Wednesday, October 7, 2015 12:18 AM
NASHVILLE—Sandy Brown, a licensed optician practicing in Kentucky, was elected president of the Opticians Association of America
(OAA) at the organization’s recent OptiCon conference.
Monday, October 5, 2015 12:24 AM
has declared October as Home Eye Safety Awareness Month. In 2014, more than 193,000 adults and children were treated in hospital emergency rooms in the U.S. for eye injuries sustained at home, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s National Electronic Injury Surveillance System.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 12:21 AM
SAN FRANCISCO—The Glaucoma Research Foundation
has recently elected Monica L. Vetter, PhD and Ruth D. Williams, MD to its board of directors.
Monday, September 28, 2015 12:21 AM
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—With ICD-10
scheduled to go into effect on Oct. 1, 2015, the National Association of Vision Care Plans
, as well as other optical organizations, have released resources to help with the transition.
Wednesday, September 9, 2015 12:15 AM
LAS VEGAS—Generational differences can cause conflict and misunderstandings in the workplace because generations do speak a different language based on when they grew up and the different cultural events and experiences happening at that time.
Monday, September 7, 2015 12:24 AM
LONDON—Dr. Uduak Udom of Nigeria has been named president of the World Council of Optometry
Monday, September 7, 2015 12:18 AM
announced their partnership with Healthe
and their EyeSafe technologies.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 12:27 AM
has declared September to be Sports Eye Safety Awareness to encourage the use of proper eye protection while playing sports.
Monday, August 17, 2015 12:24 AM
ST. LOUIS—The American Optometric Association
(AOA) will honor paraoptometrics with its 13th annual Paraoptometric Recognition Week, Sept. 13 to 15, 2015. Eyecare practices across the country are invited to participate in a variety of creative ways to recognize these integral members of the eyecare delivery team.
Friday, August 14, 2015 12:27 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—As back-to-school season approaches, Think About Your Eyes
is gearing up its Q3 advertising campaign and educating the public on the importance of comprehensive eye exams for school-aged children.
Friday, August 14, 2015 12:18 AM
LAS VEGAS—International Vision Expo & Conference will be welcoming an increasing number of young eyecare professionals and students to Vision Expo West 2015 (Education: Sept. 16 to 19, 2015; Exhibition: Sept. 17 to 19, 2015).
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 12:24 AM
has partnered with SECO International
to co-locate its East Coast Regional Meeting with SECO 2016
to be held Feb. 24 to 28, 2016.