EssilorLuxottica is in discussions to purchase a majority stake in GrandVision, the multi-national Dutch eyewear retailer with more than 7,000 stores worldwide. Read more
Several US-based vision organisations have, in a joint letter, warned that the US Government’s proposed tariffs on optical related goods could have a damaging impact on the sector. Read more
The Rodenstock Group has announced that it has completed a refinancing of its senior debt facilities, with a new term loan of €395 million (AU$647 m) maturing in seven years. The company has also secured a new revolving credit facility of €20 million (AU$32 m). Read more
The Japan Fair Trade Commission has raided the offices of several contact lens manufacturers for alleged breaches of the country’s antimonopoly laws. Read more
A new research project examining the proteins that circulate in the eye’s fluids has the potential to pave the way for a test to diagnose glaucoma that doesn’t rely on intraocular pressure.
ASX-listed medical device company Visioneering Technologies (VTI) is aiming to raise up to $11.1 million in new capital after securing fresh commitments from lead investors.
The program, named the Transitions Style Acady, will be introduced this week in Brisbane.Attendees will receive advice from stylists regarding the latest trends and Read more
The ‘Eye Screen for Ice-Cream’ public glaucoma screening will take place on Monday 11 March, and will target people aged over 40 who may Read more
Dr Elaine Chong, Professor Alex Hewitt and Dr Stuart Keel were among 13 recipients recently awarded 2019 Ophthalmic Research Institute of Australia (OIRA) grants Read more
ACOD will deliver the full Certificate IV in Optical Dispensing HLT47815 to students ployed in the capital city and surrounding areas from July, and Read more