Friday, April 18, 2014 12:21 AM
CHICAGO—Beginning April 16,
Green Eyes Eyewear
began donating $2 for every purchase through its online store to
through the company’s new "Sharing our Vision" program. Green Eyes
Eyewear creates UV-protecting eyewear using eco-friendly materials.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 12:24 AM
WEST KENSINGTON, London—
Optrafair London 2014
held here at Olympia Central from April 11 to 13, made a successful
debut attracting some 4,616 attendees who came to see over 150
exhibitors boasting 500 brands, according to show organizers.
Monday, April 14, 2014 12:18 AM
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J. – The founders of
, which is described as the first “refraction only online eye exam,” will be the featured guests on the Wednesday, April 16 edition of the “Power Hour,” the online radio talk show hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of
The Power Practice
Friday, April 11, 2014 12:24 AM
American Academy of Ophthalmology
(AAO) announced the official March 25 launch of the
(Intelligent Research in Sight), the first comprehensive eye disease and condition registry in the U.S.
Friday, April 11, 2014 12:24 AM
KINGWOOD, Texas—During The Exchange,
’s annual meeting held in Boston this week, the Texas-based optometric alliance made a number of announcements, particularly related to strategic partnerships with multiple health care organizations.
Friday, April 11, 2014 12:21 AM
has announced a new comprehensive, online education program for optometrists and their staff available at special pricing exclusively for IDOC members.
Wednesday, April 09, 2014 12:24 AM
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.—In response to the need for billions of people
around the world who lack access to routine eyecare and eyewear,
sights on South Africa, where there are less than 300 optometrists
available in the public sector for a population of 41 million.
Monday, April 07, 2014 12:30 AM
NORWALK, Conn.—Unaudited attendance figures for the recent International
Vision Expo & Conference East indicate that the show attracted
23,697 people, the largest number of attendees in history, according to
Monday, April 07, 2014 12:27 AM
American Board of Optometry
(ABO) released the results of its January 2014 Board Certification
Examination. A total of 1,112 doctors qualified to take the
examination, and 1,035 doctors (93.2 percent) passed, successfully
becoming Diplomates of the American Board of Optometry.
Monday, April 07, 2014 12:21 AM
ALEXANDRIA, VA.— Fatheadz Eyewear, a leading supplier of eyewear
specifically designed for people with a larger than average head size,
is the latest industry partner to support
Think About Your Eyes
(TAYE), a public eye health initiative designed to bring national
awareness to the importance of vision health and comprehensive annual
Monday, April 07, 2014 12:18 AM
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—Jim Greenwood, CEO of Vision Source, will be the
guest on this Wednesday’s April 9 “Power Hour,” to be broadcast live at a
special time, 8:30 p.m. ET, from the Vision Source Exchange meeting in
Friday, April 04, 2014 3:30 PM
A recent video produced by the Association of Schools and Colleges of
Optometry (ASCO) takes the question of “why” becoming a doctor of
optometry is worthwhile and answers it threefold: the career holder’s
ability to change lives, the field’s many outlets for occupational
growth and the continual advancement of technologies and clinical
innovations that come to life in the profession.
Friday, April 04, 2014 12:27 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The implementation of ICD-10 was delayed for at least
one year, and a Medicare payment reduction was replaced with an
increase, when President Obama signed the
Protecting Access to Medicare Act
on April 1, 2014.
Friday, April 04, 2014 12:24 AM
VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Inc
a developer of advanced visual prosthetic devices, including
implantable miniature telescopes, for the treatment of age-related
macular degeneration, announced two promotions within its management
team. Chet Kumar has been appointed vice president, sales and market