Services to be Held for Hy Schwartz

By Staff
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 12:18 AM BOCA RATON, Fla.—Herman (Hy) Schwartz, an optical industry veteran, died here on Jan. 31 at age 89.

Dr. Dori Carlson Is Guest on Feb. 3 ‘Power Hour’

By Staff
Monday, February 1, 2016 12:15 AM FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.— Full-time OD and mother, Dori Carlson, OD, will be the guest on the Feb. 3 edition of “The Power Hour,” the weekly broadcast hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice.

Early-Bird Registration Ends Today for ‘BrainStorm,’ VM Global Leadership Summit

By Staff
Friday, January 8, 2016 12:15 AM NEW YORK—Early-bird registration representing over $100 in savings, ends today for “BrainStorm,” Vision Monday’s 10th Annual Global Leadership Summit.

Registration Opens for 30th Annual International Vision Expo East

By Staff
Wednesday, January 6, 2016 12:18 AM NORWALK, Conn.—Registration has opened for the 30th annual International Vision Expo & Conference East 2016, scheduled for April 14 to 17 in New York.

VM and 20/20 Magazine Announce EyeVote Readers’ Choice Awards for 2015

By Staff
Monday, December 14, 2015 12:21 AM NEW YORK—Vision Monday and 20/20 Magazine are pleased to announce the selections in the 7th annual EyeVote Readers’ Choice Awards, a special survey aimed at identifying readers’ favorite products and companies of the year.

OWA Taps Sue Downes and Ann Englert for 2016 Honors

By Staff
Friday, December 4, 2015 12:27 AM NEW YORK—The Optical Women’s Association has selected Sue Downes, CEO of MyEyeDr., as the 2016 Pleiades award recipient, and Ann Englert, owner of Solutions—a concierge-style business that works with wholesalers, retailers and ECPs in the eyewear industry—as its 2016 Pyxis award recipient.

Robert Mueller, Founder of Mueller Optical, Passes Away

By Staff
Friday, December 4, 2015 12:15 AM STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo.—Robert “Bob” Mueller, founder of Mueller Optical Company in St. Louis, Missouri, died here Dec. 1. He was 83 years old.

ABB Optical Group Announces Second Annual ABB Cares Grant Winners

By Staff
Friday, October 30, 2015 12:24 AM CORAL SPRINGS, Fla.—ABB Optical Group announced the winners of the second annual ABB Cares program.

Time Is Running Out—Voting for the EyeVote Readers’ Choice Awards Closes at the End of Today

By Staff
Friday, October 30, 2015 12:15 AM NEW YORK—Time is running out for casting your vote to identify the optical industry’s favorite products and companies for 2015.

Time Is Running Out—Vote for Your Favorite Products and Companies

By Staff
Monday, October 26, 2015 12:15 AM NEW YORK—Time is running out for casting your vote to identify the optical industry’s favorite products and companies for 2015. Voting for the EyeVote Readers’ Choice Awards will close on Oct. 30.

Vision Community Fetes Six ‘Optical Pioneers’ at Awards Banquet

By Staff
Thursday, October 22, 2015 12:00 AM LAS VEGAS—The Optical Lab Division of The Vision Council honored six industry veterans last month during the Directors’ Choice Award and 16th Annual Optical Lab Division Hall of Fame banquet held here at Vision Expo West.

Vote Now for Vision Monday's and 20/20 Magazine's EyeVote Readers' Choice Awards

By Staff
Friday, October 16, 2015 12:15 AM NEW YORK—Vision Monday and 20/20 Magazine are hosting the seventh annual EyeVote Readers’ Choice Awards to identify the optical industry’s favorite products and companies this year.

Eyecare Community to Come Together and Take the World Sight Day Challenge on Oct. 8

By Staff
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 12:24 AM NEW YORK—Members of the North American eyecare community are gearing up once again to support and celebrate Optometry Giving Sight and its annual fundraising campaign, the World Sight Day Challenge held throughout September and October.

Opticians Association of America Names Kentucky Optician Sandy Brown President

By Staff
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 12:18 AM NASHVILLE—Sandy Brown, a licensed optician practicing in Kentucky, was elected president of the Opticians Association of America (OAA) at the organization’s recent OptiCon conference.

Eyecare Community to Come Together and Take the World Sight Day Challenge on Oct. 8

By Staff
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 12:05 AM NEW YORK—Members of the North American eyecare community are gearing up once again to support and celebrate World Sight Day, along with Optometry Giving Sight and its annual fundraising campaign, the World Sight Day Challenge, held throughout September and October.
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