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Luxottica and Essilor Merge
Essilor and Luxottica have entered into a historic merger that combines the two largest optical companies in the world. Read on for all the details...

New Leadership at Vision Impact Institute
Kristan Gross has been named the new president of the Vision Impact Institute, succeeding Maureen Cavanagh. Cavanagh is transitioning to a new, unannounced, role at Essilor of America. 

The Vision Council releases DES survey
As attendees gather at this year's CES global consumer electronics and consumer technology tradeshow, The Vision Council has released the results of a nationwide survey on blue light.

Alcon Discontinues UPP
Alcon has announced  it is ending its UPP, effective immediately, in light of a Utah court decision that upholds the Contact Lens Consumer Protection Act.

OWA Announces 2017 Award Winners
The Optical Women’s Association has announced the women it will honor as its Pleaides, Pyxis, and Pinnacle award recipients: Kate Renwick-Espinosa, Lori Lippiatt, O.D., and Corinne McCormack

HOYA Acquires Pinnacle Optical Lab
HOYA Vision Care announced today the acquisition of Pinnacle Optical, LLC, a full-service wholesale optical laboratory headquartered in Birmingham, AL.

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EB Speaks with Essilor re: Merger
Monday’s news of the historic merger between optical giants Essilor and Luxottica has held the industry’s focus this week, with conversation and speculation centered on what it will mean for the industry in general, and for the ECPs who work and practice within it.
As a follow-up, Eyecare Business spoke with an Essilor executive about how the company sees the merger benefitting optical, and when and if we’ll start seeing changes in the way the two companies operate.

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