Bausch + Lomb Goes Solar In Rochester, NY

Press Release: Advanced Solar Products (ASP) of Flemington, New Jersey, has announced construction of a solar array to provide electrical power for the Bausch + Lomb facility in Rochester, New York, which will manufacture an entirely new line of contact lens. The array will be constructed using 3,667 solar panels and will reduce the facility’s […]

Four Frightening Ways Halloween Contact Lens Can Ruin Your Vision

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. , 2014- To avoid a real-life Halloween horror story – going blind because of a costume accessory – the American Academy of Ophthalmology is warning the public against wearing costume contact lenses purchased without a prescription. These illegally sold cosmetic lenses may not be sterile and can cause a host of serious […]

Contact Lenses Are Like Underwear Infographic

Funny but true info graphic on the importance of caring not only for your underwear. Not caring for your contact lenses can lead to nasty things like blindness and eye infections. Just like your underwear, replace as your eye doctor has told you to, don’t sleep in them and keep them squeaky clean, not swanky.

FDA Teams Up For Campaign Against Decorative Contact Lenses

Dixon is among a growing number of people nationwide who, while trying to be trendy, are unknowingly risking their eyes when they buy the illegal, non-prescription “circle” contact lenses. With the start of the school year come parties and Halloween—all reasons why teens and young adults may want a new look. Requests for decorative contact […]

SynergEyes Raises $12 Million In New Financing

CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 4, 2014  SynergEyes, Inc., manufacturer and marketer of the Duette and UltraHealth families of contact lenses, has raised $12 million to accelerate expansion of its contact lenses for patients with astigmatism, presbyopia and irregular corneas. The funding also will facilitate SynergEyes’ strategic acquisitions in the field of specialty contact lenses. “As the […]

Cooper Companies Complets Acquisitions of Sauflon Pharmaceuticals

PLEASANTON, Calif., August, 2014* — The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE: COO) has completed its acquisition of Sauflon Pharmaceuticals Limited, the manufacturer and distributor of soft contact lenses and solutions. The transaction – valued at approximately $1.2 billion – gives CooperVision the ability to offer the most extensive range of daily disposable contact lens options to […]

Google Smart Contact Lens Infographic

Google joined up with Alcon for the development and releases of Smart Contact Lenses for Diabetics. This info graphic shows how the smart contact lens will work with diabetics. Diabetes is the 7th leading cause of death in the United States, with about 1.9 Million people diagnosed in 2010. According to a survey Economic Costs […]