New Speaker on Millennials + Technology Added to 'Digitizing The Store' VM LIVE Program

By Staff
Friday, August 29, 2014 12:27 AM NEW YORK – Millennials expert and author Jeff Fromm has joined the upcoming program, “Digitizing The Store,” a special VM VM LIVE two-hour program, examining how new technologies are transforming the patient experience and doctor/retailer/patient dynamics.

PECAA to Host Three Optical Merchandising Workshops on the East Coast

By Staff
Monday, August 25, 2014 12:22 AM PORTLAND, Ore.—The Professional Eye Care Associates of America alliance of independent eyecare professionals, better known as PECAA, will hold three Optical Merchandising Workshops on the East Coast this fall.

Registration Opens for the Optical Lab Division Meeting

By Staff
Friday, August 15, 2014 12:24 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The annual event will once again be held in conjunction with the continuing education and exhibits at International Vision Expo West, Sept. 17 to 20.

'By Opticians, For Opticians,' OptiCon To Be Held in September at Opryland in Nashville

By Staff
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 12:21 AM NASHVILLE— OptiCon 2014, the 7th Annual National Opticians Conference, will take place here at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center, Sept. 4-7, 2014.

Hoya Vision Care Will Be a SECO Champion Premier Partner

By Staff
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 12:18 AM LEWISVILLE, Texas— Hoya Vision Care has agreed to support the SECO International meeting, the largest international education event for optometrists, as a SECO Champion Premier Partner through the organization's 2015 meeting.

OWA to Present ‘Connection Series’ Lunch and Learn Program at Expo West

By Staff
Wednesday, August 06, 2014 12:21 AM DALLAS—The Optical Women’s Association’s Connection Series: Connecting Members to Leadership Ideas (formerly the P.O.W.W. event) will present “Seeing (Blind) Spots? Men and Women Working Together,” at Vision Expo West on Thursday Sept. 18 from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m.

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.
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