TAYE Will Be Featured on July 8 ‘ Power Hour’

By Staff
Friday, July 03, 2015 12:13 AM FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.— Incoming AOA president, Dr. Steve Loomis, Dr. Carla Mack, from Alcon, Jon Torrey and Dave Plogmann, both from Think About Your Eyes (TAYE), will be the guests on the July 8 edition of the “Power Hour,” the weekly radio broadcast hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice.

American Optometric Association Swears in 2015-2016 Leadership Team

By Staff
Wednesday, July 01, 2015 12:27 AM SEATTLE—The American Optometric Association (AOA) swore in its 2015-2016 leadership team on Sat. June 27, 2015, during the 118th AOA Congress held here.

Optometry’s Meeting Converges on the Emerald City with Some Opening Day Changes

By Staff
Monday, June 29, 2015 12:30 AM SEATTLE—Some opening day changes, including a new presentation format and opening general session sponsor, were in store for the optometrists and other allied professionals who attended Optometry’s Meeting, held June 24 to 28, 2015, in the Washington State Convention Center, and hosted by the American Optometric Association  and the American Optometric Student Association.

Three More EHR Systems Commit to Participate in AOA Registry

By Staff
Monday, June 22, 2015 12:27 AM ST. LOUIS—Just ahead of its official launch at Optometry’s Meeting, AOA MORE received commitments for participation from three additional EHR systems.

Registration Now Open for American Board of Optometry Board Certification Exam

By Staff
Monday, June 22, 2015 12:15 AM ST. LOUIS—Registration is open for the next American Board of Optometry Board Certification exam period for the month of July 2015, one of two months during the year when the exam is offered.

Prevent Blindness Declares June Cataract Awareness Month

By Staff
Monday, June 08, 2015 12:30 AM CHICAGO—Prevent Blindness has declared June as Cataract Awareness Month to educate the public on the risk factors, symptoms and treatment options of cataract.

Energeyes Association Partners with Online Job-Matching Startup CovalentCareers.com

By Staff
Wednesday, June 03, 2015 12:15 AM NASHVILLE, Tenn.—The Energeyes Association of corporate-affiliated optometrists has partnered with CovalentCareers.com, an online job-matching startup for eyecare professionals.

Energeyes Association of Corporate-Affiliated Optometrists Holds Second Annual Meeting

By Staff
Friday, May 29, 2015 12:15 AM CHICAGO—At its second annual national meeting here at the Indian Lakes Resort, the Energeyes Association announced its first membership-based elections for three board seats, presented its President’s Council Award, and refined its unique “vendor speed meeting” format.

World Council of Optometry Moves to American Optometric Association Headquarters

By Staff
Friday, May 22, 2015 12:24 AM ST. LOUIS—The World Council of Optometry (WCO) announced Wed., May 20, 2015, that the organization will move its offices from London to the American Optometric Association’s (AOA) headquarters here.

New Vision Council Report Says Sunglasses are a Must for UV Protection

By Staff
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 12:21 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—More than one in four American adults are risking serious eye damage through exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation, according to a new report from The Vision Council, “Protection for the Naked Eye: Sunglasses as a Health Necessity.”

Shamir Insight Inc. Joins the Think About Your Eyes Campaign

By Staff
Monday, May 18, 2015 12:24 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—Shamir Insight Inc. is the latest industry partner to support Think About Your Eyes, a national public awareness campaign that educates consumers on the benefits of vision health.

California Relists BpA as a Potentially ‘Hazardous’ Substance

By Staff
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 12:24 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.— In a move that could have implications for eyeglass lens manufacturers, the State of California has relisted Bisphenol A (BpA) on its Proposition 65 list of potentially hazardous substances.

Prevent Blindness Names May UV Awareness Month

By Staff
Monday, May 11, 2015 12:27 AM CHICAGO—Prevent Blindness has named May UV Awareness Month in order to help educate the public on the dangers of UV radiation as well as to provide the necessary steps to maintain and protect healthy vision.

National Association of Vision Care Plans Names VSP Vision Care's Jim McGrann, Chairman of the Board

By Staff
Wednesday, May 06, 2015 12:24 AM LAS VEGAS—Jim McGrann, president of VSP Vision Care, was inducted as the chairman of the board of directors of the National Association of Vision Care Plans (NAVCP) yesterday during the 2015 Specialty Health Summit held in conjunction with the National Association of Specialty Health Organizations (NASHO).

Jeff Endres to Leave Vision Council for Head Operations at Shamir Insight

By Staff
Wednesday, May 06, 2015 12:18 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—After eight years with The Vision Council, Jeff Endres, senior director of technical services and lens processing technology division liaison, will be leaving the organization in June to become vice president of operations for Shamir Insight.
Loading...