Luxottica and Scott Schuman Host ‘Faces by the Sartorialist’ Launch Event

By Staff
Monday, July 21, 2014 12:00 AM FLORENCE—Luxottica hosted a launch party on June 17 during Pitti Uomo, a menswear trade fair held biannually here, for “Faces by the Sartorialist,” a new digital hub done in partnership with Scott Schuman of The Sartorialist (

Optometry’s Meeting Hosts and Honors the Profession’s Leaders

By Staff
Monday, July 21, 2014 12:00 AM PHILADELPHIA—Among the highlights of the 2014 Optometry’s Meeting, sponsored by the American Optometric Association and the American Optometric Student Association, were the election of officers during the 117th AOA Congress, the 23rd annual Varilux Optometry Student Bowl, and the 5K Run/Walk sponsored by The Vision Council in support of Optometry Cares—The AOA Foundation, among a host of other receptions, courses, meetings and events.

Zeiss Supports Science Education at San Diego School

By Staff
Monday, July 21, 2014 12:00 AM SAN DIEGO—Carl Zeiss has donated a Zeiss Primo Star microscope to the Albert Einstein Academy, a K-8 public charter school in San Diego, Calif.

Int’l Vision Expo and Ritz-Carlton Partner on Customer Service CE Course at Vision Expo West

By Staff
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 12:24 AM NORWALK, Conn.—For the first time at International Vision Expo & Conference West, The Ritz-Carlton Leadership Center will share its customer service philosophy and delivery expertise with attendees in a two-hour continuing education course, “ Radar On-Antenna Up: The Ritz-Carlton Method of Fulfilling Unexpressed Wishes and Needs,” to be held Saturday, Sept. 20 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. in the EYEMAX Theater at the upcoming show/conference in Las Vegas.

American Optometric Student Association Honors Student Leaders at Optometry’s Meeting

By Staff
Friday, July 11, 2014 12:21 AM PHILADELPHIA—The American Optometric Student Association (AOSA) presented its top awards to student leaders during the recent Optometry’s Meeting held here June 25-28.

Optometry’s Leaders Meet in Philadelphia for Optometry’s Meeting

By John Sailer
Thursday, July 03, 2014 11:30 AM PHILADELPHIA—Optometrists and optometry students, leaders of the optometric profession, convened in Philadelphia, June 25-29, for Optometry’s Meeting, hosted by the American Optometric Association and the American Optometric Student Association.

AOA Close to Naming Director, Swears in Cockrell as President, Among Host of Optometry’s Meeting Activities

By Staff
Monday, June 30, 2014 12:30 AM PHILADELPHIA—At the conclusion of this year’s Optometry’s Meeting, during the last day of delegates meetings for the 117th Annual American Optometric Association Congress, outgoing president Mitchell T. Munson, OD, said that the organization would announce a new executive director “soon.”

For the First Time in Philadelphia, Optometry’s Meeting Features a Packed Schedule of Events This Week

By Staff
Friday, June 27, 2014 12:27 AM PHILADELPHIA—The American Optometric Association’s Optometry’s Meeting got underway on Wednesday June 25, 2014 with the Essilor-sponsored opening general session, where awards were presented to leading optometrists and to the inventor of the progressive addition lens.

OD Excellence-Sponsored International Vision Conference Invites Optometry Students to Submit Entries for ‘What is the Future of Optometry?’ Essay Contest

By Staff
Monday, June 23, 2014 12:24 AM SAN DIEGO—The International Vision Conference, sponsored by OD Excellence, is requesting submissions for an essay contest on “What is the Future of Optometry?”

Hoya Sponsors ‘Healthy Vision 2014: The First 100 Days of Essential Pediatric Eye Health Coverage’

By Staff
Friday, June 20, 2014 12:18 AM WASHINGTON, D.C.—In recognition of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) impact on children’s vision, Hoya Vision Care sponsored “Healthy Vision 2014: The First 100 Days of Essential Pediatric Eye Health Coverage.” 

Star Pupils

By Staff
Monday, June 16, 2014 12:12 AM

Mass. Opticians Hold Conference at New Optometry School

By Staff
Monday, June 16, 2014 12:11 AM WORCESTER, Mass.—The Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences’ (MCPHS) new optometry school provided the setting for the Opticians Association of Massachusetts (OAM) spring education conference.

Ray-Ban Celebrates New Materials Collection at ‘Factory’ Experience Party

By Staff
Monday, June 16, 2014 12:01 AM NEW YORK—On May 15, Ray-Ban celebrated the launch of its new materials collection with an exclusive one-night only event in New York called District 1937.