Wednesday, June 28, 2017 12:30 AM
, an optometrist-owned and operated optical and eyecare company based here, is rebranding its 55 locations in Quebec under the “Visique” banner that is central to a repositioning initiative.
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 12:27 AM
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.—Grand Rapids Ophthalmology
(GRO) has appointed Roger J. Valine to its board of directors and he will serve as chairman.
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 12:21 AM
BEDFORD, Mass.—Ocular Therapeutix, Inc.
(NASDAQ: OCUL), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development, manufacturing and commercialization of innovative therapies for diseases and conditions of the eye, announced that in line with Ocular’s strategic plan and growth objectives, Antony Mattessich will succeed Dr. Amar Sawhney as CEO, on or before Sept. 30, 2017.
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 12:18 AM
are now open for Women In Optometry’s
second annual Theia Awards of Excellence to honor women ODs in the following three categories—Leadership, Mentoring and Innovation.
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 12:15 AM
CHICAGO—With the Fourth of July only days away, Prevent Blindness
is once again supporting the development and enforcement of bans on the importation, sale and use of all fireworks and sparklers, except those used in authorized public displays by competent licensed operators.
Monday, June 26, 2017 12:33 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The American Optometric Association’s
annual meeting, Optometry’s Meeting, came to a close this past weekend with the swearing in of the association’s new officers and trustees for 2017-2018. The five-day meeting, the 120th annual congress of AOA, closed Sunday.
Monday, June 26, 2017 12:30 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Taylor Harris, a student from the Illinois College of Optometry
, propelled his team to victory at the 26th annual Essilor Optometry Student Bowl
(OSB) Thursday by correctly answering the winning question concerning the correct contact lens power to order for an infant with an aphakic eye.
Monday, June 26, 2017 12:27 AM
will be holding its 12th annual Eyes on Capitol Hill
advocacy day tomorrow, June 27, in Washington D.C. Since 2006, Prevent Blindness and its affiliates have brought citizens from across the country to meet with members of the House and Senate and their staff, to discuss the importance of vision and eye health programs and research.
Monday, June 26, 2017 12:24 AM
announced its multi-faceted partnership with Viacom’s Nickelodeon
and TV Land
brands on a nationwide program to encourage back-to-school eye exams.
Monday, June 26, 2017 12:21 AM
, a Waltham, Mass.-based ophthalmic pharmaceutical and medical device company specializing in corneal remodeling, has appointed Thomas E. Griffin as chief financial officer.
Monday, June 26, 2017 12:18 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—For the fourth consecutive year, The Vision Council
is promoting the importance of UV-protective eyewear with the celebration of National Sunglasses Day
, taking place tomorrow, June 27.
Monday, June 26, 2017 12:15 AM
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.— Erik Lilligren from Eyecarevideo.tv
will be the guest for the June 28 episode of the “Power Hour,” the weekly broadcast hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice
Friday, June 23, 2017 12:30 AM
, a wholly owned subsidiary of the American Optometric Association
(AOA), is introducing at the association’s Optometry’s Meeting here a new business partnership with Intalere
that will open the door to discounted purchasing opportunities for AOA members.
Friday, June 23, 2017 12:27 AM
WASHINGTON—The nation’s capital was an appropriate setting this week for the American Optometric Association’s
(AOA) annual congress, as advocacy for the profession and patient care are both playing more important roles in the association’s day-to-day activities.