The Trail Running Tailor Made Sunglasses

By Staff
Friday, July 19, 2019 12:25 AM Rudy Project is proud to exclusively unveil at the La Sportiva Lavaredo Ultra Trail Rydon Running, the all new sunglasses developed for the running disciplines.

Nicox Reports Rise in Net Revenue for 2Q 2019

By Staff
Friday, July 19, 2019 12:18 AM SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, France—International ophthalmology company Nicox (Euronext Paris: FR0013018124, COX) reported net revenue of €5.2 million in the second quarter ending June 30, 2019 versus €0.2 million in the second quarter of 2018. The Nicox Group had cash and cash equivalents of €17.3 million as compared with €23.5 million at March 31, 2019 and €22.1 million as of Dec. 31, 2018. These cash and cash equivalents do not include the €2 million upfront payment from Ocumension nor the $3 million milestone payment from Eyevance received in July, the company said.

opti to Get a New Home Starting in 2021

By Staff
Thursday, July 18, 2019 12:25 AM In 2021, 2023 and 2025 opti will be held at the Messe Stuttgart. The reason: in these odd years, Fairground Munich is only able to give opti exhibitors a narrow window of time in which to construct their stands due to the BAU, the world’s leading trade fair for architecture, materials and systems taking place beforehand.

Eyecare Services Partners Agrees to ‘Strategic Partnership’ with Florida’s Eye Surgery Associates

By Staff
Thursday, July 18, 2019 12:24 AM DALLAS—Eyecare Services Partners Management has entered into a “strategic partnership” with Eye Surgery Associates (ESA), one of the leading comprehensive eyecare providers in South Florida.

Finding Inspiration From The Shopkeepers

By Staff
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 10:00 AM NEW YORK—Plant shops? Bakeries? Interior furnishings? Jewelry? Eyewear retailers who are always in search of novel ways to display and design their presentations of frames, sunwear and other optical accessories and would be well-served to find inspiration and design ideas from The Shopkeepers. A beautiful website, The Shopkeepers also manage a distinctive and expansive social media presence, showcasing shops and vignettes from the U.S. and around the world on Instagram, Facebook and a range of amazing and colorful boards on Pinterest.

Eyes on Trade in Winston-Salem, North Carolina

By Staff
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 7:00 AM Eyes on Trade celebrates its one year birthday.

Independents Gear Up For the Back to School Season

By Staff
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 7:00 AM NEW YORK—We may still be in the heat of summer, but there’s no doubt that the hustle and bustle of the back to school season is beginning to pick up pace. As parents and kids prepare to head back to the classroom, independent ECPs and brands are also preparing in their own way. For many kids, heading back to school for the year also means it’s time for their annual eye exam—and for a fun new pair of glasses to kick off the new school year. For ECPs, that means more appointments and brand new stock to celebrate the back to school season. Here, we’ve rounded up some of the ways independent brands and ECPs are already getting set up to head back to school.

7th Edition of DaTE Is Ready to Open

By Staff
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 12:25 AM DaTE, the event dedicated to avant-garde eyewear, is scheduled to open Saturday, September 21 at the Leopolda of Firenze exhibition center.

Finding Your Niche in New York With Brooklyn’s Indie Sunny Eye Shop

By Gwendolyn Plummer
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 12:10 AM NEW YORK--New York is one of those cities where they say only the strong survive. And while that kind of thinking might be a little dramatic, it does have some hints of truth. After all, New York is busy all the time--there’s places to go, people to see, and exorbitant rent to pay. It can be hard to make it in New York--but for Sunny Eye Shop, an independent practice located in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, there’s no better place to be. 

[Partner Post] Dr. Aaron Goffinet’s 5 tips for Talking to Patients About Sun Protection

By Staff
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 12:05 AM A majority of Americans know they need to protect their skin from the sun, but only about 5% know to protect their eyes.1 With summer here, Dr. Aaron Goffinet, professional development director at Essilor, wants to ensure patients understand how important it is to shield their eyes from the sun. Here are the questions he poses to patients about total eye protection this summer season.

ABB Optical, RevolutionEHR Partner for Efficient Product Ordering and Delivery

By Staff
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 10:06 AM Product: ABB Optical products integration with RevolutionEHR’s SmartFlow for Sight ordering technology

Alcon Introduces Air Optix plus HydraGlyde for Astigmatism

By Staff
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 10:03 AM Product: Air Optix plus HydraGlyde for Astigmatism

Toronto’s First GCOMM Conference Was a Success

By Staff
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 12:25 AM According to Dr. Edward Chow, founder and president of the Global Council on Myopia Management (GCOMM) the prevailing mindset that myopia is simply corrected with lenses or surgery needs to change if the debilitating sight-threatening consequences of the myopia pandemic are to be avoided.

Visionworks Says New Advertising Campaign Positions the Company for New Growth

By Staff
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 12:21 AM SAN ANTONIO, Texas—Visionworks has launched a new brand campaign, “See the Difference," that the optical retail company said will position it for a “new phase of growth.” The campaign is designed to introduce audiences “to a comedic cast of villainous eyecare executives intent on making the industry as complex as possible,” Visionworks said in its announcement on Monday. The multimedia effort also is intended to show audiences that "eyecare really doesn't have to be that difficult," the announcement noted.

Jobson Research’s 2019 ECP Digital Solutions Study Is Now Available

By Staff
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 12:15 AM NEW YORK—Jobson Research’s 2019 ECP Digital Solutions study is now available. This year’s study explores how ECPs are using digital solutions within their practices and dispensaries. It discusses which technological tools ECPs find are helping their patients and practices, and can help ECPs see how their practices measure up with their competitors'. The study is made up of sections on the use of digital devices with patients; inventory tracking, apps, podcasts, and software; social media; online reviews; practice websites; emailing and texting with patients; and vendor ordering.