Optometric Associations Take Aim at Blink, a Mobile Refraction Service

By Staff
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 12:27 AM ALBANY, N.Y.—Blink, the on-demand, mobile refraction service that launched in New York City this spring, is encountering pushback from state and national optometric associations.

From Eye² to Eyecare

By Andrew Karp
Monday, July 20, 2015 12:11 AM NEW YORK—From smart glasses with heads-up displays, internet connectivity and high definition video cameras to goggles that deliver a fully immersive, 3D experience for playing games or watching movies, wearable technology in the form of eyewear offers powerful new ways of “seeing” both the real and virtual worlds.

#HerStory

By VM Staff
Monday, July 20, 2015 12:10 AM NEW YORK—Coming up with a theme for this Special Report year after year is no easy task. Some of us on the editorial team have been profiling optical’s Influential Women since VM’s Special Report began way back in 2003. The challenge is always the same: finding a theme that is fresh and dynamic, like the Influential Women themselves.

Executive Suite

By VM Staff
Monday, July 20, 2015 12:09 AM

Rising Stars

By VM Staff
Monday, July 20, 2015 12:08 AM

Mentors

By VM Staff
Monday, July 20, 2015 12:07 AM

Innovators

By VM Staff
Monday, July 20, 2015 12:06 AM

Methodology

By VM Staff
Monday, July 20, 2015 12:05 AM

Thirteen Years of Honors

By VM Staff
Monday, July 20, 2015 12:04 AM

Previous Years' Influential Women Reports

By VM Staff
Monday, July 20, 2015 12:03 AM

Alphabetical List of Honorees 2003-2015

By VM Staff
Monday, July 20, 2015 12:02 AM

Allergan to Acquire Oculeve Dry Eye Disease Development Programs

By Staff
Wednesday, July 08, 2015 12:27 AM DUBLIN and SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.—Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) and Oculeve have entered into an agreement under which Allergan will acquire Oculeve in an all-cash transaction.

TAYE Will Be Featured on July 8 ‘ Power Hour’

By Staff
Friday, July 03, 2015 12:13 AM FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.— Incoming AOA president, Dr. Steve Loomis, Dr. Carla Mack, from Alcon, Jon Torrey and Dave Plogmann, both from Think About Your Eyes (TAYE), will be the guests on the July 8 edition of the “Power Hour,” the weekly radio broadcast hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice.

Retailers and ECPs Participate in National Sunglasses Day

By Staff
Friday, June 26, 2015 12:14 AM ALEXANDRIA Va.—In raising awareness for the harmful effects of UV exposure, dozens of companies, optical retailers and ECPs around the country are making an effort to promote the June 27 observance of National Sunglasses Day through various contests and interactive approaches.

Smart Vision Labs Raises $6.1M in Series A Funding Round Led by Techstars Ventures

By Staff
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 12:23 AM NEW YORK—Smart Vision Labs, the developer of a smartphone-based autorefractor, the SVOne, has closed a $6.1 million Series A funding round led by Techstars Ventures.
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