Monday, October 24, 2016 12:27 AM
NEW YORK—New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced nearly $2 million in NYSUNY 2020 awards for SUNY College of Optometry
Friday, October 21, 2016 12:27 AM
which developed the first online refractive eye exam, stepped up its battle to offer online exams in South Carolina by filing a lawsuit Thursday in state court against the state’s Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation and Board of Medical Examiners.
Friday, October 21, 2016 12:21 AM
NEW YORK—Smart Vision Labs
is expanding its reach into California through a new partnership with Devlyn Optical
, a multinational optical retailer.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 3:54 PM
GOLDEN, Colo.—As World Sight Day 2016 wraps up its 10th year, the success and industry participation surrounding the Challenge continues to build as thousands of eyecare professionals, companies, students, staff and patients, in the U.S. and around the world, all contributed to raise funds to help eliminate avoidable blindness and impaired vision.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 12:24 AM
LEXINGTON, Mass.—The results of a national survey released this week indicate that 89 percent of eyecare professionals believe today’s multi-screen lifestyle (with daily use of mobile, tablet and computer screens) is responsible for an increase in dry eye disease, and that dry eye is becoming increasingly common.
Friday, October 14, 2016 12:27 AM
CHICAGO—More than 25,000 people are expected to attend the 120th annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology,
which gets under way here today at McCormick Place.
Friday, October 14, 2016 12:24 AM
LONDON—An innovative app connecting primary health care workers in remote areas with on-call specialists has been awarded the inaugural Clearly Vision Prize, a competition to accelerate the ventures tackling the global problem of poor vision.
Friday, October 14, 2016 12:21 AM
JENA, Germany and DUBLIN, Calif.—Carl Zeiss Meditec
has appointed Steven C. Schallhorn, MD as chief medical officer for global ophthalmic devices consisting of refractive lasers, surgical ophthalmology and ophthalmic diagnostics.
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 12:27 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Vision 2020 USA
will host a Capitol Hill luncheon briefing Thursday, Oct. 13, in conjunction with World Sight Day
Friday, October 7, 2016 12:18 AM
HEIDELBERG, Germany—Novaliq GmbH
, a specialty pharmaceutical company specializing in eyecare, has appointed industry veteran Christian Roesky, PhD, as chief executive officer. The move is effective Nov. 1.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 12:18 AM
PLEASANTON, Calif.—CooperVision Inc.
has renewed its commitment as a global gold sponsor to Optometry Giving Sight
. The renewal covers three years and is effective as of January 2017.
Monday, October 3, 2016 12:27 AM
has declared October as Contact Lens Safety Awareness Month in an effort to educate the public on the best ways to obtain, care for and use contact lenses.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 12:33 AM
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—With the open enrollment period set to begin for millions of Americans, the NAVCP
is emphasizing the correlation between vision benefits and healthy eyecare habits.