Tap Cultural Dates and Milestones With Chase’s Calendar of Events

By CLICK Staff
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 3:23 PM NEW YORK—As an eyecare professional, you may pride yourself in knowing when it’s Save Your Vision Month (March) or when its National Glaucoma Awareness Month (January), but do know when other cultural events and milestones are happening as well?  For example, did you know that this year is the 100th anniversary of the National Parks? The 200th anniversary of the state of Indiana?

Awards Ceremony Caps Transitions Academy Meeting

By Staff
Monday, February 8, 2016 12:30 AM ORLANDO, Fla.—Transitions Optical climaxed its annual Transitions Academy meeting here with an awards ceremony to honor companies and individuals from the U.S. and Canada for their innovative efforts to support the Transitions brand over the past year.

Marchon Eyewear Announces Additional Executive Restructuring

By Staff
Monday, February 8, 2016 12:27 AM MELVILLE, N.Y.—Marchon Eyewear, Inc. has announced additional strategic restructuring within its organization to focus on future growth, the company said.

VM Announces First Speakers for Summit ‘BrainStorm’

By Staff
Monday, February 8, 2016 12:27 AM NEW YORK—Experts in digital medicine, neuroscience, wearable technology and retailing have joined the roster of speakers at Vision Monday’s 10th annual Global Leadership Summit, VM announced today.

L’Amy America Launches Champion

By Staff
Monday, February 8, 2016 12:25 AM L’Amy America, part of International Luxury Group, has signed a multi-year license agreement with Hanes Brands, to market and distribute sunglasses and ophthalmic frames for the Champion brand.

EyeRock Welcomes Optometry Student Support for Spring Fundraiser

By Staff
Monday, February 8, 2016 12:24 AM NEW YORK—While much of the country is battling winter weather, organizers of the EyeRock concert are busy preparing for the popular spring fundraiser.

University of Pikeville-Kentucky Will Begin Recruitment for Inaugural Class

By Staff
Monday, February 8, 2016 12:21 AM PIKEVILLE, K.Y.—The University of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO) will begin recruiting its inaugural class for Fall 2016.

Prevent Blindness and Bausch + Lomb Partner for Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month

By Staff
Monday, February 8, 2016 12:18 AM BRIDGEWATER, NJ—This month, Bausch + Lomb is partnering with Prevent Blindness to encourage the public to give vision the same attention as heart heath during Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Awareness Month.

Dr. Nick Despotidis Is Guest on Feb. 10 ‘Power Hour’

By Staff
Monday, February 8, 2016 12:15 AM FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—Nick Despotidis, OD, will be the guest on the Feb. 10 episode of “The Power Hour,” the weekly broadcast hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice.

Seva Foundation Gives Sight to Cambodian Children

By Staff
Sunday, February 7, 2016 9:58 PM BERKELEY, Calif.—The Seva Foundation is a non-profit international health organization that partners worldwide to create self-sustaining programs that preserve and restore sight. The foundation has worked closely with local partners and hospitals in 20 countries around the world, including the Angkor Hospital for Children in Cambodia.

Vision Associates Expands Optical Dispensary Services

By dba Staff
Friday, February 5, 2016 9:15 AM

WARREN, N.J.—Vision Associates Inc. (VAI), the country’s leading optical dispensary management and consulting firm, reports that it has added 36 dispensaries within the past two years, bringing the group to a total of more than 100 dispensaries under its management. Further, VAI said that the group is slated to open six new offices in the first quarter of 2016.

Vision Associates Expands Optical Dispensary Services

By Staff
Friday, February 5, 2016 12:27 AM WARREN, N.J.—Vision Associates Inc. (VAI), the country’s leading optical dispensary management and consulting firm, reports that it has added 36 dispensaries within the past two years, bringing the group to a total of more than 100 dispensaries under its management.

The Never Ending Wonder Is Back!

By Staff
Friday, February 5, 2016 12:25 AM Everything is ready to amaze the entire industry. The words of MIDO Vice President Giovanni Vitaloni.

100% Optical Plans to Break Records in London This Weekend

By Staff
Friday, February 5, 2016 12:24 AM LONDON—100% Optical has its sights set on smashing attendance, business and exhibitor targets when it opens this weekend, Feb. 6 to 8, at London ExCel, organizers said.

With No ‘Safe Harbor’ Protection, Optical Companies Eye Approaching Proposition 65 Enforcement Deadline

By Staff
Friday, February 5, 2016 12:21 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—With a May deadline looming, eyewear companies are taking steps to comply with a California rule that requires them to warn consumers and workers in the state if they come into contact with a product containing Bisphenol A (BpA), a chemical used in polycarbonate lenses and frames that has been linked to health problems.
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