Monday, October 20, 2014 12:00 AM
“With 8,000 Boomers turning 60 every day, will low vision and nutraceuticals stop skirting the periphery and finally become an integral part of optometry?”
Wednesday, October 01, 2014 2:00 PM
While most people agree that their health is very important and that eye exams are an effective way to preserve eye health, there is still a disconnect when it comes to seeing their eyecare professional.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 1:30 PM
Opticians Association of America
has selected the winners in the Great American Optician Video Contest. View them here—First Place “An Optician’s Main Focus” by Adam Chizmar, Second Place “What is an Optician?” by Matthew Denton, and Third Place “Clearly an Optician” by Michael Beaudoin.
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 2:00 PM
VIENNA, Va.—After surpassing its goal of 60 locations and $100 million in revenue by the end of 2013, MyEyeDr’s expansion drive continues unabated.
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 1:00 PM
TOMS RIVER, N.J.—Where does a six-location ophthalmological group turn after spending 25 years being unsatisfied with the three different management companies that have handled its optical dispensaries over the years? In the case of
Ocean Eye Institute
, the answer was
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 10:30 AM
CONGO—After 18 years of blindness since the age of 15, Pulcherie’s sight was restored with free cataract surgery onboard the Africa Mercy.
Monday, September 15, 2014 12:00 AM
“It’s clear from some prominent recent acquisitions that major retailers are investing heavily in the future of optical e-commerce.”
Tuesday, September 02, 2014 9:00 AM
One way many mid-size regional and local optical retailing groups help achieve success is by providing incentives to encourage staff performance. Some present trophies or plaques or recognize top performers with notices in company publications, while others distribute gift cards or monetary awards to staff members who excel.
Monday, September 01, 2014 12:00 AM
“Time is a jet plane, it moves too fast” . . . Like this Bob Dylan lyric, a Day in the Life of Optical seems to be over just as soon as it’s begun.
Thursday, August 21, 2014 10:00 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—"Recent developments with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) have not had too much of an immediate impact on the optical industry through the first five months of 2014," according to The Vision Council's latest VisionWatch Economic Situation Study: May 2014, which surveyed 5,023 adult consumers about purchasing behavior for optical goods during the first five months of this year.
Monday, August 18, 2014 1:25 PM
MASON, Ohio—“Imagine not being able to read a book or the lyrics to a song,” says Transitions Optical brand ambassador Darius Rucker, solo musical artist and lead singer and rhythm guitarist of the Grammy Award-winning rock band Hootie & the Blowfish, in this OneSight public service announcement.
Monday, August 18, 2014 12:30 AM
Halpern Eye Care
, under the management of the family practice’s third generation, Ryan Halpern, OD, has recently implemented strategies to improve patient flow and to take advantage of economies of scale for this nine-location regional group along with the six-location
practice it acquired in Maryland last year.
Monday, August 18, 2014 12:06 AM
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