Innovation As a Team Sport

By Deirdre Carroll
Monday, April 21, 2014 12:05 AM It’s not a Leadership Summit without dedicating a little time to the namesake topic. The Leadership & Innovation session addressed how executive leaders are learning to embrace and foster creativity and new ideas within their organizations.

A Conversation With Andrea Guerra, CEO, Luxottica Group

By Deirdre Carroll
Monday, April 21, 2014 12:04 AM The VM Summit’s Leadership & Innovation session explored the perspective of global leaders today; those charged with managing complex organizations, executing strategies and coping with new, emerging forms of competition.

Kentucky College of Optometry Names Andrew Buzzelli, OD, MS, Founding Dean

By Staff
Monday, April 14, 2014 12:27 AM PIKEVILLE, Ky.—The  University of Pikeville board of trustees president James Hurley announced the appointment of Andrew Buzzelli, OD, MS, as the founding dean of the Kentucky College of Optometry on April 3, 2014. 

Practice Transitions Topic of Tonight’s ‘Power Hour’

By Staff
Wednesday, April 02, 2014 12:15 AM FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—Chris Majdi from Transition Consultants will be the featured guest on the April 2 edition of “The Power Hour,” the weekly online radio talk show hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice.

FOCUS Series: Multifocal CL Options Appeal to Long-Term Wearers

By Marge Axelrad
Monday, March 17, 2014 12:00 AM NEW YORK—Recognizing the value of contact lenses within the total vision correct offerings of a practice, and factoring in the aging of long-time contact lens wearers, has supported high growth in the multifocal market.

CooperVision Names Bob Ferrigno President, North America

By Staff
Friday, March 14, 2014 12:30 AM PLEASANTON, Calif.— CooperVision, Inc., a unit of The Cooper Companies (NYSE:COO), has appointed Bob Ferrigno as president, North America, a move which became effective in February 2014.

ECPs Learn and Network at First Block Business Group Academy By The Beach

By Staff
Monday, March 03, 2014 12:00 AM BOCA RATON, Fla.—Two hundred eyecare professionals and another 90 exhibitors and course educators headed towards the Florida sunshine to take part in the first Block Business Group Business Academy By The Beach at the Boca Raton Resort & Club here, Jan. 24-Jan 26.

Learning and Earning in This Month’s dba E-Newsletter

By John Sailer
Monday, February 10, 2014 12:00 AM How do regional optical retailers educate employees? Do they participate in having staff certified?

Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Names Millicent Knight, OD, Head of Professional Affairs

By Staff
Monday, January 27, 2014 12:24 AM JACKSONVILLE, Fla.— Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc. has appointed Millicent Knight, OD, as head of professional affairs, Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, North America, effective April 7, 2014.

Lab Strategies, Choosing Vision Plans and Certifying Paraoptometrics in This Month’s dba

By John Sailer
Monday, January 20, 2014 12:00 AM While they have many similarities, each multiple-location practice employs somewhat different strategies that contribute to their success.

VSP Global Hires Michael Hansen, Formerly of Luxottica, as President of New Retail Development Division

By Staff
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 12:26 AM RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.— VSP Global has tapped Michael Hansen, a 27-year veteran of Luxottica, to be president of its newly created Retail Development division, the fifth within the global optical company.

How to Keep Your Head in the 'Work' Game

By Staff
Monday, January 13, 2014 4:00 PM NEW YORK—The demands of business put more on most people's plate than most can handle. It is not intentional, but every company is trying to gain maximum efficiency out of every resource— financial and human.

New FSA Rules and Successful Multi-Location Practices in This Month’s dba

By John Sailer


Monday, December 16, 2013 12:00 AM Until this year, patients had to use it or lose it in regards to their flexible spending accounts.

VM and 20/20 Magazine Announce EyeVote Readers’ Choice Awards for 2013

By Staff
Monday, December 16, 2013 12:00 AM NEW YORK—Vision Monday and 20/20 Magazine are pleased to announce the selections in the 5th annual EyeVote Readers’ Choice Awards, a special survey aimed at identifying readers’ favorite products and companies of the year.
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