Fused Kontacts Debuts SpectraVue Translating Progressive GP Multifocal

By Andrew Karp
Monday, January 18, 2016 12:00 AM CINCINNATI—Fused Kontacts, a division of Diversified Ophthalmics, is introducing a GP multifocal contact lens, SpectraVue translating progressive. The innovative design provides the same visual capabilities as a PAL spectacle lens but without the corridor limitations, according to Fused Kontacts. In limited release since February 2015, practitioners have found they can fit this tolerant design using an easy-to-follow fitting guide.

Vision Ease Intros Coppertone Polarized Lenses in Green

By Andrew Karp
Monday, January 18, 2016 12:00 AM RAMSEY, Minn.—Vision Ease is releasing Coppertone Polarized Lenses in green. The sun lenses feature enhanced color contrast that is ideal for outdoor enthusiasts, according to Vision Ease. In addition, the lenses filter blue light while providing vivid color definition.

Word of the Year: A Drinking Game

By Staff
Sunday, December 27, 2015 12:07 AM 437. That’s how many times the word “Millennial” appeared in Vision Monday’s print editorial through our Nov. 16 issue. It was a big year for Gen Y and VM devoted a whole editorial project toward covering the Millennial market. We understand that our readers might be a little tired of the word but nonetheless we’re declaring it the Word of the Year.  We thought we’d up the ante and put a fun little twist on our gratuitous use of the “M” word… by making it a drinking game.

Hoya Vision Care Establishes Subsidiary in Russia

By Staff
Wednesday, December 23, 2015 12:15 AM UITHOORN, The Netherlands—Building on a strong position in the Russian Federation through a longtime local distributor, Hoya is now entering the market directly to provide better service and further develop its customer base, according to an announcement from the company.

13 Newsworthy Mergers and Acquisitions in 2015

By Staff
Wednesday, December 23, 2015 12:09 AM This year saw its fair share of business deals. Here's a look at the major mergers and acquisitions in the optical arena for 2015.

The Switch to ICD-10: W56.22xA Struck by Orca, Initial Encounter

By Staff
Tuesday, December 22, 2015 12:06 AM Oct. 1, 2015 marked the switch from ICD-9 to the new ICD-10 codes. Despite the protests from medical groups, the government made it clear that the 10th Revision, would be the only way for providers to get paid for any insurance claims. Ghergich & Co, a design agency, got together with Quill, a product supplier to small businesses, to create this amusing graphic that looks at Silly ICD-10 Codes Showing the Crazy Ways People Injure Themselves.

Essilor of America and Varilux Launch Student Grant Award Program for 2015 and 2016

By Staff
Monday, December 21, 2015 12:18 AM DALLAS—Essilor of America and Varilux are are launching the Varilux Student Grant Award program for 2015 and 2016.

Essilor, CNRS Partner to Invent Lenses With Active, Connected Functions

By Staff
Friday, December 18, 2015 12:27 AM CHARENTON-LE-PONT, France—Essilor and CNRS (French National Center of Scientific Research) have signed a new research agreement for a five-year collaboration.

Transitions Optical Names First-Ever Transitions Innovation Awards Finalists

By Staff
Wednesday, December 16, 2015 12:30 AM PINELLAS PARK, Fla.—Transitions Optical has named the finalists for its new Transitions Innovation Awards program, which recognizes both individuals and companies from the U.S. and Canada.

2015 at a Glance

By Staff
Monday, December 14, 2015 12:30 AM As we’ve spent this December issue rounding up the happenings from the past 12 months, both industry and pop culture, we’re reminded of how fleeting this year was, and how time in general appears to be moving more rapidly than we remembered. 2015 was like a glance, a quick movement of the eyes.

Breaking News Posts for 2015

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21 Most Read Stories on VisionMonday.com

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Monday, December 14, 2015 12:10 AM

I Can See for Miles and Miles...

By Staff
Monday, December 14, 2015 12:08 AM

Style.Pages’ Top Trends of the Year

By Staff
Monday, December 14, 2015 12:05 AM

VM's Top Labs By The Numbers

By Staff
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