Building Blocks to Succession: Passing on the Leadership Reins of Your Practice

By Staff
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 2:26 PM Dictators have no succession plans—they know that someday their people will rise up and replace them with another dictator. There’s a lesson here for optometrists—don’t be a dictator in your office. It’s bad for office morale and won’t help you find a successor.

Executive Suite

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

Rising Stars

By Staff
Monday, December 15, 2014 12:08 AM X

Mentors

By Staff
Monday, December 15, 2014 12:07 AM X

Innovators

By Staff
Monday, December 15, 2014 12:06 AM X

Methodology

By Staff
Monday, December 15, 2014 12:05 AM X

Twelve Years of Honors

By Staff
Monday, December 15, 2014 12:04 AM X

Previous Years' Influential Women Reports

By Staff
Monday, December 15, 2014 12:03 AM X

Alphabetical List of Honorees 2003-2014

By Staff
Monday, December 15, 2014 12:02 AM X

#WONDERWOMEN

By Staff
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.

First Fred Friedfeld Memorial Scholarship Awarded at SUNY College of Optometry

By Staff
Friday, December 05, 2014 12:15 AM HAUPPAUGE, N.Y.—The first ever Fred Friedfeld Memorial Scholarship was one of 26 scholarships recently awarded at SUNY College of Optometry. 

Optical Industry Joins #GivingTuesday Movement Set for Dec. 2

By Staff
Monday, December 01, 2014 12:24 AM NEW YORK—For some people the official start of the holiday season is signaled by the arrival of Black Friday or Cyber Monday. But a new tradition is starting on Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014 as charities, families, businesses, community centers and students worldwide will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give.

How Many ODs? The AOA Workforce Study Is Topic of Dec. 3 'Power Hour'

By Staff
Monday, December 01, 2014 12:15 AM FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—The number of current and future optometrists and a discussion about the recent AOA Workforce Study, featuring Jennifer Smythe Coyle, OD, MBA, current president of ASCO (Associations of Schools & Colleges of Optometry) and dean of the Pacific University College of Optometry, will be the topic on the Dec. 3 "Power Hour."

What Eye Health Supplements Are Available?

By Marian Zboraj
Monday, December 01, 2014 12:04 AM The following are some examples of the high-quality eye nutraceuticals that are available for ECPs to provide for their patients.

October 2014 Optical Business Barometer Rating Shows Increase From September, Increase From Previous Years

By Staff
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 12:24 AM NEW YORK—The latest Optical Business Barometer (OBB) report from Jobson Optical Research shows that the overall optical business rating for October 2014 increased to 3.77 from a September 2014 rating of 3.71 and showed an increase from all previous ratings for the month of October over time.
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