Think About Your Eyes Campaign Expands Leadership

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Friday, September 23, 2016 12:24 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The national Think About Your Eyes (TAYE) campaign announced two staffing changes, effective immediately.

SECO International Sets March Dates for 94th Annual Congress in Atlanta

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Wednesday, September 21, 2016 12:18 AM ATLANTA—SECO International, recognized as the largest optometric education meeting in the world, will return to the Georgia World Congress Center for its 94th Annual Congress, scheduled for March 1 to 5, 2017. Registration opens Nov. 1.

Optometry Giving Sight Leads Coalition in Support of World Sight Day Challenge

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Saturday, September 17, 2016 12:30 AM DENVER—Several leading North American optometric companies, networks, schools and practices are joining forces in a coalition led by Optometry Giving Sight in support of World Sight Day on Oct.13 and the World Sight Day Challenge, which runs throughout September and October.

The American Optometric Foundation Selects Two 2016 Award Winners

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Wednesday, September 7, 2016 12:18 AM ORLANDO—The American Optometric Foundation (AOF), an affiliate of the American Academy of Optometry (AAO), has announced the recipients of two of its annual awards, the Bert C. & Lydia M. Corwin Residency Award and the Douglas W. Hopkins Primary Care Residency Award.

JCAHPO Announces Second Local Eye Site Scholarship

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Wednesday, September 7, 2016 12:15 AM ST. PAUL, Minn.—The Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO) Education and Research Foundation announced that Local Eye Site has, for the second consecutive year, funded a scholarship for ophthalmic medical technicians seeking certification.

SAO Adds Five Opticians to Board of Directors

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Monday, September 5, 2016 12:24 AM AUSTIN, Texas—The Society to Advance Opticianry (SAO) has named five optician members to its board of directors.

Two Key Vision Organizations Connect People Who Are Blind Across an Ocean

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Monday, September 5, 2016 12:21 AM NEW YORK—Lighthouse Guild, based here, and Royal National Institute of Blind People, based in London, have announced a collaborative effort to provide information, education and discussion opportunities related to blindness and low vision.

Texas State Optical Hosts Inaugural Symposia Medical Conference

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Monday, September 5, 2016 12:18 AM DALLAS—Texas State Optical (TSO) will host its inaugural conference, Symposia, as part of its effort to strengthen the practice of ocular medicine.

AOA Prepares to Celebrate Paraoptometric Recognition Week in September

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Friday, September 2, 2016 12:33 AM ST. LOUIS—The American Optometric Association (AOA) has designated Sept. 18 to 24 as Paraoptometric Recognition Week for 2016.

OneSight Launches Focus on Sight Program to Provide Vision Care for U.S. Children

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Monday, August 29, 2016 12:24 AM CINCINNATI—OneSight has launched their Focus on Sight program, which was developed to create a streamlined approach to providing access to vision care for underserved students and their families.

AOF Announces 2016 Residency Award Recipients

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Monday, August 29, 2016 12:21 AM ORLANDO, Fla.—The American Optometric Foundation (AOF) is proud to announce the recipients of the 2016 Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc. Residency Awards.

Foundation Fighting Blindness Launches #HowEyeSeeIt Campaign

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Friday, August 26, 2016 12:18 AM COLUMBIA, Md.—The Foundation Fighting Blindness has joined forces with campaign ambassadors as well as some celebrities for the launch of the #HowEyeSeeIt campaign.

PEN to Offer Seven Educational Events in September

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Friday, August 26, 2016 12:15 AM ALAMEDA, Calif.—The Primary Eyecare Network (PEN), a division of ABB Optical Group, will be offering eyecare practitioners seven educational opportunities this September.

Prevent Blindness and Liberty Sport Partner for Sports Eye Safety Awareness

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Monday, August 22, 2016 12:24 AM CHICAGO—According to recent data from Prevent Blindness, more injuries occur from water and pool activities than any other sport.
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