Peter Menziuso and Dr. Millicent L. Knight of Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Join May 25 ‘Power Hour’

By Staff
Monday, May 23, 2016 12:15 AM FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—Johnson & Johson Vision Care president, Peter Menziuso and Dr. Millicent L. Knight, vice president of professional affairs, join the May 25 ‘Power Hour,’ the weekly broadcast hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice to discuss the recent decision to eliminate Unilateral Pricing Policy (UPP) pricing for their contact lenses.

Women In Optometry Launches Revamped Website

By Staff
Friday, May 20, 2016 12:15 AM NEW YORK—Women In Optometry recently launched its redesigned website, www.womeninoptometry.com. The newly designed, photo-rich website allows for easy navigation and a mobile-optimized version enables quicker loading on mobile devices.

Adlens Unveils New Branding as Company Further Refines AdlensFocuss Technology

By Staff
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 12:24 AM NEW YORK—Adlens has unveiled a new modern logo, brand identify and tagline, designed to mark the company’s position as a leading innovator in the eyewear industry.

Alcon Adds Clear Care Rinse & Go

By Stephanie Sengwe
Monday, May 16, 2016 12:00 AM FORT WORTH, Texas—Alcon announced the newest addition to its contact lens care portfolio with the launch of Clear Care Rinse & Go, a gentle, saline solution for rinsing and temporarily storing contact lenses after cleaning and disinfecting with any hydrogen peroxide solution.

Corning Intros Corning Clear 15, a Thin, Scratch-Resistant Glass

By Andrew Karp
Monday, May 16, 2016 12:00 AM CORNING, N.Y.—Corning Inc. is releasing Corning Clear 15, a new high-performance glass that provides a thinner and more scratch-resistant solution compared with plastic materials commonly used for prescription lenses. This new glass is now available from select U.S. distributors that utilize state-of-the-art, free-form equipment to produce the newest-style lenses, including dual-sided progressive designs.

Hoya Launches Sensity, a Photochromic Lens Brand

By Andrew Karp
Monday, May 16, 2016 12:00 AM LEWISVILLE, Texas—Hoya Vision Care is launching Sensity, which the company is positioning as a “brand differentiating photochromic lens technology.”

New Essilor Lens for Indy ECPs Combats Digital Eye Strain

By Andrew Karp
Monday, May 16, 2016 12:00 AM DALLAS—Essilor of America is expanding its Eyezen brand portfolio with the addition of Eyezen+, an enhanced, everyday single vision lens with embedded protection from harmful blue light. Eyezen+ lenses are designed to provide patients with a small amount of accommodative relief to alleviate eye strain caused by today’s heavy use of digital devices such as tablets and smartphones.

Vision Ease Intros Clear Blue Filter Lenses

By Andrew Karp
Monday, May 16, 2016 12:00 AM RAMSEY, Minn.—Vision Ease is releasing Clear Blue Filter which provides high-energy light protection in a clear, everyday polycarbonate lens.

Essilor Appoints Two New Directors to its Board

By Staff
Friday, May 13, 2016 12:21 AM CHARENTON-LE-PONT, France—At Essilor’s annual general meeting, shareholders approved the appointment of Henrietta H. Fore and Annette Messemer, as new independent members of the board of directors.

EGMA to Make Iseikonic and Isophoric Lenses Under License From Shaw Vision

By Staff
Friday, May 13, 2016 12:18 AM DALLAS—EGMA LLC has finalized an agreement to manufacture ophthalmic lenses under license from Shaw Vision Inc., a Toronto, Canada-based company that is the largest supplier of iseikonic and isophoric prescription eyeglass lens technology.

4 Website Tune Ups to Increase Patients Visits

By Nancy Rausman, CLICK Contributor
Thursday, May 12, 2016 2:40 PM

Your practice website is a powerful tool with the potential to engage existing patients and bring new ones into your door, as well. The key is to make your site clear, comprehensive and user-friendly, specifically by fine-tuning four areas.You or your office manager can make improvements, or contract outside services with experience in making measurable increases in appointments.

Safilo USA Partners With Marie Claire on #GETFRAMED, an
Interactive, Shoppable Platform Combines Edit, VTO and Retail Events

By CLICK Staff
Thursday, May 12, 2016 2:35 PM NEW YORK––The May issue of Marie Claire, presents a first-ever sunglasses-themed interactive editorial platform, titled “#GETFRAMED,” as part of its 101 Ideas Best Accessories section.

Demandforce Launches Fast Sync To Improve Appointment Reminders

By CLICK Staff
Thursday, May 12, 2016 2:30 PM

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Demandforce has introduced Fast Sync Technology, a free feature upgrade that ensures users never again send outdated appointment reminders to their clients.

Georgia Enacts Bill Requiring Eye Exams With Contact Lens and Spectacle Prescriptions

By Staff
Monday, May 9, 2016 12:27 AM ATLANTA—Organized optometry won the latest round in its fight against online refraction when lawmakers in the state of Georgia enacted legislation making it illegal to issue a contact lens or spectacle prescription without an eye exam.

Schneider Relocates to New North American Headquarters

By Staff
Monday, May 2, 2016 12:24 AM FRISCO, Texas—Schneider Optical Machines North America has relocated to a new, much larger facility. The 30,000 square-foot facility in Frisco, Texas nearly triples the space of its previous location, allowing the company to keep ahead of current and future growth.
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