Monday, November 16, 2015 12:21 AM
HOUSTON—Astronauts may one day wear adjustable power eyeglasses to correct for vision changes that occur during space travel.
Friday, October 30, 2015 12:18 AM
ST. LOUIS— With this Oct. 26 as the deadline for submitting comments to the Federal Trade Commission’s recent request, the American Optometric Association
(AOA) said it had officially filed its comments on the FTC site.
Friday, October 9, 2015 12:30 AM
ATLANTA—Georgia Governor Nathan Deal announced yesterday that Alcon
, a division of Novartis (NYSE: NVS), has invested $500 million in the Johns Creek community within the Greater Atlanta Metro area since 2013.
Monday, September 7, 2015 12:23 AM
PLEASANTON, Calif.—The Cooper Companies
(NYSE:COO) posted $461.7 million in revenue for the fiscal third quarter ended July 31, 2015, up 7 percent year-over-year and 5 percent in constant currency.
Monday, August 31, 2015 12:00 AM
LAS VEGAS—International Vision Expo West once again will host The Global Contact Lens Forum, an exclusive “meeting within a meeting” which brings together many of the most highly respected leaders in the contact lens field to share their expertise. The event combines the latest scientific content with critical business strategies, covering topics from profitability, disease and technology, as well as forecasting the future of the contact lens industry.
Friday, July 31, 2015 12:30 AM
OTTAWA—Canada has passed a regulation that will require the same medical-device safety standards for cosmetic contact lenses as are already required for prescription contact lenses.
Monday, July 20, 2015 12:00 AM
MARIETTA, Ga.— Conant Lens is introducing UV++, a lens that blocks shorter wavelength light. Exposure to this spectrum of blue light, which is emitted from digital devices, can cause eye strain, blurred vision, dry eyes and retinal damage.
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 12:30 AM
SALT LAKE CITY—An appeals court has extended the deadline Utah state attorneys have to reply in a lawsuit that three major contact lens manufacturers have filed against a Utah law that prevents contact lens manufacturers from establishing minimum prices on certain products.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 12:15 AM
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.—Art Optical
has again partnered with Laboratoire Precilens of Paris, France, to bring another specialty contact lens to their U.S. customer base.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 12:24 AM
SALT LAKE CITY—On June 12, 2015, a federal appeals court allowed a Utah law
that prevents contact lens manufacturers from establishing minimum prices on certain products to go into effect.
Monday, June 15, 2015 12:24 AM
EMERYVILLE, Calif.—NovaBay Pharmaceuticals
(NYSE MKT: NBY) last week received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its intelli-Case with hydrogen peroxide solutions.
Friday, June 5, 2015 12:24 AM
SALT LAKE CITY—Following last week’s attempt
by Utah, Costco and 1-800 CONTACTS to lift an injunction blocking a new state law that would have banned contact lens manufacturers from using Unilateral Pricing Policies (UPP) to set minimum retail prices on certain products, Alcon, Johnson & Johnson Vision Care and Bausch + Lomb filed papers in the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday, June 2, 2015, requesting that the injunction be solidified.
Friday, May 29, 2015 12:27 AM
SALT LAKE CITY—The Utah Attorney General’s Office opposed an injunction blocking a new state law that would have banned contact lens manufacturers from using Unilateral Pricing Policies to set minimum retail prices on certain products.
Friday, May 15, 2015 10:15 AM
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah—A federal appeals court late on May 14 stopped a Utah law that would have banned contact lens manufacturers from using Unilateral Pricing Policies to set minimum retail prices on certain products.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 12:27 AM
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah—The “Contact Lens Consumer Protection Act”
(S.B. 169) went into effect in Utah on May 12 after a federal judge refused to side with allegations that the law was unconstitutional.