Blue Light Clues

By Staff
Monday, November 16, 2015 12:00 AM


By Staff
Monday, November 16, 2015 12:00 AM “Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.” – Oprah Winfrey

The 19th Annual ACE Awards Celebrate Accessories in Style

By Deirdre Carroll
Thursday, November 5, 2015 1:26 PM

NEW YORK--The 2015 The Accessories Council Excellence (ACE) Awards were held Monday, Nov. 2, 2015 at Cipriani 42nd St, here.

Charting The History of Essilor Group

By Staff
Friday, October 30, 2015 11:33 AM

This week Essilor celebrates 40 years as a listed company. Revisit some of the milestones in the history of the Group, from its origins in 1849 as a workers’ cooperative to key innovations of the 21st century.

Zeiss Hosts International Guests at DriveSafe Launch Events in Germany

By Andrew Karp
Monday, October 19, 2015 12:05 AM

BERLIN—Zeiss hosted a group of international guests at a series of events last week in Germany that were tied into the launch of Zeiss DriveSafe, a new line of ophthalmic lenses designed to enhance vision for drivers.

Searching for Sight

By Staff
Monday, October 19, 2015 12:00 AM

OneSight and Deloitte Study: The Global Need and Access

By Staff
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 11:26 PM In conjunction with World Sight Day, OneSight and Deloitte are announcing the results of a recent study which determined 1.1 billion people need glasses but lack access. OneSight collaborated with Deloitte to determine how accessible vision care and quality eyewear are around the world.

Essilor World Sight Day Infographic

By Staff
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 10:32 PM

Essilor and The Vision Impact Institute have amassed some eye-popping statistics about what the lack of vision care and proper eyewear can impact, from children’s learning to workers’ productivity.

Vision Monday Hits the “Rue” for Silmo 2015

By Deirdre Carroll
Friday, October 2, 2015 12:09 PM

PARIS—Silmo 2015 took place from September 25-28 at the Paris Nord Villepinte exhibition center, north of Paris.

This year, organizers reported, 34,250 attendees, a rise of 5 percent rise in visiting professionals. International visitors were in the majority, with 57 percent of attendees from around the world and 43 percent representing French opticians, who turned out in greater numbers this year, according to the show. There were a total of 892 exhibitors in the 33,300 square meters, an increase of 5.3 percent of exhibition, with 75 percent of them coming from abroad.

HelpMeSee Wins Five Recognitions from Hermes Creative Awards

By Andrew Karp
Thursday, October 1, 2015 1:44 PM

HelpMeSee, a global campaign to eliminate cataract blindness, was recently recognized with five separate awards for creative marketing, video and photography from the Hermes Creative Awards. The judges received over 6,000 entries from around the world for this year’s contest.


By Staff
Tuesday, September 15, 2015 12:00 AM “What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.” – Albert Pike

What Are You Wearing? / Burke-McLoughlin Eye Associates, Avon, Connecticut

By Staff
Thursday, September 10, 2015 12:00 AM Jaclyn has been working in the optical industry for 15 years, both out front and behind the scenes. She’s the one who keeps the locomotive chugging.

Getting Shady / #VMSPIRIT #PUTSUNNIESONIT Campaign

By Staff
Monday, August 24, 2015 2:00 PM From June 15 until Aug. 7, VM asked you to get in the #VMSpirit and #PutSunniesOnIt by posting photos of your favorite shades on unconventional items. We asked, and you answered back with your creative shots. Take a look at the slideshow below for a compilation of the submissions.

Why Optical Illusions Fool Our Eyes

By John Sailer
Friday, July 10, 2015 12:03 PM DUBLIN, Ireland—Humans have been intrigued by optical illusions from the primitive forms of the Ancient Greeks in 350BC to the advanced 21st Century versions in the field of theoretical neurobiology. Optician Jon Munro of the Supersavers Opticians in Dublin created this animated “gifographic” to not only illustrate some of the classic optical illusions but also to explain the reasons why our minds misinterpret what we are seeing.