Thursday, November 16, 2023 12:15 AM
LONDON—The 2024 Rank Prize
for Optoelectronics has been awarded to four internationally leading scientists for the development of instruments that use adaptive optics technologies to capture high-resolution images of the living human retina.
Tuesday, November 14, 2023 12:21 AM
ST. PAUL, Minn.—3M
announced that DAC Technologies
, a global leader in optical lens manufacturing solutions, has entered into an agreement to acquire the LEAP III brand.
Monday, November 13, 2023 12:27 AM
said they are "increasing access to proper vision care nationwide" with their partnership with Oggleyes
noting that the collaboration "fulfills the Oggleyes mission, which is to connect visitors with high-quality eyecare services, by offering the convenience of Visibly's FDA-cleared online visual acuity test and the exceptional service provided by NextDayContacts. Brent Rasmussen, CEO of Visibly, said, "Oggleyes' visitors are known for seeking excellence in their eyecare choices and we are thrilled to partner with them to offer Visibly's visual acuity test and online contact lens ordering platform.
Thursday, November 9, 2023 12:21 AM
NEW YORK—The Accessories Council
has announced the winners of their 5th Annual Design Excellence Awards at the Fashionphile showroom here. Eighteen awards were bestowed on dynamic products that ranged in price from $40 to $9,000 retail.
Tuesday, November 7, 2023 12:18 AM
SAN FRANCISCO—The American Academy of Ophthalmology
has teamed up with FundamentalVR
, a leader in virtual reality (VR) medical training, for their Knights Templar Eye Foundation (KTEF) Pediatric Ophthalmology VR Simulation Program.
Thursday, November 2, 2023 12:27 AM
SALT LAKE CITY—1-800 Contacts announced yesterday the launch of SeekWell
, the new moniker for a parent company focused on making vision care simple, affordable and accessible, the company said. SeekWell, which was developed internally, will now serve as the umbrella corporation for its flagship brand 1-800 Contacts
, as well as Hello Eyes
. The move to a parent brand will allow each company to preserve its unique identity and purpose while allowing for growth in the larger industry of vision care, the company noted.
Thursday, November 2, 2023 12:24 AM
VAUGHAN, Ontario—Bausch + Lomb Corporation
, a leading global eye health company, announced its third-quarter 2023 financial results. Total reported revenues were $1.007 billion for the third quarter of 2023.
Tuesday, October 31, 2023 12:24 AM
TEL AVIV, Israel—Flō
, a privately-held Israeli start-up, has signed agreements with three North American laboratories that will acquire, install, and assist in evaluating the first Flō Platforms to be released in 2024. Cherry Optical Lab
, Encore Optical
, and Superior Optical Lab
will be the first labs in North America to have access to Flō’s cutting edge technology where additive manufacturing (AM) technology is being applied to generate optical coatings on lenses.
Tuesday, October 31, 2023 12:21 AM
PISCATAWAY, N.J.— The AR Alliance
launched last week to provide what it described as "a supportive and neutral environment for companies and organizations of all sizes to take an active role in advancing and strengthening the augmented reality hardware development ecosystem."
Friday, October 27, 2023 12:21 AM
, a clinical-stage ophthalmic medical device company developing a new generation of soft, suspended contact lenses, announced the closing of a successful fundraise to further key development objectives for its investigational contact lens for patients with presbyopia.
Tuesday, October 24, 2023 12:21 AM
DUBLIN, Ireland—Ocuco Ltd.
has been named as one of Ireland’s Best Managed Companies for the sixth consecutive year. The eyecare solutions company, which demonstrated superior business performance, was recognized at an awards ceremony in Dublin.
Tuesday, October 24, 2023 12:15 AM
NEW YORK—Vision Monday
and 20/20 Magazine
are hosting the 15th annual EyeVote Readers' Choice Awards to identify the optical industry’s favorite products and companies this year, but time is running out—nominations will close tonight at 11:59 p.m.
Monday, October 23, 2023 12:21 AM
NEW YORK—Last Friday, LensCrafters
launched its first virtual experience, LensCrafters Eye Odyssey
on Roblox, a global immersive platform where millions of people connect and communicate daily.