Wednesday, December 7, 2016 9:45 AM
CHARENTON-LE-PONT, France—Essilor International
announced today that it has appointed Laurent Vacherot as president and chief operating officer.
Monday, December 5, 2016 12:18 AM
CHICAGO—The American Academy of Ophthalmology
(AAO) announced that Jean E. Ramsey, MD, MPH is the recipient of the 2016 EnergEYES Award.
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 11:08 AM
NEW YORK—On Nov. 22, 2016, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas granted a request for a nationwide preliminary injunction enjoining the Department of Labor (DOL) "from implementing and enforcing" the new regulations increasing the salary basis test for overtime exemptions, set to go into effect on Dec. 1, 2016.
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 12:24 AM
CLEARWATER, Fla.—Visibility Management
has announced that Brian Hauser, former general manager of Transitions Optical’s North America region, has joined the Visibility consulting team as a senior partner.
Monday, November 21, 2016 12:18 AM
IRVINE, Calif.—Allergan founder Gavin Herbert and his wife, Ninetta, have pledged $5 million to advance retinal research at UC Irvine Health’s Gavin Herbert Eye Institute
, the academic eyecare center named in his honor.
Monday, November 14, 2016 12:27 AM
ANAHEIM, Calif.—Women In Optometry
(WO) presented its first Theia Awards recognizing women ODs for excellence in the categories of leadership, mentorship and education, and innovation at the annual American Academy of Optometry
(AAO) meeting held here last week.
Monday, November 14, 2016 12:24 AM
BRIDGEWATER, N.J.— Bausch + Lomb
is launching a program to encourage consumers to recycle its contact lenses.
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 12:21 AM
ST. LOUIS—The University of Missouri-St. Louis marked the debut of its new Patient Care Center for the College of Optometry with a grand opening event, Friday, Nov. 4.
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 12:18 AM
BEDFORDSHIRE, U.K.—UltraVision CLPL
, a leading international contact lens manufacturer, reported Tuesday that group chief executive officer J. Keith Lomas will step down in early 2017 and will turn over day-to-day management responsibilities to an executive management team led by John Clamp, a partner with Lomas in building the company.
Monday, November 7, 2016 12:24 AM
has elected Richard Sanchez, managing partner of Visibility Management, as the new chairperson of the Prevent Blindness board of directors.
Monday, November 7, 2016 12:18 AM
ST. LOUIS—Nominations for the 2017 National Optometry Hall of Fame are now being accepted online. The deadline for online submissions is Jan. 15, 2017.