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#VeneziaAllOpera

By Staff
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 12:25 AM From November 13 to 24, the prestigious Casa dei Tre Oci will host, inside the Sale De Maria, the photographic exhibition #VeneziaAllOpera, a project that shows 14 historical realities of the Venetian craft tradition through the eyes of two young talents: Giovanni Genzini and Alberto Papagni. The exhibition is promoted by Lozza, the historic eyewear brand of De Rigo Group. 

FYidoctors | Visique Acquires Grimard Optique

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Saturday, November 16, 2019 12:25 AM FYidoctors | Visique announced on November 7 the acquisition of Grimard Optique — a Quebec-based vision care and retail chain with 22 locations. 

Marcolin Puts the Glasses on BMW

By Staff
Friday, November 15, 2019 12:25 AM Marcolin Group and BMW Group, the premium manufacturer of automobiles and motorcycles, announced the signing of an exclusive worldwide licensing agreement for the design, production and distribution of sunglasses and eyeglass frames for BMW, BMW M and BMW M Motorsport labels.

World Health Organization Challenges Optometrists to Address Global Vision Care Deficiencies

By Staff
Thursday, November 14, 2019 12:25 AM In an address to thousands of optometrists, vision care professionals and optometry students in Orlando last month, Dr. Alarcos Cieza of the World Health Organization (WHO) challenged the profession to help improve the availability, affordability and quality of vision care in underserved communities and developing nations around the world. 

A Limited Edition Dedicated to Tiziano Vecellio

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019 12:25 AM MIC-Made in Cadore, a collection envisioned by Immagine98 as a tribute to the birthplace of Italian eyewear, has created a limited-edition style dedicated to Tiziano Vecellio (Titian), one of the most renowned 16th century Italian artists. 

Mido’s Engagement for a Multi-Year Program

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019 12:25 AM Mido has started a path to sustainability and company transparency. The goal is to obtain the ISO 20121 certification by 2022. 

Essilor Sun Solution Signs a Collaboration With the Cycling Brand Ekoi

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Monday, November 11, 2019 12:25 AM Essilor Sun Solution, the Essilor Group Division dedicated to sun plano lenses, and Ekoi, one of the major players in the European market for cycling equipment, together have created the new Ekoi Persevo 10 sunglasses.

Transitions 2019 Innovation Awards Nominations Are Now Open

By Staff
Friday, November 8, 2019 12:25 AM Submissions for the 2019 Transitions Innovation Awards Program are now open at Transitions.com/Awards. This program recognizes loyal partners of Transitions Optical and individual optical industry professionals from the U.S. and Canada, for their commitment to the Transitions brand.

Chanel Confirms Luxottica License Renewal

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Thursday, November 7, 2019 12:25 AM Chanel and Luxottica Group announced the early renewal of an exclusive license agreement for the development, production and worldwide distribution of sunglasses and prescription frames under the Chanel brand. Read More

CooperVision Sponsors 2019 Cornea and Contact Lens Residency Forum

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Wednesday, November 6, 2019 12:25 AM To support the education of future cornea and contact lens experts, CooperVision, Inc. provided an educational grant to the American Optometric Association (AOA) for its 7th Annual Cornea and Contact Lens Residency Forum, which was held recently in St. Louis.

An Ad Campaign Developed Around a Dot

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Tuesday, November 5, 2019 12:25 AM Inspired by International Dot Day, celebrated every year on September 15, Lookmade in Italia launches Red-Dot, the new marketing campaign to promote the Lookkino eyewear line. 

Eye Damage Linked to Over-the-Counter Anti-Cholesterol Vitamin Can Be Reversed

By Staff
Monday, November 4, 2019 12:25 AM Retina specialists at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai (NYEE) have shown that severe vision loss from a self-prescribed high dose of over-the-counter niacin is linked to injury of a specific cell type in a patient’s eye.

Italia Independent Group Approved the 2019-2023 Development Plan

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Friday, November 1, 2019 12:25 AM Italia Independent Group approved the 2019-2023 Development Plan of the company aimed at rationalizing the corporate structure through the implementation of a new business model, with the aim of increasing competitiveness and reducing costs.

Essilor Showcased Its Latest Innovations at Silmo 2019

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Thursday, October 31, 2019 12:25 AM The latest edition of the optical and eyewear industry’s signature trade fair, Silmo, took place in Paris from September 27 to 30, giving an opportunity for the Essilor Group companies to showcase their inherent strengths.

An Exclusive Interview: 10 Years of Komono

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Wednesday, October 30, 2019 12:25 AM Through the words of Anton Janssens, co-founder and CEO of the Belgian brand Komono, we retrace the evolutionary path of this reality that has made avant-garde design its core business.