Sjogrens Syndrome Is Topic on April 1 ‘Power Hour’

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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.”

February 2015 Optical Business Barometer Rating Shows Slight Decrease From January 2015

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Friday, March 27, 2015 12:30 AM NEW YORK—The latest Optical Business Barometer (OBB) report from Jobson Optical Research shows that the overall optical business rating for February 2015 decreased slightly to 3.81 from a January 2015 rating of 3.88.

State of the Optical Industry Address Urges Eyecare Industry to Adapt for the Future

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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.

Transitions Optical Adds Three New Members to its Diversity Advisory Board

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Friday, March 20, 2015 12:18 AM NEW YORK— Transitions Optical 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.

Power Hour to Broadcast Live From Vision Expo East

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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.

Execution in Business, Inc. Expands Affiliated Partner Network Services

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Wednesday, March 18, 2015 12:18 AM MACHIASPORT, Maine—Execution in Business, Inc., a health care business consulting and marketing company, has expanded its affiliated partner network and launched a new website to help private practices run more efficient, effective and financially disciplined businesses.

EyeRock Goes Beyond Traditional Volunteering

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Monday, March 16, 2015 12:00 AM NEW YORK—When you think about volunteering for an organization that provides free prescription eyeglasses to the needy, you don’t think of scheduling practice sessions, making up set lists of classic rock ’n’ roll songs and renting drums and guitar amps.

NYC Provides the Right Backdrop for Fashion and Business at Expo

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Monday, March 16, 2015 12:00 AM It’s hard to explain the excitement and anticipation of coming to New York City, the mecca for fashion, design and business each spring for Vision Expo East.

Optical Women’s Association Selects 2015 Honorees

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Monday, March 16, 2015 12:00 AM DALLAS—The Optical Women’s Association (OWA) has selected Maureen Cavanagh, president of the Vision Impact Institute, supported by Essilor, as its 2015 Pleiades award recipient, and Amy Spiezio, executive editor of Eyecare Business as its 2015 Pyxis award recipient.

Prevent Blindness Names Greene as Person of Vision Award Recipient

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Monday, March 16, 2015 12:00 AM CHICAGO—Prevent Blindness will honor Ed Greene, retired CEO of The Vision Council, as the recipient of the 2015 Prevent Blindness Person of Vision Award.

SUNY Optometry to Honor ABB Optical Group’s Alvarez

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Monday, March 16, 2015 12:00 AM NEW YORK— The Optometric Center of New York (OCNY), the foundation of the SUNY College of Optometry, will hold its 12th annual “Eyes on New York” gala at one of the city’s most iconic landmarks, The Plaza, on Friday, March 20, 2015.

ROB Presents 'Closing the Gap Between Cost and Care'

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Friday, March 13, 2015 12:15 AM NEW YORK—“Closing the Gap Between Cost and Care” is the theme for a lunch’n’learn event to be held at Vision Expo East on March 20 from 12 to 1:30 pm. The event will be hosted by Review of Optometric Business’ professional editor Mark Wright, OD, FCOVD.

The American Optometric Association Names its Optometric Registry ‘MORE’

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Wednesday, March 11, 2015 12:27 AM ST. LOUIS—The American Optometric Association has announced the name that it has selected for its optometric registry—MORE (Measures and Outcomes Registry for Eyecare).

Changes Strengthen Vision Expo East CE Curriculum

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Friday, March 06, 2015 12:24 AM NORWALK, Conn.— 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.

Each State’s Scope of Practice Laws in One Infographic

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Monday, March 02, 2015 12:00 AM To help make sense of the varied and sometimes confusing scope of practice laws throughout the country, NewGradOptometry.com’s Quy Nguyen, OD, and founder Matt Geller, OD, have developed an infographic clearly stating what each state allows.
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