Friday, October 24, 2014 12:26 AM
Bausch + Lomb
, has named Tony Sommer head of sales for its U.S. vision care division. Sommer will also help plan, develop and execute growth plans, and strategic business strategies to maximize market opportunities and grow the lens product portfolio, the company said.
Friday, October 17, 2014 12:33 AM
NEW YORK—Health care, government and ophthalmic organizations and ECPs are joining to warn the public against the dangers of costume contact lenses worn without a prescription this Halloween season.
Monday, October 06, 2014 12:16 AM
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.—Following Johnson & Johnson Vision Care’s introduction of Unilateral Pricing Policy for its contact lenses in June 2014 on some “strategic brands,” as
, last month the company recently announced an adjustment to the policy.
Friday, October 03, 2014 12:23 AM
LARGO, Fla.—Specialty contact lens supplier,
Unilens Vision Inc.’s
(OTCQX: UVIC) net income increased 115.3 percent to $277,636 in the fourth quarter ended June 30, 2014, when compared with net income of $128,960 during the comparable fourth quarter period of 2013, according to operating results just released by the company.
Friday, September 26, 2014 12:23 AM
Unilens Vision Inc.’s
(OTCQX: UVIC) common stock has been approved to trade on the OTCQX exchange, described as “the best marketplace within
OTC Markets Group
[OTCQX: OTCM] for established U.S. and global companies,” according to a statement released yesterday by OTC Markets Group, the operator of the OTCQX, OTCQB and OTC Pink financial marketplaces.
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.