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Thursday, January 04, 2018 | Dry Eye, Optometry, TearLab Corp.

TearLab Submits 510(k) for FDA Clearance of TearLab Discovery Platform

TearLab announced that it has submitted a 510(k) application to the FDA for the potential clearance of its TearLab Discovery Platform, the company's next-generation in-vitro diagnostic testing sys…

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Tuesday, January 02, 2018 | Optometry, Product Releases, CooperVision

CooperVision Introduces MyDay Toric Daily Disposable Contact Lenses in the U.S.

Combining the design features of Biofinity toric with the Smart Silicone chemistry of MyDay, CooperVision announced the introduction of MyDay toric daily disposable contact lenses in the United States…

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Saturday, December 23, 2017 | Optometry, Product Releases, Bausch+Lomb

Bausch + Lomb Receives FDA Approval of Over-The-Counter Eye Drop Lumify

Bausch + Lomb announced that the FDA has approved Lumify (brimonidine tartrate ophthalmic solution 0.025%) as the first and only over-the-counter eye drop developed with low-dose brimonidine tartrate …

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Tuesday, December 19, 2017 | Conferences, Optometry

World Council of Optometry and American Academy of Optometry Announce Joint Education Meeting in 2019

The World Council of Optometry (WCO) and the American Academy of Optometry will be co-hosting the 3rd World Congress of Optometry in conjunction with the Academy meeting to be held in Orlando at the O…

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Thursday, December 14, 2017 | Conferences, Optometry

American Academy of Optometry Announces The Research Academy to Encourage Research Funding in Optometry and Vision Science

The American Academy of Optometry is proud to announce a new program, The Research Academy, to be held in Columbus, Ohio, July 17-19, 2018. The goal of The Research Academy is to help optometry facult…

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017 | Optometry, Johnson & Johnson Vision Care

Johnson & Johnson's Peter Menziuso and AOA’s Dr. Chris Quinn on the Ground in Washington

Representing Johnson & Johnson Vision, Peter Menziuso joined American Optometric Association (AOA) President Dr. Chris Quinn yesterday in Washington, DC, for meetings at the FDA and…

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017 | Optometry, Johnson & Johnson Vision Care

Johnson & Johnson's Peter Menziuso and AOA’s Dr. Chris Quinn on the Ground in Washington DC

Representing Johnson & Johnson Vision, Peter Menziuso joined American Optometric Association (AOA) President Dr. Chris Quinn yesterday in Washington, D.C., for meet…

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017 | Medical Studies, Optometry

Some Segments in Optical See Growth Amid a Flat Market, VisionWatch Says

 The Vision Council has released its quarterly VisionWatch market research reports for the third quarter of 2017, with results indicating that the total vision care industry has generated $40.21 …

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Friday, December 08, 2017 | Optometry, Product Releases, Alcon

Alcon Launches New Website

Global eye care company Alcon has this week announced the launch of its new website, with a view to placing opticians ‘at the heart of the journey’. Informed by the brand’s core prin…

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Thursday, December 07, 2017 | Medical Studies, Optometry

5 Myths About Ocular Allergies

The terms ocular allergy and allergic conjunctivitis are often used synonymously because the conjunctiva is often the most prominent ocular tissue involved in the allergic response. Allergic conjuncti…

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Friday, December 01, 2017 | Optometry

100% Optical Pledges Support for Big Blind Walk

The UK’s largest optical event, 100% Optical, has pledged its support for the Big Blind Walk 2018, in collaboration with VisionBridge, to help stop sight loss in its tracks. Promising a bumpe…

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Thursday, November 30, 2017 | Optometry, Product Releases

American Academy of Optometry Launches New Website

The American Academy of Optometry has announced the launch of a newly designed website for both the Academy and the American Academy of Optometry Foundation. The new website has been designed to offer…

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Tuesday, November 28, 2017 | Optometry, Product Releases, Volk Optical

Volk Optical Releases Next-Generation Lens Cases

Volk Optical has launched a new case design for its full line of diagnostic and therapeutic ophthalmic lenses. The next-generation case enhances the durability and look of its classic case design, acc…

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Tuesday, November 28, 2017 | Acquisitions/Mergers, Optometry, Essilor

Proposed Combination Between Essilor and Luxottica Approved in Canada

Essilor and Luxottica announced the proposed combination between the two companies has been cleared by the Canadian Competition Bureau. Canada is one of the five jurisdictions where antitrust approval…

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Thursday, April 20, 2017 | Optometry

The Eye Center Offers the InfantSEE Eye Program for Infants

Vision issues in infants can interfere with the achievement of developmental milestones. The InfantSEE eye program, supported through the Jimmy Carter Fund, allows infants between 6 to 12 months of ag…

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