Optometry’s Meeting Hosts and Honors the Profession’s Leaders

By Staff
Monday, July 21, 2014 12:00 AM PHILADELPHIA—Among the highlights of the 2014 Optometry’s Meeting, sponsored by the American Optometric Association and the American Optometric Student Association, were the election of officers during the 117th AOA Congress, the 23rd annual Varilux Optometry Student Bowl, and the 5K Run/Walk sponsored by The Vision Council in support of Optometry Cares—The AOA Foundation, among a host of other receptions, courses, meetings and events.

American Optometric Student Association Honors Student Leaders at Optometry’s Meeting

By Staff
Friday, July 11, 2014 12:21 AM PHILADELPHIA—The American Optometric Student Association (AOSA) presented its top awards to student leaders during the recent Optometry’s Meeting held here June 25-28.

Optometry’s Leaders Meet in Philadelphia for Optometry’s Meeting

By John Sailer
Thursday, July 03, 2014 11:30 AM PHILADELPHIA—Optometrists and optometry students, leaders of the optometric profession, convened in Philadelphia, June 25-29, for Optometry’s Meeting, hosted by the American Optometric Association and the American Optometric Student Association.

AOA Close to Naming Director, Swears in Cockrell as President, Among Host of Optometry’s Meeting Activities

By Staff
Monday, June 30, 2014 12:30 AM PHILADELPHIA—At the conclusion of this year’s Optometry’s Meeting, during the last day of delegates meetings for the 117th Annual American Optometric Association Congress, outgoing president Mitchell T. Munson, OD, said that the organization would announce a new executive director “soon.”

For the First Time in Philadelphia, Optometry’s Meeting Features a Packed Schedule of Events This Week

By Staff
Friday, June 27, 2014 12:27 AM PHILADELPHIA—The American Optometric Association’s Optometry’s Meeting got underway on Wednesday June 25, 2014 with the Essilor-sponsored opening general session, where awards were presented to leading optometrists and to the inventor of the progressive addition lens.

OD Excellence-Sponsored International Vision Conference Invites Optometry Students to Submit Entries for ‘What is the Future of Optometry?’ Essay Contest

By Staff
Monday, June 23, 2014 12:24 AM SAN DIEGO—The International Vision Conference, sponsored by OD Excellence, is requesting submissions for an essay contest on “What is the Future of Optometry?”

Hoya Sponsors ‘Healthy Vision 2014: The First 100 Days of Essential Pediatric Eye Health Coverage’

By Staff
Friday, June 20, 2014 12:18 AM WASHINGTON, D.C.—In recognition of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) impact on children’s vision, Hoya Vision Care sponsored “Healthy Vision 2014: The First 100 Days of Essential Pediatric Eye Health Coverage.” 

Mass. Opticians Hold Conference at New Optometry School

By Staff
Monday, June 16, 2014 12:11 AM WORCESTER, Mass.—The Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences’ (MCPHS) new optometry school provided the setting for the Opticians Association of Massachusetts (OAM) spring education conference.

With Strong Regional Roots, SECO Branches Out Into Worldwide Education

By John Sailer
Friday, June 13, 2014 11:30 AM ATLANTA—Expanding on the "education destination" status it has built in the southeastern U.S. over the last nine decades, SECO International is working toward bringing educational opportunities to optometrists across the globe.

IDOC Announces 2014 Regional Conference Dates

By Staff
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 12:15 AM
NORWALK, Conn.— IDOC has released three dates for its 2014 IDOC University Regional Conferences. These one-day events are open to all independent ODs and their staff.

PECAA Includes Staff Members for the First Time at Annual Meeting

By Staff
Friday, May 23, 2014 12:21 AM SAN ANTONIO— PECAA (Professional Eye Care Associates of America), an alliance of independent optometrists, held its annual meeting here, May 2-4, at the Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort & Spa.

The Vision Council’s European Sunglass Committee Kicks Off 2014 Spring Conference

By Staff
Friday, May 23, 2014 12:15 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va. and BUDAPEST, Hungary—The Vision Council’s European Sunglass Committee, formerly The European Sunglass Association (ESA), kicked off its first meeting for members on May 15 since formally becoming a Committee of The Vision Council.

Opticians Association of Massachusetts Hosts Spring Conference

By Staff
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 12:21 AM WORCESTER, Mass.—The Opticians Association of Massachusetts (OAM) held its spring education conference last month at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences’ (MCPHS) new optometry school.

Santinelli Presents at Nidek’s 17th Annual International Summit

By VM Staff
Monday, May 19, 2014 12:00 AM HAUPPAUGE, N.Y.—Santinelli International was one of three Nidek lens edger distributors who presented at Nidek International’s 17th Annual Summit meeting in Milan, Italy in early March.