PECAA Partners With Optometric Professional Network

By Staff
Wednesday, October 01, 2014 12:30 AM PORTLAND, Ore.— PECAA (Professional Eye Care Associates of America), the national doctor alliance group operating in 43 states for independent doctors, has formed a strategic partnership with Optometric Professional Network (OPN), a regional doctor alliance group based in Houston. The organizations stressed that this is a partnership and not a merger.

College of Optometrists in Vision Development Seeks Convergence Insufficiency Patients for National Eye Institute Study

By Staff
Monday, September 29, 2014 12:30 AM AURORA, Ohio—The College of Optometrists in Vision Development has issued a request for patients between the ages of nine and 14 with symptomatic convergence insufficiency to participate in the National Eye Institute’s five-year, $8 million Convergence Insufficiency Treatment Trial – Attention and Reading Study (CITT-ART).

Fight for Sight-Prevent Blindness Public Health Award Recipient Announced

By Staff
Monday, September 29, 2014 12:27 AM CHICAGO—Eye and vision research non-profit organization Fight for Sight (FFS) and Prevent Blindness announced last week that Hannes Devos, PhD will be the recipient of the new “Fight for Sight-Prevent Blindness Public Health Award,” a one-time $20,000 grant for a year of full-time research on improving the public’s eye health and safety.

Opticians Association of America Announces Winners in the Great American Optician Video Contest

By Staff
Friday, September 26, 2014 12:21 AM LAS VEGAS—American Idol’s Randy Jackson announced the winners of the Opticians Association of America’s (OAA) Great American Optician Video Contest at the Zyloware booth during Vision Expo West at the Sands Expo & Convention Center here last week on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014.

The Vision Council Names R. Michael Daley as New Chief Executive Officer

By Staff
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 5:30 PM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—R. Michael (Mike) Daley has been named as the chief executive officer of The Vision Council, effective Oct. 1, 2014, following the previously announced retirement of Ed Greene, who has led the organization for the past eight years.

A Day in the Life... Optical Across America

By Staff
Monday, September 15, 2014 12:01 AM At Vision Monday, we see how vast and manifold the optical industry is every single day, but outside of a trade show, like this month’s Vision Expo West in Las Vegas, the rest of the industry is rarely afforded the same privilege.

‘Back-to-School Device Advice’ From the American Optometric Association

By Catherine Wolinski
Monday, September 15, 2014 12:00 AM ST. LOUIS—Ever wonder how much time kids are spending on digital devices?

Texas Congressman Meets With Vision Council Leadership

By Staff
Monday, September 15, 2014 12:00 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—Last month during Congress’ August recess, Hoya CEO Barney Dougher and The Vision Council’s government relations team met with Congressman Michael Burgess, MD (D-TX) in his local Lewisville, Texas district office.

Optometry Students Eligible for Thousands of Dollars in Grants and Scholarships from Optometry Cares—The AOA Foundation

By Staff
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 12:15 AM ST. LOUIS—Third-year and fourth-year optometry students are invited to submit entries to be considered for a group of grants and scholarships offered by Optometry Cares—The AOA Foundation.

Vision Expo West to Provide Platform for Special Events, Networking Opportunities

By Staff
Wednesday, September 03, 2014 12:15 AM NORWALK, Conn.—This year’s International Vision Expo & Conference is once again shaping up to be a popular gathering destination and idea-sharing headquarters for ECPs as show organizers finalize preparations for hosting more than 50 individual events from Sept. 17–20.

September Sports Eye Safety and Injury Prevention Month Begins

By Staff
Monday, September 01, 2014 12:33 AM NEW YORK—Health organizations throughout the U.S. are recognizing September as “Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month” and “Sports Eye Injury Prevention Awareness Month.”

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