Quest Vision Care Specialty Lab Celebrates 10th Anniversary

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Monday, September 01, 2014 12:19 AM LARGO, Fla.—Quest Vision Care Specialty Lab celebrated its 10th anniversary on June 27, 2014 at a company cookout here at the residence of company president and founder Michael Walach.

Women In Optometry Holds Inaugural Live Event

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Monday, September 01, 2014 12:18 AM PHILADELPHIA—Ilaria Urbanati, fashion stylist for several of today’s hottest celebrities, captured the attention of women ODs who attended the first live event presented by Women In Optometry (WO) magazine at the historic Union League in Philadelphia on June 27.

Conference Program Introduces Exclusive Wearable Technology CE Track

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Monday, September 01, 2014 12:00 AM

LAS VEGAS—As wearable technology continues to invigorate the world of eyecare through both form and function, International Vision Expo & Conference will introduce a targeted new CE track dedicated to educating attendees on what this technology means for the industry’s future, and how to maximize its business potential.

OWA to Host Two Events at International Vision Expo West

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Monday, September 01, 2014 12:00 AM

NEW YORK—The Optical Women’s Association (OWA) will host its Connection Series: Connecting Members to Leadership Ideas (formerly the P.O.W.W. event) titled Seeing (Blind) Spots? Men and Women Working Together on Thursday, Sept. 18, from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. in Galileo Room 903 (Level 1) of the Venetian/Palazzo Congress Center. Note the new day and time for this annual OWA event.

Vision Expo Mobile and My Show Planner Provide Event Planning Technology

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Monday, September 01, 2014 12:00 AM NORWALK, Conn.—My Show Planner provides attendees with the information necessary to maximize their show experience, according to show organizers.

Vision Expo West Arms Attendees With Unmatched Clinical Expertise

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Monday, September 01, 2014 12:00 AM The global health care landscape is changing, requiring eyecare professionals to expand their scope of practice to accommodate rapid rises in disease prevalence, government health care mandates and more.

VM LIVE Event to Cover 'Digitizing the Store' for Optical Retailers

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Monday, September 01, 2014 12:00 AM LAS VEGAS—Technology is redefining the optical retail environment. From before patients make their appointment to after they go home with their new eyewear, the patient experience is being updated with modern equipment and techniques.

New Speaker on Millennials + Technology Added to 'Digitizing The Store' VM LIVE Program

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Friday, August 29, 2014 12:27 AM NEW YORK – Millennials expert and author Jeff Fromm has joined the upcoming program, “Digitizing The Store,” a special VM VM LIVE two-hour program, examining how new technologies are transforming the patient experience and doctor/retailer/patient dynamics.

PECAA to Host Three Optical Merchandising Workshops on the East Coast

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Monday, August 25, 2014 12:22 AM PORTLAND, Ore.—The Professional Eye Care Associates of America alliance of independent eyecare professionals, better known as PECAA, will hold three Optical Merchandising Workshops on the East Coast this fall.

The Power Practice National Meeting Educates and Entertains

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Monday, August 25, 2014 12:10 AM SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.—The Power Practice, the practice management consulting group run by Gary Gerber, OD, held its national client meeting here earlier this year.

Foster Grant Celebrates its 85th Birthday

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Monday, August 18, 2014 12:10 AM NEW YORK—FGX International celebrated the 85th anniversary of the Foster Grant brand on July 18, 2014, at the Gansevoort Park Avenue Hotel in New York City.

Safilo Sponsors Special Olympics Photo Exhibit at the Morris Museum

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Monday, August 18, 2014 12:10 AM MORRISTOWN, N.J.—In celebration of the accomplishments of the New Jersey Special Olympics athletes, the Morris Museum presents Portrait of An Athlete: Special Olympics of New Jersey & United States Paralympics, June 12 through Nov. 16, 2014, sponsored by Safilo Group.

VSP Global Opens ‘The Shop’ to Develop Digital Technologies in Eyewear

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Monday, August 18, 2014 12:10 AM SACRAMENTO, Calif.—VSP Global’s innovation and R&D lab, The Shop, held a ribbon cutting for its Sacramento facility last month.

Registration Opens for the Optical Lab Division Meeting

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Friday, August 15, 2014 12:24 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The annual event will once again be held in conjunction with the continuing education and exhibits at International Vision Expo West, Sept. 17 to 20.
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