Monday, February 27, 2017 12:27 AM
ST. LOUIS.—Richard L. Wallingford Jr., OD, has passed away after a years-long battle with cancer, the American Optometric Association (AOA)
announced on its website late last week.
Monday, February 27, 2017 12:21 AM
BOSTON—The New England College of Optometry
, an independent graduate college of optometry that traces its history to 1894, has broken ground on a three-phase project that will expand the clinical campus and create a new, style-driven optical dispensary,” according to a post on the college’s website.
Friday, February 24, 2017 12:18 AM
LONDON—Vision for a Nation
(VFAN) reported that it has helped more than 1 million people to access eyecare services across Rwanda.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 12:27 AM
KINGWOOD, Texas—Vision Source, North America's largest independent optometric alliance, is introducing a new marketing campaign, “My Vision Source Family,” that takes a fresh look at the eye doctor/family relationship.
Friday, February 17, 2017 12:27 AM
DALLAS—The Optical Women’s Association
(OWA) heads into its 20th year of celebrating and promoting the achievements of women in the optical industry with two events in New York City—a Champagne Breakfast and Star Awards celebration, and an invitation-only VIP OWA Annual Star Award Ceremony & Networking Event.
Friday, February 10, 2017 12:30 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—Think About Your Eyes
, the vision industry’s national public awareness campaign, will launch its 2017 national advertising campaign on Monday, Feb. 13, with an increase in advertising budget and updated advertising placements.
Friday, February 10, 2017 12:15 AM
ALAMEDA, Calif.—Primary Eyecare Network
(PEN), a division of ABB Optical Group
, will host “The Great Game of Business” solutions summit for PEN members from March 4 to 5 at the Marriott Marquis (780 Mission Street) in San Francisco.
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 12:24 AM
, which took place Feb. 4 to 6, opened to record numbers of delegates attending the show. With 8,051 attendees—12 percent of the audience coming from outside the U.K—and 200 exhibitors, visitors were offered an education program offering 120 CET points, fashion forward catwalk shows and hundreds of new product launches, show organizers told VMail
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 12:21 AM
GILBERT, Ariz.—Paragon Vision Sciences
—a company that specializes in orthokeratology—announced the launch of the Paragon Education and Training Academy. The state-of-the-art comprehensive learning and training center is located at the company’s new headquarters based here in Arizona.
Monday, February 6, 2017 12:24 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C.—When the Federal Trade Commission
(FTC) in November announced its intention to revise and update the Contact Lens Rule, which provides the framework around dispensing of contact lenses, the agency also had to seek public comments on its proposed changes before it could move ahead.