Tuesday, November 29, 2016 11:32 AM
SAN RAFAEL, Calif.—RestoringVision, a non-profit organization that delivers glasses to people in developing countries, is turning this year’s #GivingTuesday into #GivingSightDay. Funds raised during the #GivingSightDay campaign will be converted into glasses delivered to people in need.
Monday, November 14, 2016 12:15 AM
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.—Focusing on complementary (medical and vision) channels of “patient access” to optometry with a view toward unifying several lines of its business to benefit members and providers, the senior management of VSP Global is positioning the company for continued growth in the rapidly changing health care landscape, in 2017 and beyond.
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 4:08 PM
GOLDEN, Colo.—The success and industry participation surrounding the World Sight Day Challenge for 2016 did not disappoint as thousands of eyecare professionals, companies, students, staff and patients, in the U.S. and around the world, all contributed to raise funds to help eliminate avoidable blindness and impaired vision.
Friday, October 14, 2016 3:11 PM
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.—After heavy rains caused catastrophic flooding in the Baton Rouge, Louisiana area, several eyecare practices were heavily impacted, causing them to close their offices for over a month. Partnering with nine VSP doctors, VSP Global was able to help more than 500 adults and children receive no-cost eyecare and replacement glasses as they needed. 433 of those received care onboard the VSP Mobile Eyes clinic.
Friday, October 7, 2016 9:58 AM
MANAGUA, Nicaragua—In June of this year, the very first optometry students graduated from the National Autonomous University of Nicaragua (UNAN). After completing a five-year program, it was a proud day for the students and their families—and a momentous one for the future of eyecare in Nicaragua.
Friday, September 30, 2016 12:06 PM
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.—Many people have an interesting response when asked how they spent their summer vacation, but few are likely to top the story that VSP Global chief executive officer Jim McGrann can share.
Friday, September 23, 2016 12:45 AM
LAS VEGAS—Get the up close and personal view of Vision Expo West brought to you by the editors of Vision Monday, highlighting what was happening on the show floor—ranging from sessions on the latest business trends to product launches and press conferences.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 12:32 PM
LAS VEGAS—VM LIVE’s “Customer X 360” session, presented by Vision Monday
was held here at the start of Vision Expo West. The program offered a standing-room only crowd of optical retailers and suppliers perspectives on the rapid changes in technology and shifting consumer expectations.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 4:39 PM
LAS VEGAS—With Expo still fresh on everyone’s minds, Vision Monday presents a slideshow to recap the sights and excitement that helped make up Vision Expo West. See who was at the industry parties held on the show floor and around Vegas last week. Highlights include a look at how the optical community honored Top Labs at Labapalooza and individuals who have made lasting contributions to the industry, as well as company milestones and celebrations of product launches.
Thursday, August 4, 2016 6:48 PM
NEW YORK—Eyewear was a bright star within the glittering array of accessories and fashion brands at the lively 20th anniversary gala for the Accessories Council’s ACE awards, honoring individuals and companies who have furthered the awareness and use of accessories.
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 1:10 PM
LONDON—Vision Direct and Fight for Sight have joined forces to start #ThinkUV, a campaign urging people to protect their eyes and think about the dangers of ultra-violet (UV) rays this summer. As part of the campaign, the organizations will be encouraging everyone to take a sunglass selfie and help raise funds for pioneering research into sight loss prevention.