Contact Lens Health Week Kicks Off With Trending Twitter Chat

By Staff
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 12:15 AM NEW YORK—Contact Lens Health Week, a campaign created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to increase public awareness and promote healthy contact lens wear and care kicked off Monday, Aug. 22 with a live Twitter chat.

VSP Global and USC Launch Study and Pilot Test of Tech-Enabled Eyewear

By Andrew Karp
Monday, August 22, 2016 12:30 AM RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.—The University of Southern California (USC) Center for Body Computing (CBC) and VSP Global are launching an academic study and consumer pilot test with the latest version of VSP’s tech-enabled eyewear, Level.

CooperVision Honored for Environmental, Health and Safety Practices

By Staff
Monday, August 22, 2016 12:18 AM PLEASANTON, Calif.—CooperVision has been honored by the Puerto Rico Manufacturers Association (PRMA) with a series of prestigious environmental, health and safety awards which recognize advancements in its Puerto Rico high volume production facility.

Prepare to Take Part in Contact Lens Health Week, Toolkits and Social Media Resources Available

By Staff
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 12:24 AM WASHINGTON D.C.—ECPs and retailers who want to improve knowledge and communications to patients about contact lenses and eye health can take part in encouraging healthy contact lens wear by participating in the third annual Contact Lens Health week, an observance scheduled for Aug. 22 to 26, 2016.

Harry Edelson Appointed Chairman of the Board of PogoTec

By Staff
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 12:18 AM ROANAKE, Va.—Harry Edelson has been appointed chairman of the board of PogoTec, a Roanoke-based startup specializing in wearable technology, including eyewear. Edelson is the former managing partner of Edelson Technology Partners (ETP) where he was responsible for all of the company’s funds.

Leverage Online Marketing to Drive Back-to-School Exams and Eyewear Sales

By Nancy Rausman, EyeCarePro
CLICK Contributor

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 12:14 AM

NEW YORK—The back-to-school season is already in full swing. Some practices even start marketing for this season in July. Online marketing on your website and on social media can help jump-start your campaign to remind parents that your practice is ready to provide care for their children.

Enhanced Vision Launches Online Store for Low Vision Assistive Technology

By CLICK Staff
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 12:10 AM

Enhanced Vision, a leading supplier of low vision assistive technology, has launched LowVisionMarket.com, an online store that offers a quality selection of inexpensive low vision aids for daily living.

Modo.com Presents Updated Site

By CLICK Staff
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 12:05 AM

NEW YORK—Modo eyewear has recently updated its website, Modo.com to feature a new graphic interface, showcasing new images, smoother navigation and up-to-date products from all the company’s eyewear and sunwear collections, including Paper-Thin, Eco and Derek Lam, among others.

Essilor to Acquire MyOptique Group, a Leading European Online Optical Retailer

By Staff
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 7:15 AM CHARENTON-LE-PONT, France—Essilor said it has entered into an agreement to acquire MyOptique Group Ltd., a European online prescription glasses, CL and sunwear business.

CooperVision Unveils Biofinity Energys CLs With Digital Zone Optics

By Alexandrea Mobijohn
Monday, August 15, 2016 12:00 AM PLEASANTON, Calif.—Specifically created for digital device users, CooperVision, Inc. has introduced Biofinity Energys contact lenses with Digital Zone Optics.

Luxottica Debuts New Ray-Ban Chromance Sun Lenses

By Alexandrea Mobijohn
Monday, August 15, 2016 12:00 AM NEW YORK—For eyes that love colors, Ray-Ban, a brand of Luxottica, welcomes wearers to a new world of color with the launch of the new Chromance sun lens. These innovative lenses with high chromatic contrast allow for higher definition, ensuring not a single detail of the surrounding environment goes unnoticed, the company said.

Shamir Launches One-Click Spark Mi Measurement Device

By Alexandrea Mobijohn
Monday, August 15, 2016 12:00 AM SAN DIEGO— Shamir Insight, Inc. has announced the launch of their newest measurement device, Spark Mi. According to the company, the Spark Mi looks and acts like an ordinary tabletop mirror, but is actually an advanced new measuring device that allows ECPs to take all required measurements in one click for clear and most dark lenses.

Signet Armorlite Introduces New Kodak Sun Lenses

By Alexandrea Mobijohn
Monday, August 15, 2016 12:00 AM CARLSBAD, Calif.—Signet Armorlite, Inc. has announced the addition of mirrored lenses to the Kodak Sun Lens product line.

Virtual Reality Demos Help Parents Understand Children’s Vision Challenges in New Think About Your Eyes B-T-S Campaign

By CLICK Staff
Friday, August 12, 2016 12:15 AM

ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The capabilities of people to “travel” via virtual reality (VR) headsets are revolutionizing everything from the tourism field to health care to retail.

[Partner Post] 6 EHR Software Features ODs Should be Taking Advantage of in Their Practices

By Jobson Staff Writer
Friday, August 12, 2016 12:10 AM NEW YORK—If you’re an OD running an electronic practice you spend a lot of time with your EHR software. And if you’re spending a lot of time with your EHR you’re going to want it to be as user friendly and packed with the best features and benefits to make your workflow run as efficiently as possible so you’re able to meet patient expectations and move them quickly through an appointment.
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