NEW PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
Red Rose by OGI to announce new HD range at New York Fair.
At the forthcoming Vision Expo East (VEE) 2017 show, Red Rose will release the Bianchi and the Milan, both of which provide superior strength and style in an ultra-lightweight construction of high-density (HD) acetate.
FYSH UK January 2017 releases.
Fashion, colors and details: FYSH UK launches 4 new styles for the winter season.
Miraflex Children’s Frames from Dibble Optical has expanded
The highly acclaimed Miraflex range of children’s frames has been extended to include another new collection; Flexible & Fashion.
Mykita presents the Mylon Collection 2017.
MYKITA presents the MYKITA MYLON collection 2017 in a campaign that puts the product in the spotlight.
ESSILOR® SUN SOLUTION™ presents 5 New SUN-TECH BRANDS to communicate their “NO ORDINARY SUNWEAR”
“No ordinary sunwear” is Essilor® Sun Solution™’s motto, calling for a new brand entirely dedicated to hi-tech innovative sun lenses for “no ordinary people” who want to break away from the norm.
New 2017 Sports Catalogue from Norville
Norville announce their new 2017 Rx sport catalogue. With every sport catered for
BLACKFIN LAMINA PLUS – SPRING/SUMMER 2017 COLLECTION.
Blackfin meets acetate.
A new material teamed with the deluxe hallmark of the brand is the defining feature of a collection of spectacle frames that bring together style and innovation.
The changing face of mature fashion as designed by Stepper.
There is a real change in the ‘mature’ frame market. Stepper, a long time stalwart of the older frame wearer, is seeing measurable and rapid movement in buyer choice.
New LA MATTA Collection: A Surprising mix of True Grit and Seduction.
Area98 presents its new La Matta collection, the unmistakable brand designed for the modern and sensual woman who likes to stand out from the crowd
For those using LOC Companies linked to the Webstar Health’s OptoManager platform.
User logins have now been sent out by LOCSU. The LOCSU National Data Repository, developed by Cegedim RX, amalgamates data inputted into OptoManager to provide interactive business reporting, enabling users to analyse activity and outcomes of commissioned services, broken down by CCG, Year, Quarter, Month, Source of Referral, Presenting Symptoms, and more.
College AGM Agenda and Annual Report.
The College's next AGM takes place during Optometry Tomorrow 2017 on Monday 20 March. Download both the agenda and the annual report from our story.
GOC meeting News this week.
News about the Strategic Plan, Consent advice, new accredited courses, EDI, and other issues.
Optician announces the shortlist for the Optician Awards 2017.
The nominations shortlist for the Opticians award ceremony set for April 1st on the Saturaday night of the first day of Optrafair 2017 have been published.
No7 is shorlisted for Industry Award
Specialist contact lens manufacturer, No7, is shortlisted for the coveted Supplier of the Year in the UK’s OPTICIAN Journal Awards.
Lord MacLaurin joins British eyewear design and manufacturing company Inspecs as Chairman.
Lord MacLaurin, the former chairman of Tesco, Vodafone and the ECB (England and Wales Cricket Board) has joined Inspecs Group, the Bath headquartered eyewear design and manufacturing company, as its new chairman.
Blackfin by Pramaor 2016 TURNOVER HITS 7.7 MILLION EURO up 25%.
From the start of the year an amazing increase in orders of +47%.... read on
EC Court decison affecting access for visually impaired.
People who are blind or visually impaired across Europe will have greater access to published works, following a decision by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) on 14 February that the European Union (EU) has the power to ratify the Marrakesh Treaty.
Dates for this years National Eyehealth Week announced.
Eye Health UK today (21st February) announced that National Eye Health Week (NEHW) 2017 will take place 18 – 24 September.
Herts based DO erased from GOC Register.
The General Optical Council (GOC), the UK regulator for optometrists and dispensing opticians, has erased a dispensing optician based in Hertfordshire
Essilor launches £5 Million Varilux campaign
Essilor is launching a £5m multi-pair promotional campaign to support and drive footfall into the independent sector and strengthen its key brands, including Varilux, Crizal and Transitions.
QiO Update now LIVE.
QiO comprehensively overhauled for 2017 with new features
AOP launches Voices of The Profession survey panel.
The Association of Optometrists (AOP) today launches a survey panel aimed at raising the profile of optometry and eye health. The new Voice the Profession insight panel will give optical professionals a unique opportunity to share their thoughts on eye health issues.
It's Optrafair 2017 at NEC Birmingham and PHN opens Optrafair Preview pages today.
Once again PHN are proud to have been retained as Optrafair Co-Media partners. Today sees the opening of our free exhibitors preview pages where visitors will gain an expanding glimpse of the show and where registration can be made today for April 1st to April 3rd 2017.
Optegra reports on show success at 100% Optical.
“We are delighted with how the event went and it was a real pleasure to meet so many professionals in the industry....
We are now accepting post show results and publishing them on the 100% Preview Pages which will be retained during the year till the build up to 2018 100% Optical.
Join Alex Shortt at the next March 2017 BCLA meeting.
Mr Alex Shortt will be presenting the March evening meeting titled 'Cell therapy for corneal disease'
Comfort 15 Lens wins praise in Portugal.
The No7 mini-scleral lens, Comfort 15, is proving to be the go-to lens for corneal problems in Portugal, with a number of complex cases being resolved with the British-made design.
As the record breaking show draws to a close the organisers score it 100%.
The UK’s largest optical trade show, 100% Optical, dazzled visitors and exhibitors at its biggest and best show yet.
Sunday, another busy day at 100%, here's some more exhibitor comments.
Grafton Optical’ s David Thickens reported on a very busy 2 days on his stand that has attracted much attention on the E-Eye clinical treatment instrument..... and more
Here’s a taste of some of the many lectures being given at 100% Optical.
Dr Janis Orr: A crash course in orthokeratology and Dr Denize Atan: An eye for an eye? The challenge to develop stem cell therapies for blinding retinal disorders. More added today Monday.