Monday, December 15, 2014 12:01 AM
NEW YORK—In keeping with the theme of this year’s Special Report, we think the group of honorees for 2014 are all “Wonder Women” in their own way, showing signs of strength and courage while always looking out for those in need. This year’s list of Influential Women is as varied as the optical industry itself, spanning the worlds of vision care, retailing, manufacturing, distribution, dispensing and designing.
Thursday, November 20, 2014 12:00 AM
HASTINGS, Minn.—Conceived “to create a new voice for practicing opticians,” DailyOptician.com, a new digital media-driven website and innovative blog concept, is growing to engage opticians.
Monday, November 17, 2014 12:03 AM
Some tools seem to last. Take a PD ruler. In any single dispensing day, most of us use the PD ruler as if our professional careers depended on it. We look at our PD rulers as old friends: They’re comfortable, familiar and dependable. But old friends are...well...old, and can rarely offer all of the latest benefits contained in the most up to date technologies.
Monday, November 17, 2014 12:01 AM
Where’s the pattern for this frame?” Even opticians with just a few years experience in a finishing lab will remember this question all too well. Those were the days when lens finishing was a simple affair, with glass lenses still comprising a fair percentage of the lab’s weekly orders.
Friday, September 26, 2014 12:21 AM
LAS VEGAS—American Idol’s Randy Jackson announced the winners of the
Opticians Association of America’s
(OAA) Great American Optician Video Contest at the Zyloware booth during
Vision Expo West
at the Sands Expo & Convention Center here last week on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014.
Friday, September 19, 2014 12:30 AM
NASHVILLE, Tenn.—A group of 27 opticianry leaders representing 11 different organizations gathered here for a recent Opticians Collaboration Summit to discuss how to advance the profession of opticianry.
Friday, July 18, 2014 12:24 AM
announced that the
Opticians Association of America
(OAA) and affiliated State Associations will receive a royalty payment
of $7,075.34 earned for eyecare product orders placed by their members
on VisionWeb over the last 12 months.