Schneider Showcases Innovative Technologies at Digicon

By Andrew Karp
Wednesday, July 01, 2015 3:56 PM FRONHAUSEN, Germany—Schneider Optical Machines presented its latest innovations in ophthalmic surfacing, finishing, cleaning and coating and analyzed trends in lens processing technology at the Digicon Europe 2015.

American Optometric Association Swears in 2015-2016 Leadership Team

By Staff
Wednesday, July 01, 2015 12:27 AM SEATTLE—The American Optometric Association (AOA) swore in its 2015-2016 leadership team on Sat. June 27, 2015, during the 118th AOA Congress held here.

Optometry’s Meeting Converges on the Emerald City with Some Opening Day Changes

By Staff
Monday, June 29, 2015 12:30 AM SEATTLE—Some opening day changes, including a new presentation format and opening general session sponsor, were in store for the optometrists and other allied professionals who attended Optometry’s Meeting, held June 24 to 28, 2015, in the Washington State Convention Center, and hosted by the American Optometric Association  and the American Optometric Student Association.

American Optometric Association Gets Ready for Optometry’s Meeting Next Week in Seattle

By Staff
Monday, June 15, 2015 12:30 AM SEATTLE—Final details are being put into place for the American Optometric Association’s (AOA) 118th Annual Congress and the American Optometric Student Association’s (AOSA) 45th Annual Conference, Optometry’s Meeting, which will get underway here next week at the Washington State Convention Center, June 24 to 27, with a series of leadership events, continuing education and workshops, special honors and exhibits.

Luxottica NSM Accentuates ‘Transformation’ in Vancouver

By VM Staff
Monday, June 15, 2015 12:00 AM VANCOUVER, B.C.—Luxottica Wholesale North America held its annual sales convention last month, this time with Vancouver, Canada as the backdrop.

Power Practice Holds 12th Annual National Client Meeting

By VM Staff
Monday, June 15, 2015 12:00 AM CARLSBAD, Calif.—A record number of clients of The Power Practice, the nationally known optometric practice management consulting firm, recently attended the company’s 12th annual client meeting here.

Satisloh Tech Team Holds Annual North American Service Summit

By VM Staff
Monday, June 15, 2015 12:00 AM DALLAS—Satisloh’s technical service team recently gathered in Dallas for the company’s eighth annual Service Summit. More than 110 service staff attended the three-day event, taking courses taught by colleagues as well as vendor partners.

The Vision Source Exchange Hosts Record Attendance at Annual Member Meeting

By VM Staff
Monday, June 15, 2015 12:00 AM PHOENIX—Vision Source hosted a record attendance group of member doctors, staff and vendors at its national meeting, The Vision Source Exchange, held here last month from April 29 to May 2 at the Phoenix Convention Center. The theme of the 2015 Vision Source Exchange was Connection, Passion, Purpose.

Opticians Association of America Open Nominations for Board of Directors

By Staff
Monday, June 08, 2015 12:18 AM LAKELAND, Tenn.—The Opticians Association of America is currently accepting nominations for the board of directors, to Shirley Earley, the association’s immediate past president and this year's nominating committee chair.

Optometry Cares- The AOA Foundation Celebrates 10 Years of InfantSEE

By Staff
Friday, June 05, 2015 12:18 AM ST LOUIS—Optometry Cares- The AOA Foundation will celebrate the 10th Anniversary of its InfantSEE program at Optometry’s Meeting in Seattle, Wash. on Friday, June 26.

Energeyes Association of Corporate-Affiliated Optometrists Holds Second Annual Meeting

By Staff
Friday, May 29, 2015 12:15 AM CHICAGO—At its second annual national meeting here at the Indian Lakes Resort, the Energeyes Association announced its first membership-based elections for three board seats, presented its President’s Council Award, and refined its unique “vendor speed meeting” format.

European Academy of Optometry and Optics Conference Attracts Record Attendance from 44 Countries

By Staff
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:15 AM BUDAPEST—The European Academy of Optometry and Optics conference, which concluded here last week, hosted a record number of attendees at its seventh annual event. Over 300 optometrists and opticians from 44 countries attended the event held May 14-17, 2015.

California Optical Lab Association Meeting Attracts Lab and Vendor Attendees

By VM Staff
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 9:00 AM TEMECULA, CALIF.—The California Optical Lab Association Meeting was held April 23 to 24, here, drawing over 100 lab and vendor attendees for networking and education. The two-day event started with a golf tournament followed by the Good Fellow and Vendor Appreciation Banquet. Joe Maris, Vision Service Plan, was honored as the 2015 Good Fellow.

Optometry School Provides Apt Setting to Educate Massachusetts Opticians

By VM Staff
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 9:00 AM WORCESTER, Mass.—State-of-the-art classrooms and optometric instrumentation rooms provided an ideal meeting space for the almost 300 opticians at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University (MCPHS) School of Optometry.

Legislative Issues Top Agenda at Optical Synergies Meeting

By VM Staff
Monday, May 18, 2015 4:00 PM CLEARWATER BEACH, Fla.—Optical Synergies, a group of independent optical laboratories and integrated retailers, drew nearly 100 people to its annual member-vendor meeting here in February, including 18 vendors representing lens, frame, accessory and equipment manufacturers.
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