Author Archives: Daniela Garbillo

Optometric Services Inc. (OSI) Unveils its New Image

Optometric Services Inc. (OSI) Unveils its New Image

OSI is proud to unveil its new image! Clearly looking towards the future, Optometric Services Inc. has been serving independent optometric clinics for over 35 years. “Our team is attentive to its Members needs. As such, we have several projects in the pipeline in order to keep up with the pulse of evolving business and

New York Eye Announces Five-Year License Renewal for Hemingway Ltd

New York Eye announced the five-year renewal of its licensing agreement with Hemingway, Ltd. The license will run through Dec. 31, 2021. Hemingway Eyewear is comprised of vintage-inspired styles and a rich color palette. New York Eye also supplies the Ernest Hemingway Polarized sunglass collection. These collections feature classic shapes and retro stylings. “Hemingway remains

USC’s Roski Eye Institute to Launch Certified Ophthalmic Education Program

The University of Southern California (USC) Roski Eye Institute will offer the first educational program in California, one of only 14 programs nationwide, to train certified ophthalmic technicians with its Ophthalmic Technician Education Program (OTEP) beginning January, 2017. The USC OTEP will create highly skilled allied health professionals who guide patients and families on understanding

State Optical Co. Sets Out to Establish North America as the New Epicenter for Luxury Eyewear

STATE Optical Co. officially launches to optical offices across Canada with a collection of American-made luxury acetate frames that are designed to meet the eye of Canada’s innovators, entrepreneurs, free thinkers, limit pushers, and status quo changers, – or as STATE calls them, the “New Originals.” The launch collection consists of 18 unique styles and

Essilor Expands in China, Updates Revenue Projections

Essilor announced that it formed a new partnership by taking a 50 percent stake in Photosynthesis Group, a Hong Kong-based company that markets sunglasses and corrective lenses under a range of banners including MJS. It primarily operates through a network of franchised shopping mall stores in China and has begun expanding abroad in Southeast Asia.

Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Division of Johnson & Johnson Inc., Launches New Program To Support Authorized Customers in Canada

Johnson & Johnson Vision Care division of Johnson & Johnson Inc. announced the Canadian launch of the ACUVUE® AUTHORIZED PARTNER Program: a new initiative to support and recognize its customers that exhibit good business practices. Some unauthorized sources are not only creating an environment where it’s difficult for other customers to remain competitive, but may

Prevent Blindness Names VM’s Marge Axelrad as 2017 ‘Person of Vision’

Prevent Blindness has chosen Marge Axelrad, senior vice president, editorial director at Vision Monday/Jobson Optical Group as the recipient of the 2017 Prevent Blindness Person of Vision Award. The award will be presented on March 30, 2017, at the Prevent Blindness Person of Vision Dinner at the Lotte New York Palace, New York City, in