Wednesday, October 12, 2016 12:15 PM
NEW YORK—The optical industry is once again gearing up for World Sight Day 2016 which falls on Oct. 13 this year. While many companies, organizations and practices have individual events planned to promote the World Sight Day Challenge, digital initiatives and social media are playing a big part in the promotion of vision care and eye health.
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 12:10 PM
NEW YORK—Vision Monday
and 20/20 Magazine
are hosting the eighth annual EyeVote Readers' Choice Awards to identify the optical industry’s favorite products and companies this year.
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 12:05 PM
has unveiled PrescribeOxygen.com
, a new website that provides eyecare professionals with details about the benefits of contact lenses with high oxygen transmissibility.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 10:15 AM
, a provider of cloud-based practice management and electronic health record (EHR) software for eyecare, announced the acquisition of Getwell
, a provider of cloud-based EHR and PMS software to eyecare practices.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 10:10 AM
NEW YORK—iMedicWare, a leading provider of certified EMR/PM, optical, and ASC software specifically designed for ophthalmologists, has completed an integration with Frames Data. This integration gives iMedicWare users the ability to subscribe to a service called Frames Data IDA (Immediate Data Access), which enables iMedicWare’s subscribers to access frame information instantaneously without loading a disc or downloading a separate file.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 10:05 AM
LEHI, Utah—Solutionreach—a company that specializes in patient relationship management (PRM) solutions—announced the addition of Net Promoter Score (NPS) insights to its platform. This enhancement benefits health care practices by allowing them to more effectively measure and promote patient loyalty and satisfaction.
Friday, September 9, 2016 2:15 PM
NEW YORK—In an effort to support children’s health and inform parents about the connection between good vision and academic success, LensCrafters has developed a website featuring an interactive Pirate game that teaches children about various aspects of good vision.
Friday, September 9, 2016 2:10 PM
DALLAS—Essilor, in an effort designed to enable consumers to shop for and purchase frames based on only a photo, has introduced to the U.S. market FlashFrames.com, a new website tool.
Friday, September 9, 2016 2:05 PM
MELVILLE, N.Y.—Eyeking, a leader in performance sunglasses, has launched an updated and redesigned website that features a modern look with an enhanced “product-forward focus,” according to the company. The updated site also is easier to navigate, and the redesigned layout permits a more dynamic user experience.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Friday, August 12, 2016 12:05 AM
WASHINGTON D.C.—Want to improve knowledge and communications to patients about contact lenses and eye health? Retailers and ECPs around the country can take part in encouraging healthy contact lens wear by participating in the third annual Contact Lens Health week, an observance scheduled for Aug. 22-26, 2016.