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

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

The American Diabetes Association, with Visionary Partners VSP Vision Care and Regeneron, to Address Barriers to Accessing Resources to Manage Ones Eye Health

ARLINGTON, Va., May 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — There are currently more than 37 million American adults living with diabetes. Almost three times that many adults (96 million) are living with prediabetes and 90% are completely unaware. Anyone with diabetes is at risk for diabetes-related eye diseases such as diabetic retinopathy, macular edema, glaucoma, and cataracts. … Read more

Bausch + Lomb Presents Data from Second Pivotal Phase 3 Trial of Investigational Treatment NOV03 (Perfluorohexyloctane) at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting

VAUGHAN, ON and LAVAL, QC and HEIDELBERG, Germany, May 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ –– Bausch + Lomb, a leading global eye health business of Bausch Health Companies Inc. (NYSE/TSX: BHC) (“Bausch Health”) and Novaliq GmbH, a biopharmaceutical company focusing on first- and best-in-class ocular therapeutics, today announced that data from the second pivotal Phase 3 trial … Read more