'Digitizing the Store' Uncovers the Latest in Technologies

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Monday, September 29, 2014 4:00 PM LAS VEGAS—Technology impacting the optical environment seems to be moving faster than we can keep up with it. Ultimately, though, it comes down to what it's always been about, improving the customer experience.

Italian Eyewear Consolidates Leadership on International Markets

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Monday, September 29, 2014 12:31 AM Further increases in exports: +10.3% for a value of over 1,634 million More

College of Optometrists in Vision Development Seeks Convergence Insufficiency Patients for National Eye Institute Study

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Monday, September 29, 2014 12:30 AM AURORA, Ohio—The College of Optometrists in Vision Development has issued a request for patients between the ages of nine and 14 with symptomatic convergence insufficiency to participate in the National Eye Institute’s five-year, $8 million Convergence Insufficiency Treatment Trial – Attention and Reading Study (CITT-ART).

Lozza Official X-Factor Partner

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Monday, September 29, 2014 12:28 AM The models by Italy's oldest eyewear brand take over the X-Factor stage   More

Fight for Sight-Prevent Blindness Public Health Award Recipient Announced

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Monday, September 29, 2014 12:27 AM CHICAGO—Eye and vision research non-profit organization Fight for Sight (FFS) and Prevent Blindness announced last week that Hannes Devos, PhD will be the recipient of the new “Fight for Sight-Prevent Blindness Public Health Award,” a one-time $20,000 grant for a year of full-time research on improving the public’s eye health and safety.

New Moschino Eyewear Collection: Unmistakable Lively, Sophisticated and Elegant Vision

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Monday, September 29, 2014 12:25 AM The stylistic variety goes through multiple inspirations   More

University of Pikeville Kentucky College of Optometry Approved for $40 Million U.S. Department of Agriculture Loan

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Monday, September 29, 2014 12:24 AM PIKEVILLE. Ky.—The U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development acting under secretary Doug O’Brien announced Sept. 24, 2014, that the agency’s Community Facilities program has approved a $40 million loan to help the University of Pikeville construct a facility to house the Kentucky College of Optometry.

Digital Devices and Vision Is Topic of Oct. 1 ‘Power Hour’

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Monday, September 29, 2014 12:21 AM FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.— The proliferation of digital devices has transformed what used to be called “computer vision syndrome,” and the Oct. 1 edition of the ‘Power Hour’ will feature several experts on the subject to help ODs learn more about best solutions for patients. “The Power Hour” is the weekly radio broadcast hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice.

View a Slideshow of Vision Expo West Happenings on VisionMonday.com

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Monday, September 29, 2014 12:18 AM LAS VEGAS—Get the up close and personal view of Vision Expo West brought to you by the editors of Vision Monday, highlighting what was happening at the show—ranging from sessions on the latest business trends to product launches, press conferences and of course, celebrity sightings. Catch up on these Expo events and much more in this slideshow.

Anticipation Highs and Aging Eyes on VisionMonday.com

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Monday, September 29, 2014 12:15 AM NEW YORK—There are just some movies you can’t wait to see. In this week’s edition of Bold Face: Highly Anticipated, we feature the stars of three highly anticipated films and eyewear they clearly can’t wait to wear from Marchon, Marcolin and Luxottica.

And, speaking of seeing, the National Eye Health Education Program (NEHEP) and National Eye Institute, under the National Institutes of Health, released an infographic earlier this month to support “September is Healthy Aging Awareness Month.” It’s not too late to share information with your patients and family about the increasing rates of age-related eye disease and the Medicare benefit that can protect their sight. View the Aging & Eye Health infographic in VM Multimedia.

Accessories Council Honors 20/20 Magazine With 'Hall of Fame'

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Friday, September 26, 2014 3:00 PM The Accessories Council, the leading not-for-profit organization dedicated to nurturing accessory design in America, honored 20/20 Magazine on Sept. 19 with its annual Hall of Fame Award. Celebrating 20/20 Magazine's 40th anniversary this year, the ceremony took place at Tao in The Venetian.

View a Slideshow of Show Happenings at Vision Expo West

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Friday, September 26, 2014 2:00 PM LAS VEGAS—Get the up close and personal view of Vision Expo West brought to you by the editors of Vision Monday, highlighting what was happening on the show floor—ranging from sessions on the latest business trends to product launches, press conferences and of course, celebrity sightings.

Marcolin Rules the Scene at the Vfno

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Friday, September 26, 2014 12:31 AM Blue Edition by Web Eyewear is exclusively displayed in Milan's Eye Style space  More

Citing Growth in Independent Sector, Hoya Will Boost Production Capacity at its Main U.S. Lab

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Friday, September 26, 2014 12:30 AM LEWISVILLE, Texas—Citing growth in the U.S. eyecare market, Hoya Vision Care North America is expanding its production capacity at its main lab near Dallas.

The Paid Cecop Formula Is Acclaimed as the Solution That Keeps the Group One Step Ahead

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Friday, September 26, 2014 12:28 AM The Group awards a fidelity prize for opticians who purchase from its partner companies   More
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