Wednesday, October 01, 2014 12:33 AM
NEW YORK—Vision Monday
and 20/20 Magazine
are hosting the sixth annual
EyeVote Readers’ Choice Awards
to identify the optical industry’s favorite products and companies this year.
These two Jobson Medical Information publications are teaming up once again this Fall to get readers’ opinions by asking optical retailers’ and ECPs to identify their favorite products in nine distinct categories: optical frames, spectacle lenses, sunglasses, contact lenses, optical equipment and supplies, diagnostic equipment, practice management software, online ordering website and a new category for this year, best optical app. Selected companies will be chosen based on both brand and company choices supplied by readers.
It only takes a few minutes to cast your vote, which entitles you to a chance to win a $500 American Express gift card or one of two runner up prizes of $100 American Express gift cards. Voting for EyeVote is officially open and will take place through Oct. 29.
EyeVote is about you, our readers, and your choices on the top products in the optical industry today so vote
. This year’s survey promises to span a wide range of product brands and product groups. Look for the pop-up ads with survey links on
Wednesday, October 01, 2014 12:31 AM
The ideal brand for women who wish to emphasize their femininity and their personality by creating their very own, unmistakable style
Wednesday, October 01, 2014 12:30 AM
(Professional Eye Care Associates of America), the national doctor alliance group operating in 43 states for independent doctors, has formed a strategic partnership with
Optometric Professional Network
(OPN), a regional doctor alliance group based in Houston. The organizations stressed that this is a partnership and not a merger.
Wednesday, October 01, 2014 12:28 AM
7 new styles. Four colors. A series of retro-inspired and classic frames: the collection is reflective of the brand's rich history
Wednesday, October 01, 2014 12:27 AM
SACRAMENTO, Calif.—Last week, on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, California Governor Jerry Brown vetoed Assembly Bill No. 1877 (AB 1877) that would have required the
state health insurance exchange to link buyers to a separate website selling adult vision coverage.
Wednesday, October 01, 2014 12:21 AM
have extended their current licensing agreement, first signed 22 years ago, for an additional five years to now include the sub-brand “Performance,” effective until the end of 2019.
Wednesday, October 01, 2014 12:18 AM
PIKEVILLE, Ky.—The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued a press release last week about its Community Facilities program approving a $40 million loan to help the
University of Pikeville
construct a facility to house the Kentucky College of Optometry.
Wednesday, October 01, 2014 12:15 AM
LAS VEGAS—In a continuing series of live events, VM LIVE's two-hour "Digitizing the Store" hosted nearly 200 optical retailers, ECPs and other industry executives to help make sense of the latest technologies changing the patient experience.
Monday, September 29, 2014 4:00 PM
LAS VEGAS—Technology impacting the optical environment seems to be moving faster than we can keep up with it. Ultimately, though, it comes down to what it's always been about, improving the customer experience.
Monday, September 29, 2014 12:31 AM
Further increases in exports: +10.3% for a value of over 1,634 million
Monday, September 29, 2014 12:28 AM
The models by Italy's oldest eyewear brand take over the X-Factor stage
Monday, September 29, 2014 12:27 AM
CHICAGO—Eye and vision research non-profit organization
Fight for Sight
announced last week that Hannes Devos, PhD will be the recipient of the new “Fight for Sight-Prevent Blindness Public Health Award,” a one-time $20,000 grant for a year of full-time research on improving the public’s eye health and safety.
Monday, September 29, 2014 12:25 AM
The stylistic variety goes through multiple inspirations