Friday, October 9, 2015 12:33 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released their final rules
for the electronic health records (EHRs) incentive programs
on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015.
Friday, October 9, 2015 12:27 AM
plans to expand its online refraction service to include 41-to 65-year olds, a major segment of the vision correction market.
Friday, October 9, 2015 12:24 AM
is launching a new type of digital test that uses a computer equipped with proprietary eye-tracking technology to help physicians diagnose concussions.
Friday, October 9, 2015 12:21 AM
KINGWOOD, Texas—Working toward a $1 million goal to help underwrite the building of Haiti’s first optometry school, l’Université d’Etat d’Haiti, Vision Source
has currently raised in excess of $500,000.
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 12:24 AM
NEW YORK—Members of the North American eyecare community are gearing up once again to support and celebrate Optometry Giving Sight and its annual fundraising campaign, the World Sight Day Challenge held throughout September and October.
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 12:21 AM
DULUTH, Ga.—National Vision, Inc. (NVI) has entered into a multi-year partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA).
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 12:05 AM
NEW YORK—Members of the North American eyecare community are gearing up once again to support and celebrate World Sight Day, along with Optometry Giving Sight and its annual fundraising campaign, the World Sight Day Challenge, held throughout September and October.
Tuesday, October 6, 2015 2:30 PM
WOONSOCKET, R.I.—Five CVS/pharmacy stores in the Baltimore/Washington D.C. market will begin to offer optical services starting in late October through mid-November.
Monday, October 5, 2015 12:33 AM
NEW YORK—Members of the North American eyecare community will once again join forces in a Coalition to support Optometry Giving Sight and its annual fundraising campaign, the World Sight Day Challenge held throughout September and October.
Monday, October 5, 2015 12:30 AM
SACRAMENTO, Calif.—Last week, California Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 684
into law on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015, paving the way for more flexibility in relationships among optometrists, opticians, optical companies and managed vision care plans.
Monday, October 5, 2015 12:24 AM
has declared October as Home Eye Safety Awareness Month. In 2014, more than 193,000 adults and children were treated in hospital emergency rooms in the U.S. for eye injuries sustained at home, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s National Electronic Injury Surveillance System.
Monday, October 5, 2015 12:18 AM
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—Sports vision expert Donald Teig, OD, will be the guest on the Oct. 7 edition of “The Power Hour,” the weekly broadcast hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, and founder of The Power Practice
Friday, October 2, 2015 12:33 AM
, an ancillary insurance carrier based here, has partnered with VSP Vision Care
to form Renaissance Vision to expand its suite of ancillary insurance solutions.
Friday, October 2, 2015 12:30 AM
MUMBAI, India—Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
(Sun Pharma) announced on Sept. 29 it has commenced a tender offer through its indirect wholly owned subsidiary, Thea Acquisition Corporation, for all of the outstanding shares of common stock of InSite Vision Incorporated
(OTCBB: INSV, InSite Vision) for $0.35 per share in cash, without interest and less any required withholding taxes, according to an announcement from Sun Pharmaceutical.
Friday, October 2, 2015 12:24 AM
LOS ANGELES—VSP Optics Group
has opened a VSPOne Optical Technology Center
in Los Angeles. VSP said the new laboratory was established to help meet growing demand for its Unity lenses and coatings in Southern California.