Bausch + Lomb Reports More Than 58 Million Units of Contact Lens, Lens Care and Eyecare Materials Collected Through Recycling Programs

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Tuesday, November 22, 2022 12:15 AM VAUGHAN, Ontario—Bausch + Lomb Corp. announced its ONE by ONE and Biotrue Eye Care recycling programs have collected a total of 58,677,480 million units, or 356,723 pounds, of used contact lens, eyecare and lens care materials.

VM and 20/20 Magazine Announce EyeVote Readers’ Choice Awards for 2022

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Monday, November 21, 2022 12:27 AM NEW YORK—Vision Monday and 20/20 Magazine are pleased to announce the selections in the 14th annual EyeVote Readers’ Choice Awards, a special survey aimed at identifying readers’ favorite products and companies of the year. Optical retailers and ECP readers of the two Jobson Medical Information publications were asked to identify their “favorite” products in 20 distinct categories: optical frames, spectacle lenses, sunglasses, Rx sun lenses, contact lenses, optical equipment for wholesale prescription labs, optical supplies/consumables/tools, ECP/retail in-office lab equipment, diagnostic instruments, practice management software, EHR software, dispensing/measuring fitting systems, patient engagement systems, online ordering website, social purpose missions, online and social media marketing services, PPE, telehealth solution, virtual/omnichannel sales tool and sustainable eyewear materials.

ANSI Z80 ASC for Ophthalmic Optics Appoints New Sub-Committee Leaders

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Thursday, November 17, 2022 12:21 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—As the Secretariat to the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Z80 Accredited Standards Committee (ASC) for Ophthalmic Optics, The Vision Council has announced the appointment of two new subcommittee chairs.

ECPs Predict Bright Future for Myopia Management, CooperVision Specialty Eyecare Survey Says

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Tuesday, November 15, 2022 12:24 AM SAN RAMON, Calif.—Eyecare professionals (ECPs) anticipate an increase in the number of patient-facing discussions, prescriptions, and treatment options for myopia management over the next 10 to 20 years, according to a recent survey conducted by CooperVision Specialty EyeCare. The company invited ECPs from across the world to share their thoughts, hopes and predictions about the future of myopia management. The survey was conducted in celebration and recognition of the 20th anniversary of the FDA’s approval of Paragon CRT, the world’s first Ortho-K lens of its kind approved for safe overnight wear.

Heru's Multi-Modal Software Technology Surpasses Clinical Milestone of 100,000 Eyes Examined

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Tuesday, November 15, 2022 12:21 AM MIAMI—Heru Inc. announced yesterday that it has passed the clinical milestone of over 100,000 patient eyes that have been examined using its wearable technology since the company’s commercial launch a little over a year ago.

The Vision Council Announces Release of ANSI Z80.28–2022, Ophthalmics – Methods for Reporting Optical Aberrations of Eyes

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Tuesday, November 15, 2022 12:15 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—As the Secretariat Administrator for Accredited Standards Committee Z80, The Vision Council has announced the revision and publication of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Z80.28-2022: Ophthalmics – Methods for Reporting Optical Aberrations of Eyes.

Fielmann Ventures Takes Equity Stake in Smart Glasses Pioneer Deep Optics

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Friday, November 11, 2022 12:18 AM HAMBURG, Germany—Fielmann Ventures, the venture and investment arm of Fielmann Group, has entered an agreement to acquire a 10 percent equity stake in Deep Optics, a leading deep tech company and developer in the electro-optics space.

Mojo Vision Announces Test Integration With Alexa Shopping List on Smart Contact Lens

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Tuesday, November 8, 2022 12:15 AM SARATOGA, Calif.—Mojo Vision has developed a potential consumer implementation of Alexa Shopping List on its Mojo Lens prototype. The test integration shows how Mojo Vision could integrate the Alexa voice AI with Mojo's powerful eye-based interface.

Two Digital Events From the Contact Lens Institute Will Examine Inflation’s Impact on Eyecare

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Monday, November 7, 2022 12:18 AM WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Contact Lens Institute (CLI) has announced details for two digital events that will explore the intersection of inflation and eyecare, presenting data and insights from new U.S. consumer research. Taking place on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. ET and 9:00 p.m. ET, the live online panels are open to all members of the eyecare community. Free registration is now available at SeeTomorrowNow.com. The Remarkable Resilience: Eye Care Insights for a Challenging Economy webinars center on the recently published CLI report surrounding patient beliefs and behaviors about eyecare choices, discretionary spending and contact lens habits.

CooperVision Adds SynergEyes to Expand Specialty Contact Lens Adoption in North America

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Friday, November 4, 2022 12:24 AM SAN RAMON, Calif.—Deepening its commitment to expand specialty contact lens adoption in North America and worldwide, CooperVision has added SynergEyes to its CooperVision Specialty EyeCare business unit. The Carlsbad, Calif.-based company is widely known for hybrid lens technologies and brands, which span the treatment of irregular cornea, presbyopia and astigmatism. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. The announcement pointed out that the development will broaden CooperVision’s already extensive range of products and services, creating a complete portfolio for the treatment of keratoconus and irregular cornea in North America and beyond, plus substantial opportunities to advance care for other common ocular conditions.

Johnson & Johnson Vision Receives Approval in Canada for Acuvue Abiliti Overnight Therapeutic Lenses for Myopia Management

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Wednesday, October 26, 2022 12:18 AM JACKSONVILLE, Fla.—Johnson & Johnson Vision, part of the Johnson & Johnson MedTech received approval from Health Canada for Acuvue Abiliti Overnight Therapeutic Lenses for Myopia Management.