July 15, 2014

Novartis has entered into an agreement with a division of Google to in-license its “smart lens” technology for all ocular medical uses. 

July 7, 2014

Drug Store News recently sat down with Alcon’s Mike McAvoy, head of OTC sales, to discuss opportunities in eye-care.

October 3, 2013

Most contact lens wearers in the United States put their eyes at risk by cutting corners and adopting bad habits when it comes to contact lens care and hygiene practices, according to a recent global survey conducted by Wakefield Research for Alcon.

September 10, 2013

Sales of ear care products are booming, reaching $77.2 million, up 24.4%, for the 52 weeks ended July 14 across U.S. total multi-outlets, according to IRI. What was once considered a commodity category may be becoming more segmented.

April 9, 2013

Advanced Vision Research named Diane Houtman VP professional relations.

March 29, 2013

Three bills that were introduced in California would recognize pharmacists as healthcare providers and would enable pharmacists, nurse practitioners and optometrists to practice to the full extent of their education and training.

The reality is that industry observers can expect to see more states considering similar measures as they all prepare a roadmap to lower costs by allowing pharmacists and NPs to practice at the top of their professions.

March 13, 2013

Bausch + Lomb and Walgreens introduced a new SightSense online and in-store patient education program in an effort to heighten eye health awareness and encourage consumers to take proactive steps to protect and preserve their sight.

December 4, 2012

Bausch + Lomb recently introduced a new consumer-preferred cap design across its Renu multi-purpose contact lens solution brand.

July 23, 2012

Less than one-third of people take the basic steps necessary to preserve eye sight, according to a Bausch + Lomb global survey released last week.

June 21, 2012

Eye care supplements have become a big growth driver within eye care sets, and for good reason — baby boomers aren’t getting any younger and they plan to see their great grandkids play in the sandbox someday, so eye health is paramount. 


February 3, 2012

A study on Bausch + Lomb's Biotrue multipurpose contact lens solution published in the January edition of the journal Eye & Contact Lens: Science & Clinical Practice found that the solution can help improve eye health.

March 18, 2011

Bausch + Lomb on Friday appointed a clinical professor of ophthalmology to serve as the company's first-ever chief medical officer.

September 28, 2010

Abbott has received market clearance from the Food and Drug Administration for RevitaLens Ocutec, a...

July 18, 2010

Between lens solutions, eye drops, and related nutritionals and accessories, eye care represents $1 billion...

July 7, 2010

SoloHealth, maker of EyeSite self-service vision testing and self-directed healthcare kiosks, on Thursday teamed with...

May 2, 2010

Latinos have higher rates of developing visual impairment, blindness, diabetic eye disease and cataracts than...

March 18, 2010

Bausch & Lomb on Friday announced the relaunch of Renu Fresh multi-purpose contact lens solution...