NewGradOptometry.com's Scope of Practice Map

By Catherine Wolinski
Friday, July 18, 2014 10:30 AM Now that graduation season is over, new graduate optometrists are stepping onto the OD scene across the country. Many of these eager eye docs are soon to encounter unforeseen limitations to their practice.

'Rocky' Rules in SUNY Student Bowl Rules Video

By John Sailer
Wednesday, July 09, 2014 4:00 PM With the 23rd Varilux Student Bowl held in Philadelphia in conjunction with the recent Optometry’s Meeting, it was fitting that last year’s Spirit Award winners, SUNY School of Optometry, chose a “Rocky” theme for this year’s rules video.

Print Your Own Specs

By Andrew Karp
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 3:00 PM 3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, is quickly moving into the consumer realm thanks to the recent availability of compact, affordable printers for do-it-yourselfers who like to design and make things.

Things People Don't Understand About Cloud Computing in Optical (GIFs)

By Catherine Wolinski
Thursday, June 12, 2014 12:30 PM Thoughts about office systems technology got your head in the clouds? Well, it’s time to stop dreaming and get your head in the cloud—cloud computing for your optical business.

Pearle Vision Franchise Opp

By John Sailer
Friday, June 06, 2014 10:10 AM Serial entrepreneur and social media blogger, Brandon Gaille, recently posted a “ Review of the Pearle Vision Franchise Opp and Startup Costs,” complete with video interviews with those who have been through the process.

VM Kicks Off the #VMSpirit #Selfie Contest

By Staff
Thursday, June 05, 2014 12:15 AM NEW YORK—Spring is here, summer is coming and there's no better way to express yourself than snapping a "selfie" in your favorite shades or frames.

Graduates Say 'Let Us Go!'

By John Sailer
Tuesday, June 03, 2014 10:30 AM FULLERTON, Calif.—After producing the admissions YouTube videos for Southern California College of Optometry at Marshall B. Ketchum University over the past four years, class of 2014 president, Dr. Tim Ng bid his farewell in this “Let Us Go!” video.

100 Million Online Orders: Then Vs. Now

By Marge Axelrad
Friday, May 16, 2014 10:30 AM A major milestone was reached recently, as one b-to-b order placed from Traverse City, Mich. placed through VisionWeb marked a collective 100 million online orders placed through the online ordering portal since its origin in 2001.

American Academy of Optometry Launches Online ‘Live Learning Center’

By Staff
Friday, May 16, 2014 12:21 AM ORLANDO, Fla.—The American Academy of Optometry (AAO) has announced the launch of a Live Learning Center, the organization’s online resource connecting optometrists and vision scientists with educational session recordings from AAO annual meetings.

CEing is Believing 2014 Virtual Conference and Exhibition Early Registration Now Open

By Staff
Monday, May 12, 2014 12:27 AM ROCKVILLE, Md.—Early bird registration is now open for the second annual CEing is Believing, Optometry’s Virtual Continuing Education Conference and Exhibition (CEiB2014) organized by EyeCarePro.

Restoring Vision Expands Its Reach Through Fulbright Scholars

By Marge Axelrad
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 4:00 PM SAN RAFAEL, Calif.—A new pilot social innovation partnering RestoringVision and Fulbright alumni will mean that thousands of people living in developing countries will receive the gift of better sight through new reading glasses.

VSP/Google Glass to Add 100,000 Explorers

By John Sailer
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 1:30 PM Jim McGrann, VSP Vision Care president, described the company’s partnership with Google Glass on Fox News.

National Eye Institute Revamps May's ‘Healthy Vision Month’ With Shareable Content for Social Media

By Staff
Monday, April 28, 2014 12:33 AM BETHESDA, Md.—This May, the National Institute of Health’s (NIH) National Eye Institute (NEI) has announced a new component of its annual “Healthy Vision Month.”

National Institute of Health (NIH) Low Vision Infographic

By Andrew Karp
Thursday, April 24, 2014 3:30 PM "What is Low Vision?"

Opticians Association of America is Accepting Entries for its 2014 'The Great American Optician' Video Contest

By Staff
Monday, April 21, 2014 12:30 AM NEW YORK—The Opticians Association of America (OAA) has announced that the organization, in a partnership with Transitions Optical, will be hosting a video contest to help define opticianry.
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