Monday, June 26, 2017 12:33 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The American Optometric Association’s
annual meeting, Optometry’s Meeting, came to a close this past weekend with the swearing in of the association’s new officers and trustees for 2017-2018. The five-day meeting, the 120th annual congress of AOA, closed Sunday.
Monday, June 26, 2017 12:27 AM
will be holding its 12th annual Eyes on Capitol Hill
advocacy day tomorrow, June 27, in Washington D.C. Since 2006, Prevent Blindness and its affiliates have brought citizens from across the country to meet with members of the House and Senate and their staff, to discuss the importance of vision and eye health programs and research.
Monday, June 26, 2017 12:18 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—For the fourth consecutive year, The Vision Council
is promoting the importance of UV-protective eyewear with the celebration of National Sunglasses Day
, taking place tomorrow, June 27.
Friday, June 23, 2017 12:30 AM
, a wholly owned subsidiary of the American Optometric Association
(AOA), is introducing at the association’s Optometry’s Meeting here a new business partnership with Intalere
that will open the door to discounted purchasing opportunities for AOA members.
Friday, June 23, 2017 12:27 AM
WASHINGTON—The nation’s capital was an appropriate setting this week for the American Optometric Association’s
(AOA) annual congress, as advocacy for the profession and patient care are both playing more important roles in the association’s day-to-day activities.
Friday, June 16, 2017 12:33 AM
will hold the sixth annual Focus on Eye Health National Summit
on June 28 form 7:30 am to 3:30 pm at the National Press Club Washington D.C. The Summit will include presentations related to this year’s theme, “What’s in Sight?”
Friday, June 16, 2017 12:27 AM
, a national alliance for independent doctors, has launched “Growing Through Giving,” a member marketing and charitable giving program that will support PECAA’s charity of choice, Optometry Giving Sight
(OGS), according to an announcement.
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 12:18 AM
, a privately held alliance of independent U.S. optometrists, and Conduit
, a custom content provider and publisher, announced that the two organizations were honored with a Gold Hermes Award
in the “Magazine/Newsletter” category for IDOC’s magazine, The Quarterly.
Monday, June 12, 2017 12:30 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Vision Council
announced that registration for the International Vision Expo West 2017
, taking place at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, is now open. The show will take place Sept. 13 to 16, with education beginning on Sept. 13 and the exhibition opening on Sept. 14.
Monday, June 12, 2017 12:24 AM
CHICAGO—In an effort to preserve coverage for comprehensive eye exams for children, 101 industry organizations spearheaded by Prevent Blindness
last week sent to U.S. Senate leaders a letter that outlined the importance of retaining the “essential health benefits” (EHB) definition in any effort the Senate undertakes to draft new health care legislation.
Monday, June 12, 2017 12:21 AM
announced it has awarded the Future Ocular Research Creativity Event
(FORCE) Student of the Year award to Sara Picarazzi and Alessandra Rossi, students from the University of Milano-Bicocca in Milan, Italy.
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 12:30 AM
HARTFORD, Conn.—As the Connecticut General Assembly
prepared to adjourn its 2017 regular session on Wednesday, June 7, there was a bit of uncertainty around the fate of proposed legislation that would limit the use of new technology to issue or refill prescriptions for contact lenses.