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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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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 | Miscellaneous, Optometry

American Optometric Foundation Changes it Name

The American Optometric Foundation has officially changed its name to the American Academy of Optometry Foundation (AAOF). The Foundation Board of Directors voted to change the name for the purp…

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Monday, March 20, 2017 | Optometry

FDA Panel Backs Packaging, Label Changes for Hydrogen Peroxide-Based Contact Lens Solutions

The US Food and Drug Administration's Ophthalmic Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee and the Risk Communication Advisory Committee largely agreed -- without voting -- that …

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Wednesday, December 21, 2016 | Optometry

Safilo Partners with Interaxon for Wearable Technology

Safilo Group SpA, the eyewear company that makes frames for Dior, Fendi and Hugo Boss, is looking to succeed in a high-tech category where even Google has struggled: smart glasses. The Italian co…

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Friday, July 15, 2016 | Miscellaneous, Optometry

Co-invented by OHSU's David Huang, MD, PhD, 25 Years Ago, OCT Technology Helps Detect and Stop Blindness

The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology published a special anniversary edition in their journal Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science with more than 70 articles to commemo…

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Wednesday, April 20, 2016 | Optometry, Bausch+Lomb

Bausch + Lomb Distributes Letter to Eye Care Providers About the Company's UPP

Bausch + Lomb has distributed a letter to eye care providers concerning the company's Unilateral Pricing Policy (UPP), as detailed below. -- April 20, 2016 Dear Eye Care Practitioner, …

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Wednesday, April 20, 2016 | Optometry

Visionworks Launches E-Commerce Site

Visionworks is bringing its vast assortment of eyewear and expertise in eyecare to its customers who will now be able to shop directly from Visionworks’ website. The national eyewear retailer on…

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Wednesday, April 20, 2016 | Optometry, Product Releases, Alcon

Alcon Launches Clear Care Rinse & Go

Alcon announced the newest addition to its contact lens care portfolio with the launch of Clear Care Rinse & Go, a saline solution for rinsing and temporary storage of contact lenses after cleanin…

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Monday, April 18, 2016 | Optometry, CooperVision

CooperVision Seeks Proposals for Fourth Annual Science and Technology Awards Program

In support of its commitment to providing the best in contact lens technology through ongoing advanced research and development, CooperVision announced today a call for proposals for the CooperVision …

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Monday, March 16, 2015 | Optometry, Product Releases, Bausch+Lomb

Bausch + Lomb Announces ULTRA Campaign and New Survey Findings

Americans spend a whopping 400 minutes per day staring at screens1, between computers, smartphones, laptops and tablets. It’s clear that many of us are dependent on our screens and look to every…

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Monday, December 22, 2014 | Miscellaneous, Optometry

CooperVision and its Employees Donate $115,000 to Support Optometry Giving Sight’s 2014 World Sight Day Challenge

CooperVision announced that through the creative fundraising efforts of its employees, $115,000 has been donated to Optometry Giving Sight in support of the 2014 World Sight Day Challenge, according t…

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