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Rising Stars

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Twelve Years of Honors

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Previous Years' Influential Women Reports

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Alphabetical List of Honorees 2003-2014

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Monday, December 15, 2014 12:01 AM NEW YORK—In keeping with the theme of this year’s Special Report, we think the group of honorees for 2014 are all “Wonder Women” in their own way, showing signs of strength and courage while always looking out for those in need. This year’s list of Influential Women is as varied as the optical industry itself, spanning the worlds of vision care, retailing, manufacturing, distribution, dispensing and designing.

Adlens Launches Adjustable Eyewear to Combat Digital Eye Strain

By Andrew Karp
Monday, December 15, 2014 12:00 AM OXFORD, U.K.—Adlens, based here, is releasing Adlens Interface, a new type of adjustable eyewear that helps relieve the effects of digital eyestrain.

Mitsui’s New Lens Material Cuts Short Wavelength Light

By Andrew Karp
Monday, December 15, 2014 12:00 AM TOKYO—Mitsui Chemicals is launching a new ophthalmic lens material that helps protect eyes from not only ultraviolet (10-400nm) light rays but also 400nm-420nm wavelength light.

ABB Optical Group Offers $25K Match for Donations to Optometry Cares—The AOA Foundation Through Dec. 31

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Wednesday, December 03, 2014 12:15 AM CORAL SPRINGS, Fla.—Optometry Cares—The AOA Foundation has announced that ABB Optical Group, in recognition of the company’s 25th anniversary, intends to match all donations up to $25,000 now through Dec. 31 to support the philanthropic and charitable organization in making an even larger impact in the quality of life for Americans seeking vision care.

What Eye Health Supplements Are Available?

By Marian Zboraj
Monday, December 01, 2014 12:04 AM The following are some examples of the high-quality eye nutraceuticals that are available for ECPs to provide for their patients.

Kids Eye-Healthy Cities, Per VSP’s 2014 Eye Health Index For Kids

By John Sailer
Monday, November 24, 2014 9:30 AM BOISE CITY, Idaho—The number one most eye-healthy city for kids in the U.S. is Boise City, Idaho, followed by Oklahoma City, Okla., and Evansville, Ind., according to VSP Vision Care based on the percentage of kids who received an eye exam in 2013 who are covered by VSP Vision Care in areas where VSP covers a minimum of 100,000 people.

The Latest in Clinical Treatments With Jim Thimons, OD on Nov. 26 ‘Power Hour’

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Monday, November 24, 2014 12:18 AM FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—The latest in clinical treatments, technologies and studies from the perspective of Jim Thimons, OD will be the topic on the Nov. 26 edition of “Power Hour.” The weekly radio show is broadcast at 9:00 p.m. ET, hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice.