Meta in conversations to buy a stake in EssilorLuxottica

Meta in conversations to buy a stake in EssilorLuxottica

According to news agency Reuters, Meta Platforms (META.O) is in talks to acquire a stake of around 5% in EssilorLuxottica. According to Reuters, the stake in the world’s largest eyewear manufacturer could be worth 4.33 billion euros

International organization for Spectacle and Contact Lens Opticians formed

International organization for Spectacle and Contact Lens Opticians formed

The American Board of Opticianry & National Contact Lens Examiners (ABO & NCLE) and National Federation of Opticianry Schools announced the formation of the United Opticians Association (UOA), a new international organization dedicated to serving the Spectacle and Contact Lens Optician professions.

What makes a good pair of golf glasses – and what does not

What makes a good pair of golf glasses – and what does not

An interview with André Durow The golf season is in full swing and with it sales of golf glasses. But what visual needs do golfers actually have and are the industry’s golf glasses really a good solution? The sports eyewear expert André Durow has a strong opinion on this. MAFO spoke to the enthusiastic golfer…

Good vision for everyone?

Good vision for everyone?

About innovative projects and NGOs There are projects that are difficult to earn money with. For example, helping blind people to get through their everyday lives more easily or to recognize the connections between climate change and eye health. This makes it even more important that particularly dedicated people take on such problems. Fortunately, there…

Lens edge coating

Lens edge coating

A new approach for aesthetic excellence and visual comfort For years, research has been carried out on new technologies in the field of edge machining of spectacle lenses. For this purpose, there exists a research partnership between the TH Köln (University of Applied Sciences in Germany) and Shape Engineering. The technologies developed are used to…

First eyewear sustainability certification program

First eyewear sustainability certification program

Created, registered, and promoted by ANFAO and Certottica A matter that is increasingly at the center of global attention is sustainability. In fact, the market is moving toward greater consumer awareness of eco-friendly issues, which often also influences their consumption choices. According to several researchers, 47% of consumers consider it essential to pay attention to the…