Eyecare spin-off Bausch + Lomb files for IPO

Almost 18 months since its parent company announced Bausch + Lomb (B+L) would be spun off as a pure-play eye health company, the entity has filed for an initial public offering (IPO) on the New York and Toronto stock exchanges. Read more

Healthia to acquire LensPro Optometrists

ASX-listed Healthia has entered into a binding agreement to acquire the eight-practice business LensPro Optometrists, securing its largest optometry acquisition since its 2020 takeover of The Optical Company. Read more

Mojo Vision eyes fitness wearables market with smart contact lens

Smart contact lens startup Mojo Vision has signed strategic partnerships with leading sports and fitness brands. The company says it has identified an opportunity in the wearables market to deliver real-time performance data to athletes through its hands-free, eye-controlled user interface. Read more

Breaking the mould: understanding Peter Larsen

In a wide-ranging interview, PETER LARSEN details his rationale for bringing Specsavers to Australia, as well as the opposition he’s faced trying to change optometry’s ‘belief systems’. He also discusses his new roles at Topcon and the Centre for Eye Research Australia. Read more

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