Monday, September 14, 2015 12:27 AM
NEW YORK—Smart Vision Labs
, the makers of the SVOne smartphone-based autorefractor, is partnering with VOSH/International
(Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity), an organization that provides vision care to people in need. For every 10 SVOne devices it sells, Smart Vision Labs will donate one SVOne to a student chapter of VOSH (SVOSH).
Friday, September 4, 2015 12:21 AM
SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn.—Coburn Technologies
and Kowa American Corp.
have entered into agreement that allows Coburn to distribute Kowa’s complete line diagnostic products in the U.S., beginning Sept. 1, 2015.
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 12:27 AM
GROVE CITY, Ohio—Latham & Phillips Ophthalmic
(LPO), a subsidiary of Visionix
based here, announced that David Avila has been appointed president and general manager.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 12:23 AM
NEW YORK—Smart Vision Labs
, the developer of a smartphone-based autorefractor, the SVOne, has closed a $6.1 million Series A funding round led by Techstars Ventures
Monday, May 25, 2015 12:23 AM
TOKYO—An Edinburgh, Scotland court on Friday finalized Nikon Corp.’s
(T:7731) acquisition of Optos
, (L:OPTS), the Scotland-based retinal imaging company, according to an announcement issued by RNS, the company news service from the London Stock Exchange.
Friday, February 27, 2015 9:05 AM
(T:7731) has agreed to buy
(L:OPTS), the British retinal imaging company for £259.3 million, or $400 million in cash.
Monday, November 17, 2014 12:04 AM
The refractor or phoropter has been a long-standing symbol of eye exams and optometry. But in recent years noteworthy advances have been made in the realm of refraction and to the phoropter itself. These innovations are changing the face of the exam room and the way in which subjective refractions are performed.
Friday, September 5, 2014 12:21 AM
GROVE CITY, Ohio—Phill Phillips, a founding partner and owner of
Latham and Phillips Ophthalmic
(LPO) has retired from the company, effective Sept. 1, 2014.
Monday, August 18, 2014 12:00 AM
NILES, Ill.—M&S Technologies, based here, announced that the newest version of Smart System 20/20 software includes integration with Echo patient education from Eyemaginations.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 12:25 AM
UITHOORN, The Netherlands—Spectacle lens maker
Hoya Vision Care
has signed a multi-year contract with eye diagnostics company
opticians EasyScan, a fundus camera that can perform a three-minute
eyecare test that provides medical-grade images of the retina without
the need of pupil dilation.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 12:01 AM
Advanced technologies are improving the accuracy, efficiency and speed of the eye exam and refraction process. But potential game changers—such as virtual refraction, low cost, smartphone-based systems and online refractive eye exams—are starting to fundamentally redefine “refraction.” Find out why refraction is no longer just a matter of “better or worse” in this Special Feature.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 12:08 AM
A new class of low cost, portable refraction devices that run on
specialized apps and software is adding a new dimension to the field of
vision testing. Here’s a look at some of the latest products in this emerging category.
Monday, June 16, 2014 12:10 AM
Unlike companies that have concentrated on modernizing the phoropter,
DigitalVision Systems (DVS) has developed a refraction system that does
away with the device entirely.
Monday, June 16, 2014 12:09 AM
Ever since online eyeglass sales began, optical industry observers have wondered when online refraction would follow.