Friday, November 6, 2015 12:15 AM
NEW YORK—The 2015 The Accessories Council Excellence (ACE) Awards were held Monday, Nov. 2, 2015 at Cipriani 42nd St, and Vision Monday was on the scene to catch all the action.
Among the attendees where a slew of high profile celebs, including honorees Ivanka Trump and Taraji P. Henson, as well as Gina Gershon; while designers like John Varvatos, Alexander Wang and Carolina Herrera and rubbed elbows with eyewear folks from Luxottica, Marchon, VSP, Safilo, FGX International, Silhouette, REM Eyewear and the Vision Council.
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of pictures from the night.
Monday, October 26, 2015 12:30 AM
NEW ORLEANS—The American Academy of Optometry’s
94th annual meeting held here Oct. 7 to 10 was the largest ever in the organization’s history.
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 5:00 PM
NEW YORK—Fashion icon Tim Gunn popped up in Manhattan at the Transitions Optical pop-up optical shop in Flatiron Plaza, where the lens technology company partnered with Visionworks to help consumers select frames for their face shape and experience adaptive lenses.
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 5:00 PM
SACRAMENTO, Calif.—VSP Global celebrated 60 years of helping people see on Sept. 30 in activities at its headquarters and around the country. In honor of the milestone anniversary, VSP hosted its largest multi-city mobile eyecare clinic event in the company’s history and provided no-cost eye exams and glasses for 1,637 people in-need.
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 12:15 AM
DALLAS—The Optical Women’s Association
(OWA) has announced a new webinar for its members, “Empowering Your Team to Create a Customer Centric Company Culture.”
Friday, September 18, 2015 12:00 AM
LAS VEGAS—The Optical Lab Division meeting is the complete lab event with each component, from education to exclusive receptions and events, thoughtfully designed to help lab professionals grow and succeed.
Wednesday, September 9, 2015 12:24 AM
, the nation's leading volunteer eye health and safety organization dedicated to fighting blindness and saving sight, has chosen Mrs. Laura Bush, former First Lady of the United States, as the recipient of the 2015 Prevent Blindness Person of Vision Award.
Wednesday, September 9, 2015 12:15 AM
LAS VEGAS—Generational differences can cause conflict and misunderstandings in the workplace because generations do speak a different language based on when they grew up and the different cultural events and experiences happening at that time.
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 9:00 AM
BRADENTON, Fla.—Alcon traveled to IMG Academy, the world-renowned multi-sport training and educational institution, to evaluate the visual-motor skills of its athletes and bring them the latest innovations in vision care technology, including Dailies Total1 contact lenses. Alcon also invited professional football player Victor Cruz to participate in the eye evaluations and share his perspective on the importance of vision with IMG Academy student-athletes and campers.
Friday, August 21, 2015 12:24 AM
HYDERABAD, India—India will host the 2017 World Congress of Optometry Conference in Hyderabad from Sept. 11 to 13 as announced by Susan Cooper, president of the World Council of Optometry
Friday, August 21, 2015 12:15 AM
LAS VEGAS—In partnership with Vison Expo West, Local Eye Site
announced the creation of a new networking event, “Job Link at Vision Expo West.”
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 12:15 AM
OVERLAND PARK, Mo.—Professional Eye Care Associates of America
(PECAA), a nationwide alliance of independent optometrists based in Portland, Ore., will hold a free optical merchandising workshop here for its members as well as for potential members.
Monday, August 17, 2015 12:24 AM
ST. LOUIS—The American Optometric Association
(AOA) will honor paraoptometrics with its 13th annual Paraoptometric Recognition Week, Sept. 13 to 15, 2015. Eyecare practices across the country are invited to participate in a variety of creative ways to recognize these integral members of the eyecare delivery team.
Monday, August 17, 2015 12:00 AM
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.—VSP Optics Group has named Global Source Rx (GS-Rx) as its “Unity Lab of the Year.” GS-Rx, an optical manufacturing laboratory based in Scottsdale, Ariz., received the award for performance in 2014 which demonstrated exceptional quality of work, consistently beating Unity targets and providing superior customer service.