Michael Kors to buy Versace

Michael Kors has announced a definitive agreement has been signed to acquire Gianni Versace for about $3.18 billion, changing its name to Capri Holdings...

ASCRS reviewing CyPass study data

The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) has convened a task force to review data from the COMPASS-XT study and associated research,...

Luxottica-Barberini deal probed

The Italian antitrust authority says it has opened a probe into Luxottica’s acquisition of lens maker Barberini, saying on its website EssilorLuxottica...

Making a spectacle ...

A study led by the University of Cologne suggests politicians are more likely to attract votes if they wear glasses. Although some research shows that...

Our journey to change

The Blind Foundation is committed to providing the right support at the right time for Kiwis’ experiencing sight loss. This has been a key driver of the...

SILMO 2018: Le Specs goes optical

After 40 years of making sunglasses, Sunshades is gearing up to launch Le Specs’ first optical range in January.

Meet the 2018-19 Snowvision scholarship awardees

This year’s Snowvision SUNY (State University of New York) scholarships were awarded to optometrist Katie Frame from Christchurch and final year student...

Kovin Naidoo joins Essilor

Professor Kovin Naidoo has joined Essilor in a newly-created position as Senior Vice President of inclusive business, philanthropy and social impact. Formerly...

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