Friday, March 10, 2017 12:33 AM
RICHMOND, Va.—The state of Virginia in February approved legislation that amends the state code and clarifies and adds to the requirements for ophthalmic prescriptions, including via a telemedicine approach.
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 12:23 AM
, an e-commerce company that offers a subscription service for its own brand of contact lenses, has raised a new round of $16.5 million in a Series A round of funding, which was supported by several venture capital groups.
Friday, March 3, 2017 12:26 AM
PLEASANTON, Calif—The Cooper Companies
(NYSE:COO) announced that revenue for the fiscal first quarter ended Jan. 31, 2017 increased 11 percent year-over-year to $499.1 million or 8 percent pro forma.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 12:24 AM
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.— Johnson & Johnson
(NYSE: JNJ) announced an updated organizational and leadership structure this week for what will now be known as Johnson & Johnson Vision
(J&J Vision), effective with the completion of the acquisition this week of Abbott Medical Optics
(AMO), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Abbott.
Friday, February 24, 2017 12:30 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The comment period on the Federal Trade Commission’s proposed changes to the Contact Lens Rule ended Jan. 30 with more than 4,000 “commenters” submitting their views, including a comment in favor of FTC’s proposed changes that was signed by attorneys general of 20 states.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 12:24 AM
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla.—Calendar year 2016 was notable for “consistent growth” and “strong sales” of contact lenses, particularly daily disposals, according to ABB Optical Group’s
year-in-review report on the U.S. optical market.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 12:18 AM
PLEASANTON, Calif.—In support of its ongoing commitment to provide basic eyecare to underserved populations around the world, EyeCare Prime
has partnered with Optometry Giving Sight
to introduce its own philanthropic initiative, LensFerry S Gives Sight, according to an announcement from EyeCare Prime.
Monday, February 13, 2017 12:27 AM
BRIDGEWATER, N.J.—Bausch + Lomb
became the latest contact lens company to move away from its Unilateral Pricing Policy (UPP) with the announcement late Friday that a “competitive imbalance” had forced the company to discontinue the program.
Friday, February 10, 2017 12:18 AM
MANCHESTER, N.H.—Blanchard Contact Lenses
—a scleral lens designer—released cities and dates for its upcoming spring Beyond the Limbus Scleral Lens Workshop tour.
Monday, February 6, 2017 12:24 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C.—When the Federal Trade Commission
(FTC) in November announced its intention to revise and update the Contact Lens Rule, which provides the framework around dispensing of contact lenses, the agency also had to seek public comments on its proposed changes before it could move ahead.
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 12:26 AM
(TOKYO:7741) reported a decrease in revenue but an increase in profit for the third quarter ended Dec. 31, 2016.
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 12:23 AM
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.—Johnson & Johnson
(NYSE: JNJ) reported Tuesday that its worldwide sales totaled $71.9 billion in fiscal 2016, an increase of 2.6 percent compared to 2015, and its adjusted earnings per share (EPS) totaled $6.73, an increase of 8.5 percent.
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 12:18 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The deadline for submitting comments to the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) proposed changes to the current Contact Lens Rule is Monday, Jan. 30, 2017.
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 12:18 AM
MESA, Ariz.—Paragon Vision Sciences
, a leader in orthokeratology, today announced approval from the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) and commercial availability of its corneal reshaping/orthokeratology brand, Paragon CRT Contact Lenses in China.
Monday, January 9, 2017 12:24 AM
, a leading hybrid specialty contact lens company, has agreed to a new partnership with NKL Contact Lens