No Glasses? No Problem, When Viewing This Display

By Andrew Karp
Thursday, August 28, 2014 10:30 AM Scientists at the University of California Berkeley are developing a vision-correcting display that would enable viewers to see it clearly without eyeglasses.

VisionWeb’s Ian Lane, OD, Is Guest on Aug. 20 ‘Power Hour’

By Staff
Monday, August 18, 2014 12:17 AM FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.— What is change management and how it affects you, featuring Ian Lane, OD, vice president of customer development and professional relations for VisionWeb, is the topic of the Aug. 20 edition of “The Power Hour,” the weekly radio broadcast hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice.

VSP Addresses Trends in Managed Vision Care

By John Sailer
Thursday, August 14, 2014 2:00 PM VSP Vision Care added more than six million new members in 2014, a record, according to this interview with Jeff Everson, VSP Vision Care’s chief sales officer, by the Institute for HealthCare Consumerism.

Jobson Optical Group and iMatrix Announce New Online Marketing Solutions for ECPs

By Staff
Monday, August 11, 2014 12:21 AM SORRENTO VALLEY, Calif.— iMatrix, an internet marketing solutions provider, and Jobson’s ECP Business Services Group have formed a partnership which will offer optometrists, ophthalmologists, opticians and their staffs a wide range of new internet marketing products and resources designed specifically for their practices.

Essilor’s John Carrier is Guest on August 6 ‘Power Hour’

By Staff
Monday, August 04, 2014 12:21 AM FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J. –John Carrier, president and CEO of Essilor of America, will be the featured guest on the Aug. 6, 2014 edition of “The Power Hour,” the weekly radio broadcast hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice.

PSA's for ECPs—And Parents

By Marge Axelrad
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 10:30 AM Trying to convey how comprehensive eye exams and vision therapy can help children learn and read?

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.
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