Monday, September 01, 2014 12:18 AM
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.— Unilateral Pricing (UPP) and what it means for ECPs will be the topic of the Sept. 3 “Power Hour,” featuring ABB Optical Group CEO, Angel Alvarez. “The Power Hour” is the weekly radio broadcast hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of
The Power Practice
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 12:15 AM
LARGO, Fla. and CINCINNATI—
Unilens Vision Inc.
(OTCQB: UVIC), which develops, licenses, manufactures, distributes and markets specialty contact lenses, and
Diversified Ophthalmics, Inc.
announced yesterday that Diversified has been named an authorized distributor throughout the U.S. for Unilens' entire C-Vue family of disposable and C-Vue Advanced Custom contact lens brands.
Monday, August 18, 2014 12:18 AM
is unveiling an e-commerce service designed to help independent eyecare practitioners build their contact lens business and provide patients with an online method of purchasing their lenses from the ECP’s practice.
Friday, August 08, 2014 12:24 AM
Cooper Companies, Inc.
(NYSE:COO), parent of
, has completed the acquisition of Sauflon Pharmaceuticals Ltd., manufacturer and distributor of soft contact lenses and solutions.
Friday, August 01, 2014 12:30 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The issue of contact lens pricing, particularly whether new Unilateral Price Policies (UPP) being implemented this year by several major contact lens companies, was the topic explored by a hearing of the U.S. Senate’s Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee on Wednesday of this week.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 1:15 PM
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate’s Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee is holding a hearing this afternoon here on pricing and competition in the contact lens industry. The title of the hearing session, posted on the U.S. Senate’s Judiciary Committee’s website, is “Pricing Policies and Competition in the Contact Lens Industry: Is What You See What You Get?”
Friday, July 18, 2014 12:27 AM
DRAPER, Utah—At a groundbreaking ceremony this week,
1-800 CONTACTS, Inc.
announced it will be constructing a new corporate headquarters facility here.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 7:35 AM
, the eyecare division of
, has entered into an agreement with a division of
to license its "smart lens" technology for all ocular medical
Wednesday, July 02, 2014 12:27 AM
JACKSONVILLE, Fla—Last week, in a letter addressed to eyecare professionals dated June 24, 2014, Laura Angelini, president,
Johnson & Johnson Vision Care – North America,
announced the company’s launch of its “Enterprise Strategy” and
“roadmap for the future,” part of which includes resetting the price of
specific contact lens products in the U.S. according to a new
“unilateral pricing policy.”
Tuesday, July 01, 2014 7:31 AM
Cooper Companies, Inc.
(NYSE: COO) has entered into definitive agreements to acquire
Sauflon Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
a European manufacturer and distributor of soft contact lenses and
solutions, for $1.2 billion.
Monday, June 16, 2014 12:00 AM
FORT WORTH, Texas—Alcon has launched the first monthly replacement color
contact lenses available in the U.S. using silicone hydrogel
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 12:00 AM
NEW YORK—Contact lenses continue to be one of the market’s more dynamic
vision correction categories, with a range of new materials, designs and
modalities that are propelling more premium product solutions for
Monday, April 28, 2014 1:06 PM
(Reuters: ESSI.PA) announced that it has completed the acquisition of all outstanding common stock of
, a leading online vision care retailer.
Monday, March 17, 2014 12:00 AM
NEW YORK—Recognizing the value of contact lenses within the total vision
correct offerings of a practice, and factoring in the aging of long-time contact lens wearers, has supported high growth
in the multifocal market.