Wednesday, December 11, 2013 12:18 AM
CHICAGO—With the holiday shopping season in full swing,
Prevent Blindness America
is reminding the public to consider eye health and safety when
purchasing gifts for children by designating December “Safe Toys and
Monday, December 09, 2013 12:21 AM
NEW YORK—The Review of Optometric Business (ROB) will be presenting a
two-part proficiency webinar and workshop series on how to profit with
vision care plans on Dec. 12, 2013 and Dec. 19, 2013.
Monday, December 09, 2013 12:18 AM
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—Jim McGrann, president of VSP Vision Care, will
be the featured guest on the Dec. 11, 9:00 p.m E.T. session of the
"Power Hour," the weekly online radio talk show hosted by Gary Gerber,
OD, founder of
The Power Practice
Friday, December 06, 2013 12:18 AM
CHICAGO and E.PEORIA, Ill.—In the aftermath of several tornados that
devastated Illinois communities last month, optical associations and
industry members of the affected areas continue recovery efforts.
Thursday, December 05, 2013 3:15 PM
Kalie McCartin, a first-year OD student (and president of the Class of 2017) at
Pennsylvania College of Optometry, turned her passion for music and
lyric writing into clever parody of Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” pop
sensation in this special video, which finds a new way to talk about the
important work optometrists do.
Wednesday, December 04, 2013 12:30 AM
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. and LINTHICUM, Md.—The merger of managed vision care leaders,
, has received final approval.
Tuesday, December 03, 2013 9:00 AM
Independent optometrists explain how they are reacting to the changes and challenges being presented by third party payers.
Monday, December 02, 2013 9:00 AM
Some ACA initiatives of the Affordable Care Act clearly point toward an increase in the number of patients seeking eyecare.
Monday, December 02, 2013 12:24 AM
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The National Association of Vision Care Plans is urging
its member plans to promote vision benefits to employers and consumers.
With support from
National Association of Vision Care Plans
(NAVCP) released a position paper summarizing the results of
presentations and discussions among NAVCP medical directors that focused
on strategies to increase interest in the vision benefit in a changing
health care environment.
Monday, December 02, 2013 12:21 AM
NEW YORK—The Optometric Center of New York (OCNY), the philanthropic arm of the
SUNY College of Optometry
, has received a series of recent grants that have helped to establish a unique partnership between the College and the
in New York City that provides high-quality vision care for a segment of the city’s underserved population.
Monday, December 02, 2013 12:18 AM
Southern College of Optometry
(SCO) has opened a full-service vision clinic at the University of Memphis (U of M).
Monday, December 02, 2013 12:15 AM
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—In a session of "Power Hour," which will air this
week on Tuesday, Dec. 3, the topic of corneal reshaping will be explored
with featured guest, Nick Despotidis, OD. "
Friday, November 22, 2013 12:24 AM
HOUSTON—Texas-based optometric alliance,
announced earlier this week that it has entered into two new relationships with health care delivery networks in Texas.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 12:21 AM
New Eyes for the Needy
announced that it is partnering with
The EyeRock Band
for an evening of rock and roll music to raise funds for the organization’s programs.
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 3:00 PM
This video shows how a group of researchers based in London are using
a smartphone based system they developed, to conduct comprehensive eye
examinations in remote settings in countries such as Kenya.