Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:27 AM
LAKELAND, Tenn.—The Opticians Association of America
(OAA) has been working to help its members better communicate to the public and help them better define “What does an optician do?” in the minds of consumers. T
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:24 AM
CHICAGO—The 8th Annual Prevent Blindness Swing Fore Sight Golf Tournament, held in conjunction with Vision Expo West, will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015, at the Spanish Trail Country Club, Las Vegas, Nev.
Monday, May 25, 2015 12:24 AM
announced it has made its first placement in the newly established VOSH Corps
program. Justin Manning, OD, has been selected to serve one or more years in Nicaragua on the faculty of the optometry school at UNAN-Managua, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Nicaragua.
Monday, May 25, 2015 12:18 AM
NEW YORK— The Wall Street Journal focused on VSP Global’s new health-tracking eyeglasses for the “exploding market in the wearables space” in a video interview
with VSP’s Jim McGrann earlier this week on Tues., May 19, 2015.
Friday, May 22, 2015 12:21 AM
COLUMBUS, Ohio—In its new role as an incubator of eyewear and eyecare technology, VSP Global
has gifted $500,000 to The Ohio State University College of Optometry, creating the “VSP Global Technology and Innovation Endowed Fund.”
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 12:27 AM
MINNEAPOLIS—Security Life Insurance Company of America
has added four more states to the 36 in which the ancillary benefits provider launched
its stand-alone vision insurance offerings in March 2015. The company’s PrimeStar Individual Vision Insurance is now available in Arizona, Kansas, Ohio and New Jersey.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 12:24 AM
MINNETONKA, Minn.—A new UnitedHealthcare
study shows that 57 percent of patients with chronic conditions who receive a comprehensive eye exam became re-engaged with a primary care physician or specialist in managing their ongoing illness. In addition, the study also showed that employers that adopt integrated eye health and medical benefits, along with health and wellness programs, may improve employee well-being and reduce medical costs.
Monday, May 18, 2015 12:21 AM
KINGWOOD, Texas—Vision Source
announced it has entered into a vision service provider agreement with Minuteman Heath
, a non-profit health maintenance organization (HMO) based in Boston comprised of over 9,000 hospitals, physicians and specialists in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.
Monday, May 18, 2015 12:18 AM
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—Maureen Cavanagh, president of the Vision Impact Institute
will be the featured guest on the May 20 edition of the “Power Hour.” The weekly radio broadcast, at 9:00 pm. ET, is hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice
Monday, May 18, 2015 12:00 AM
AUSTIN, Texas—Bee Cave is an upscale section of Austin, a high-end community near the lake, with families, seniors and many folks involved with the thriving tech businesses based in this unique Texas city.
Friday, May 15, 2015 12:18 AM
HEALDSBURG, Calif.—OD Excellence
(ODX) and PFO Global
will debut the Pinnacle Program, a series of optometric workshops at the 5th annual International Vision Conference scheduled for Aug 27 to 29, 2015.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 12:15 AM
DALLAS—Essilor of America
announced the recipients of the 2015 Varilux Student Grant Awards, a competition among optometry students. This year, 16 students were awarded $1,000 each in grant money from Varilux, and from those winners, one national award was given.