Eye Health

Eastern States Eyewear Presents First Collection With Coco and Breezy

NEW YORK—Eastern States Eyewear and celebrity designers, Coco and Breezy are debuting their first sunglasses collection together. This first collection features functional pieces for the individual who loves geometric shapes and art deco stylings. The eight styles in this collection represent Coco and Breezy’s penchant for bold, head-turning designs. A variety of statement making shapes include round and upswept flairs as well as progressive, geometric cuts. Acetate cuts and bevels as well as strong metallic end piece accents create the ideal balance such as color contrasting nose pieces and rubber coated temple designs. Each frame comes packaged within a specialized…


A&A Optical Launches the New Cremieux Collection

CARROLLTON, Texas—AA Optical is launching the new collection Cremieux Eyewear, geared toward individuals seeking a taste of French elegance. This first collection features 12 styles with a total of 33 SKU and is categorized by contemporary classic style coupled with a touch of timeless French Riviera, the company said. The Cremieux Eyewear collection features preppy details with quality, chic elegance. All of the frames in this collection feature high quality materials with a combination of Italian and Japanese acetates, German and Austrian spring hinges, fine metal and iconic Cremieux custom prints. All frames feature a French quote from Stephane Cremieux:…


Zeiss Acquires Veracity Innovations, a Cataract Surgery Platform

DUBLIN, Calif. and JENA, Germany—Zeiss has acquired Veracity Innovations, a medical software company in Temple, Texas. The purchase price was not disclosed. Veracity Innovations was founded by ophthalmologists Kyle Smith, MD, Kerry Solomon, MD and Jeremiah Elliott. The company markets an intelligent, cloud-based platform for cataract surgical planning, management and analysis. “Digital technology is fundamentally changing our world and has a major impact in health care,” said Ludwin Monz, PhD, president and CEO of Carl Zeiss Meditec. “Efficiently bringing together relevant information and making smart use of data in a secure way, along with artificial intelligence, is reshaping how medicine…


The Fourth Annual Contact Lens Health Week Is the Topic of Aug. 23 ‘Power Hour’

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—Jennifer Cope, MD, MPH from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Joseph P. Shovlin, OD, FAAO, president of the American Academy of Optometry join the Aug. 23 ‘Power Hour’ to discuss the fourth annual Contact Lens Health Week. Power Hour is the weekly broadcast hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice. The campaign theme this year is “healthy habits mean healthy eyes” and focuses on encouraging youth the start healthy hygiene habits now to reduce the risk of eye infection for healthy eyes in the future. Details about the shows, including how…


Match Eyewear Debuts the Cosmopolitan Eyewear Collection

WESTBURY, N.Y.—Match Eyewear is launching the Cosmopolitan Eyewear collection at Vision Expo West 2017. Made for the fearless female, the collection features 17 optical styles and three sunwear styles. “Acquiring the Cosmopolitan brand was just the next step in our growth plan for Match Eyewear,” said Ethan Goodman, president of Match. “We are happy to be providing our accounts with a product line that is directly targeted to Millennials with a brand that influences this community.” The fun, flirty colors and shapes in this collection are named after today’s most sought after “IT” girls. The Cosmopolitan Eyewear collection features fashionable…