Monday, April 21, 2014 12:21 AM
a nonprofit organization supporting research and providing public
education to help eradicate brain and eye diseases, announced yesterday
that it will be distributing more than $8.7 million in grants to 59
research projects in six countries, 19 states and the District of
Columbia to aid in the efforts to cure Alzheimer’s disease, macular
degeneration and glaucoma.
Friday, April 18, 2014 12:24 AM
ST. LOUIS—The American Optometric Association (AOA) has begun its search
for a new executive director following the departure of Barry Barresi,
OD, PhD, as
by VMail Dec. 11, 2013.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 12:21 AM
PHILADELPHIA—Early bird registration has opened for
, which will take place at the Pennsylvania Convention Center here, Wednesday, June 25, through Sunday, June 29.
Monday, April 14, 2014 12:21 AM
Optical Women’s Association
(OWA) has announced the appointment of Tiara Claxton to its board of directors. Claxton, western regional sales manager of luxury brands at
, will also serve as co-chair of the OWA’s program committee.
Friday, April 04, 2014 3:30 PM
A recent video produced by the Association of Schools and Colleges of
Optometry (ASCO) takes the question of “why” becoming a doctor of
optometry is worthwhile and answers it threefold: the career holder’s
ability to change lives, the field’s many outlets for occupational
growth and the continual advancement of technologies and clinical
innovations that come to life in the profession.
Monday, March 24, 2014 12:27 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—National public eye health awareness initiative
Think About Your Eyes
(TAYE) announced its affiliate partnership with International Vision Expo and Conference.
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 12:24 AM
has announced the election of Kate Renwick-Espinosa , chief marketing officer of
, to the Prevent Blindness Board of Directors, as voted at the organization’s winter board meeting here on March 8, 2014.
Friday, March 14, 2014 12:21 AM
SALT LAKE CITY—
, both now affiliated with Luxottica Group (NYSE:LUX) have launched a new partnership.
Friday, March 14, 2014 12:18 AM
ST. LOUIS—Optometry Cares—The AOA Foundation announced three winners of its 2014 scholarship program.
Monday, March 10, 2014 12:30 AM
has announced the third annual Focus on Eye Health
National Summit, to bring national attention to vision and
public health issues.
Monday, March 10, 2014 12:27 AM
NORWALK, Conn.—International Vision Expo & Conference has announced what it describes as a “re-imagined concept” for
Vision Expo East 2015
with the relocation of The Galleria and The Underground pavilions to
the Level 3 exhibition hall in the Jacob Javits Center in New York, one
which “will seamlessly bring together all fashion and luxury frames,
sunwear and accessories.“
Friday, March 07, 2014 12:21 AM
ST. LOUIS—To address false claims of eye exams being offered online to consumers, the
American Optometric Association
(AOA) has issued a statement to the public cautioning that “only an
in-person exam by a doctor of optometry or an ophthalmologist” can
provide a legitimate eye exam, and other, non-qualified parties offering
eye exams online are making false claims to administer eyecare.