Monday, February 8, 2016 12:18 AM
BRIDGEWATER, NJ—This month, Bausch + Lomb
is partnering with Prevent Blindness
to encourage the public to give vision the same attention as heart heath during Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Awareness Month.
Friday, February 5, 2016 12:21 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—With a May deadline looming, eyewear companies are taking steps to comply with a California rule that requires them to warn consumers and workers in the state if they come into contact with a product containing Bisphenol A (BpA), a chemical used in polycarbonate lenses and frames that has been linked to health problems.
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 12:15 AM
MIAMI, Fla.—Richard K. Parrish, II, MD, has been named editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Ophthalmology
(AJO), the nation’s oldest peer-reviewed scientific publication directed to ophthalmologists and visual science specialists.
Monday, February 1, 2016 12:30 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The national Think About Your Eyes
campaign has wrapped up its record breaking 2015 efforts, reaching more consumers and producing more eye exams than ever before.
Friday, January 29, 2016 12:27 AM
ORLANDO, Fla.—As The Vision Council’s annual Executive Summit wraps up today, industry leaders gathered for executive level networking and heard about the latest trends in leadership development, economics and business strategies.
Friday, January 29, 2016 12:18 AM
COSTA MESA, Calif.—CareCredit’s Caring Communities Program is making a difference in the vision health of children with a $25,000 grant to Optometry Cares - The American Optometric Association Foundation’s InfantSEE program
Friday, January 29, 2016 12:15 AM
, the volunteer eye health and safety organization, is requesting nominations for the Jenny Pomeroy Award for Excellence in Vision and Public Health.
Monday, January 25, 2016 12:18 AM
is seeking applications for its 2016 Joanne Angle Investigator Award, a grant provided annually to a public health research project that seeks to put an end to unnecessary vision loss.
Wednesday, January 20, 2016 12:15 AM
is announcing the call for applications for its 2016 Joanne Angle Investigator Award which is a grant provided annually to a public health research project that seeks to end unnecessary vision loss.
Monday, January 18, 2016 12:27 AM
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.—The American Optometric Student Association (AOSA), which represents 6,700 students of optometry, has elected Erick Henderson of Southern College of Optometry
(Memphis, Tenn.) as its president.
Monday, January 18, 2016 12:21 AM
DENVER—The Malawi Optometry Association
(MOA) held its first meeting on Nov. 28, 2015 at the Kamuzu Central Hospital. Which included 20 optometrists and five optometric technicians in attendance.
Friday, January 15, 2016 12:21 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Vision Council
has appointed Ashley Mills as the new vice president of Tradeshows & Meetings.
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 12:18 AM
ANAHEIM, Calif.—The Lectures and Workshops Committee of the American Academy of Optometry invites the submission of course proposals for Academy 2016 Anaheim
, to be held Nov. 9 through 12, 2016.
Monday, January 11, 2016 12:18 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Vision Council has named Mitchell Barkley as the new liaison to the Eyewear and Accessories Division.
Wednesday, January 6, 2016 12:27 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Vision Council’s latest report examining the impact of digital media on vision health, Eyes Overexposed: Digital Device Dilemma
, was released today at CES in Las Vegas.