Amazing Eyewear book review by Raymond Francis FBDO

Amazing Eyewear book review by Raymond Francis FBDO – ABDO Skip to content Amazing Eyewear written by Maarten Weidema is an extensive look at independent eyewear designs featuring their history, design and brand philosophy. Detailing frame materials, frame parts and shapes with glossy illustrations, this book is a very readable compendium. Eyewear brands from all … Read more

MIDO Makes May Marvelous | The Optical Journal

After making and canceling travel reservations five times over the past two years, I was finally able to walk into the exhibition halls of MIDO for the first time in three years, starting on April 30th. MIDO is the largest optical trade exhibition in the world and this year’s trade fair, while slightly smaller than … Read more

Théa Introduces iVIZIA™ OTC Eye-Care Products in US

Thea Pharma Inc. (“Théa”), the US subsidiary of Europe’s leading independent pharmaceutical company specializing in the research, development, and commercialization of eye-care products, announced the availability of the iVIZIA line of over-the-counter (OTC) eye-care products in the United States. The iVIZIA OTC product line includes lubricating eye drops, lubricating eye hygiene gel, and three options … Read more

ECPs Say It Is Time To Call the Nurse!

WE’VE ALL HEARD the stats; 80% of the learning a child does is through their eyes. Myopia is on the rise! The percentage of children in the US estimated to need glasses is somewhere between 40-45% and growing fast… And yet, less than 15% of pre-school children receive an eye exam by a professional. If … Read more

This Friday, opti will open its four halls in Munich.

This Friday, the international trade show for optics & design, opti for short, will open its four halls in Munich. What makes the extraordinary spring edition from 13 – 15 May 2022 so special and what is worth knowing about it are questions answered by Exhibition Director Bettina Reiter and Klaus Plaschka, Managing Director of … Read more

ECPs Share their Best-Selling Collections for March 2022

Akoni sunglasses because they are drop dead gorgeous and people love the eco-luxury aspect of the brand. — Jason Klepfisz, OD, Urban Eye Care, Phoenix, AZ The Oxford Lane collection from Eye Q Eyewear is an original concept inspired by London fashion and heritage. The minimalistic, easy-to-wear style assortment is made for everyday wear. The … Read more

Safilo Group – Q1 2022 Trading Update

(PRESS RELEASE) PADUA — The Board of Directors of Safilo Group SpA has reviewed and approved Q1 2022 economic and financial key performance indicators. Angelo Trocchia, Safilo chief executive officer, commented: “We closed a positive first quarter, with a solid start to 2022 for our net sales, which grew by 8.4% at constant exchange rates … Read more