Wednesday, November 25, 2015 12:18 AM
LAKELAND, Tenn.—The Opticians Association of America
(OAA) is now accepting nominations for the 2016 State Leader of the Year award.
Friday, November 20, 2015 12:18 AM
SAN ANTONIO—The Opticians Association of America
(OAA) 2015 Leadership Conference will take place here, Jan. 21 to 23, 2016 at the Hotel Contessa.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015 12:15 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Vision Council
, as the Secretariat Administrator for Accredited Standards Committee Z80, announced that the Committee has revised the ANSI Z80.1 Standard, Prescription Ophthalmic Lenses— Recommendations, the first changes to the standard in five years.
Monday, November 16, 2015 12:18 AM
DULUTH, Ga.—The VOSH
2015 Annual Meeting was held in New Orleans Oct. 9 to 10, and National Vision, Inc. was the event’s lead sponsor.
Friday, October 30, 2015 12:21 AM
CHICAGO—A few tickets and sponsorships are still available for the 2015 Prevent Blindness Person of Vision
event, honoring former First Lady of the United States, Laura Bush.
Monday, October 26, 2015 12:30 AM
NEW ORLEANS—The American Academy of Optometry’s
94th annual meeting held here Oct. 7 to 10 was the largest ever in the organization’s history.
Friday, October 23, 2015 12:21 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—Deborah Castor, vice president of trade shows and meetings at The Vision Council
, has announced that she will step down in early 2016 after over 16 years at the organization. She will remain in her position until mid-January to help select and transition a replacement.
Wednesday, October 14, 2015 12:19 AM
NASHVILLE, Tenn.—The Energeyes Association
announced yesterday that it will launch the Dry Eye Centers of America, a blueprint for its members to provide high quality dry eye diagnosis and treatment.
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.