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

New Research Reveals Significant Gaps in Consumer Contact Lenses Knowledge

New research commissioned by the Contact Lens Institute (CLI) reveals that US eye care practitioners are missing an opportunity to talk about contact lens options with two out of three patients, among other eye-popping findings. The nationwide survey of nearly 1,000 US adults who require vision correction is part of the organization’s See Tomorrow initiative, … Read more

Alcon Elevates Dry Eye Care With Systane iLux2 MGD Thermal Pulsation System

Alcon, a global leader in eye care dedicated to helping people see brilliantly, is excited to introduce its latest dry eye innovation, the Systane® iLux2® Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD) Thermal Pulsation System. With new imaging technology to capture infrared photos and HD video of the meibomian glands, this all-in-one handheld device allows patients to see … Read more

Warby Parker Partners With Eastman to Launch New Demo Lens Molecular Recycling Program

Warby Parker, the eyewear brand with a mission to inspire and impact the world with vision, purpose, and style, announced a new partnership with Eastman to pioneer a first-of-its-kind demo lens molecular recycling program. One of the greatest environmental impacts within the eyewear industry is the lack of a recycling solution for demo lenses—the clear … Read more

Kering Acquires Maui Jim | The Optical Journal

Founded in 1987, Maui Jim is the world’s largest independently owned high-end eyewear brand with a leading position in North America. Recognized for its outstanding technicity and distinctive Hawaiian heritage that embodies the “Aloha Spirit”, Maui Jim is an authentic brand that offers a broad spectrum of high-quality sun and optical frames sold in more … Read more

Théa Completes its Acquisition of Akorn’s Branded Ophthalmic

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 completion of its previously announced acquisition of seven branded ophthalmic products from Akorn Operating Company LLC. The transactions expands Théa’s role as an important provider of products designed to … Read more

Vision scientists Discover New Angle On Path of Light Through Photoreceptors

Using a modified confocal microscope, the researchers observed the optical properties of living cone mitochondria exposed to light. The path of light became concentrated with transmission from the inner to the outer segments of cone photoreceptors. Credit: John Ball, Ph.D. Mitochondria within photoreceptors act as microlenses, concentrating light as it is transmitted from the inner … Read more

NOW by Vision Expo To Debut At Vision Expo East 2022

The Vision Council and RX, the organizers of Vision Expo, announced NOW by Vision Expo, new eyewear trends showcase that will debut at Vision Expo East 2022, taking place March 31–April 3 in New York City, and will spotlight eyewear trends that are shaping the direction of the industry in a dynamic, design-centric space. Located … Read more

Théa to Acquire Branded Ophthalmic Products from Akorn

Laboratoires Théa SAS (“Théa”), Europe’s leading independent pharmaceutical company specializing in the research, development, and commercialization of eye-care products, announced an agreement to purchase seven branded ophthalmic products from Akorn Operating Company LLC. The transaction will make Théa a best-in-class provider of products designed to fill the needs of eye-care professionals across the United States. … Read more

Over 240 Exhibitors Commit to Vision Expo East 2022

The organizers of Vision Expo, The Vision Council, and RX, have announced that more than 240 exhibitors have committed to Vision Expo East, taking place March 31–April 3 at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City. To take advantage of free registration, available until January 27, click here. Exclusive Benefits for Exhibiting MembersMembers of … Read more