Monday, December 17, 2018 12:30 AM
NEW YORK—Small Business Saturday feels right at home in an issue dedicated to Social Purpose. Although not every small business is dedicated to a social purpose cause, there’s something about shopping small that feels good and important. Supporting local businesses means supporting local communities, bringing positive effects to real people.
Monday, November 12, 2018 12:30 AM
NEW YORK—For many of us, November means spending time with our families, enjoying Thanksgiving, preparing for the upcoming winter, and beginning to think about our holiday shopping. As Black Friday looms, so does the holiday season, and our lists of people to buy for seem to grow exponentially, and sometimes picking the perfect present can feel impossible.
Monday, October 22, 2018 12:00 AM
LAS VEGAS—With Vision Expo West 2018 now in our rearview mirrors, it’s worth taking a look back at this year’s event. This year’s Expo West broke attendance records and boasted some amazing special guests, from designer Christian Siriano to Beyoncé’s stylist Raquel Smith.
Monday, September 17, 2018 12:49 AM
SACRAMENTO, Calif.—Findings from a new survey show that half of the people in the U.S. are neglecting their eyes despite 84 percent of people rating vision as their most important sense. This disconnect occurs because people don’t understand the importance of annual eye exams and its connection to overall health, said VSP Vision Care and market research agency YouGov, which recently released these findings.
Monday, August 13, 2018 12:00 AM
2018 is shaping up to be a breakthrough year for telemedicine, which is rapidly becoming part of the health care mainstream.
Monday, June 11, 2018 12:00 AM
MADISON, Wis.—The seventh annual Great Glasses Play Day took place the weekend of May 5 to 6. The event, which was founded by Kristin Ellsworth of Peeps Eyewear, Jessica Butler of Power Kid’s Wear and Ann Gwinn Zawistoski of Little Four Eyes aims to celebrate children and the advances that help them see better.
Monday, May 14, 2018 12:00 AM
NEW YORK—According to Prevent Blindness, each year more than 700,000 Americans injure their eyes at work, and another 125,000 injure their eyes at home. More than 40,000 American children and adults suffer eye injuries during sports activities, while many thousands more eye injuries go unreported.
Monday, November 13, 2017 12:00 AM
“You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.”
– Desmond Tutu
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.