Ferrari, Maserati, Fiat.. they have an eyewear connection… ‘a strong and genuine one’ according to Andrea Tessitore, CEO of Italia Independent. Dressed in a striped jacket with skull faces embroidered on his shoes, he is not your regular CEO but when he gets talking, you know he means business. Continue reading
Eye issues affecting Middle East residents include Keratoconus, Trachoma as well as dry, red and itchy eyes due to region’s harsh climate Continue reading
Marc Jacobs presents its new sunglasses for Spring/Summer 2013. Inspiration taken from Optical art movement of the 1960s is evident throughout the designer’s new collection.The new models have a bold personality which reflects the brand’s chic and unconventional style. Continue reading
Gold & Wood, the global standard for luxury eyepieces, unveiled today three new solar frames: ATIK, ATRIA, and AVIOR. Continue reading
A distinct double-bridge is the standout element of models DASH and HUNTER. Accentuated in gleaming gold, the bridge detail provides a sharp contrast to the vivid colours of the season: Coral Red,Burgundy, Opal, International Blue and Jet Black give these signature pieces extra verve.
Models: DASH & HUNTER | Collection: DECADES SUN | Material: Stainless Steel Colours: Gold/Opal, Gold/Coral Red, Gold/Burgundy, Gold/International Blue,Gold/Jet Black. Gold/Basalt
MYKITA’s long-standing experience in the design of aviator frames is given a new lease of life in the MYLON sunglasses collection: The material’s potential for unlimited shaping is manifest in model ATLAS. It combines the smooth look and feel of a beach pebble with all the telltale details of classic pilot shape – the fashionable evergreen in eyewear.
Model: ATLAS | Collection: MYKITA MYLON | Material: Mylon
Colours: Pitch Black, Crimson Red, Peat Brown, Storm Grey, Lagoon Green
The cut out contours of model IO are made possible due to the unique MYKITA MYLON production process and furnish these frames with a futuristic cateye aesthetic, while setting a new benchmark in the field of eyewear design.
Model: IO | Collection: MYKITA MYLON | Material: Mylon
Colours: Pitch Black, Crimson Red, Peat Brown, Imperial Purple, Ocean Blue
MYKITA’s summer season features a fusion of 1930s and 1970s styling elements for a sporting, vintage look. The design is in accordance with the ”form follows function” principle; the bridge adds structural stability while also comprising the critical styling element for that sporting look.
Models: WYNONA & CYRIL | Collection: NO2 SUN | Material: Acetate
Colours: Black, Tobago, Tortuga, Taupe, Chocolate Chip, Misty green, Ruby Red
Leading the trend this season is the oval shape,as inspired by the 1920s and 30s. The delicate AKI model is a perfect representation of the design principles of the ultra-light LITE series, combining MYKITA’s state-of-the-art eyewear concept with an all-time classic oval shape.
Model: AKI | Collection: LIGHT | Material: Stainless Steel
Colours: Black, Glossy Gold, Shiny Silver
Ultra light, durable and incredibly flexible are the distinctive properties that set the patented material of all MYKTA MYLON glasses apart. In the case of sunglasses model ORION, these aspects come in the shape of classic round contours with a double arc bridge adding a striking design element.
Model: ORION | Collection: MYKITA MYLON | Material: Mylon
Colours: Ocean Blue, Jade Green, Pitch Black, Crimson Red, Peat Brown, Storm Grey
The two balloon-style frames EGON and EMIL are setting new standards while breaking with established eyewear conventions. The artistic onus here is on exaggeration; the supersized frame lines resemble the work of contemporary artists Jeff Koons and Erwin Wurm and trigger associations ranging from ‘bold type’ to ‘swimming ring’.
Models: EGON & EMIL | Collection: NO2 SUN | Material: Acetate
Colours: Misty Green, Misty Blue, Black, Taupe, Puddle
The double-bridge, featured in model DANTE & CORRADO is a small detail, with significant impact. Originally added to provide additional stability, it has a long tradition in the performance and aesthetic of sportive eyewear design, always lending its wearer an unmistakable air of sophistication.
Models: DANTE & CORRADO| Collection: DECADES | Material: Stainless Steel
Colours: Gold/Burgundy, Silver/Basalt, Jet Black
FORUM, making time for what matters most Continue reading
The promotion combines attractive benefits for opticians with accurate addressing of end customers at the POS Continue reading
Expanded education resources now available to Independent Eye Care Providers: The “HOYA Learning Center” Continue reading
12 April 2013: The future of eye care in Malawi became brighter today when an Academic Vision Centre, the first of its kind, was handed over to the Malawi Ministry of Health by a consortium of partners dedicated to the eradication of avoidable blindness in Southern Africa. Continue reading
This tool at www.titaneyeplus.com includes a general screening test and establishes the need for vision correction for the participant if required. Launched in October 2012 on World Sight Day, the facility was available only in English language so far.
India Vision Institute (IVI) in collaboration with LVPEI, organized a day long Low Vision Awareness Program (LAP) on 12 April 2013 at LVPEI. Over 50 practitioners and students attended this program involving a series of lectures and panel discussions, followed by a hands-on session on the various devices used for examining low vision patients. Owing to the success of the program, this was the third time that IVI conducted the LAP program with LVPEI.
IVI provided 10 registration scholarships to students from various educational institutes in Hyderabad including University of Hyderabad, Sarojini Devi Optometry School and Pushpagiri Eye Institute to participate in this program.
The new Spring 2013 collection from Catherine Deneuve Lunettes features a variety of feminine styles, which reveal an elegant display of subtle logo detailing and embellishments. Within the new collection, a selection of more petite styles, including three ophthalmic and six prescription ready sunglass styles, is now available. Continue reading
Pending EU agreement on the regulation of in vivo diagnostics, including dry fluorescein products, the British Contact Lens Association (BCLA) has issued new guidance to members on the use of Minims 1% and 2% in everyday contact lens practice. Continue reading
Eye care professionals can now interactively review visual field data away from the instrument and combine structural and functional information for increased practice efficiency. Continue reading