Eye Care Leaders Launches Eye Care Visionaries at Hawaiian Eye Meeting

By Staff
Monday, January 23, 2017 12:21 AM DURHAM, N.C.—Eye Care Leaders (ECL), which operates a group of companies active in the electronic health records (EHRs) sector, has launched Eye Care Visionaries, a program bringing together ophthalmology and optometry leaders to tackle challenges faced today by eyecare practices, according to a statement the company issued last week.

Mark Humayun, MD, PhD, Named Keynote Speaker for Envision Conference

By Staff
Monday, January 23, 2017 12:18 AM WICHITA, Kan.—Envision announced that Mark S. Humayun, MD, PhD, will deliver the keynote address at the 12th annual Envision Conference.

Charmant USA Celebrates 2016 Achievements in Florida

By Staff
Monday, January 16, 2017 12:00 AM MORRIS PLAINS, N.J.—Charmant USA Inc. held an achiever’s meeting for the top performing sales representatives in December at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center in Kissimmee, Fla.

Hear/Say

By Staff
Monday, January 16, 2017 12:00 AM “When you are kind to someone in trouble, you hope they’ll remember and be kind to someone else. And it’ll become like a wildfire.” – Whoopi Goldberg

National Eye Institute Hosts #EyeHolidaySong

By Staff
Monday, January 16, 2017 12:00 AM

Silhouette U.S. National Sales Meeting ‘Inspires’ Team for 2017

By Staff
Monday, January 16, 2017 12:00 AM NEW PALTZ, N.Y.—The unique atmosphere of the historic Mohonk Mountain House was the backdrop for Silhouette Optical’s U.S. national sales meeting last month, which, for the first time, brought together the sales force for Silhouette with the Adidas/neubau team, along with the company’s Green Island, N.Y. office staff.

MedPRO360 Session to Focus on Practice Management Skills for Health Care Professionals

By Staff
Friday, January 6, 2017 12:21 AM ATLANTA—SECO International has assembled a group of top-flight speakers to kick off its inaugural MedPRO360 event, a one-day business management program for health care professionals in private practices across a range of specialties.

Vision Expo East Announces Partnership With Google for 2017 Education

By Staff
Wednesday, January 4, 2017 12:18 AM Alexandria, Va.—Show organizers for Vision Expo East have announced exclusive events for ECPs including a presentation from Google agency developer Liz Austin, a dynamic VIP networking reception, and sessions focused on utilizing Google’s digital products to grow their eyecare businesses.

#SmallBizSat Spreads the Holiday Cheer

By Staff
Monday, December 12, 2016 12:00 AM The 7th annual Small Business Saturday took place on Nov. 26 giving small businesses across the nation the opportunity to market to their local neighborhoods on a larger scale.

Academy 2016 Anaheim Attendance Exceeds Previous Meeting Records

By Staff
Monday, December 12, 2016 12:00 AM SAN FRANCISCO—Academy 2016 Anaheim, the 95th annual meeting of the American Academy of Optometry (AAO), was the largest meeting in AAO history with 7,720 total registrants for the four-day event, which was held Nov. 9 to 12 at the Anaheim Convention Center.

edCFDA Hosts Accessories Showcase in New York

By Staff
Monday, December 12, 2016 12:00 AM NEW YORK—On Nov. 14 the eyewear members of the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) held an accessories showcase featuring eyewear and jewelry designers at Samsung 837 here from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Global Optics Adds Associate Members and Expands Focus With 3PL Services

By Mark Tosh
Monday, December 12, 2016 12:00 AM GREEN BAY, Wis.—Global Optics Inc., which provides consolidated purchasing and proficient logistical solutions and distribution to independent optical labs, is experiencing somewhat of a renaissance as it repositions itself for the future.

Special Olympics Visits Safilo North America Headquarters

By Staff
Monday, December 12, 2016 12:00 AM Parsippany, N.J.—On Sept. 21, 2016, representatives of the New Jersey chapter of the Special Olympics visited the Safilo North America offices in Parsippany, N.J. to speak to Safilo’s employees.

Vuarnet Holds Launch Event to Celebrate Collaboration With Rag & Bone

By Staff
Monday, December 12, 2016 12:00 AM NEW YORK—French sunglass brand, Vuarnet held a launch event to celebrate their exclusive eyewear collaboration with Rag & Bone on Nov. 10 here in New York.

Women In Optometry Recognizes Six Women ODs for Excellence at AAO Meeting

By Staff
Monday, December 12, 2016 12:00 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 month.
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