Evidence Links Vision Benefits to Healthy Vision Habits, NAVCP Reports

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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.

VBA Announces Partnership With Costco Optical

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Wednesday, September 28, 2016 12:27 AM PITTSBURGH, Pa.—VBA has signed an agreement that will bring Costco Optical on-board as an eyecare provider in the VBA network, the companies announced Tuesday.

View a Slideshow of Booths, Panels and Product Launches at Vision Expo West 2016

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Friday, September 23, 2016 12:45 AM LAS VEGAS—Get the up close and personal view of Vision Expo West brought to you by the editors of Vision Monday, highlighting what was happening on the show floor—ranging from sessions on the latest business trends to product launches and press conferences.

Show Organizers Give Vision Expo West a Thumbs Up Due to Strong Sales and Healthy Attendance

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Wednesday, September 21, 2016 12:30 AM LAS VEGAS—As the preliminary numbers roll in, Vision Expo West “has been labeled a success with increased attendance and reports of strong sales from exhibitors.”

National Vision Marks Debut of Nine New Stores in August

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Wednesday, September 21, 2016 12:24 AM DULUTH, Ga.—National Vision Inc., which is working to increase its store count in key U.S. markets, opened nine new locations in August, raising its total count of new store openings this year to 67 locations.

Optometry Giving Sight Leads Coalition in Support of World Sight Day Challenge

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Saturday, September 17, 2016 12:30 AM DENVER—Several leading North American optometric companies, networks, schools and practices are joining forces in a coalition led by Optometry Giving Sight in support of World Sight Day on Oct.13 and the World Sight Day Challenge, which runs throughout September and October.

CooperVision Launches Second Annual Search for Optometry’s Best Practices

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Thursday, September 15, 2016 12:18 AM LAS VEGAS—CooperVision is launching its second annual nationwide search for honorees for its “Best Practices” initiative. Best Practices seeks to recognize U.S. eyecare professionals who have found unique ways to make their businesses thrive and can share a refreshing perspective with the entire profession.

Zeiss ‘Crafting Success’ Tour Launches Across America

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Monday, September 12, 2016 12:21 AM SAN DIEGO—A roomful of ODs raised glasses of tasty craft brew at Stone Brewing Company here on Aug. 9, at the premier of “Crafting Success.”

Innovative Technology is Focus of Customer X 360 at VM LIVE Event on Sept. 14

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Friday, September 9, 2016 12:15 AM NEW YORK—As online purchases of eyewear increase, optical retailers and eyecare professionals are seeking new ways to attract and retain customers, as well as compete with each other. Many are investing in new technologies that promise to enhance the customer experience.

The American Optometric Foundation Selects Two 2016 Award Winners

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Wednesday, September 7, 2016 12:18 AM ORLANDO—The American Optometric Foundation (AOF), an affiliate of the American Academy of Optometry (AAO), has announced the recipients of two of its annual awards, the Bert C. & Lydia M. Corwin Residency Award and the Douglas W. Hopkins Primary Care Residency Award.

Texas State Optical Hosts Inaugural Symposia Medical Conference

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Monday, September 5, 2016 12:18 AM DALLAS—Texas State Optical (TSO) will host its inaugural conference, Symposia, as part of its effort to strengthen the practice of ocular medicine.

Dr. Rob Stevens of Adlens Is Guest on Sept. 7 ‘Power Hour’

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Monday, September 5, 2016 12:15 AM FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—Dr. Rob Stevens, the chief technology officer at Adlens will be the guest on the Sept. 7 edition of “Power Hour,” weekly broadcast hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice.

AOA Prepares to Celebrate Paraoptometric Recognition Week in September

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Friday, September 2, 2016 12:33 AM ST. LOUIS—The American Optometric Association (AOA) has designated Sept. 18 to 24 as Paraoptometric Recognition Week for 2016.

Energeyes, Now Three Years-Old, Expands Membership and Training Programs

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Friday, September 2, 2016 12:30 AM PETALUMA, Calif.—The Energeyes Association, an educational and support organization for corporate affiliated optometrists, marked its third anniversary yesterday.

Shire Partners With Jennifer Aniston on Dry Eye Awareness Campaign

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Wednesday, August 31, 2016 12:15 AM
LEXINGTON, Mass.—Shire PLC has partnered with the actress Jennifer Aniston to launch an educational awareness campaign focusing on chronic dry eye and general awareness of proper eye health.
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