Monday, May 25, 2015 12:27 AM
PINELLAS PARK, Fla.—A new partnership between Transitions Optical
and fashion maven Tim Gunn aims to help people see fashion differently and feel confident in developing their own style.
Monday, May 25, 2015 12:24 AM
announced it has made its first placement in the newly established VOSH Corps
program. Justin Manning, OD, has been selected to serve one or more years in Nicaragua on the faculty of the optometry school at UNAN-Managua, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Nicaragua.
Monday, May 25, 2015 12:21 AM
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J. – Learning about working with a practice consultant is the topic of the May 27 edition of the “Power Hour,” the weekly radio broadcast hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice
Monday, May 25, 2015 12:18 AM
NEW YORK— The Wall Street Journal focused on VSP Global’s new health-tracking eyeglasses for the “exploding market in the wearables space” in a video interview
with VSP’s Jim McGrann earlier this week on Tues., May 19, 2015.
Friday, May 22, 2015 2:00 PM
--Usually hearing voices is not considered a good thing, but in this week’s edition of Bold Face: Hearing Voices
we turn that concept on its head thanks to sunwear looks from Marchon on the Top 8 Finalists from this season’s The Voice
Friday, May 22, 2015 12:27 AM
PLEASANTON, Calif.— CooperVision, Inc.
, a unit of The Cooper Companies, Inc.
(NYSE:COO), has named Jerry Warner as president, North America, responsible for determining the strategic direction of the company’s largest region, driving sustainable business growth and deeper customer relationships in the United States and Canada, the company said.
Friday, May 22, 2015 12:21 AM
COLUMBUS, Ohio—In its new role as an incubator of eyewear and eyecare technology, VSP Global
has gifted $500,000 to The Ohio State University College of Optometry, creating the “VSP Global Technology and Innovation Endowed Fund.”
Friday, May 22, 2015 12:18 AM
NEW YORK—Women’s influence in optical is undeniable and today, more women than ever before are playing vital roles at all levels of our industry. In retailing, wholesaling, product design, manufacturing, distribution and vision care and managed care, talented women are shaping the direction of the companies and organizations they work for, and, in many cases, lead.
Friday, May 22, 2015 12:15 AM
, which develops software that connects smart glasses and other types of wearables to enterprises, has published a “Periodic Table of Wearable Technology” on Wearable Insider.com.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 12:30 AM
NEW YORK—The latest Optical Business Barometer (OBB) report from Jobson Research
, which gauges the attitudes about their business and their business outlook among independent eyecare professionals, shows that the overall optical business rating for April 2015 decreased slightly to 3.83 from a March 2015 rating of 3.84.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 12:27 AM
MINNEAPOLIS—Security Life Insurance Company of America
has added four more states to the 36 in which the ancillary benefits provider launched
its stand-alone vision insurance offerings in March 2015. The company’s PrimeStar Individual Vision Insurance is now available in Arizona, Kansas, Ohio and New Jersey.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 12:24 AM
MINNETONKA, Minn.—A new UnitedHealthcare
study shows that 57 percent of patients with chronic conditions who receive a comprehensive eye exam became re-engaged with a primary care physician or specialist in managing their ongoing illness. In addition, the study also showed that employers that adopt integrated eye health and medical benefits, along with health and wellness programs, may improve employee well-being and reduce medical costs.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 12:21 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—More than one in four American adults are risking serious eye damage through exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation, according to a new report from The Vision Council
, “Protection for the Naked Eye: Sunglasses as a Health Necessity.”
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 12:18 AM
MADISON, Wis.—On the weekend of May 2, 2015, children who wear glasses or are otherwise visually impaired came together for a weekend of fun activities at the 4th annual Great Glasses Play Day