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ABB Optical agrees to match Optometry Cares donations

December 16, 2014

Optometry Cares – the American Optometric Association Foundation has announced that ABB Optical Group, in recognition of the company's 25th anniversary, will match all donations up to $25,000 through Dec. 31 to help expand eye health and vision care access for people nationwide.

"At ABB, we believe in giving back to those in need and supporting causes that have a proven impact," Angel Alvarez, ABB Optical CEO, said in a press release from the company. 

Global contact lens market to reach $13.5 billion by 2019

December 15, 2014
A report from Transparency Market Research forecasts that the global contact lens market will increase by a compound annual growth rate of 10.3% from 2013 to 2019…

Alcon supports new ISO standard for contact lens disinfection testing

December 12, 2014
Alcon announced its support for the new standards advising that lens care products be evaluated in accordance with real-world conditions for disinfection, known an ISO…

EnChroma adds plastic eye wear lens for spectral color enhancement

December 12, 2014
EnChroma introduced a new line of eye wear centered on prescription-capable polycarbonate lenses that provide people with color vision deficiency spectral color…
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September 23, 2014
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ABB Optical agrees to match Optometry Cares donations

December 16, 2014
Optometry Cares – the American Optometric Association Foundation has announced that ABB Optical Group, in recognition of the company's 25th…

Global contact lens market to reach $13.5 billion by 2019

December 15, 2014
A report from Transparency Market Research forecasts that the global contact lens market will increase by a compound annual growth rate of 10.3% from…

Alcon supports new ISO standard for contact lens disinfection testing

December 12, 2014
Alcon announced its support for the new standards advising that lens care products be evaluated in accordance with real-world conditions for…

EnChroma adds plastic eye wear lens for spectral color enhancement

December 12, 2014
EnChroma introduced a new line of eye wear centered on prescription-capable polycarbonate lenses that provide people with color vision deficiency…

Weber named CEO for Vision-Ease

December 10, 2014
Vision-Ease Lens announced former CooperVision Inc. president John Weber as its new chief executive officer.Doug Hepper will transition to executive…
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Experts support development of efficacy standards for Acanthamoeba testing

Primary Care Optometry News, December 2014
Most eye care providers still remember the 2007 Acanthamoeba keratitis outbreak in contact lens wearers.Concern has grown among practitioners over…

FDA clears daily disposable multifocal

December 5, 2014
Visioneering Technologies Inc. announced that its NaturalVue daily disposable hydrophilic multifocal contact lens has been issued 510(k) clearance…

Industry report shows increases in Rx lens market

December 3, 2014
The sale of prescription spectacle lenses went up 1.3% from last year and 2.7% from 2 years ago, according to VisionWatch, a survey conducted by the…

Industry veteran Baker retires from ABB Optical

December 3, 2014
Industry veteran Lynda Baker, executive vice president for ABB Optical Group, retired Dec. 1 according to a company press release.Baker began her…
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Drug eluting contact lenses 'worthy of investigation' for release of myopia drugs

November 26, 2014
DENVER – The combination of atropine and pirenzepine with commercial hydrogel and silicone hydrogel contact lenses may warrant further…
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