State and National Optometric Associations Take Aim at Blink, a Mobile Refraction Service

By Staff
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 12:27 AM ALBANY, N.Y.—Blink, the on-demand, mobile refraction service that launched in New York City this spring, is encountering pushback from state and national optometric associations.

Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry Announce Special Recognition Awards

By Staff
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 12:15 AM ROCKVILLE, Md.—The Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry have announced the recipients of the 2015 Special Recognition Awards.

#HerStory

By VM Staff
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.

Executive Suite

By VM Staff
Monday, July 20, 2015 12:09 AM

Rising Stars

By VM Staff
Monday, July 20, 2015 12:08 AM

Mentors

By VM Staff
Monday, July 20, 2015 12:07 AM

Innovators

By VM Staff
Monday, July 20, 2015 12:06 AM

Thirteen Years of Honors

By VM Staff
Monday, July 20, 2015 12:04 AM

Previous Years' Influential Women Reports

By VM Staff
Monday, July 20, 2015 12:03 AM

Alphabetical List of Honorees 2003-2015

By VM Staff
Monday, July 20, 2015 12:02 AM

Energeyes Association Announces New Board Leadership for 2015/2016

By Staff
Friday, July 17, 2015 12:30 AM NASHVILLE, Tenn.—The Energeyes Association board of directors has announced the election of their new 2015/2016 executive team. This is the first change in leadership for this young and growing association, according to the organization.

Optometry’s Stars Shine in Vision Monday’s Slideshow of Optometry’s Meeting

By Staff
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 12:15 AM SEATTLE—Vision Monday caught up with many of the leaders of the American Optometric Association (AOA), honored guests and optometric dignitaries who participated in this year’s Optometry’s Meeting.

Vision Expo West Education Tracks to Focus on Changing Role of ECPs

By Staff
Wednesday, July 08, 2015 12:18 AM NORWALK, Conn.—Vision Expo West 2015 will deliver over 320 hours of Education focused on eyecare professionals' ever-changing landscape and scope when Expo is held this September at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Education: Sept. 16-19, 2015; Exhibition: Sept. 17-19, 2015.)

Ocuco Acquires Optical Business of Acumenex, an E-Commerce Provider

By Staff
Friday, July 03, 2015 12:30 AM TORONTO, Canada and DUBLIN, Ireland—Ocuco, the Dublin-based international optical software company, has acquired the optical business of Acumenex, provider of e-commerce solutions to leading chains, insurers and independent eyecare practitioners in the U.S. and Canada.

Clarkson Eyecare Acquires EyeCare Associates and Pinnacle Optical

By Staff
Wednesday, July 01, 2015 12:30 AM ST. LOUIS, Mo.—Clarkson Eyecare, one of the largest eyecare groups in the Midwest, has acquired EyeCare Associates (ECA), a 19-office optometry practice in Alabama and Pinnacle Optical LLC, a full-service wholesale lab in Alabama. Details of the transaction, which was backed by FFL Partners, a San Francisco-based U.S. private equity firm, were not disclosed.
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