Friday, April 25, 2014 12:30 AM
NORWALK, Conn.—The 2014 Optometric Business Conference hosted by
drew independent eyecare professionals and their staff from across the country to Atlanta for four days of education.
Friday, April 25, 2014 12:27 AM
New York City’s United Federation of Teachers (UFT) and
, a global
vision care nonprofit, kicked off Project NYSee this week, a new
partnership providing New York City public school students with
sustainable access to the quality vision care and eyeglasses.
Friday, April 25, 2014 12:21 AM
College of Optometrists in Vision Development
(COVD), in partnership with the
Beta Sigma Kappa
International Optometric Honor Society, has begun offering BSK-COVD
Research Grants up to $2,000 annually to optometric-related faculty and
optometry residents at an accredited school or college to provide
support for research in binocular vision and/or visual performance
Friday, April 25, 2014 12:18 AM
, a public health program managed by Optometry Cares—The AOA Foundation, has accepted medical retinal imaging company,
, into its program.
Friday, April 25, 2014 12:15 AM
NEW YORK—Earlier this month, the
New England College of Optometry
(NECO) held a fun-filled fundraiser at the Langham hotel to benefit Massachusetts citizens in need of eyecare and to honor
charitable organization that delivers vision care around the world. At
the event, NECO president Clifford Scott, OD awarded OneSight executive
director, Jason Singh, OD with the College’s Presidential Medal.
Afterward, 200 attendees enjoyed an evening of entertainment hosted by
Ron Della Chiesa, Boston radio personality and voice of the Boston
Symphony Orchestra. Peek into
Profiles in Vision 2014
in the latest installment of Scene + Heard.
Speaking of helping the world see better,
launched their first international integrated marketing campaign – “Like
You’ve Never Seen.” The campaign, including consumer print ads and
television commercials, places the focus on the brand’s reputation for
the enhanced color, clarity and detail that can be seen through Maui Jim
lenses, the company said. Check out the brand’s first
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 12:33 AM
(NYSE: AGN) confirmed yesterday that it has received an unsolicited proposal from
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International
(NYSE/TSX: VRX) to acquire all of Allergan’s outstanding shares for a
combination of 0.83 of Valeant common shares and $48.30 in cash per
share of Allergan’s common stock.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 12:27 AM
NEW YORK—Services will be held today for Thomas R. Maskery, Jr., 52, who passed away on April 18, after a long illness.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 12:24 AM
, along with
Perry Ellis International
have announced the renewal of their Original Penguin eyewear license.
The renewal will span five years and includes optical eyewear, optical
sunwear and retail sunwear.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 12:21 AM
(Nasdaq:TEAR) announced the appointment of Paul Smith to its senior
management team in the newly created position of vice president,
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 12:18 AM
Essilor of America
is launching a national advertising campaign to introduce consumers to
the benefits of progressive lenses and the technology behind
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 12:15 AM
MADISON, Wis.—The Great Glasses Play Day, a volunteer event intended to
celebrate and unite children who are glasses-wearers or are otherwise
visually impaired, is calling on ECPs and the public to join in
commemorating the third annual initiative Saturday, May 3 through
Sunday, May 4, 2014.
Monday, April 21, 2014 12:27 AM
Optometry Giving Sight
welcomed members to its newly established “Circle of Sight” at a special function sponsored by
Hoya Vision Care
at the Vision Source Exchange meeting in Boston on April 11, 2014.