OneSight Launches Focus on Sight Program to Provide Vision Care for U.S. Children

By Staff
Monday, August 29, 2016 12:24 AM CINCINNATI—OneSight has launched their Focus on Sight program, which was developed to create a streamlined approach to providing access to vision care for underserved students and their families.

AOF Announces 2016 Residency Award Recipients

By Staff
Monday, August 29, 2016 12:21 AM ORLANDO, Fla.—The American Optometric Foundation (AOF) is proud to announce the recipients of the 2016 Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc. Residency Awards.

Essilor Again Ranked Among Forbes’ Most Innovative Companies

By Staff
Monday, August 29, 2016 12:18 AM CHARENTON-LE-PONT, France—Essilor announced that it has been named by Forbes as one of 100 of the world's "Most Innovative Companies" for 2016.

Real Estate Expert Chuck Feitel Joins Aug. 31 ‘Power Hour’

By Staff
Monday, August 29, 2016 12:15 AM FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—Real Estate expert, Chuck Feitel, is the next guest on the Aug. 31 edition of “Power Hour,” the weekly broadcast hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice.

Expo Exhibitors, Education Sessions to Focus on Children’s Eye Health, Style and Parent Awareness

By Staff
Friday, August 26, 2016 12:24 AM LAS VEGAS—As the back-to-school season kicks off, International Vision Expo West is helping attendees reach a largely untapped audience with a variety of education sessions geared toward children’s eye health, as well as exhibitors displaying the latest eyewear and sunwear trends for children, teens and parents alike.

Blue Light Accredited CE Tour to Visit 15 Cities

By Staff
Friday, August 26, 2016 12:21 AM PINELLAS PARK, Fla.—A continuing education course about blue light will be offered to eyecare professionals in 15 different cities starting this Monday.

Foundation Fighting Blindness Launches #HowEyeSeeIt Campaign

By Staff
Friday, August 26, 2016 12:18 AM COLUMBIA, Md.—The Foundation Fighting Blindness has joined forces with campaign ambassadors as well as some celebrities for the launch of the #HowEyeSeeIt campaign.

PEN to Offer Seven Educational Events in September

By Staff
Friday, August 26, 2016 12:15 AM ALAMEDA, Calif.—The Primary Eyecare Network (PEN), a division of ABB Optical Group, will be offering eyecare practitioners seven educational opportunities this September.

VSP’s Eye Health Index Reveals Top 10 Most and Least Eye-Healthy Cities in the U.S.

By Staff
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 12:24 AM RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.—VSP Vision Care has released its Eye Health Index, featuring the top 10 eye-healthy cities in the U.S. Reno, Nevada, tops the 2016 Index as the nation’s most eye-healthy city.

PFO Global Expands Sales Team

By Staff
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 12:21 AM FARMER’S BRANCH, Texas—PFO Global is expanding the sales team for its Optima lens brand with the addition of three regional managers.

Presbia Acquires Comprehensive Patent Portfolio for the Presbia Flexivue Microlens

By Staff
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 12:18 AM DUBLIN, Ireland—Presbia PLC (NASDAQ: LENS) announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Presbia Ireland, Ltd. recently completed the purchase of the assets of Switzerland-based Neoptics AG, including its intellectual property portfolio for an aggregate purchase price of $1.5 million.

Contact Lens Health Week Kicks Off With Trending Twitter Chat

By Staff
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 12:15 AM NEW YORK—Contact Lens Health Week, a campaign created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to increase public awareness and promote healthy contact lens wear and care kicked off Monday, Aug. 22 with a live Twitter chat.

VSP Global and USC Launch Study and Pilot Test of Tech-Enabled Eyewear

By Andrew Karp
Monday, August 22, 2016 12:30 AM RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.—The University of Southern California (USC) Center for Body Computing (CBC) and VSP Global are launching an academic study and consumer pilot test with the latest version of VSP’s tech-enabled eyewear, Level.

Nouveau Eyewear Will Debut Its Biggest Launch For Girls’ Eyewear With Licensed My Little Pony Collection at VEW

By Staff
Monday, August 22, 2016 12:27 AM CARROLLTON, Texas—Nouveau Eyewear will debut its biggest launch for girls’ eyewear at Vision Expo West with its multi-year license for My Little Pony prescription eyewear.

Prevent Blindness and Liberty Sport Partner for Sports Eye Safety Awareness

By Staff
Monday, August 22, 2016 12:24 AM CHICAGO—According to recent data from Prevent Blindness, more injuries occur from water and pool activities than any other sport.
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