Vision Monday, 20/20 Magazine Host Eighth Annual EyeVote Reader’s Choice Awards

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Friday, September 30, 2016 12:33 AM NEW YORK—Vision Monday and 20/20 Magazine are hosting the eighth annual EyeVote Reader’s Choice Awards to identify the optical industry’s favorite products and companies this year.

Safilo Expands Its Lens and Technology Capabilities Through 100 Percent Ownership of Lenti

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Friday, September 30, 2016 12:30 AM PADUA, Italy—Safilo Group has announced the acquisition of a further 24.4 percent interest in Lenti S.r.l., a manufacturer of sun lenses based in Bergamo, Italy.

Schneider Names Jeff Endres Director of Consumables Products

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Friday, September 30, 2016 12:27 AM FRISCO, Texas—Schneider Optical Machines announces the addition of industry veteran, Jeff Endres, as director of consumables products.

American Optometric Foundation Names ‘Innovation’ Grant Recipients, Fellowship Honoree

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Friday, September 30, 2016 12:24 AM ORLANDO—The American Optometric Foundation (AOF) in collaboration with Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Inc. has announced the three recipients of the 2016 Innovation in Education grants.

MEI Opens New Corporate Headquarters

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Friday, September 30, 2016 12:21 AM BERGAMO, Italy—The new corporate offices of MEI, a manufacturer of machinery for processing ophthalmic and sunglass lenses, officially opened the weekend of Sept. 24, 2016.

L’Amy America Launches Holiday Charity Program—Buy One, Give One to See a Better Tomorrow

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Friday, September 30, 2016 12:18 AM WILTON, Conn.—L’Amy America will launch a charity program this holiday season that will provide eyewear to those in need.

Last Chance to Nominate a Women OD for Women In Optometry’s Theia Awards of Excellence

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Friday, September 30, 2016 12:15 AM NEW YORK—This year, Women In Optometry will hold its first Theia Awards of Excellence to honor women ODs in the following three categories—Leadership, Mentoring and Innovation. But time is running out because nominations are closing Sunday, Oct. 2.

Evidence Links Vision Benefits to Healthy Vision Habits, NAVCP Reports

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Wednesday, September 28, 2016 12:33 AM LOUISVILLE, Ky.—With the open enrollment period set to begin for millions of Americans, the NAVCP is emphasizing the correlation between vision benefits and healthy eyecare habits.

RevolutionEHR Acquires Practice Management Software Company Getwell

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Wednesday, September 28, 2016 12:30 AM MADISON, Wis.—RevolutionEHR, a provider of cloud-based practice management and EHR software for eyecare, has acquired software provider Getwell.

VBA Announces Partnership With Costco Optical

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Wednesday, September 28, 2016 12:27 AM PITTSBURGH, Pa.—VBA has signed an agreement that will bring Costco Optical on-board as an eyecare provider in the VBA network, the companies announced Tuesday.

Baumvision Europe and TOMS Eyewear Renew Their Partnership

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Wednesday, September 28, 2016 12:24 AM ORANGE COUNTY, Calif. and VIENNA—Baumvision Europe and TOMS have announced their continued partnership to expand TOMS’ optical and sunglass collections as well as its One for One commitment to the European market.

Modo’s Buy a Frame, Help A Child See Program

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Wednesday, September 28, 2016 12:21 AM NEW YORK—Modo’s Buy a Frame—Help a Child See program works to provide early detection and intervention necessary for children in underprivileged areas that need help the most.

Yale F. Weissman, Co-Founder and Chairman of Modern Optical International, Dies at 77

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Wednesday, September 28, 2016 12:18 AM ROSELLE, Ill.—Modern Optical International co-founder and chairman, Yale F. Weissman passed away on Sept. 18, 2016 at the age of 77.

Public Relations Professional, Jennifer Bodner, Is the Guest on Sept. 28 ‘Power Hour’

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Wednesday, September 28, 2016 12:15 AM FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—Public relations for your practice is the topic of tonight’s edition of “Power Hour,” the weekly broadcast hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice.

House Bill Addresses Verification of Contact Lens Prescriptions

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Monday, September 26, 2016 12:33 AM WASHINGTON—The long running battle between contact lens makers and retailers escalated on Friday when U.S. Representatives Pete Olson (R-Texas) and Kathy Castor (D-Fla.) introduced a bill in the House that supporters said would make significant clarifications to the current process under which contact lens prescriptions are verified.
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