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GSRx launches eye wear line for independent practices

July 19, 2016

GSRx launched its Proper Optics Eyewear line of frames and lenses for independent practices as an affordable and quality option to maintain private-pay patients as regular customers.

The line has a catalogue of 280 frame styles, which all include single-vision lenses in plastic or polycarbonate with purchase, according to a press release from the company.

Contact lens bill aims to improve communication, patient safeguards

Primary Care Optometry News, July 2016
The Contact Lens Consumer Health Protection Act of 2016 was written to strengthen the Fairness to Contact Lens Consumers Act “to preserve access to accurate…

Alcon launches daily disposable multifocal

July 14, 2016
Alcon introduced Dailies Total1 Multifocal contact lenses, which are designed to address end-of-day dryness and discomfort experienced by wearers after age 40.

ABB Optical: Daily disposables most popular contact lens modality

July 13, 2016
Daily disposable contact lenses make up 37% of overall lens sales among independent eye care providers; however, this market is underdeveloped, according to ABB…
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Optical tests may serve as biomarkers in mTBI

July 14, 2016
BOSTON – Researchers found that pupillary light reflex and near point of convergence may serve as objective…
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Study finds marketing affects prescribing behavior

July 13, 2016
BOSTON – Optometrists earned more than $18 million in 2014 as a result of financial relationships with the…
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Optometry's Meeting 2016

Optometry's Meeting 2016

Alcon launches daily disposable multifocal

July 14, 2016
Alcon introduced Dailies Total1 Multifocal contact lenses, which are designed to address end-of-day dryness and…
More »

GSRx launches eye wear line for independent practices

July 19, 2016
GSRx launched its Proper Optics Eyewear line of frames and lenses for independent practices as an affordable and quality option to maintain…

Contact lens bill aims to improve communication, patient safeguards

Primary Care Optometry News, July 2016
The Contact Lens Consumer Health Protection Act of 2016 was written to strengthen the Fairness to Contact Lens Consumers Act “to preserve…

Alcon launches daily disposable multifocal

July 14, 2016
Alcon introduced Dailies Total1 Multifocal contact lenses, which are designed to address end-of-day dryness and discomfort experienced by wearers…

ABB Optical: Daily disposables most popular contact lens modality

July 13, 2016
Daily disposable contact lenses make up 37% of overall lens sales among independent eye care providers; however, this market is underdeveloped…

Meeting News Coverage

Digital device users report good vision, comfort with B+L Ultra

July 7, 2016
BOSTON – Researchers concluded that contact lenses made of samfilcon A may help practitioners improve the contact lens experience for their…

Meeting News Coverage

AOA legislative arm works to protect patients

July 6, 2016
BOSTON – Representatives from the AOA’s federal legislative and third party committees updated the House of Delegates on their successes…

Meeting News Coverage

VSP postpones plans for minimum purchase requirements

July 5, 2016
BOSTON – VSP notified the American Optometric Association that it will postpone the implementation of a plan to require doctors to purchase a…

Meeting News Coverage

Care ODs provide to patients is under attack, Loomis says

July 3, 2016
BOSTON – Attacks on the profession are coming from different places than in the past, outgoing American Optometric Association President…

Meeting News Coverage

New CooperVision contact lens targets digital device users

July 2, 2016
BOSTON – CooperVision announced the launch of Biofinity Energys with Digital Zone Optics, specifically created for digital device users. The…

Meeting News Coverage

Johnson & Johnson introduces monthly silicone hydrogel

July 2, 2016
BOSTON – Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Inc. launched Acuvue Vita, a silicone hydrogel contact lens made of a new material, senofilcon C…

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