Defining 'Opticianry' to Consumers: Opticians Association of America Devises Logo, Video and Branding Tools

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Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:27 AM LAKELAND, Tenn.—The Opticians Association of America (OAA) has been working to help its members better communicate to the public and help them better define “What does an optician do?” in the minds of consumers.

OD Excellence Adds Two Execs to Management Team

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Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:26 AM HEALDSBURG, Calif.—OD Excellence, a practice management and consulting firm for optometrists, is expanding its management team with the addition of two new executives.

Prevent Blindness To Host 8th Annual Swing Fore Sight Golf Tournament Sept. 16 in Vegas

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Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:24 AM CHICAGO—The 8th Annual Prevent Blindness Swing Fore Sight Golf Tournament, held in conjunction with Vision Expo West, will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015, at the Spanish Trail Country Club, Las Vegas, Nev.

Time is Running Out to Register for Power in #s, a VM Live Millennial Project Event

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Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:17 AM NEW YORK—95 million eyes. That is roughly the number of Millennials' eyes currently using of some sort of vision correction. How many of them are walking through your doors?

European Academy of Optometry and Optics Conference Attracts Record Attendance from 44 Countries

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Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:15 AM BUDAPEST—The European Academy of Optometry and Optics conference, which concluded here last week, hosted a record number of attendees at its seventh annual event. Over 300 optometrists and opticians from 44 countries attended the event held May 14-17, 2015.

Transitions Optical Taps Fashion Maven Tim Gunn for Style Tips

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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.

VOSH/International, In Collaboration With Brien Holden Vision Institute, Announces First VOSH Corps Placement

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Monday, May 25, 2015 12:24 AM OMAHA, Neb.—VOSH/International  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.

Using a Practice Consultant Is the Topic of May 27 ‘Power Hour’

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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.

Health-Tracking Eyeglasses Are the Subject of The Wall Street Journal Interview with VSP’s Jim McGrann

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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.

Hearing Voices on VisionMonday.com

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Friday, May 22, 2015 2:00 PM NEW YORK--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.

CooperVision Appoints Jerry Warner as President, North America

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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.

World Council of Optometry Moves to American Optometric Association Headquarters

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Friday, May 22, 2015 12:24 AM ST. LOUIS—The World Council of Optometry (WCO) announced Wed., May 20, 2015, that the organization will move its offices from London to the American Optometric Association’s (AOA) headquarters here.

OSU College of Optometry Gets Half-Million Dollar Technology and Innovation Endowment from VSP Global

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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.”








Time Is running Out—Nominate an Influential Woman in Optical Now

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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.

The 'Elements' of Wearables on VisionMonday.com

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Friday, May 22, 2015 12:15 AM APX Labs, 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.
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