Monday, October 5, 2015 12:33 AM
NEW YORK—Members of the North American eyecare community will once again join forces in a Coalition to support Optometry Giving Sight and its annual fundraising campaign, the World Sight Day Challenge held throughout September and October.
Monday, October 5, 2015 12:30 AM
SACRAMENTO, Calif.—Last week, California Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 684
into law on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015, paving the way for more flexibility in relationships among optometrists, opticians, optical companies and managed vision care plans.
Monday, September 14, 2015 12:33 AM
SACRAMENTO, Calif.—The Calif. legislature voted to approve new legislation (AB 684
) governing the relationships among optometrists, opticians, optical companies and MVC plans.
Monday, September 14, 2015 12:00 AM
NEW YORK—The new Sports and Performance Vision Center (SPVC), a state-of-the art facility directed by one of the foremost authorities on sports vision, has opened at the University Eye Center at the State University of New York College of Optometry in Midtown Manhattan.
Monday, September 7, 2015 12:24 AM
LONDON—Dr. Uduak Udom of Nigeria has been named president of the World Council of Optometry
Monday, September 7, 2015 12:15 AM
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—Gary Gerber, OD, host of ‘Power Hour’ and founder of The Power Practice
will be the guest on the Sept. 9 edition of ‘The Power Hour,’ his weekly broadcast.
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 12:18 AM
KINGWOOD, Texas—Vision Source
, the largest independent optometric alliance in North America, has entered into a relationship with UnityPoint Health
, an integrated health system which provides care to 4.5 million patients annually.
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 9:00 AM
MEDELLIN, Colombia—Thousands of optometric professionals from around the globe converged here in mid-August at the first World Congress of Optometry. It was a meeting described by organizers as “the first global event to encompass all aspects of optometry in order to share knowledge, explore clinical and technological innovation and establish an agreed holistic policy for the sector and for the future of accessible eyecare.”
Monday, August 31, 2015 12:00 AM
They are more than just a bunch of animal lovers. The featured companies in the latest installation of our series go above and beyond your typical over-zealous pet owner. They are contributing to the #SocialPurpose movement by building American eyewear brands that have ingrained the responsibility of giving back to animal-centric organizations into their corporate values.
Monday, August 24, 2015 12:24 AM
CALGARY, ALBERTA, Canada—Windsor Vision Centre
of Windsor, Nova Scotia, and Tecumseh Vision Centre
of Tecumseh, Ontario, have joined FYidoctors
, a private, optometry-owned eyecare provider.
Monday, August 17, 2015 7:07 AM
VIENNA, Va.—Capital Vision Services, LP (CVS) which provides management services to MyEyeDr.
optometry practices, has received an equity investment from a group led by Altas Partners
and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec
(CDPQ), two large investment firms who are doing so in partnership with CVS’ co-founder and CEO Sue Downes.
Monday, August 17, 2015 12:27 AM
CHICAGO—Steven Lee, OD, co-founder and executive vice president of Opternative
, the world’s first online refractive eye exam service, has settled a lawsuit alleging that he had sold copyrighted test questions for optometry board exams through a prior business.