Hear/Say

By Staff
Monday, September 11, 2017 12:00 AM The Optical Women’s Association will be hosting a panel discussion at Vision Expo West on Sept. 14. based on one of their book selections, Emotional Intelligence 2.0 by Travis Bradberry and Jean Greaves. Until then, read what some of these thought-leaders had to say about EI.

Post-Eclipse Clips

By Staff
Monday, September 11, 2017 12:00 AM

Hear/Say

By Staff
Monday, August 14, 2017 12:00 AM “Travel can also be the spirit of adventure somewhat tamed, for those who desire to do something they are a bit afraid of.” – Ella Maillart

Safety First: Tips on the Proper Ways to View Aug. 21 Solar Eclipse

By Stephanie Sengwe
Sunday, August 13, 2017 12:00 AM On Aug. 21, 2017, a solar eclipse will be coming to North America for the first time since 1979 and for the first time since 1918, the eclipse will be crossing the country from coast to coast. With all the excitement surrounding this event, organizations such Prevent Blindness, the American Optometric Association (AOA), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) are educating the public on appropriate ways to view the eclipse.

Today is World Emoji Day

By Staff
Monday, July 17, 2017 12:18 AM Today is the fourth annual World Emoji Day and in anticipation of “The Emoji Movie,” out July 28, Sony Pictures Animation is joining in on the fun as they salute the characters, who have become a means of communication that cross borders and language.

#NationalSunglassesDay Goes Viral, Again

By Staff
Monday, July 17, 2017 12:00 AM

Hear/Say

By Staff
Monday, May 15, 2017 12:00 AM “Mothers and their children are in a category all their own. There’s no bond so strong in the entire world. No love so instantaneous and forgiving.” – Gail Tsukiyama

Transitions Survey Says Employees Value Vision Benefits

By Staff
Monday, May 15, 2017 12:00 AM The 2017 Transitions Employee Perceptions of Vision Benefits survey found that 98 percent of employee respondents indicated that “including vision benefits as part of an overall health package shows that companies care about their employees’ well-being,” according to a Transitions Optical announcement.

Hear/Say

By Staff
Monday, April 24, 2017 12:00 AM “The science of today is the technology of tomorrow.” – Edward Teller

Sjogren’s Awareness Month

By Staff
Monday, April 24, 2017 12:00 AM Sjogren’s syndrome is a systemic autoimmune disease that affects the entire body. Along with symptoms of extensive dryness, including dry eyes and corneal infections, other serious complications include profound fatigue, chronic pain, major organ involvement, neuropathies and lymphomas.

Hear/Say

By Staff
Monday, March 13, 2017 12:00 AM “The city seen from the Queensboro Bridge is always the city seen for the first time, in its first wild promise of all the mystery and the beauty in the world.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

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

#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.

NAVCP Reports Vision Benefits Equal Healthy Eyecare Habits

By Staff
Monday, October 17, 2016 12:00 AM The National Association of Vision Care Plans reported that extensive research is showing that vision benefits in employer health plans are a “good consumer value and encourage meaningful healthy [eyecare] habits.” Though cost is “the top reason Americans without vision benefits do not get an eye exam or purchase prescription eyewear,” enrollment in vision benefits has increased over the past five years and ECPs agree that regular eye exams ensure changes in vision are detected. This infographic shows the correlation between vision benefits and healthy eyecare habits.
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