Friday, April 19, 2019 1:40 PM
PORT CHESTER, N.Y.—National Eyewear Day was submitted by Zyloware Eyewear
. and approved by the Registrar at National Day Calendar and now the 96-years-in-business eyewear company is reminding ECPs to celebrate the importance of proper eyecare in their own communities on June 6.
Friday, April 19, 2019 1:35 PM
PINELLAS PARK, Fla.—Transitions Optical
has just released a new Eyeglass Guide, with a new tool customizable to each eyecare practice that allows patients to create their own pair of eyeglasses based on their vision needs, eyeglass style and lifestyle preferences.
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 11:00 AM
CHICAGO—Women have higher rates of eye diseases such as cataract, glaucoma, and age-related macular degeneration than men. In addition, women tend to have a higher rate prevalence of dry eye, and may often deal with vision changes related to both pregnancy and menopause. Women deal with greater instances of eye disorders, according to the National Eye Institute
, in part, due to the fact that they tend to live longer than men, are more likely to undergo cancer treatments which affect vision, and experience age-related hormonal changes that can affect the eyes.
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 10:55 AM
has recently introduced EVOlens, a patented, data-driven decision machine learning system designed to increase patient satisfaction over time. Many industries rely on machine learning algorithms to provide continuous improvement to the consumer experience over time. EVOlens brings this same innovation to the selection of progressive lens designs, according to IOT.
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 10:50 AM
NEW YORK—Healthy Eyes Working for You
is a new education program from Transitions which aims to increase awareness of the value of vision benefits through education. Transitions Optical
said the new website that aims to increase awareness of the importance of regular eye exams and premium eyewear option is available through a comprehensive vision benefit.
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 11:13 AM
SAN DIEGO—Through a series of partnerships, Carl Zeiss Vision
is working to build awareness of the importance of UV protection for patients and has also amplified the message through new digital communications and tools to help practitioners explain, evaluate and recommend solutions to patients.
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 11:10 AM
In the hustle and bustle of patient care, the needs of your dispensary can get put on the back burner. But your dispensary has a big impact on your practice profits, making it important for you and your team stay on top of the latest trends and tools. We combined our best intelligence into a 4-week plan that will take your optical dispensary to the next level and help you boost your profits in 2019.
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 11:07 AM
has debuted a new interactive kiosk available in a smaller version which holds 10 frames, and a touchscreen computer running their design app. Two new 3DNA frame collections join the existing four in the shape library.
Thursday, March 7, 2019 10:09 AM
NEW YORK—Are you haunted by old reviews, especially bad ones? EyeCarePro
reports that many clients ask if and how they can be deleted and what else can be done to reduce the negative impact these reviews have on their reputation. Here's what you can and can't do when it comes to deleting Google Reviews.
Thursday, March 7, 2019 10:06 AM
CHICAGO— Prevent Blindness
has declared March to be Workplace Eye Wellness Month, in an effort to help protect vision at work. Many occupations present hazards to the eyes, including extended use of computers and screens, and exposure to liquids, particles or flying debris, making protecting the eyes vital to keeping vision healthy. According to research by The Vision Council
, about 80 percent of American adults use digital devices for more than two hours every day, and nearly 67 percent use two or more devices simultaneously.
Thursday, March 7, 2019 10:03 AM
NEW YORK—RightEye LLC
is launching Functional Vision EyeQ
a first-of-its kind automated test that allows optometrists to quickly and objectively identify functional vision issues that affect a host of everyday activities. Once a problem is identified, Functional Vision EyeQ automatically recommends computer-based exercises for patients to do at home, under the supervision of their optometrist.
Thursday, February 28, 2019 11:51 AM
BOISE, Idaho and KINGWOOD, Texas—Kno2
, in collaboration with Vision Source
, has been selected as a recipient of the Empower Your Care Teams and Employees category of Microsoft's 2019 Health Innovation Awards. The awards were announced at the 2019 HIMSS Annual Conference and Exhibition in Orlando. They were created to recognize health organizations and their technology solution partners for using Microsoft’s intelligent health technologies in innovative ways, which help empower care teams, improve clinical and operational outcomes, and advance precision health care.
Thursday, February 28, 2019 11:48 AM
A growing practice, seasonal spikes or a large number of rejections can cause your practice's insurance claims to pile up. With online retailers cutting into your optical dispensary profits, your practice relies heavily on revenue generated from medical and vision insurance claims.
Thursday, February 28, 2019 11:45 AM
has recently announced the launch of a new human resources tool designed specifically for independent optometry practices. The new IDOC Employee Handbook Service helps IDOC members create customized guidelines for employee interactions, performance evaluation, articulation of current employee benefits and helps both ODs and their staff members stay fully compliant with changing workplace rules and regulations.