Hear/Say

By Staff
Monday, April 20, 2015 12:01 AM “Nearly one-third of adults spend more than half their waking hours (9+) using a digital device. Whether it’s for work or play, using computers, smartphones, tablets and e-readers, TV or video games, all that time can take a toll on the eyes and lead to digital eye strain.”
– The Vision Council’s 2015 Digital Eye Strain Report

What Do Our Eyes Really See?

By Staff
Friday, April 17, 2015 2:30 PM DUBLIN, Ireland—Jon Munro, an optician who owns Supersavers Opticians in Dublin, Ireland has created an entertaining infographic about human vision. This assortment of fascinating trivia will give you a newfound appreciation for the remarkable capabilities of our eyes.

Sold-Out EyeRock Show Energizes New Eyes

By Andrew Karp
Thursday, April 02, 2015 5:30 PM Optical suppliers, retailers and rock music lovers joined together during International Vision Expo East for EyeRock a benefit concert supporting New Eyes for the Needy, a non-profit organization focused on providing prescription eyeglasses to the poor.

Device Upgrade? Vision Downgrade.

By Staff
Thursday, April 02, 2015 10:00 AM 61 percent of Millennials incorrectly believe that most people blink more frequently when looking at a screen (e.g. smartphone, computer, tablet), according to a survey commissioned by Bausch + Lomb in partnership with Mashable and conducted online by Harris Poll.

VSP Global's 'The Shop' Previews Wearable Tech Frame Prototype at Expo

By Andrew Karp
Friday, March 27, 2015 1:00 PM The Shop, VSP Global's R&D lab for technology and fashion, unveiled a prototype of its first original product at International Vision Expo.

A Look Back at 100 Years of Moscot

By Deirdre Carroll
Thursday, March 12, 2015 2:30 PM NEW YORK—A hundred years gives you a lot of history to pull from. For a company with as much character as Moscot, that history is quite colorful.

Each State's Scope of Practice Laws in One Infographic

By John Sailer
Friday, February 20, 2015 11:30 AM To help make sense of the varied and sometimes confusing scope of practice laws throughout the country, NewGradOptometry.com's Quy Nguyen, OD, and founder Matt Geller, OD, have developed an infographic clearly stating what each state allows.

Difficulty Level: ExpEHRt!

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

Advances in Wearable Technology: Electronic Eyewear

By Andrew Karp
Thursday, February 12, 2015 4:00 PM Wearable technology and specifically electronic eyewear stole the show at the recent 2015 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, according to Andrew Karp, group editor Lenses & Technology for Vision Monday and 20/20 magazine.

A Look Back

By Staff
Monday, January 19, 2015 12:32 PM There were many products and developments that made an appearance in 2014. Try and ID some of them in this month’s Criss Cross.

Ten Things You Need to Know About Vision Economics

By John Sailer
Thursday, January 08, 2015 10:30 AM DALLAS—In its continuing effort to raise awareness about the need for healthy vision worldwide, the Vision Impact Institute has gathered concise facts on vision economics and listed them here as the Ten Things You Need to Know.

Rochester Optical Execs Discuss Epson Moverio and Smart Glasses Market

By Andrew Karp
Thursday, December 18, 2014 5:00 PM Rochester Optical has developed prescription lenses specifically for Moverio smart glasses. These Smart GOLD Lenses (Glasses Optimized Lens Designs) are custom-designed to support the Moverio experience by reducing image displacement, improving visual acuity, supporting binocularity and relieving eye fatigue.

PhilanthrOptic: #WhatAreYouGiving This Holiday Season?

By Staff
Monday, December 15, 2014 12:00 AM Is the hustle and bustle of this Holiday season getting you down? If you’re still bruised and battered from Black Friday and Cyber Monday we’ve got just the right antidote.
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