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.

May 29, 2014

There may be a connection between taking vasodilators and developing early-stage, age-related macular degeneration, the leading cause of vision loss and blindness among Americans who are ages 65 and older, according to a study published online Wednesday in Ophthalmology, the journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

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

Cirrus Healthcare Products earlier this summer launched a new licensed version of EarPlanes for Kids in conjunction with the new Disney "Planes" movie.

April 21, 2013

Rite Aid's latest Wellness store concept features a new interactive Vision Center kiosk that allows customers to try new frames in the store and order prescription glasses and contact lenses for home delivery.

January 29, 2013

"Talk to your cardiologist." That's the advice offered last week by Wills Eye Institute, a hospital specializing in eye care, following a JAMA article linking aspirin therapy to macular degeneration.

December 4, 2012

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

October 18, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved what it called the first drug to treat an eye condition that can interfere with the part of the retina responsible for reading vision.

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.

January 4, 2012

A large European study released Tuesday found that daily aspirin use is linked to an increased risk of age-related macular degeneration, a disease that can damage the central vision that is essential for reading and driving.

December 21, 2011

Rite Aid is planning to roll out 3-D holographic display kiosks in its stores next year, according to the kiosks' manufacturer.

July 6, 2011

The new Duane Reade flagship Wall Street store, visited by Drug Store News in an exclusive tour on Tuesday, represents the first American retailer to employ a next-generation digital signage solution from Lawrence called the Tensator Virtual Assistant, which uses the very latest in holographic imaging and audio-visual technology to create the illusion of a real person.

July 18, 2010

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

May 2, 2010

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