Tuesday, September 1, 2015 9:00 AM
Jenny’s family has been in the optical business for as long as she can remember, so she fell in love with the industry at a young age. She wanted to learn the ins and outs from the people she trusted most and knew she wanted to create an element that would connect the customer more directly with brands. That led to the opening of Luxeye stores and the recent launch of Brooklyn Spectacles.
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.
Friday, July 3, 2015 12:18 AM
EL PASO, Texas—William “Bill” Mattingly, a respected low vision specialist and noted optician, passed away on June, 18, 2015 from a rare degenerative brain disease at age 66.
Thursday, June 18, 2015 12:03 AM
For many students, graduation comes with the uncertainty of what the future might hold, as well as what next steps one should take to reach a career goal. For the 2015 graduating class of optometrists and opticians, they continue to rise to the challenge, setting the standard and proving to be the up-and-comers to watch out for in the field of optical.
Monday, June 15, 2015 12:27 AM
MONTGOMERY, Ala.—The Society to Advance Opticianry
(SAO) voted at its June meeting to name Thomas Blair Jr., OO, as the 2015 Ophthalmic Optician of the Year.
Monday, June 15, 2015 12:00 AM
SEATTLE—The School of Opticianry at Seattle Central College (SCC) opened an exhibit titled The Pupil Project which featured clinical artifacts and artwork from a variety of mediums sought to share not only the art of opticianry but also the history, science and fashion of the field as well.
Monday, June 8, 2015 12:18 AM
LAKELAND, Tenn.—The Opticians Association of America
is currently accepting nominations for the board of directors
, to Shirley Earley, the association’s immediate past president and this year's nominating committee chair.