Friday, October 21, 2016 5:10 AM
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla.—ABB Optical Group
, a leading distributor of optical products, is acquiring Diversified Ophthalmics
, Inc., a privately held company based in Cincinnati, Ohio and its partner company MidSouth Premier Ophthalmics, based in Brentwood, Tenn.
Friday, October 21, 2016 12:23 AM
LAUSSANE, Switzerland—The Swiss company Sensimed
has expanded its collaboration in Japan with SEED
, a Japanese contact lens manufacturer.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 12:21 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The latest round in the industry battle over contact lens legislation is bringing in more of the consumer perspective.
Monday, October 3, 2016 12:30 AM
BRIDGEWATER, N.J.—Bausch + Lomb
is conducting a voluntary recall, proposed Class II, of PeroxiClear 3% Hydrogen Peroxide Cleaning & Disinfecting Solution in the U.S. and Canada.
Friday, September 30, 2016 12:33 AM
NEW YORK—Vision Monday
and 20/20 Magazine
are hosting the eighth annual EyeVote Reader’s Choice Awards to identify the optical industry’s favorite products and companies this year.
Monday, September 26, 2016 12:33 AM
WASHINGTON—The long running battle between contact lens makers and retailers escalated on Friday when U.S. Representatives Pete Olson (R-Texas) and Kathy Castor (D-Fla.) introduced a bill in the House that supporters said would make significant clarifications to the current process under which contact lens prescriptions are verified.
Monday, September 26, 2016 12:22 AM
PLEASANTON, Calif.—CooperVision, Inc.
announced that its parent company—The Cooper Companies
(NYSE:COO)—was added to the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index after the close of the U.S. markets on Sept. 22.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 12:21 AM
ALPHARETTA, Ga.—Visioneering Technologies
has named Tony Sommer senior vice president of sales and marketing.
Thursday, September 15, 2016 12:18 AM
is launching its second annual nationwide search for honorees for its “Best Practices
” initiative. Best Practices seeks to recognize U.S. eyecare professionals who have found unique ways to make their businesses thrive and can share a refreshing perspective with the entire profession.
Monday, August 22, 2016 12:18 AM
has been honored by the Puerto Rico Manufacturers Association
(PRMA) with a series of prestigious environmental, health and safety awards which recognize advancements in its Puerto Rico high volume production facility.
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 12:24 AM
WASHINGTON D.C.—ECPs and retailers who want to improve knowledge and communications to patients about contact lenses and eye health can take part in encouraging healthy contact lens wear by participating in the third annual Contact Lens Health week, an observance scheduled for Aug. 22 to 26, 2016.
Monday, August 15, 2016 12:00 AM
PLEASANTON, Calif.—Specifically created for digital device users, CooperVision, Inc. has introduced Biofinity Energys contact lenses with Digital Zone Optics.
Monday, August 8, 2016 4:15 PM
WASHINGTON—The Federal Trade Commission
(FTC) has sued 1-800 Contacts
alleging that it “unlawfully orchestrated and now maintains a web of anticompetitive agreements with rival online contact lens sellers that suppress competition in certain online search advertising auctions and that restrict truthful and non-misleading internet advertising to consumers.”
Monday, August 1, 2016 12:27 AM
DRAPER, Utah—1-800 Contacts
is partnering with Opternative
to introduce InstaRx, a new service that lets consumers perform an online eye exam, renew a CL prescription and order CLs online.
Monday, June 13, 2016 12:15 AM
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—Scleral lenses is the topic of the June 15 edition of “The Power Hour,” the weekly show hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice