Monday, June 30, 2014 12:30 AM
PHILADELPHIA—At the conclusion of this year’s Optometry’s Meeting,
during the last day of delegates meetings for the 117th Annual American
Optometric Association Congress, outgoing president Mitchell T. Munson,
OD, said that the organization would announce a new executive director
Friday, June 27, 2014 12:27 AM
PHILADELPHIA—The American Optometric Association’s
got underway on Wednesday June 25, 2014 with the Essilor-sponsored
opening general session, where awards were presented to leading
optometrists and to the inventor of the progressive addition lens.
Friday, June 27, 2014 12:21 AM
KINGWOOD, Texas—Optometric alliance
has named seven leading optometrists to sit on a newly formed Vision
Source Administrator Advisory Board, according to a statement from the
Friday, June 27, 2014 12:10 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—After initial reports in VMail
National Sunglasses Day
recognized by The Vision Council and optical industry as taking place
today, June 27, 2014, on Wednesday, June 25, Congressman Michael C.
Burgess, M.D. (R-TX 26th District) issued a statement to the House of
Representatives officially entering National Sunglasses Day into the
Friday, June 13, 2014 12:21 AM
CHICAGO—Members of the Optometric Society (TOS) recently held their
first election and elected board members to a three-year term.
Friday, June 13, 2014 12:18 AM
has announced Agnes Wong, MD, PhD, FRCSC the recipient of its 11th Annual Joanne Angle Investigator Award.
Monday, June 09, 2014 12:24 AM
HOLLYWOOD, Fla.—Donald S. Teig, OD, FAAO, has formed The “A” Team – High
Performance Vision Associates to offer specialized services for
athletes, law enforcement professionals, aviation personnel and people
with hobbies and careers that require visual skills that go above and
beyond the norm.
Monday, June 09, 2014 12:21 AM
ROCKVILLE, Md.—The new board members of the
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
(ARVO) began their new term after last month’s annual meeting, held May
4-8 in Orlando. William F. Mieler, MD, FARVO, professor of
ophthalmology at the University of Illinois at Chicago, has succeeded
Justine Smith, FRANZCO, PhD, FARVO, of Flinders University in Adelaide,
Friday, June 06, 2014 12:30 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Industry veteran Ed Greene, CEO of
The Vision Council
, has announced that he will retire in late 2014 after nearly 8 years at the helm of the organization.
Monday, June 02, 2014 12:27 AM
has declared June “Cataract Awareness Month” in an effort to educate the public on cataract.
Monday, June 02, 2014 12:24 AM
American Optometric Foundation
(AOF) has named the 2014 Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc., Award of Excellence in Contact Lens Patient Care winners.