Wiley X Announces Sponsorship With Racing Legend Tony Stewart

Iconic Driver/Owner Stewart Joins Impressive 2016 Roster of Racers Who Depend on Wiley X’s Absolute Premium Protection Vision protection innovator Wiley X®, Inc. is pleased to announce its new sponsorship agreement with auto racing legend Tony Stewart, who will be wearing and representing Wiley X eyewear throughout the 2016 NASCAR … [Read more...]

HOYA Vision Care launches Seiko Optical Website

LEWISVILLE, TEXAS, (FEBRUARY , 2015) Hoya Vision North America has launched a website for its Seiko Optical U.S. subsidiary: www.seikovision.com A portion of the new website will be dedicated to the Seiko Elite program, a program developed by eye care professionals for eye care professionals in order to help with practice growth and development. … [Read more...]

Strategic Business Growth Appointments by Adlens

Adlens®, the global leader in adjustable focus eyewear, has announced a series of strategic appointments and promotions to ensure capacity is aligned with business growth in 2016. The structural changes have been made to reflect the company’s growing needs following the launch of AdlensFocuss™, the first prescription eyewear to feature … [Read more...]

Clearvision Launches Online Shopping Cart

Hauppauge, NY – February 2016 – Taking its first step into the world of ecommerce, eyewear industry leader ClearVision Optical introduces an online shopping cart to its website, cvoptical.com. In its efforts to remain current in today’s fast paced marketplace, ClearVision introduced the online shopping cart to provide customers with the … [Read more...]

ClearVision Voted Best Companies to Work for in New York

Hauppauge, NY – January 2016* – For the second consecutive year, optical industry leader ClearVision Optical has been named one of 2016’s *Best Companies to Work for in New York State. Created in 2007, these celebrated annual awards are part of a distinctive program that evaluates and ranks the best places of employment. It is designed to … [Read more...]

Modern Optical Appoints New VP Of Sales

Roselle, IL (January 2016) – Value eyewear leader Modern Optical International announces that McDonald Diquez has been named as Vice President of Sales for its Summit Optical Supply division. “I am thrilled to have McDonald on our team to enhance the brand recognition of this important sector,” said Ken Weissman, President of Modern Optical … [Read more...]

Wiley X Launches Bold New Website

New Online Experience Highlights Different Wiley X Lifestyles and Activities, Makes it Easier to Find the Right Protective Eyewear for Every Need Wiley X®, Inc. has unveiled a new website that combines a bold, new look with improved content and organization designed to provide the company’s legions of fans around the world with a … [Read more...]

Winners And Losers: Eyecare Vendors 2015

We have covered eyecare professionals, we have covered the consumer and we don't want to forget eyecare vendors who got caught in 2015. Once again, there are probably more, we just started tracking this in late 2015. Loser Vendors Portland, Ore. -- A Clackamas plant that makes lenses for eye glasses is accused of illegally dumping chemicals … [Read more...]

Maria Dellapina, Founder of Specs4Us Honored By Toyota

Maria Dellapina, founder of Specs4Us, is changing the lives of individuals with special needs - one frame at a time. Because of her work, Maria was recently honored with a $50K Driving Solutions grant by Toyota at Tina Brown's Women in the World salon – a globetrotting event series that brings together the most remarkable women in the world to … [Read more...]

Silhouette Opens Silhouette Gallery In New York

December, 2015, New York – Silhouette, the Austrian-based leader in lightweight and high quality, premium eyewear, is pleased to announce the opening of Silhouette Gallery, a dedicated showroom and meeting space bringing the experience of its spectacular Linz headquarters to the heart of New York City. Located on the 12th floor of a landmark … [Read more...]

Modern Optical’s Food Drive Gives Back To Homeless

One of  Modern Optical International corporate sustainability programs is Food Drives. They have done Feed The Children and a few other initiatives. This year they sponsored a food drive in December to support the needs of students at a local community college. A daughter of a Modern Optical employee works at the University and told her mother … [Read more...]

Santinelli Celebrates 25th Anniversary with NIDEK

December, 2015, Hauppauge, NY – This year, Santinelli International and NIDEK Ltd. commemorate twenty-five years of their business alliance, marking the longest, continuous lens finishing equipment distributorship in the U.S. to date. The relationship started in 1991 when NIDEK expanded from ophthalmic instrument manufacturing to lens finishing … [Read more...]

Modern Optical Establishes Scholarship Program With Illinois College Of Optometry

Roselle, IL – Value eyewear leader Modern Optical International, in conjunction with the National Optometric Association (NOA), has established a new scholarship program within Illinois College of Optometry (ICO). This scholarship has been established to encourage, support, and underscore the importance of minority students in the field of … [Read more...]

Shamir Promotes Weiss to Vice President of Technologies InoTime

San Diego, CA – October, 2015 - Shamir Insight’s InoTime executive, Richard Weiss, has been appointed to Vice President of Technologies, North American InoTime Laboratories. Weiss has maintained an extensive career in the optical industry, touching every aspect of the profession, including previously holding the position of General Manager of … [Read more...]

ClearVision Partners With United Way For School Supplies

As part of its ongoing efforts to support the local community, eyewear industry leader ClearVision Optical recently donated nearly 4,400 items in support of United Way of Long Island’s 2015 Stuff-A-Bus program. This annual program provides low income families with new school supplies to help prepare children for their academic studies. For … [Read more...]