Wednesday, July 30, 2014 12:24 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va. –
Eschenbach Optik of America, Inc.
, an international manufacturer and distributor of high-quality low vision aids and electronic magnification devices, is the latest industry partner to support
Think About Your Eyes
(TAYE), a public eye health initiative sponsored by a nonprofit organization under
The Vision Council
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 12:18 AM
is inviting optical industry professionals to take part in the organization’s ninth annual
, a multidisciplinary low vision rehabilitation and research conference dedicated to improving the quality of low vision care through professional collaboration, advocacy, research and education.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 12:30 PM
WASHINGTON, D.C. and ST. Louis, Mo.—The board of trustees of the
American Optometric Association
(AOA) has named Jon Hymes as executive director, according to David A. Cockrell, OD, AOA president and member of the special committee that led a nationwide executive search.
Monday, July 28, 2014 12:30 AM
American Academy of Optometry
has announced the recipients of the various awards for distinguished individuals in optometry for 2014.
Monday, July 28, 2014 12:27 AM
NEW YORK and ST. LOUIS—
has expanded its relationship with
, one of the largest insurance and retirement planning companies in the U.S., to offer an enhanced suite of retirement planning solutions to members of the American Optometric Association.
Monday, July 28, 2014 12:24 AM
Optometry Giving Sight
has appointed Eric Anderson as chief development officer for North America to help increase fundraising capacity in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
Friday, July 25, 2014 12:27 AM
Optical Lab Division
The Vision Council
has revealed the names of 10 industry veterans who will be recognized during the Directors’ Choice Award and 15th Annual Optical Pioneers Hall of Fame banquet on Sept. 17 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Monday, June 30, 2014 12:30 AM
PHILADELPHIA—At the conclusion of this year’s Optometry’s Meeting,
during the last day of delegates meetings for the 117th Annual American
Optometric Association Congress, outgoing president Mitchell T. Munson,
OD, said that the organization would announce a new executive director
Friday, June 27, 2014 12:27 AM
PHILADELPHIA—The American Optometric Association’s
got underway on Wednesday June 25, 2014 with the Essilor-sponsored
opening general session, where awards were presented to leading
optometrists and to the inventor of the progressive addition lens.
Friday, June 27, 2014 12:21 AM
KINGWOOD, Texas—Optometric alliance
has named seven leading optometrists to sit on a newly formed Vision
Source Administrator Advisory Board, according to a statement from the
Friday, June 27, 2014 12:10 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—After initial reports in VMail
National Sunglasses Day
recognized by The Vision Council and optical industry as taking place
today, June 27, 2014, on Wednesday, June 25, Congressman Michael C.
Burgess, M.D. (R-TX 26th District) issued a statement to the House of
Representatives officially entering National Sunglasses Day into the