Executive Suite

By Staff
Monday, December 15, 2014 12:09 AM

Rising Stars

By Staff
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Mentors

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Monday, December 15, 2014 12:07 AM X

Innovators

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Monday, December 15, 2014 12:06 AM X

Methodology

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Monday, December 15, 2014 12:05 AM X

Twelve Years of Honors

By Staff
Monday, December 15, 2014 12:04 AM X

Previous Years' Influential Women Reports

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Monday, December 15, 2014 12:03 AM X

#WONDERWOMEN

By Staff
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.

A Digital Media-Fueled Collective of Ideas For and By Opticians

By Marge Axelrad
Thursday, November 20, 2014 12:00 AM HASTINGS, Minn.—Conceived “to create a new voice for practicing opticians,” DailyOptician.com, a new digital media-driven website and innovative blog concept, is growing to engage opticians.

Dynamically Digital Dispensing

By Barry Santini
Monday, November 17, 2014 12:03 AM Some tools seem to last. Take a PD ruler. In any single dispensing day, most of us use the PD ruler as if our professional careers depended on it. We look at our PD rulers as old friends: They’re comfortable, familiar and dependable. But old friends are...well...old, and can rarely offer all of the latest benefits contained in the most up to date technologies.

Dynamically Digital Finishing

By Barry Santini
Monday, November 17, 2014 12:01 AM Where’s the pattern for this frame?” Even opticians with just a few years experience in a finishing lab will remember this question all too well. Those were the days when lens finishing was a simple affair, with glass lenses still comprising a fair percentage of the lab’s weekly orders.

Great American Optician Video Contest Celebrity Judges Named Honorary Lifetime Members of the Opticians Association of America

By Staff
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:21 AM LAKELAND, Tenn.—The celebrity judges of the Opticians Association of America’s (OAA) Great American Optician Video Contest have been named honorary lifetime members of the national opticianry organization.

Opticians Association of America Announces Winners in the Great American Optician Video Contest

By Staff
Friday, September 26, 2014 12:21 AM LAS VEGAS—American Idol’s Randy Jackson announced the winners of the Opticians Association of America’s (OAA) Great American Optician Video Contest at the Zyloware booth during Vision Expo West at the Sands Expo & Convention Center here last week on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014.

Leaders of U.S. Opticianry Groups Discuss Aligning to Advance the Profession

By Staff
Friday, September 19, 2014 12:30 AM NASHVILLE, Tenn.—A group of 27 opticianry leaders representing 11 different organizations gathered here for a recent Opticians Collaboration Summit to discuss how to advance the profession of opticianry.

VisionWeb Announces Annual Royalty Payment to the Opticians Association of America

By Staff
Friday, July 18, 2014 12:24 AM AUSTIN, Tex.— VisionWeb announced that the Opticians Association of America (OAA) and affiliated State Associations will receive a royalty payment of $7,075.34 earned for eyecare product orders placed by their members on VisionWeb over the last 12 months.
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