Johnson & Johnson Vision announced a global strategic collaboration with Menicon, a manufacturer of contact lenses. As part of the collaboration, Menicon will develop and manufacture the contact lenses to help manage the progression of myopia in children. Johnson & Johnson Vision will focus on expanding availability of these lenses around the world.
Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
“For decades, Johnson & Johnson Vision has invested in research collaborations with academic centers, research institutes and leading global health organizations who share our vision of leading with science to reshape the future of myopia and eye health,” Peter Menziuso, Global President, Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, said in a company news release. “Our collaboration with Menicon marks another step forward to bring a portfolio of differentiated products to help manage the progression of myopia in children, as we work towards our vision of helping the world see better, connect better, live better.”
Eye care providers who want to learn more about future products and services from Johnson & Johnson Vision to help manage the progression of myopia can go to www.jnjvisionpro.com/seemyopia.