Best In Class 2015

By Jamie Wilson
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.

Society to Advance Opticianry Names Thomas Blair, Jr. 2015 Ophthalmic Optician of the Year

By Staff
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.

School of Opticianry at Seattle Central College Explores the Art of Opticianry

By Jamie Wilson
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.

Opticians Association of America Open Nominations for Board of Directors

By Staff
Monday, June 08, 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.

Defining 'Opticianry' to Consumers: Opticians Association of America Devises Logo, Video and Branding Tools

By Staff
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:27 AM LAKELAND, Tenn.—The Opticians Association of America (OAA) has been working to help its members better communicate to the public and help them better define “What does an optician do?” in the minds of consumers.

What Do Our Eyes Really See?

By Staff
Friday, April 17, 2015 2:30 PM DUBLIN, Ireland—Jon Munro, an optician who owns Supersavers Opticians in Dublin, Ireland has created an entertaining infographic about human vision. This assortment of fascinating trivia will give you a newfound appreciation for the remarkable capabilities of our eyes.

The American Board of Opticianry and National Contact Lens Examiners Create Spanish E-Certification Exams

By Staff
Friday, March 27, 2015 12:18 AM SPRINGFIELD, Va.—The American Board of Opticianry and National Contact Lens Examiners (ABO-NCLE) announced that they have successfully developed a full Spanish-language electronic version of the NOCE and CLRE Basic Certification Examinations.

Legal Specialist on Americans With Disabilities Act is Guest on Feb. 18th 'Power Hour'

By Staff
Monday, February 16, 2015 12:21 AM FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—How to avoid penalties with the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) is the topic of the Feb. 18th  edition of the “Power Hour.” The weekly radio show is broadcast at 9:00 p.m. ET, hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice.

#WONDERWOMEN

By Staff
Monday, December 15, 2014 12:10 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.

Executive Suite

By Staff
Monday, December 15, 2014 12:09 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.

Rising Stars

By Staff
Monday, December 15, 2014 12:08 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.

Mentors

By Staff
Monday, December 15, 2014 12:07 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.

Innovators

By Staff
Monday, December 15, 2014 12:06 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.

Methodology

By Staff
Monday, December 15, 2014 12:05 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.

Twelve Years of Honors

By Staff
Monday, December 15, 2014 12:04 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.
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