Essilor International

What you missed at AOA 2017
What you missed at AOA 2017Catch up with what you missed at Optometry's Meeting in Washington, DC.
What you need to know about the Essilor-Luxottica deal
Q&A: Howard Purcell, OD, FAAO, DiplomateI didn’t at all anticipate the challenges I would face at being a clinician in industry. It really comes down to you’re a clinician, you make a decision, there’s a result, it’s either good or bad, and you adjust and adapt. In industry, at least initially, I didn’t know if what I was doing was making a difference.
What the Essilor-Vision Source deal means for youEssilor recently announced it had acquired independent optometric service alliance Vision Source, raising questions about the future for thousands of Vision Source members and Essilor customers across the country.
Essilor introduces new generation of Optifog lensesIn July, Essilor plans to launch a new generation of Optifog lenses that the company says will make the lenses easier to use because the patient will no longer need to apply a special liquid weekly to activate the anti-fog property.
J&J, B+L, Essilor, others fined by Chinese authorities for price fixingChinese authorities fined Johnson & Johnson, Baush + Lomb, Essilor International, Nikon, and Carl Zeiss Vision Guangzhou a combined total of 19.6 million yuan, or $3 million, for price fixing in the country’s contact lens and eyeglasses market.
Coastal.com acquired by Essilor, launches ‘Try Before You Buy’ programEssilor International announced it has entered into a binding agreement to acquire all of the outstanding common stock of Coastal Contacts (Coastal.com).
Essilor buys majority stake in Transitions OpticalEssilor International has acquired PPG Industries’ 51% stake in Transitions Optical.
Essilor to buy majority stake in Transitions OpticalEssilor International will acquire PPG Industries’ 51% stake in Transitions Optical, announced the companies in prepared statements. Essilor has held a 49% share of Transitions Optical since the joint-venture formation 23 years ago.
Essilor, HPO enter exclusive global license agreement