Georgia Enacts Bill Requiring Eye Exams With Contact Lens and Spectacle Prescriptions

By Staff
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.

Laramy-K Optical Acquires and Launches New Website

By Staff
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

New Digital Eye Care Journal for Canadian Eye Doctors

By Staff
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

Prevent Blindness Launches Redesigned Website

By Staff
Monday, April 4, 2016 12:18 AM CHICAGO—Prevent Blindness officially launched its newly redesigned website today.

Socializing With Vision Monday Throughout The Year

By Staff
Monday, December 14, 2015 12:03 AM

Last Chance to Enter #VMSpirit #PetsInSpex

By Staff
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.

Luxottica Developing Digital Omni-Channel Solution for Independent ECPs

By Staff
Monday, November 23, 2015 12:21 AM NEW YORK—Working with its own IT experts, its e-commerce teams, the fulfillment capabilities of and the input of a group of ECP advisors, executives at Luxottica Wholesale are readying a new digital omni-channel solution.

Get in the #VMSpirit With #PetsInSpex

By Staff
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.

Jobson Optical Research’s 2014 ECP Internet Usage Study Is Now Available

By Staff
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 12:15 AM NEW YORK—The 2014 ECP Internet Usage study, now available from Jobson Optical Research, explores how today’s eyecare professionals are using internet technology with patients in their practice.


By Staff
Monday, October 19, 2015 11:55 AM

International Vision Expo Launches, New Online Community

By Staff
Friday, September 18, 2015 12:15 AM LAS VEGAS—International Vision Expo & Conference has launched, a new social sharing, networking and information hub developed exclusively for the growing Vision Expo community of eyecare professionals, industry leaders and visionaries.

High-Tech Tutors

By Brian P. Dunleavy
Monday, August 17, 2015 12:11 AM

The Eye-Q Factor

By Brian P. Dunleavy
Monday, August 17, 2015 12:10 AM Using automated communication tools, doctors can now direct relevant education to their patients, wherever and whenever, on their preferred electronic device. In the information age, while the good news is that patients have access to a wealth of information, the bad news is that the information can often be random and disorganized.

VSP’s Jim McGrann Discusses Health-Tracking Eyeglasses in Wall Street Journal Interview

By John Sailer
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 4:30 PM NEW YORK—In a video interview with VSP Global’s Jim McGrann earlier this week on Tues., May 19, 2015, The Wall Street Journal focused on the company’s new health-tracking eyeglasses for the “exploding market in the wearables space.”

The 'Elements' of Wearables

By Andrew Karp
Monday, May 18, 2015 4:25 PM APX Labs, which develops software that connects smart glasses and other types of wearables to enterprises, has published a “Periodic Table of Wearable Technology” on Wearable