced an adjustment to the policy.
Friday, October 03, 2014 12:23 AM
LARGO, Fla.—Specialty contact lens supplier,
Unilens Vision Inc.’s
(OTCQX: UVIC) net income increased 115.3 percent to $277,636 in the fourth quarter ended June 30, 2014, when compared with net income of $128,960 during the comparable fourth quarter period of 2013, according to operating results just released by the company.