Friday, June 26, 2015 12:14 AM
ALEXANDRIA Va.—In raising awareness for the harmful effects of UV exposure, dozens of companies, optical retailers and ECPs around the country are making an effort to promote the June 27 observance of National Sunglasses Day through various contests and interactive approaches.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 12:23 AM
NEW YORK—Smart Vision Labs
, the developer of a smartphone-based autorefractor, the SVOne, has closed a $6.1 million Series A funding round led by Techstars Ventures
Monday, June 22, 2015 12:13 AM
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—Jim McGrann, currently president of VSP Vision Care and soon-to-be CEO (Oct. 1) of VSP Global
, will be the featured guest on the June 24 edition of the “Power Hour.”
Monday, June 15, 2015 12:24 AM
EMERYVILLE, Calif.—NovaBay Pharmaceuticals
(NYSE MKT: NBY) last week received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its intelli-Case with hydrogen peroxide solutions.
Monday, June 15, 2015 12:18 AM
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—What patients and ECPs need to know about the effects of blue light is the topic of the June 17 edition of the “Power Hour,” the weekly radio broadcast hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice
Monday, June 08, 2015 12:30 AM
has declared June as Cataract Awareness Month to educate the public on the risk factors, symptoms and treatment options of cataract.
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.
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.
Monday, April 27, 2015 12:18 AM
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—Vision Source’s CEO, Jim Greenwood, and other execs from the group, will be the guests on the April 29 edition of the “Power Hour.”
Saturday, April 25, 2015 12:04 AM
Private health insurance exchanges are expected to grow substantially and dramatically change the way employers provide health care, including vision, to employees.
Friday, April 24, 2015 12:15 AM
FAIRFIELD, N.J.—Liberty Sport
and Prevent Blindness
honor 12 leading eyecare practices in the U.S. as “Sports Eye Injury Prevention Center of the Year” award winners.
Monday, April 20, 2015 12:29 AM
The Internet of Things (IoT) has often been referred to as the third wave of connectivity and with today’s technology constantly morphing into smaller, cheaper and more insidious devices, it begs the question, where is this web of smart, connected products and services taking us?
Monday, April 20, 2015 12:27 AM
There are almost twice as many people in the world who have smartphones than there are people who have corrected vision,” said Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO, chief clinical editor of Jobson’s Review of Optometry, to put things in perspective at the start of the VM Global Leadership Summit session on “How Smart Technologies are Reshaping the Patient Experience.”
Monday, April 20, 2015 12:20 AM
Vision Monday’s lenses and technology editor, Andrew Karp, introduced a dynamic Eye2 session that explored how wearable and implantable technologies are creating new ways of “seeing.” Drawing an analogy with media theorist Marshall McLuhan’s famous maxim, Karp said, “The deeper we get involved with wearable and implantable technology, the more the medium becomes the message, and the more we really become part of the Internet of Things.”