Captain Scott Kelly to Deliver ASCRS Lecture on Science, Medicine and Technology

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017 12:30 AM FAIRFAX, Va.—U.S. Astronaut and retired Navy Captain, Scott Kelly will deliver the Lecture on Science, Medicine, and Technology at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) and American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators (ASOA) Annual Symposium and Congress.

New Eyes Rockers to Return to Hard Rock

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Friday, February 10, 2017 12:24 AM NEW YORK—Optical industry singers and musicians are picking their songs, warming up their voices and tuning up their instruments for the fourth annual fundraising concert Rockin’ for New Eyes at the Hard Rock Café on April 1.

100% Optical Opens to Record-Breaking Attendance

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Wednesday, February 8, 2017 12:24 AM LONDON—100% Optical, which took place Feb. 4 to 6, opened to record numbers of delegates attending the show. With 8,051 attendees—12 percent of the audience coming from outside the U.K—and 200 exhibitors, visitors were offered an education program offering 120 CET points, fashion forward catwalk shows and hundreds of new product launches, show organizers told VMail.

Eye Docs of Rock Sets Benefit Performance at SECO for Optometry Giving Sight

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Wednesday, February 8, 2017 12:18 AM ATLANTA—The “Bad Habits - Eye Docs of Rock” band, a group featuring four optometrists covering rock’s classic hits, will play a special benefit concert March 3 for Optometry Giving Sight (OGS) in conjunction with the SECO International conference, which runs March 1 to 5 at the Georgia World Congress Center here.

Fourth Annual 100% Optical Promises the ‘Best of British’ at February Trade Show

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Monday, January 30, 2017 12:27 AM LONDON—100% Optical is preparing a “Best of British” theme, product launches and savings for attendess to the show scheduled to take place from Feb. 4 to 6 at the London Excel.

Registration Opens for 2017 VM Summit, as Meeting’s Focus Turns to Artificial Intelligence

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Wednesday, November 30, 2016 12:24 AM NEW YORK—Diagnosing an illness that confounds the experts. Accurately predicting the perfect product choice. Interpreting massive amounts of data and spotting trends. These and other scenarios that involve Artificial Intelligence (AI), the most transformative technology in today’s digital world, will be explored at the VM Summit on March 29.

New Halls, More Hours and a Focus on Influencers Are Set for 2017 Opti in Munich

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Monday, November 21, 2016 12:27 AM MUNICH, Germany—The 2017 Opti show in Munich,  to be held here on Jan. 28 through 30 will serve as the stage for frame design  in the industry as well as celebrating the comeback of classics.

Marie Claire Hosted a Viewing Party for the ‘Project Runway’ Episode Featuring Transitions

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Monday, October 17, 2016 12:00 AM NEW YORK—On Sept. 29, Marie Claire hosted a viewing event in Hearst Tower for Lifetime’s “Project Runway” episode featuring Transitions lenses.

Zeiss Celebrates 200th Birthday of its Founder

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Monday, October 17, 2016 12:00 AM JENA, Germany—Zeiss threw a birthday party here for Carl Zeiss, its founder and namesake, on Sept. 11, 2016, 200 years after he was born in the town of Weimar. The mechanic opened a small workshop for precision mechanics and optics in Jena in 1846, laying the foundation for today’s global technology player Zeiss.

Accessories Council Summit Speakers to Tackle Technology, Innovation, Managing Change

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Monday, October 10, 2016 12:27 AM NEW YORK—The Accessories Council has released the details of its second Accessories Council Summit on Nov. 14 here, a day of inspiring discussion and presentations from notable industry thought leaders.

View a Slideshow of Booths, Panels and Product Launches at Vision Expo West 2016

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Friday, September 23, 2016 12:45 AM LAS VEGAS—Get the up close and personal view of Vision Expo West brought to you by the editors of Vision Monday, highlighting what was happening on the show floor—ranging from sessions on the latest business trends to product launches and press conferences.

Zenni Optical Conducting Western U.S. College Tour

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Friday, September 23, 2016 12:18 AM NOVATO, Calif.—The online eyewear brand Zenni Optical is conducting a college tour in the Western U.S., where students can experience how easy and affordable it is to accessorize with eyeglasses and sunglasses.

View a Slideshow of VM LIVE - Customer X 360

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Wednesday, September 21, 2016 12:32 PM LAS VEGAS—VM LIVE’s “Customer X 360” session, presented by Vision Monday was held here at the start of Vision Expo West. The program offered a standing-room only crowd of optical retailers and suppliers perspectives on the rapid changes in technology and shifting consumer expectations.

Time to Party at Vision Expo West

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Tuesday, September 20, 2016 4:39 PM

LAS VEGAS—With Expo still fresh on everyone’s minds, Vision Monday presents a slideshow to recap the sights and excitement that helped make up Vision Expo West. See who was at the industry parties held on the show floor and around Vegas last week. Highlights include a look at how the optical community honored Top Labs at Labapalooza and individuals who have made lasting contributions to the industry, as well as company milestones and celebrations of product launches.

Zeiss ‘Crafting Success’ Tour Launches Across America

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Monday, September 12, 2016 12:21 AM SAN DIEGO—A roomful of ODs raised glasses of tasty craft brew at Stone Brewing Company here on Aug. 9, at the premier of “Crafting Success.”
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