Wednesday, October 5, 2022 12:21 AM
PINELLAS PARK, Fla.—Transitions Optical will host “A Day of Education” on Wednesday, November 2. The online event will include various sessions between 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. EST.
Monday, July 25, 2022 12:24 AM
ALEXANDRIA Va.—The Vision Council today announces that the Opening Your Eyes: The Vision Council Scholarship Fund
is expanding to seven additional institutions within the National Federation of Opticianry Schools (NFOS), including: Daytona State College (Fla.), Erie Community College (N.Y.), Miami Dade College (Fla.), Middlesex Community College (Conn.), Raritan Valley Community College (N.J.), Reynolds Community College (Va.), and Wiregrass Georgia Technical College (Ga.). The additional schools mark an expansion from the scholarship’s launch schools—Georgia Piedmont Technical College, New York City Technical College, and Middlesex Community College—and the two partners that were added in May 2022, Durham Technical Community College (Durham, N.C.) and Hillsborough Community College (Fla.).
Friday, July 22, 2022 12:18 AM
VANCOUVER—Specsavers said this week that it has set out to build the largest network of opticians in Canada, which the U.K.-founded company said is part of its plan “to ensure clinical excellence,” according to the company’s announcement.
Thursday, June 23, 2022 12:21 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—Registration opens today for Vision Expo West
, taking place Sept. 14-17, 2022 in Las Vegas at the Venetian Expo & Convention Center.
Wednesday, June 22, 2022 1:30 AM
Along with receding hairlines, crow’s feet and sagging skin, presbyopia is one of the least welcome physical changes we experience as we age. The gradual loss of our eyes’ ability to focus on nearby objects, a result of the stiffening of the crystalline lens, is an inevitable condition for most of us who are middle aged and older. In fact, you could even add presbyopia to the familiar litany of death and taxes. And it only gets worse with time.
Wednesday, June 22, 2022 1:29 AM
The first drop for presbyopia, Vuity (pilocarpine hydrochloride, Allergan), has recently gained FDA approval and has received much attention. It provides a pharmaceutical option beyond spectacles, contact lenses and surgery. The new drug is now readily available and easy to administer with fast onset and sufficient duration for most (about six hours). Even though this product has only been used for just a few months, reports have been positive.
Friday, June 17, 2022 12:15 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Vision Council
, co-organizers of Vision Expo, today announced that reservations are now being accepted at Vision Expo West’s partner hotels for Vision Expo West
, taking place Sept. 14-17, 2022 in Las Vegas at the Venetian Expo & Convention Center. Exhibitors and attendees can take advantage of special rates at Vision Expo’s partner hotels. A list of participating hotels and instructions on how to book can be found here
. Room block requests for 10 or more rooms can also be made here
. All the partner hotels are conveniently located near the convention center.
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 12:18 AM
, the digital ophthalmic lens design company, is sponsoring a contest to discover and support “Optical’s Next Top Speaker.”
Friday, June 3, 2022 12:15 AM
NEW YORK—Vision Monday
will once again be highlighting The Most Influential Women in Optical in our July/August issue, marking the 20th anniversary of our signature Special Report saluting women in the eyewear/eyecare industry. We are currently seeking nominations via an electronic survey form
. The deadline for submitting nominations is June 6.
Thursday, June 2, 2022 12:15 AM
NEW YORK—Vision Monday
will once again be highlighting The Most Influential Women in Optical in our July/August issue, marking the 20th anniversary of our signature Special Report saluting women in the eyewear/eyecare industry.