Monday, September 01, 2014 12:33 AM
NEW YORK—Health organizations throughout the U.S. are recognizing September as “Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month” and “Sports Eye Injury Prevention Awareness Month.”
Monday, September 01, 2014 12:01 AM
At Vision Monday, we see how vast and manifold the optical industry is every single day, but outside of a trade show, like this month’s Vision Expo West in Las Vegas, the rest of the industry is rarely afforded the same privilege.
Monday, August 18, 2014 12:27 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Vision Council held a briefing on Capitol Hill last week about the impact of UV exposure on vision health. The presentation on “Sunglasses, UV Protection and What You Need to Know to Protect Your Vision” covered both long-term and short-term concerns related to exposure to ultraviolet radiation.
Wednesday, August 06, 2014 12:21 AM
DALLAS—The Optical Women’s Association’s Connection Series: Connecting Members to Leadership Ideas (formerly the P.O.W.W. event) will present “Seeing (Blind) Spots? Men and Women Working Together,” at Vision Expo West on Thursday Sept. 18 from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, August 06, 2014 12:15 AM
NASHVILLE—To support and encourage new optometry students,
, The Association of Corporate-Affiliated Optometrists, has created the
Energeyes Optometric Student Program
to provide the next generation of optometrists with “the information they need to understand the full scope of their career options upon graduation,” according to a statement from the organization.
Monday, August 04, 2014 12:30 AM
AURORA, Ohio, St. LOUIS and CHICAGO—Several states and optical organizations throughout the country are recognizing August as Children’s Vision and Learning Month, a designation intended to focus the public’s attention on the connection between children’s eye health and their learning abilities as well as persuade parents to schedule comprehensive eye exams for their children during the back-to-school season.