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 05, 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.
Monday, April 20, 2015 1:00 PM
NEW YORK—Executives from WebSystem3 and its parent company, CooperVision, took the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on March 19 to announce the expansion of their mobile contact lens commerce service, LensFerry.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 12:40 PM
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah—In response to last month’s passage
of the “Contact Lens Consumer Protection Act” in Utah, three leading contact lens manufacturers (Alcon, Bausch + Lomb, and Johnson & Johnson Vision Care) have filed lawsuits to stop that state’s attorney general from enforcing the new law.
Monday, March 30, 2015 12:30 AM
SALT LAKE CITY—Friday afternoon, Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert signed into law the “Contact Lens Consumer Protection Act,” which bans contact lens manufacturers from utilizing Unilateral Product Pricing (UPP).
Monday, March 30, 2015 12:05 AM
NEW YORK—To stop the practice of contact lens manufacturers using UPP policies, 1-800 CONTACTS has backed legislation in 14 states—Arizona, California, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Utah and Washington.