VSP Global's 'The Shop' Previews Wearable Tech Frame Prototype at Expo

By Andrew Karp
Friday, March 27, 2015 1:00 PM The Shop, VSP Global's R&D lab for technology and fashion, unveiled a prototype of its first original product at International Vision Expo.

CMS Proposes Meaningful Use Stage 3 Rules for Electronic Health Record Incentive Program

By Staff
Friday, March 27, 2015 12:27 AM WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued its proposed rules for Stage 3 of the Meaningful Use program that provides incentive payments for electronic health records (EHRs).

The American Board of Opticianry and National Contact Lens Examiners Create Spanish E-Certification Exams

By Staff
Friday, March 27, 2015 12:18 AM SPRINGFIELD, Va.—The American Board of Opticianry and National Contact Lens Examiners (ABO-NCLE) announced that they have successfully developed a full Spanish-language electronic version of the NOCE and CLRE Basic Certification Examinations.

Message in a Portal

By John Sailer
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 11:30 AM Enlivened by the digital age, regional optical retailers are moving from the traditional to the electronic, linking both to have far greater impact than either alone.

Glasses.com Rebrands, Redesigns Website, and Introduces Try-At-Home Program Including Rx Lenses

By Staff
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 12:24 AM SALT LAKE CITY—Glasses.com today launched a new brand identity that includes a new logo and website redesign.

What You Don't Know About Patient Data... Could Hurt You or Your Patients

By John Sailer
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 12:10 AM If you’re not storing your patient data in electronic health records, your reimbursements are going to be reduced in the coming era of “outcomes-based” health care . . . and it could even impact how you treat your patients.

VSP Global’s ‘The Shop’ to Unveil Wearable Tech Prototype at Expo

By Staff
Monday, March 16, 2015 12:24 AM NEW YORK— VSP Global will be pushing further into the wearable technology market when it unveils a prototype of a sensor-equipped eyeglass frame on Friday at International Vision Expo, VMail has learned.

#EyetiqueExperience: Embracing Digital to Deepen Customer Connections

By Marge Axelrad and John Sailer
Monday, March 16, 2015 12:00 AM PITTSBURGH—Today’s competitive environment favors those businesses who connect their brands to their communities and what’s happening around them.

EGMA LLC Returns Rodenstock Brand to U.S. Market

By Andrew Karp
Monday, March 16, 2015 12:00 AM DALLAS—Rodenstock, the venerable optical brand known for high-technology ophthalmic lenses and high fashion frames, is being reintroduced to the U.S. market in mid-2015 by EGMA LLC.

Expo Offers Education Centered Around Wearable Technology

By Staff
Monday, March 16, 2015 12:00 AM NEW YORK—As wearable technology continues to invigorate the world of eyecare through both form and function, International Vision Expo & Conference introduces a new education track, dedicated to educating attendees on what this technology means for the industry’s future and how to maximize its business potential.

Get in the Zone

By Andrew Karp
Monday, March 16, 2015 12:00 AM If you’ll be attending International Vision Expo this week, be sure to get into the Zone. No, I’m not asking you to focus your mind like an athlete before a game. I’m talking about visiting Vision Monday’s Eye2 Zone.

P.O.G. Enhances Coating Capabilities With Satisloh MX380

By Andrew Karp
Monday, March 16, 2015 12:00 AM CRESTON, Iowa—P.O.G. Labs recently enhanced its AR coating capabilities with its purchase of a Satisloh MX380 coater.

Shamir Releases Autograph III Single Vision Freeform Design

By Andrew Karp
Monday, March 16, 2015 12:00 AM SAN DIEGO, Calif.—Shamir Insight is launching its newest Freeform design, Shamir Autograph III – SV, which provides single vision patients with a digital Rx solution for their everyday visual needs.

Transitions Optical Targets New Audience With Rolling Stone Partnership

By Staff
Friday, March 13, 2015 12:21 AM PINELLAS PARK, Fla.—Photochromic lens maker, Transitions Optical, is targeting a more stylish and tech savvy audience in their partnership with Rolling Stone magazine, part of a new initiative to help change perceptions of the brand with a new multi-channel marketing campaign, the company said.
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