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
Monday, June 6, 2016 12:23 AM
PLEASANTON, Calif.—The Cooper Companies
(NYSE:COO) reported an 11 percent year-over-year increase in revenue (9 percent pro forma) to $483.8 million for the fiscal second quarter ended April 30, 2016.
Monday, June 6, 2016 12:15 AM
NEW YORK—Jason Nichols, OD, MPH, PhD, FAAO will join the June 8 ‘Power Hour,’ the weekly broadcast hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice
to discuss the ins and outs of prescribing contact lenses.
Monday, May 30, 2016 12:18 AM
NEW YORK—Although Memorial Day is the unofficial start to the summer season, it’s never too early for optometrists to help protect swimmers' eyes by alerting them that what they can't see in the water is what they should look out for.
Monday, May 23, 2016 12:15 AM
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—Johnson & Johson Vision Care
president, Peter Menziuso and Dr. Millicent L. Knight, vice president of professional affairs, join the May 25 ‘Power Hour,’ the weekly broadcast hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice
to discuss the recent decision to eliminate Unilateral Pricing Policy (UPP) pricing for their contact lenses.
Monday, May 16, 2016 12:00 AM
FORT WORTH, Texas—Alcon announced the newest addition to its contact lens care portfolio with the launch of Clear Care Rinse & Go, a gentle, saline solution for rinsing and temporarily storing contact lenses after cleaning and disinfecting with any hydrogen peroxide solution.
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 4:15 PM
NEW YORK—In a letter today to optometrists, Bausch + Lomb
reiterated its commitment
to its Unilateral Pricing Policy (UPP) for contact lenses, saying it was one that “supports patients and providers.”
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 12:30 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The long-running battle over control of contact lens sales which pits major manufacturers such as Johnson & Johnson
and Bausch + Lomb
as well as the American Optometric Association
(AOA) against some leading national optical retailers is taking a new turn as several of the retailers launch a coalition and advocacy campaign to press for deregulating the contact lens market.
Saturday, April 16, 2016 12:21 AM
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.—Johnson & Johnson Vision Care
announced yesterday that it is discontinuing its controversial Unilateral Pricing Policy (UPP) for contact lenses and replacing it with new programs that “ensure broad access and support the needs of patients, doctors and customers.”
Monday, April 11, 2016 12:00 AM
ATLANTA—X-Cel Specialty Contacts has added a new Extreme H20 Daily lens to their product line. The lens is the only one-day disposable contact lens available in three diameter options: 13.6, 14.2 and 14.8, enabling practitioners to get a precise fit on patients, the company said.