Monday, October 24, 2016 12:27 AM
NEW YORK—New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced nearly $2 million in NYSUNY 2020 awards for SUNY College of Optometry
Friday, October 21, 2016 12:27 AM
which developed the first online refractive eye exam, stepped up its battle to offer online exams in South Carolina by filing a lawsuit Thursday in state court against the state’s Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation and Board of Medical Examiners.
Friday, October 21, 2016 12:21 AM
NEW YORK—Smart Vision Labs
is expanding its reach into California through a new partnership with Devlyn Optical
, a multinational optical retailer.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 3:54 PM
GOLDEN, Colo.—As World Sight Day 2016 wraps up its 10th year, the success and industry participation surrounding the Challenge continues to build as thousands of eyecare professionals, companies, students, staff and patients, in the U.S. and around the world, all contributed to raise funds to help eliminate avoidable blindness and impaired vision.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 12:24 AM
LEXINGTON, Mass.—The results of a national survey released this week indicate that 89 percent of eyecare professionals believe today’s multi-screen lifestyle (with daily use of mobile, tablet and computer screens) is responsible for an increase in dry eye disease, and that dry eye is becoming increasingly common.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 12:21 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—Registration has opened for International Expo East
2017 at the Javits Center in New York (Education: March 30 to April 2; Exhibition: March 31 to April 3).
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 12:18 AM
ST. LOUIS—The American Optometric Association
(AOA) has requested the Department of Justice investigate and attempt to uncover the identity of people responsible for an “ongoing data breach affecting optometry.”
Monday, October 17, 2016 12:30 AM
CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Alpine Capital LLC
, a health care-focused financial services firm, said it has provided $7.5 million in financing to Claris Vision Holdings
, a company that brings together some of New England’s top eyecare practices.
Monday, October 17, 2016 12:21 AM
NEW YORK—The SUNY College of Optometry
community gathered here to celebrate the life and work of the late Dr. Alden N. Haffner, the College’s founding president, on Oct. 13. He died June 22, 2016 at 87 years old.
Monday, October 17, 2016 12:15 AM
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.—After heavy rains caused catastrophic flooding in the Baton Rouge, Louisiana area, several eyecare practices were heavily impacted, causing them to close their offices for over a month.
Friday, October 14, 2016 12:18 AM
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.—Eyefinity
, the practice management software division of VSP Global
, has named Masoud Nafey, OD as vice president of professional relations.
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 12:27 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Vision 2020 USA
will host a Capitol Hill luncheon briefing Thursday, Oct. 13, in conjunction with World Sight Day
Monday, October 10, 2016 12:33 AM
DENVER—Leading North American optometric companies, networks, schools and practices will once again join forces in a coalition led by Optometry Giving Sight in support of World Sight Day on October 13 and the World Sight Day Challenge
, which runs throughout September and October, an announcement from Optometry Giving Sight said.
Monday, October 10, 2016 12:21 AM
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.—Americans believe they are becoming more knowledgeable about the vision benefits offered by their employers, according to a new survey.