Monday, June 27, 2016 12:18 AM
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—Tips on office design featuring architect, Joost Bende, will be the topic of the June 29 edition of “The Power Hour,” the weekly broadcast hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice.
Friday, June 24, 2016 12:15 AM
NEW YORK—Services will be held here on Sunday for Alden Norman Haffner, OD, PhD, FAAO, who passed away on June 22.
Monday, June 20, 2016 12:31 AM
They are the next up and coming generation—babies, kids, tweens and teens—all under the age of 19. They are known as iGeneration. Homeland Generation. The Plurals. The Founders. Centennials. They are not only digital natives, but social natives as well as device natives, engaging with many, and often. Not tech savvy, but tech innate. This is Generation Z, and they’re growing up fast.
Monday, June 20, 2016 12:29 AM
So how do you market to Generation Z? For many optometrists, marketing to Generation Z means providing, rather than promoting.
Monday, June 20, 2016 12:27 AM
NEW YORK—The National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health at Prevent Blindness (NCCVEH) recently released a report to the public centered on the vision health of school-aged children.
Monday, June 20, 2016 12:26 AM
NEW YORK—Connected. Social. Visual.Technological. Today’s kids, tweens and teens are becoming recognized as a priority among ECPs and optical retailers. Eyewear suppliers, too are re-engaging design and development initiatives with new brands for eyewear and sunwear, along with new education and training to better prepare for this opportunity of affording all kids the best in better vision.
Monday, June 20, 2016 12:15 AM
This year’s Best in Class optometry students are as big-hearted as they are intelligent. Coming from different walks of life, they have lent their time to tutoring underclassmen, voluntarily organized Easter egg hunts, and even traveled to South America, all in hopes of helping those in need.
Friday, June 10, 2016 12:30 AM
BALTIMORE—The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
(CMS) has released a final rule improving how Medicare pays Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) in the Medicare Shared Savings Program for delivering better patient care.
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 12:21 AM
ORLANDO, Fla.—The American Optometric Foundation
(AOF) announced the 2016 Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc. Award of Excellence in Contact Lens Patient Care program recipients.
Monday, June 6, 2016 12:27 AM
has announced the recipient of the 2016 Jenny Pomeroy Award for Excellence in Vision and Public Health. Bruce Moore, OD, Marcus Professor of Pediatric Studies, New England College of Optometry will be honored during the 5th annual Prevent Blindness Focus on Eye Health National Summit in Washington, D.C. on July 13, 2016.
Friday, June 3, 2016 12:27 AM
FORT WORTH, Texas—Alcon
, a division of Novartis, has partnered with actress Cheryl Ladd to launch the Know Your Cataract EYE-Q campaign, which seeks to educate consumers about the condition and challenges of cataract by testing their knowledge of the disease and learn about cataract treatment options.
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 12:21 AM
ANAHEIM, Calif.—Registration and housing for the American Academy of Optometry’s
(AAO) Academy 2016 Anaheim—which takes place from Nov. 9 to 12 at the Anaheim Convention Center—is now open.