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.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 12:27 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—In anticipation of National Sunglasses day on June 27,
The Vision Council
is encouraging organizations and individuals from across the optical
industry to join in the celebration by wearing UV protective eyewear and
encouraging others to do the same.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 12:01 AM
Advanced technologies are improving the accuracy, efficiency and speed of the eye exam and refraction process. But potential game changers—such as virtual refraction, low cost, smartphone-based systems and online refractive eye exams—are starting to fundamentally redefine “refraction.” Find out why refraction is no longer just a matter of “better or worse” in this Special Feature.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 12:08 AM
A new class of low cost, portable refraction devices that run on
specialized apps and software is adding a new dimension to the field of
vision testing. Here’s a look at some of the latest products in this emerging category.
Monday, June 23, 2014 12:30 AM
held its 9th annual “Eyes on Capitol Hill” event here on June 19,
bringing concerned citizens to meet with U.S. congressional and senate
members and their staff to discuss vision care issues and share personal
stories about the value of eye health care and the need for public
health services in the vision care field.
Monday, June 16, 2014 12:18 AM
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—Executives of the recently formed
association, geared to the interests of corporate affiliated ODs, will
be the guests on the June 18 edition of the “Power Hour,” the weekly
radio broadcast hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of
The Power Practice
Monday, June 16, 2014 12:10 AM
Unlike companies that have concentrated on modernizing the phoropter,
DigitalVision Systems (DVS) has developed a refraction system that does
away with the device entirely.
Monday, June 16, 2014 12:09 AM
Ever since online eyeglass sales began, optical industry observers have wondered when online refraction would follow.