Vision Expo West Slide Show

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PBA Swing Fore Sight »

Steve Brewer, PFO Global, gets into the swing of things at the 5th annual Prevent Blindness America Swing Fore Sight Golf Tournament.

PBA Swing Fore Sight »

At the PBA tournament are (l to r) Mark Durrick, Wolters Kluwer, Dr. Brad Smith and Hugh Parry president and CEO Prevent Blindness America.

PBA Swing Fore Sight »

Taking a break from the links are (l to r) U.S. Vision's George Gorman, Lynn Romano, Susan Ludwick and the tournament's co-chair, Dave Pierson, Refac Optical Group.

PBA Swing Fore Sight »

Taking a Swing Fore Sight are (l to r) Michael Block, Block Buying Group, Joe Savarese, Jobson Internet Services, and Charmant Group's Dennis Davis and Chris Mullen.

PBA Swing Fore Sight »

Jobson Publishing's Dennis Murphy, Dr. Scott Pouya, Brad McCorkle, Local Eye Site and Bill Scott, Jobson's ECP Business Services at the PBA Tournament.

Eyefinity Focus 2012 »

Eyefinity's Steve Baker (l) hosted the company's second annual Focus 2012 event on health care technology with keynote speaker, Dr. Daniel Kraft, physician, surgeon and entrepreneur on the subject of "The Future of Health: Where can technology take us?"

Eyefinity Focus 2012 »

(L to R) VSP One's Warren Meyer, Global Eyeventures' Nikki Iravani, OD, and Wineinger Vision Associates' Ryan C. Wineinger, OD, discussed how to leverage mobile technology to elevate your practice during Eyefinity's Focus 2012.

Eyefinity Focus 2012 »

Four lucky attendees at Eyefinity's Focus 2012 event won iPads.

Eyefinity Focus 2012 »

Attendees look over material at Eyefinity's second annual Focus 2012 event on health care technology.

Opti-Port Health Care Presentation »

Julian Roberts, executive director, National Asssociation of Vision Care Plans, presented "The Affordable Care Act: Impact and Opportunity" to Opti-Port members prior to the opening of the show.

Corporate Optometry Reports (COR) meeting »

Dwight Akerman, OD, FAAO, director, professional affairs and programs, Alcon, sponsor of the Corporate Optometry Reports (COR) meeting

Corporate Optometry Reports (COR) meeting »

Mitchell T. Munson, OD, FAAO, president elect of the AOA updated attendees on the Association's legislative agenda at the Corporate Optometry Reports (COR) meeting.

Corporate Optometry Reports (COR) meeting »

Keynote Speaker, Megan Petrini, Zappos.com Inc., explained how the company's online shoe sales are boosted by its unique attitude toward customer service.

Corporate Optometry Reports (COR) meeting »

(L to R) Anh Nguyen, FirstSight Vision Services, Jennifer Sommer, Wal-Mart Stores, Chad Overman, OD, Wal-Mart Stores, Steve Reinhart, OD, Alcon and Vince Machi of Alcon enjoy their lunch break before the Corporate Optometry Reports (COR) session.

Corporate Optometry Reports (COR) meeting »

(L to R) Peter Clarkson, National Vision, Cameron Web, Alcon, Daniel Levy, OD, of Davis Vision and HVHC, and Gary Gerber, OD, The Power Practice, at the Corporate Optometry Reports (COR) meeting.

Corporate Optometry Reports (COR) meeting »

Concluding the COR meeting, Gary Gerber, OD, of The Power Practice, cited some trends he's observed "walking through 600 offices" last year as a consultant.

Corporate Optometry Reports (COR) meeting »

(L to R) Dirk Fuqua, Ray Pasko and Pam Wyman, all of Alcon, take in the atmosphere at lunch before the COR meeting.

Optylux »

Helmut Igel, CEO of Optylux, held a press conference on Wednesday to show the press his latest styles from Été and Flair.

OWA Workshop »

Professional Optical Women's Workshop presenter, Rebecca Johnson visits with OWA president Ann Englert before the start of her program, Eating Healthy on the Job, On the Road, and On the Go.

OWA Workshop »

Signet Armorlite's Samar Shamieh joins the OWA at the Professional Optical Women's Workshop event.

OWA Workshop »

Karen Michaelson, iKare Education and Speaking, Amy Schneider, Eyes of Faith, and Angela Lehmkuhle, National Vision, share eating right tips at the Eating Healthy on the Job, On the Road, and On the Go, workshop.

Vision Council Mixer »

All About Vision's Ron Walker, Aimee Surtenich, Tom Meinert, Gary Heiting, OD and Liz Segre are all about conversation at the Vision Council Member mixer at Pinot Brasserie.

Vision Council Mixer »

(L to R) The Vision Council's Stephanie Sikorski, Eric Hildreth and Shannon Zelsnack pose for a photo op at their mixer Wednesday night in the Venetian.

Vision Council Mixer »

Shamir made an appearance with Brandon Keller, Gary Rozman, Rick Albright (far right) and friend Steve Koufos (second from right) at the event.

Opti-Port Party »

Sunland Optical's Gordon A. Bishop, FNAO, ABOC, RO (l) and Alternative Eyewear's Steve Reynolds at the Opti-Port reception at Lavo nightclub.

Opti-Port Party »

Bard Optical's Diana Hall and Opti-Port's Jim Edwards at the reception

Opti-Port Party »

Three Elvis' made an appearance at the Opti-Port gathering. (L to R) ABB Concise's Frank Sidora and Bausch + Lomb's Josh Allen and Brian Phillips.

Opti-Port Party »

Will the real Elvis Presley please stand up? An Elvis wannabe and his assistants entertain guests at the Opti-Port reception.

Opti-Port Party »

(L to R) Standard Optical's Stephen Schubach with Mondottica's Gary Podhaizer and Ken Coats at LAVO Nightclub.

Opti-Port Party »

(L to R) Modern Optical's Ken Weissman and Paula Weissman with Rosin Eyecare's Jonathan Rosin at the Opti-Port reception.

Opti-Port Party »

Enjoying the Opti-Port festivities are Transitions Optical's Adam Garcia (l) and Scott Betcher.

Opti-Port Party »

Amcon's Sherri Blair with Matthew Petersen of My Vision Express at LAVO Nightclub at the Palazzo.

13th Annual Optical Pioneers Hall of Fame banquet »

The 2012 Hall of Fame recipients and Director's Choice Award: (l to r) Michael Francesconi, Katz & Klein; Bob Dziuban, Optical Laboratories Association; Kevin Bargman, Essilor Laboratories of America; William Doubleday Hernandez, Practical Systems Inc; Marty Bassett, Walman Optical; Bob Colucci, Essilor of America; and Directors' Choice Award, David Rips, Younger Optics.

13th Annual Optical Pioneers Hall of Fame banquet »

2012 Directors' Choice award recipient, David Rips (c) is joined by his wife, Cathleen (l) and daughter, Laura (r).

13th Annual Optical Pioneers Hall of Fame banquet »

Masters of ceremony Steve Ross (l), OptiGroup, and Mike Daley, The Vision Council, called up the presenters for each recipient.

13th Annual Optical Pioneers Hall of Fame banquet »

Hall of Fame honoree, Bob Dziuban (c), is joined by his wife Nora (l) and The Vision Council's Ed Greene.

13th Annual Optical Pioneers Hall of Fame banquet »

Expert Optic's Greg Ruden (l) and Schneider Optical's Kevin Cross enjoy the festivities at the Hall of Fame Awards Banquet.

13th Annual Optical Pioneers Hall of Fame banquet »

Henry Shyer, Zyloware, celebrated his 79th birthday at the Hall of Fame Banquet with Soderberg's Sue Ebner.

13th Annual Optical Pioneers Hall of Fame banquet »

Raanan Naftalovich (l), Shamir and Warren Meyer, VSP, celebrate the Hall of Fame honorees.

13th Annual Optical Pioneers Hall of Fame banquet »

(L to R) Mark Parker, Walman Optical, Mike Daley, Vision Council, congratulate Hall of Fame honoree, Marty Bassett of Walman Optical.

 

NEW YORK—With Expo still fresh on everyone’s minds, Vision Monday kicks off a new slide show to recap the sights and excitement that helped set the tone for Vision Expo West. See who was at the industry parties and check out the sightings in the exhibit hall and around Las Vegas last weekend.