Tuesday, December 27, 2016 12:15 PM
A majority of Americans now say they get news via social media
, and half of the public has turned to these sites to learn about the 2016 presidential election
, according to a recent survey conducted by the Pew Research Center. Over the past decade, Pew Research Center has documented the wide variety of ways in which Americans use social media to seek out information and interact with others.
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 12:15 AM
LEXINGTON, Mass.—Shire PLC
has partnered with the actress Jennifer Aniston to launch an educational awareness campaign focusing on chronic dry eye and general awareness of proper eye health.
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.
Monday, August 8, 2016 12:15 AM
and Fight for Sight
have joined forces and created the #ThinkUV campaign to create awareness about the importance of protecting your eyes from ultra-violet (UV) rays this summer.
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 1:10 PM
LONDON—Vision Direct and Fight for Sight have joined forces to start #ThinkUV, a campaign urging people to protect their eyes and think about the dangers of ultra-violet (UV) rays this summer. As part of the campaign, the organizations will be encouraging everyone to take a sunglass selfie and help raise funds for pioneering research into sight loss prevention.
Monday, August 1, 2016 12:27 AM
DRAPER, Utah—1-800 Contacts
is partnering with Opternative
to introduce InstaRx, a new service that lets consumers perform an online eye exam, renew a CL prescription and order CLs online.
Monday, May 30, 2016 12:21 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Vision Council’s Eyecessorize campaign, which promotes the fashion and lifestyle aspects of eyewear, has revamped its website, Eyecessorize.com
Monday, May 9, 2016 12:27 AM
ATLANTA—Organized optometry won the latest round in its fight against online refraction when lawmakers in the state of Georgia enacted legislation making it illegal to issue a contact lens or spectacle prescription without an eye exam.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 12:27 AM
INDIANOLA, Iowa—Laramy-K Optical
, an Indianola-based independent wholesale lab, has acquired 100 percent interest in the optician training website OpticianWorks.com
Friday, April 8, 2016 12:21 AM
TORONTO—VuePoint IDS Inc. is announcing the upcoming launch later this month of a new digital eyecare journal, called EyeCareUpdate.com
Monday, April 4, 2016 12:18 AM
officially launched its newly redesigned website today.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 12:15 AM
NEW YORK—#VMSpirit #PetsInSpex is coming to a close. Nov. 30, 2015 is the last day to submit photos of your spexy pets for a chance to win nearly $300 worth of gifts including Grounds & Hounds
coffee courtesy of Paws N Claws
Monday, November 23, 2015 12:21 AM
NEW YORK—Working with its own IT experts, its e-commerce teams, the fulfillment capabilities of Glasses.com and the input of a group of ECP advisors, executives at Luxottica Wholesale are readying a new digital omni-channel solution.
Wednesday, November 11, 2015 12:15 AM
NEW YORK—Although we’re already halfway through the second annual #VMSpirit #PetsInSpex social media campaign, there is still plenty of time to get your submissions in.