Wednesday, August 16, 2017 12:24 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Senators Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) are joining the industry fray over proposed changes to the Contact Lens Rule.
Monday, August 14, 2017 12:18 AM
BRIDGEWATER, N.J.—Bausch + Lomb
reported that the FDA has granted 510(k) clearance for the therapeutic use of its Boston XO and Boston XO2 materials in treating several ocular surface diseases.
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 12:23 AM
LAVAL, Quebec—Valeant Pharmaceuticals International
(NYSE: VRX) (TSX: VRX), parent of Bausch + Lomb
, reported Tuesday that total revenues in its second quarter declined 8 percent to $2.23 billion from $2.42 billion in the second quarter of 2016. The company attributed the decrease to lower volume and price in its U.S. diversified products segment, among other factors.
Monday, July 31, 2017 12:23 AM
PORTLAND, Ore.—Startup firm Sightbox, which offers an annual membership-linked supply service for contact lens wearers, recently raised $2.4 million in new funding to support its growth, a spokesman confirmed.
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 12:26 AM
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.—Johnson & Johnson
(NYSE: JNJ) reported Tuesday that its sales in the second quarter rose 1.9 percent to $18.8 billion, in part a reflection of sales growth within its medical devices business segment (specifically the cardiovascular business and the Acuvue contact lens product line).
Monday, July 10, 2017 12:30 AM
AUSTIN, Texas—Attorney General Ken Paxton of Texas announced that his office has reached a settlement with THEG Inc., which does business as the online contact lens distributor and wholesaler Fine & Clear
Monday, July 3, 2017 12:18 AM
announced that MPG&E
will be the exclusive distributor of its products in Germany for the next five years.
Monday, June 19, 2017 12:15 AM
LIVERPOOL, England —A new contact lens therapy has significant potential to address the rising prevalence of myopia (nearsightedness) in children, according to the results of study outcomes presented here at the British Contact Lens Association Clinical Conference, according to an announcement by CooperVision.
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 4:25 PM
HARTFORD, Conn.—In the final hours of the 2017 legislative regular session, the Senate in Connecticut voted unanimously late Tuesday night to approve a bill that will limit the use of some new technologies in issuing or refilling prescriptions for contact lenses.
Friday, May 26, 2017 12:24 AM
WASHINGTON—Several member companies of the Coalition for Patient Vision Safety
participated in a meeting earlier this week with Federal Trade Commission (FTC) acting chairman Maureen Ohlhausen to discuss the FTC’s proposed changes to the Contact Lens Rule.
Friday, May 19, 2017 12:27 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Industry leaders visited Capitol Hill this week to deliver a message to Congress about eyecare, patient safety and the importance of “in-person vision care” provided by optometrists.
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 12:26 AM
LAVAL, Quebec—Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc.
(NYSE: VRX) (TSX: VRX), parent company of Bausch + Lomb
, reported Tuesday that divestiture efforts enabled the company to reduce its debt by $1.3 billion in the first quarter of 2017 and by $3.6 billion overall since the end of the first quarter of 2016.
Friday, March 31, 2017 12:30 AM
BRIDGEWATER, N.J.— Bausch + Lomb,
a unit of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International,
Thursday announced several changes to its U.S. management team that it said are "designed to improve operational efficiencies and foster potential synergies to drive growth."
Friday, March 31, 2017 12:23 AM
(ASX:VTI), the maker of NaturalVue Multifocal 1 Day contact lenses, announced that it is now listed on the Australian Securities Exchange after raising $33.3 million following the close of its initial public offer.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 12:33 AM
PLEASANTON, Calif.— CooperVision
, a unit of The Cooper Cos. (NYSE:COO), is the latest contact lens company to make changes to its Unilateral Pricing Policy (UPP).