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KITS Eyecare Announces Appointment of Sabrina Liak to President

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Monday, August 15, 2022 - 1:00pm

VANCOUVER, BC, Aug. 15, 2022 /CNW/ - KITS Eyecare Ltd. (TSX: KITS) ("KITS" or the "Company"), a digital eyecare platform today announced the appointment of Sabrina Liak to President of KITS Eyecare Ltd., adding to her existing role as Chief Financial Officer.

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  • VANCOUVER, BC, Aug. 15, 2022 /CNW/ - KITS Eyecare Ltd. (TSX: KITS) ("KITS" or the "Company"), a digital eyecare platform today announced the appointment of Sabrina Liak to President of KITS Eyecare Ltd., adding to her existing role as Chief Financial Officer.
  • "Since co-founding KITS, Sabrina has helped accelerate our growth and expansion within eyecare, establish our results oriented management system, and drive cost optimizations across our business," remarked Roger Hardy, Chairman and CEO.
  • Roger Hardy, co-founder of KITS, will continue in his role of Chairman and CEO.
  • Sabrina will focus on delivering on the KITS' brand promise to make high-quality eyewear convenient and accessible.

Eyewear Market to Propel at a Robust CAGR of 6% From 2022-2032 Due to Increasing Eye Health Awareness Around the Globe - Future Market Insights, Inc.

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Thursday, August 11, 2022 - 1:30pm

NEWARK, Del., Aug. 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The global eyewear market is anticipated to create an absolute dollar opportunity during the forecast period the demand for eyewear is expected to increase at a CAGR of 6%, from US$ 114.95 billion in 2021 to US$ 205.86 Mn by 2032.

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  • Attributing factors like increased disposable income and higher standards of living have pushed the acceptance of high-end, branded eyewear resulting in high demand for eyewear.
  • The customer base for the eyewear market is increasing due to the proactive attitude of potential customers which is creating chances for the eyewear market and retailers to grow at a fast pace.
  • People are increasingly becoming more aware of their eye health and have realized the importance of regular eye checkups/ examinations.
  • Established manufacturers and major key players in the eyewear market are continuously investing in R&D and increasing their eyewear market share.

Eyewear Market to Propel at a Robust CAGR of 6% From 2022-2032 Due to Increasing Eye Health Awareness Around the Globe - Future Market Insights, Inc.

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Thursday, August 11, 2022 - 1:30pm

NEWARK, Del., Aug. 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The global eyewear market is anticipated to create an absolute dollar opportunity during the forecast period the demand for eyewear is expected to increase at a CAGR of 6%, from US$ 114.95 billion in 2021 to US$ 205.86 Mn by 2032.

Key Points: 
  • Attributing factors like increased disposable income and higher standards of living have pushed the acceptance of high-end, branded eyewear resulting in high demand for eyewear.
  • The customer base for the eyewear market is increasing due to the proactive attitude of potential customers which is creating chances for the eyewear market and retailers to grow at a fast pace.
  • People are increasingly becoming more aware of their eye health and have realized the importance of regular eye checkups/ examinations.
  • Established manufacturers and major key players in the eyewear market are continuously investing in R&D and increasing their eyewear market share.

STAAR Surgical and Joe Jonas Team Up to Introduce New Life-Changing EVO ICL to Millions of Americans Suffering from Distance Vision Problems

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Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - 9:03pm

Joe Jonas had myopia since childhood, which is also known as nearsightedness or the need for distance vision correction.

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  • Joe Jonas had myopia since childhood, which is also known as nearsightedness or the need for distance vision correction.
  • He decided to undergo the EVO procedure, which involved adding a small, flexible lens in both eyes to correct his distance vision.
  • Joe Jonas was a great candidate for EVO and we are thrilled to have helped him achieve his vision goals.
  • Joe Jonas needed EVO lenses below -5.0 diopters, so he was a great candidate for EVO, said Scott D. Barnes, MD, Chief Medical Officer of STAAR Surgical.

Neosensory Launches New Hearing Loss Solution, Outperforming Hearing Aids

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Tuesday, August 9, 2022 - 2:00pm

SAN MATEO, Calif., Aug. 09, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Neosensory , a technology company designing breakthrough solutions for hearing health, is thrilled to announce the launch of its latest solution: a wristband for people with hearing loss to experience speech without hearing aids or invasive surgery.

Key Points: 
  • SAN MATEO, Calif., Aug. 09, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Neosensory , a technology company designing breakthrough solutions for hearing health, is thrilled to announce the launch of its latest solution: a wristband for people with hearing loss to experience speech without hearing aids or invasive surgery.
  • Clarify is a ground-breaking wristband and the first alternative to hearing aids and sound amplifiers on the market in a generation.
  • Hearing loss affects 15% of American adults , and Clarify is a new healthtech wearable that works out of the box with no custom fitting required to help improve hearing for people with high-frequency hearing loss which is trouble hearing high-pitched sounds like birds chirping, childrens voices and basic phonemes in the English language.
  • Hearing loss can affect anyone but it is most common among older adults and men are almost twice as likely as women to have hearing loss as adults.

Algoma Steel Tables Revised Best and Final Offer in Collective Agreement Negotiations with USW Local 2251

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Saturday, August 6, 2022 - 1:19am

MARIE, Ontario, Aug. 05, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Algoma Steel Group Inc. (NASDAQ: ASTL; TSX: ASTL) (Algoma or the Company) announced today that the Company has submitted a revised best and final Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) offer to the Negotiating Committee of United Steelworkers Local Union 2251 (2251), the union representing Algomas hourly employees.

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  • MARIE, Ontario, Aug. 05, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Algoma Steel Group Inc. (NASDAQ: ASTL; TSX: ASTL) (Algoma or the Company) announced today that the Company has submitted a revised best and final Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) offer to the Negotiating Committee of United Steelworkers Local Union 2251 (2251), the union representing Algomas hourly employees.
  • Algoma has again received notice that the 2251 Negotiating Committee has refused the offer and is unwilling to bring the offer to employees for a vote.
  • We accomplished this with USW Local 2724, whose bargaining committee and membership approved largely the same offer we have presented to Local 2251.
  • Our customer focus, growing capability and courage to meet the industrys challenges head-on, position us firmly as your partner in steel.

Contact Lenses Global Market Report 2022: Direct-to Consumer, Subscription Services & Online Sales Gain Traction and Drive Growth - ResearchAndMarkets.com

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Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 9:59am

The "Contact Lenses - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Contact Lenses - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Awareness programs conducted in various developing countries are particularly expected to continue to boost demand for vision care devices, including contact lenses.
  • Subscription services comprise an upcoming model in the contact lenses market.
  • Though contact lenses are treated as medical devices, consumers often forego ocular health exams while obtaining replacement lenses from online retailers.

Eyebuydirect Calls Attention to Eye Health During August's National Eye Exam Month

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Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 2:00pm

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Eyebuydirect, the leading online retailer for prescription eyewear, is calling attention to the importance of eye health this August in honor of National Eye Exam Month, which shines a light on best practices for clear and healthy vision. Eyebuydirect values the importance of eye health and, in educating consumers about the effects of sun damage and eyestrain, hopes to mitigate the risks of chronic headaches, double vision, blurry vision, and tired eyes.

Key Points: 
  • LOS ANGELES, Aug. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Eyebuydirect , the leading online retailer for prescription eyewear, is calling attention to the importance of eye health this August in honor of National Eye Exam Month, which shines a light on best practices for clear and healthy vision.
  • Eyebuydirect values the importance of eye health and, in educating consumers about the effects of sun damage and eyestrain, hopes to mitigate the risks of chronic headaches, double vision, blurry vision, and tired eyes.
  • To help combat apathy for eye health, Eyebuydirect is helping customers find an eye doctor using their Eye Doctor Locator , a national directory of easily searchable eyecare professionals.
  • "The importance of eye care is so crucial and too often overlooked as a part of the American consumer's regular health routine.

Prevent Blindness Offers Webinars, Services and Free Resources for August's Children's Eye Health and Safety Month During the "Year of Children's Vision"

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Wednesday, July 27, 2022 - 2:15pm

CHICAGO, July 27, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- August is Children's Eye Health and Safety Month, and 2022 is the "Year of Children's Vision" at national non-profit, Prevent Blindness. The nation's leading volunteer eye health and safety organization is offering a wide variety of free resources, including educational tool kits, fact sheets, webinars, and more, to provide parents, caregivers, teachers, school nurses and public health professionals the information they need to help keep children's eyes healthy and ensure that children are ready to learn and succeed in school, activities and development.

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  • CHICAGO, July 27, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --August is Children's Eye Health and Safety Month, and 2022 is the "Year of Children's Vision" at national non-profit, Prevent Blindness .
  • The National Center for Children's Vision and Eye Health at Prevent Blindness (NCCVEH) has an extensive library of free informational resources about vision health for children from infants to teens.
  • Available in August, Prevent Blindness and the NCCVEH will offer:
    a new episode in the online Focus on Eye Health Expert Series, "Partnering with School Nurses for Children's Vision and Eye Health."
  • Founded in 1908, Prevent Blindness is the nation's leading volunteer eye health and safety organization dedicated to fighting blindness and saving sight.

Stanton Optical Opens New Store in Vero Beach Area

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Tuesday, July 26, 2022 - 5:45pm

VERO BEACH, Fla., July 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Stanton Optical, a leading full-service optical retailer offering accessible and affordable eye care and eyewear, has opened its newest location in the Vero Beach area on July 18. Located at 6350 20th Street in the Vero Beach city, this new store mark Stanton Optical's eighth store in the West Palm Beach and the first one in Vero Beach, as well as north of this region.

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  • Located at 6350 20th Street in the Vero Beach city,this new store mark Stanton Optical's eighth store in the West Palm Beach and the first one in Vero Beach, as well as north of this region.
  • "We are so pleased to bring another Stanton Optical store in the West Palm Beach area and the first one in Vero Beach.
  • We believe this new store in Vero Beach will continue to provide the affordable and convenient eyecare solutions that Stanton Optical is known for."
  • Under the leadership of founder and CEO Daniel Stanton, Stanton Optical is a retail brand of Now Optics, which also includes My Eyelab.