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Essilor to acquire Vision Source

July 30, 2015

Essilor, a manufacturer of optical lenses, has agreed to acquire Vision Source, a network of independent optometrists, Vision Source announced today.

Vision Source will retain its current leadership team and will continue to be handled as an independent company, according to the press release.

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