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.
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.”
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.
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.
Monday, May 11, 2015 12:27 AM
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.
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).
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.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 12:24 AM
BETHESDA, Md.—The National Eye Institute
(NEI) is coordinating activities for Healthy Vision Month. The month long health observance that kicks off every year in May is meant to educate Americans about the steps they can take to protect their vision and keep their eyes healthy.
Friday, April 24, 2015 12:15 AM
FAIRFIELD, N.J.—Liberty Sport
and Prevent Blindness
honor 12 leading eyecare practices in the U.S. as “Sports Eye Injury Prevention Center of the Year” award winners.
Monday, April 20, 2015 12:24 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C.—More than 500 optometrist members of the American Optometric Association
(AOA) and students participated in last Tuesday’s 2015 Congressional Advocacy Conference on Capitol Hill.
Monday, April 20, 2015 12:21 AM
DALLAS—The Optical Women’s Association
(OWA) has announced a new webinar for its members titled, “Meeting the Needs of an Ever Evolving Consumer: Becoming Customer Centric in Philosophy, Strategy and Delivery.”
Friday, April 17, 2015 12:27 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Senate approved a $145 billion health care reform bill (H.R.2) on April 14, 2015, that includes a permanent repeal of the Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR).