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Ocuco invites labs to the webinar: Investing in LMS

Industry experts from OCUCO host the interactive webinar “Investing in LMS: What to Consider for Your Lab’s Success” on Thursday, May 30, at 11 am EDT (8 am – 9 am PDT). This session will explore the crucial factors for selecting a modern Lab Management Software (LMS) and its potential impact on enhancing lab efficiencies.



F.l.t.r.: Prof. José Manuel Gonzalez-Meijome (VP of EAOO), Rupal Lovell-Patel (President of EAOO), Kristina Mihić (Academy Manager EAOO), Pascal Blaser (Global Professional Affairs Manager at HOYA), Liliana Stankova (Immediate past President of EAOO), Marianne Goldwaser (Global Professional Affairs Manager at HOYA). Picture: HOYA

Hoya Vision Care partners with EAOO

Hoya Vision Care announced a partnership with the European Academy of Optometry and Optics (EAOO) to deliver educational content and sessions, in line with Hoya’s commitment to widely share knowledge and technical advances in the field of optometry and myopia management.

Rodenstock announced continued solid financial performance for 2023. Image by Gino Crescoli from Pixabay

Rodenstock announced continued solid financial performance for 2023

The Rodenstock Group announced its results for the financial year 2023. The group increased consolidated pro-forma net sales to 506.1 million euros (previous year 505.3 million euros on a pro forma basis), driven by continued strong sales growth of its B.I.G. VISION product portfolio of biometric progressive lenses and the highly successful launch of MyCon lenses for children.

Zeiss: Double-digit revenue growth in first half of fiscal year

Zeiss: Double-digit revenue growth in first half of fiscal year

The Zeiss Group was able to continue its double-digit growth despite a challenging market environment in the first half of fiscal year 2023/24. The company continues to drive its investment strategy and transformation into a data- and process-driven organization.


ISSUE 03/2024

Overview

Special topic: Lab Management: 10 things you should know about PFAS // Revolutionizing myopia management // Generation Z // Technology: A state-of-the-art technology for photochromic lenses // Spotlight: Audio glasses: What you see is what you hear // Live on site: A visit to Optovision in Langen (Germany) // Market Surveys: Generators

FEATURED ARTICLES

Risk management – strategic and structured

Risk management – strategic and structured

In a rapidly changing world, risk management is playing an increasingly important role. The skillful handling of unforeseeable dangers has long since gone from being a nice-to-have to a have-to-have.

AR and MR devices as the next computing platform

AR and MR devices as the next computing platform

Augmented Reality (AR), Mixed Reality (MR), and Extended Reality (XR) have been on everyone’s lips for some time. The first devices that came onto the market with AR or MR functions were mainly used in the industrial segment.

Adaptive smart glasses for future?

Adaptive smart glasses for future?

When your arm gets longer and longer after the age of 40 and the words in the newspaper seem to get smaller with every issue, it is time to take a look at the natural ageing process of the eye.

What labs need to be successful in the future

What labs need to be successful in the future

The economic trend in the ophthalmic industry is obvious: Due to demographic changes associated with rising demands and new markets, there is a continuing request for more.Simply put: a system that works for you.


Sales success 2024

Sales success 2024

Some people start the new year with a lot of confidence, while others are more worried. “Will I get enough orders next year?”, “Will I be able to push through my calculated prices?” or “What will I do if my best customer drops out?” are questions that make many people anxious. Others just hope that things will work out.

How can visually impaired people benefit from prismatic lenses?

How can visually impaired people benefit from prismatic lenses?

According to the International Classification of Diseases 11 (ICD-11, 2019) vision impairment occurs when an eye condition affects the visual system and one or more of its vision functions. People with visual impairment often have partial or complete loss of visual perception, which manifests as a decline in visual acuity and/or visual field. That is why the term “low vision” is often used.

How digitalization and the Internet of Things will shape the lab of the future

How digitalization and the Internet of Things will shape the lab of the future

The fusion of digitalization and the Internet of Things (IoT) is poised to usher in a new era for industrial producer across various industries, specifically within the ophthalmic industry with it´s one piece flow mass production. In order, to create the lab of the future through technology, it is imperative to understand these technological advancements and how labs need to adapt.

NEWS

Last Vision Expo East show in NYC succesfully concluded.

Final Vision Expo East show in NYC succesfully concluded

Vision Expo East 2024 concluded on Sunday, March 17, following three days of new product discovery, innovative discussions, accredited education sessions, networking events and business meetings. Celebrating nearly 40 years at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City March 14–17, Vision Expo East convened thousands of eyecare professionals, buyers, students, and sellers representing all…

Oakley Capital invests in Horizons Optical. Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay

Oakley Capital invests in Horizons Optical

Horizons Optical and Oakley Capital, the leading pan-European, mid-market private equity investor, announced that Oakley Capital Origin Fund I is investing in Horizons Optical.

Ultra Optics joins Satisloh Group. Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay

Ultra Optics joins Satisloh Group

In January 2024, Ultra Optics, a global leader in spin coating equipment and lacquers, became a member of the Satisloh Group. Ultra Optics products will be available through Satisloh around the world with a gradual roll-out beginning in the Americas.

Second Silmo edition in Singapore

Second Silmo edition in Singapore

After a successful launch in 2023 with over 250 international and local brands from 15 countries attracting 2175 trade visitors, Silmo Singapore returns with a new edition from 24 to 26 April 2024 at the Suntec Exhibition and Convention Centre.


Special events line up for conclusive NY show

The Vision Council and RX, co-organizers of Vision Expo, shared details on Vision Expo East’s official opening night party and other special events planned during the multi-day, must-attend meeting taking place at the Javits Center in New York City for one final show before moving to Orlando, Florida, in 2025.

Mido successfully concluded with 40,000 attendees

The international eyewear trade show Mido hosted more than 1,200 exhibitors in the 7 pavilions of exhibit area and welcomed more than 40,000 attendees during the 3-day show, an 11% gain over last year.