Wednesday, April 26, 2017 12:36 AM
WOONSOCKET, R.I.—CVS Pharmacy
is moving ahead with its rollout of optical departments with the expected opening of 19 additional optical locations this year.
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 12:33 AM
has named Dr. Michael Naugle as director of optometric partnerships, a new role at the company.
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 12:27 AM
NEW YORK—Ophthotech Corporation
, a biopharmaceutical company specializing in the development of therapeutics for diseases of the eye, announced that David R. Guyer, MD, a co-founder, CEO and chairman of the board of Ophthotech, will transition to executive chairman, effective July 1, 2017.
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 12:21 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Vision Council
has released its official 2017 UV report, titled ‘UV’ Gotta Have Shades, in advance of May, which is healthy vision and UV awareness month, as well as National Sunglasses Day, which takes place annually on June 27.
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 12:18 AM
SAN DIEGO—Vision benefits are a key component of an employer’s overall health benefit package for employees and just by offering vision coverage it could set companies apart and increase employee satisfaction, according to the findings of a new survey.
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 12:15 AM
PORT CHESTER, N.Y.—Randy Jackson, will be appearing on The Dr. Oz Show today at 1 p.m. EST on Fox WNYW (check your local listings for network) to discuss his personal experiences with Type 2 Diabetes, its connection with eye health and the importance of annual comprehensive eye exams.
Monday, April 24, 2017 12:24 AM
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—The Health and Human Services Committee in Florida’s House of Representatives postponed a vote on a bill that would permit optometrists to perform certain eyecare procedures.
Monday, April 24, 2017 12:21 AM
BETHESDA, Md.—Research results may lead to a reconsideration of how often people with type 1 diabetes should have an eye exam.
Monday, April 24, 2017 12:18 AM
ORLANDO, Fla.—The American Academy of Optometry
has named the recipients of the 2017 Student Travel Fellowship Awards.
Monday, April 24, 2017 12:15 AM
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J—On the April 26 episode of the “Power Hour,” the weekly broadcast hosted by Gary Geber, OD, founder of The Power Practice
, Gerber will discuss what ODs can learn about customer service from the United Airlines incident.
Friday, April 21, 2017 12:27 AM
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.—Steve Wright, most recently president of VSP Global’s
Omni-Channel Solutions business, has retired. Wright’s retirement was announced internally last week and is effective immediately.
Friday, April 21, 2017 12:23 AM
NEW YORK—Simple Contacts
announced that it has raised an $8 million Series A financing round led by Goodwater Capital,
which specializes in early-stage consumer technology companies.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 12:24 AM
SAN DIEGO and BLOOMINGTON, Minn.—Imprimis Pharmaceuticals, Inc
. (NASDAQ: IMMY), an ophthalmology-focused pharmaceutical company, and Cameron Ehlen Group, d/b/a Precision Lens
, announced the signing of a three-year exclusive sales representation agreement.