Monday, March 30, 2015 12:24 AM
is partnering with the CDC
to educate the public on the negative effects of smoking on vision.
Monday, March 30, 2015 12:21 AM
LA JOLLA, Calif.—The Optometric Society
has released the “Eye Before See” brochure to help promote the organization’s public awareness campaign emphasizing the importance of having a comprehensive eye exam instead of just a refraction.
Monday, March 30, 2015 12:18 AM
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—The topic of Sjogrens Syndrome will be the focus of April 1 edition of the “Power Hour.”
Saturday, March 21, 2015 12:24 AM
NEW YORK—In the State of the Optical Industry Address yesterday at Vision Expo, three industry executives spoke of the changes needed within the eyewear and eyecare market to adapt to the rapidly changing landscape and help strengthen optical’s position for the future.
Saturday, March 21, 2015 12:18 AM
Vision Impact Institute
with the support of
, renewed its commitment to advocate for more research on the socio-economic impact of poor vision.
Friday, March 20, 2015 12:18 AM
announced the addition of three new members to its Diversity Advisory Board bringing the total membership to 11. The addition is meant to guide and strengthen the board’s ongoing efforts through the Transitions Connections initiative which seeks to provide insight into how to effectively reach at-risk minority populations who might not be receiving the care that they need, according to an announcement from Transitions.
Friday, March 20, 2015 12:15 AM
NEW YORK—The next “Power Hour” will broadcast from the Vision Expo East conference here this week. It will be live with two episodes streaming from the exhibit hall floor inside the Essilor Booth LP7235 on Friday, March 20 and Saturday, March 21 from 2 to 3 p.m.
Friday, March 13, 2015 12:27 AM
SAN FRANCISCO and FORT WORTH, Texas—The
Glaucoma Research Foundation
(GRF) awarded $1.6 million in grants to support glaucoma research and
acknowledged eyecare professionals and continued to offer educational resources and support for patients during this year’s World Glaucoma Week, which ran from March 8 through March 14.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 12:30 AM
Think About Your Eyes
(TAYE) has partnered with seven new state associations, bringing the total number of associations to eight, according to an announcement from the organization.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 12:21 AM
HOUSTON—Many astronauts experience eye problems related to space travel. That’s why the
National Space Biomedical Research Institute
(NSBRI) Industry Forum launched the ‘Vision for Mars’ Challenge to identify and advance critical medical technologies for ocular health.
Friday, March 06, 2015 12:24 AM
International Vision Expo East
’s 2015 education curriculum will feature numerous sought-after keynote speakers, two innovative new education formats, and three new education tracks, for a forward-thinking educational experience.
Wednesday, March 04, 2015 12:27 AM
American Optometric Association
(AOA) revealed its latest campaign for Save Your Vision Month, which is dedicated to promoting the importance of regular, comprehensive eye exams by an optometrist in the month of March.
Wednesday, March 04, 2015 12:24 AM
National Black Church Initiative
(NBCI) have announced their collaboration called “Community InSight” program, which strives to improve the vision and eye health of the coalition’s 15.7 million African American churchgoers.
Monday, March 02, 2015 12:18 AM
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.—
VSP Vision Care
has launched a new #EyeGiveBack donation program providing free eye exams and glasses to children in need for those individuals who purchase a VSP Direct individual vision insurance plan by June 30.