Prevent Blindness Names September Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month

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Wednesday, August 26, 2015 12:27 AM CHICAGO—Prevent Blindness has declared September to be Sports Eye Safety Awareness to encourage the use of proper eye protection while playing sports.

Optometry Cares Offers Scholarships for Third- and Fourth-Year Optometry Students

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Wednesday, August 26, 2015 12:21 AM ST. LOUIS—Optometry Cares—The AOA Foundation, the charitable foundation of the American Optometric Association (AOA), is accepting applications for four scholarship opportunities offered to optometry student members of the AOA and the American Optometric Student Association.

Clarkson Eyecare Makes Investment in Eyecarecenter of the Carolinas

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Monday, August 24, 2015 2:15 PM ST. LOUIS—Clarkson Eyecare, one of the largest eyecare groups in the Midwest, announced a strategic investment in Eyecarecenter (ECC), a 61-office optometry practice across North Carolina and South Carolina.

New CDC Report Shows Almost All Contact Lens Wearers May Be Engaging in Risky Behavior

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Monday, August 24, 2015 12:27 AM ATLANTA—According to a new report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), almost all of the 41 million estimated contact lens wearers in the U.S. may be engaging in at least one risky behavior that could increase their chances of eye infections.

Windsor Vision Centre and Tecumseh Vision Centre Join FYidoctors

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Monday, August 24, 2015 12:24 AM CALGARY, ALBERTA, Canada—Windsor Vision Centre of Windsor, Nova Scotia, and Tecumseh Vision Centre of Tecumseh, Ontario, have joined FYidoctors, a private, optometry-owned eyecare provider.

Lasik and Cataract Surgery Provider, NVision Eye Centers Acquires Walman Eye Centers

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Monday, August 24, 2015 12:21 AM ALISO VIEJO, Calif.—NVision Eye Centers has acquired Walman Eye Centers of Central and West Phoenix, Ariz.

Optician Barry Santini Joins the Aug. 26 ‘Power Hour’

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Monday, August 24, 2015 12:18 AM FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—Barry Santini, a Long Island-based optician will be the guest on the Aug. 26 edition of the “Power Hour,” the weekly broadcast hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice

VSP Vision Care Names Warren Laird VP of Business Development for Accountable Care Organizations

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Friday, August 21, 2015 12:27 AM RANCHO CORDOVA—VSP Vision Care has named Warren Laird vice president of accountable care organizations (ACOs) business development.

Hyderabad to Host 2017 World Congress of Optometry Conference

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Friday, August 21, 2015 12:24 AM HYDERABAD, India—India will host the 2017 World Congress of Optometry Conference in Hyderabad from Sept. 11 to 13 as announced by Susan Cooper, president of the World Council of Optometry.

Local Eye Site, Vision Expo West Partner on ‘Job Link’ Event

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Friday, August 21, 2015 12:15 AM LAS VEGAS—In partnership with Vison Expo West, Local Eye Site announced the creation of a new networking event, “Job Link at Vision Expo West.”

The Boeing Company Selects Davis Vision to Provide Benefits

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Wednesday, August 19, 2015 12:27 AM SAN ANTONIO—The Boeing Company has selected Davis Vision to provide vision insurance benefits for its eligible employees, retirees and their dependents, effective Jan. 1, 2016.

Local Eye Site Partners With the JCAHPO Foundation

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Wednesday, August 19, 2015 12:21 AM ST. PAUL, Minn.—The Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO) Education and Research Foundation announced that Local Eye Site will fund a new scholarship for Ophthalmic Medical Technicians seeking certification.

Investment Groups Altas and CDPQ Invest With Management to Acquire MyEyeDr./Capital Vision Services

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Monday, August 17, 2015 7:07 AM VIENNA, Va.—Capital Vision Services, LP (CVS) which provides management services to MyEyeDr. optometry practices, has received an equity investment from a group led by Altas Partners and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), two large investment firms who are doing so in partnership with CVS’ co-founder and CEO Sue Downes.

Opternative Co-Founder Steven Lee, OD, Settles Lawsuit With National Board of Examiners in Optometry

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Monday, August 17, 2015 12:27 AM CHICAGO—Steven Lee, OD, co-founder and executive vice president of Opternative, the world’s first online refractive eye exam service, has settled a lawsuit alleging that he had sold copyrighted test questions for optometry board exams through a prior business.

The Vision Council Launches VisionWatch Canada Market Research Report

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Monday, August 17, 2015 12:21 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Vision Council  announced its latest market research report, VisionWatch Canada. This report will include in-depth overviews on a variety of areas and is modeled after The Vision Council’s VisionWatch Europe member benefit report.
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