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 12:24 AM
National Eye Health Education Program
(NEHEP) of the National Eye Institute (NEI) will be hosting a national webinar on Sept. 10, "Educating Older Americans About Their Aging Eyes."
Monday, September 01, 2014 12:11 AM
As experts in the optical field, ECPs often think they know it all when it comes to patient care.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 4:30 PM
What do eye problems look like? The "three O's" know, but your patients are likely not as savvy when it comes to detecting the subtle but tell-tale signs of certain eye conditions that may be affecting their sight or that of their loved ones.
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.
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.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 12:24 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va. –
Eschenbach Optik of America, Inc.
, an international manufacturer and distributor of high-quality low vision aids and electronic magnification devices, is the latest industry partner to support
Think About Your Eyes
(TAYE), a public eye health initiative sponsored by a nonprofit organization under
The Vision Council
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 12:30 AM
PINELLAS PARK, Fla.—To improve eye health awareness and encourage regular eyecare among ethnic populations at greater risk for health problems that can lead to serious vision impairment,
hosted a roundtable discussion exploring a greater need for eyecare professionals to collaborate with other key influencers.
Monday, July 21, 2014 2:30 PM
LEWISVILLE, Texas—Spectacle lens maker
Hoya Vision Care
, which signed a multi-year contract with eye diagnostics company
last week, will be piloting a program in the U.S. with a select group of optometric practices, which will offer eyecare professionals EasyScan.
Thursday, July 17, 2014 3:30 PM
Enter stressed, suburban Mom. Today she will take her daughter on her first driving lesson. Yikes!
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 12:25 AM
UITHOORN, The Netherlands—Spectacle lens maker
Hoya Vision Care
has signed a multi-year contract with eye diagnostics company
opticians EasyScan, a fundus camera that can perform a three-minute
eyecare test that provides medical-grade images of the retina without
the need of pupil dilation.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 7:35 AM
, the eyecare division of
, has entered into an agreement with a division of
to license its "smart lens" technology for all ocular medical
Friday, July 11, 2014 12:24 AM
, a provider of frames and accessory products, is the latest industry partner to join the
Think About Your Eyes
national public outreach campaign.
Friday, July 04, 2014 12:18 AM
NEW YORK—As the July 4th holiday commences, optical organizations are
urging the public to be aware of the threat of fireworks to eye safety
and the potential for eye injury and blindness that fireworks may cause.
Thursday, July 03, 2014 1:30 PM
We know the July 4th weekend is famous for fireworks and fun, but many
optical organizations and public safety advocates are issuing warnings
about the dangers of the festivity that have proven to wreak havoc
throughout the Independence Day season.