Overheard

By Andy Karp
Monday, July 20, 2015 12:00 AM “Blue light disrupts our circadian rhythm, leading to insomnia, depression, hypertension, diabetes, obesity and cancer,” Kazuo Tsubota, MD, New York Blue Light Symposium.

Overheard

By Andy Karp
Monday, September 15, 2014 12:08 AM "‘I admire Eric’s intelligence and managerial courage. He’s very strategic and pragmatic.’ Essilor of America CEO John Carrier on EOA’s new president, Eric Leonard.” akarp@jobson.com

Incorporating Technology Into Today’s Electronic Eyewear

By Andy Karp
Monday, April 15, 2013 12:07 AM Andrew Karp, VM’s group editor, lenses and technology, introduced the Eye2 session, which focused on new electronic vision technologies such as those covered in Eye2, VM’s monthly e-newsletter.

National Optronics Debuts ‘X Series’

By Andy Karp
Monday, July 16, 2012 12:00 AM GERMANTOWN, Wis.—National Optronics is introducing its “X Series” finishing line.

Lab Italee Implements Essilor’s Optifog Technology

By Andy Karp
Monday, June 18, 2012 12:00 AM DALLAS—Essilor of America has implemented its patented Optifog technology at Lab Italee in Los Angeles, California.

VSP Execs Detail PAL Reimbursements, In-Office Finishing Programs

By Andy Karp
Thursday, October 28, 2010 12:10 AM VSP announced the launch of two major initiatives, one concerning updated reimbursements for progressive lenses, the other a program promoting in-office lens finishing and stock lens sales.

VSP Execs Detail PAL Reimbursements, In-Office Finishing Programs In Exclusive Interview with VM

By Andy Karp
Wednesday, October 27, 2010 12:03 PM RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.—VSP announced the launch of two major initiatives, one concerning updated reimbursements for progressive lenses, the other a program promoting in-office lens finishing and stock lens sales.

Inside OLA 2009

By Andy Karp
Wednesday, December 09, 2009 4:00 PM The OLA drew its usual mix of lab owners, managers and vendors to its 2009 annual meeting, held Dec. 4 and 5 near Washington, D.C. A highlight was a dramatically revamped Awards of Excellence presentation, billed as “Fight Night 2009.”

Transitions Announces ‘Live Your Vision’ Contest Winners

By Andy Karp
Wednesday, November 25, 2009 12:00 PM PINELLAS PARK, Fla.—Transitions Optical has announced the grand-prize winners and finalists of the “Live Your Vision” photo contest.

Karp: We’ve Got Some Explaining to Do

By Andy Karp
Monday, January 19, 2009 5:30 AM Here’s a scenario most readers are probably familiar with. You walk into a party where you know the host, but most of the guests are unfamiliar. Sooner or later, you are asked, “What type of work do you do?”
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