Menicon acquires David Thomas Contact Lenses Ltd., Major U.K. Custom Lens Manufacturer

December 15, 2009 Posted by Manicon


The deal provides a base of operations for Menicon’s expansion in the U.K.
Menicon Co., Ltd. (Menicon) and David Thomas Contact Lenses Ltd. (DTCL) announced on November 19 that the two companies reached agreement on November 16, 2009 for Menicon to acquire 100% of the ownership of…

Interview with B&Lӳ CEO Gerald Ostrov

October 16, 2009 Posted by Admin


Interview with B&L’s CEO Gerald Ostrov
According to Bausch & Lomb Inc. continues to be a work in progress two years after it was taken over by a group of investors led by private equity firm Warburg Pincus LLC. The Rochester-based eye care company in the…

New Silicone Hydrogel Colored Lenses

October 15, 2009 Posted by Tom Bough


New Silicone Hydrogel Colored Lenses?
Ciba Vision inventor John Christopher Phelan has a new patent application released on October 8th for a curable colored ink for silicone hydrogel lenses. Perhaps this will lead to repeating a trend in colored lenses but this time with silicone…

Federal German Cartel Office: Fine against Ciba Vision

October 13, 2009 Posted by Admin


Ciba Vision;German Cartel Office

Federal German Cartel Office: Fine against Ciba Vision Influence on Internet trading The Federal German Cartel Office have announced that they are to impose a fine of 11.5 million euros on Ciba Vision Vertriebs GmbH, Germany. The company is accused…

SynergEyes Awarded U.S. Patent

October 07, 2009 Posted by SynergEyes


SynergEyes Awarded U.S. Patent
SynergEyes, Inc., the high Dk hybrid contact lens manufacturer, announced that it has received an additional patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The new patent pertains to SynergEyes’ hybrid contact lens bonding technology and…

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