Monday, January 16, 2017 12:27 AM
ST. LOUIS—Optometry Cares – The AOA Foundation has announced six recipients of its 2017 scholarships and the recipient of a “one-time Inspiration Award” that was added this year by the family of Dr. Larry J. Alexander.
Friday, January 13, 2017 12:27 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Vision Council
has appointed Mitch Barkley as the new vice president of Trade Shows and Meetings.
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 12:24 AM
DALLAS—The Vision Impact Institute
announced that leadership will transition from president Maureen Cavanagh to Kristan Gross, director of global content and communications.
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 12:15 AM
SAN DIEGO—The American Optometric Student Association
(AOSA) has elected four new officers to its executive council. Andy Mackner, Melissa Zaleski, Jodi Baker and Jon Beeson will commence their terms in March.
Monday, January 9, 2017 12:21 AM
announced the call for applications for its 2017 Joanne Angle Investigator Award. The award is a grant provided annually to a public health research project that seeks to put an end to unnecessary vision loss.
Friday, January 6, 2017 12:21 AM
ATLANTA—SECO International has assembled a group of top-flight speakers to kick off its inaugural MedPRO360
event, a one-day business management program for health care professionals in private practices across a range of specialties.
Monday, December 26, 2016 12:21 PM
has declared January as National Glaucoma Awareness Month in an effort to help educate the public on the disease, including risk factors and treatment options.
Monday, December 19, 2016 12:24 AM
DALLAS, Texas—The Optical Women’s Association
will honor Kate Renwick-Espinosa, president, VSP Vision Care
, as the 2017 Pleiades award recipient and Lorie Lippiatt, OD, and president, Salem Eyecare Center
, has been selected as its 2017 Pyxis award recipient. In addition, the 20th anniversary honoree and recipient of the organization's new Pinnacle Award will be Corrine McCormack, vice president and fashion director, FGXI.
Friday, December 16, 2016 12:24 AM
, the Essilor-owned online retailer, is under fire by two Canadian organizations that regulate eyewear dispensing in Ontario.
Friday, December 16, 2016 12:18 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) noted this week that it has developed a valid web-based questionnaire that should “more fully capture the patient experience” with LASIK eye surgery.
Friday, December 16, 2016 12:15 AM
WASHINGTON—President Obama earlier this week signed the 21st Century Cures Act, a comprehensive piece of legislation that proponents say will speed up the approval process for new drugs and devices, increase research funding, including the so-called cancer moonshot initiative, and aid research on opioid abuse and such brain diseases as Alzheimer’s, among a number of other initiatives.
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 12:15 AM
, which operates more than 700 optical stores across the U.S., is teaming up with Little League
to become the official eyewear and eyecare provider of Little League Baseball and Softball.