Jobson Issues 2015 Edition of Blue Book of Optometrists

By Staff
Monday, February 16, 2015 12:18 AM NEW YORK—The 2015 Edition of the Blue Book of Optometrists, a comprehensive directory listing of close to 21,000 optometrists, is now available from Jobson Medical Information LLC.

American Optometric Association Releases Evidence-Based Clinical Guideline for Peer and Public Review

By Staff
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 12:27 AM ST. LOUIS—The American Optometric Association (AOA) has released the evidence-based clinical practice guideline, “Comprehensive Adult Eye and Vision Examination,” for a 30-day online peer and public review.

‘Practices of Distinction’ Rolls Out 2015 Tour

By Staff
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 12:25 AM

Brooks Brothers’ President on Feb. 11 ‘Power Hour’

By Staff
Monday, February 09, 2015 12:18 AM
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—Andrea Dorigo, president of Brooks Brothers and former president of Luxottica Wholesale NA, will discuss branding and consumer trends on the Feb. 11 edition of the “Power Hour.”

The Power Practice and Glimpse to Launch Inzuzo Analytical Software

By Staff
Friday, February 06, 2015 12:15 AM FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—The Power Practice has formed a strategic alliance with Glimpse and the two companies will launch Inzuzo, an analytical software exclusively available to Power Practice clients.

Think About Your Eyes Public Awareness Campaign Launches Nationwide

By Staff
Wednesday, February 04, 2015 12:24 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.— Think About Your Eyes (TAYE) has launched its 2015 television, radio and digital advertising campaign to educate consumers on the benefits of vision health, highlighting the impressive growth and momentum of the industry initiative presented by The Vision Council and the American Optometric Association.

Presbia Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering

By Staff
Monday, February 02, 2015 12:23 AM IRVINE, Calif.— Presbia PLC, an ophthalmic device company that has developed and is currently marketing the Presbia Flexivue Microlens, a proprietary optical lens implant for treating presbyopia, announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 4,166,667 ordinary shares at a public offering price of $10.00 per share, before underwriting discounts. All of the ordinary shares are being offered by Presbia.

The Impact of Prism Is Topic of Feb. 4 'Power Hour'

By Staff
Monday, February 02, 2015 12:18 AM FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—Some doctors are finding that patients can be helped by prescriptions of eyeglass lenses with prism.

Novartis Reports Sales Growth for FY 2014, Despite Sales Decline for Q4 2014

By Staff
Friday, January 30, 2015 12:23 AM BASEL, Switzerland— Novartis (NVS:NYSE) managed to deliver a growth in sales for fiscal year 2014, despite a sales decline in the fourth quarter of the year.

ASCO’s Executive Director, Marty Wall, to Retire After Nearly 25 Years

By Staff
Friday, January 30, 2015 12:18 AM ROCKVILLE, Md.—The Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry’s (ASCO) long-term executive director, Marty Wall, MPA, CAE, is retiring.

The Latest in Meaningful Use Is the Topic on Jan. 28 ‘Power Hour’

By Staff
Monday, January 26, 2015 12:18 AM FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—The latest issues impacting Meaningful Use and some of the newest regulations for vision care practices will be the topic of the Jan. 28 edition of the “Power Hour.”

International Vision Expo East 2015 Enhances Medical Education Offerings

By Staff
Monday, January 19, 2015 12:30 AM NORWALK, Conn.— In order to keep current with today’s ever-changing health care environment, International Vision Expo & Conference East is enhancing the scope of its educational offerings to meet new health care demands.

Generic Drugs Are the Topic on Jan. 21 ‘Power Hour’

By Staff
Monday, January 19, 2015 12:21 AM FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—The pros and cons of generic drugs are the topic of the Jan. 21 edition of the “Power Hour.”

Building Blocks to Succession: Passing on the Leadership Reins of Your Practice

By Michael Gorman
Monday, January 19, 2015 12:00 AM Dictators have no succession plans—they know that someday their people will rise up and replace them with another dictator.

Study Shows Effectiveness of i-Lid Cleanser

By Andrew Karp
Monday, January 19, 2015 12:00 AM SAN RAFAEL, Calif.—The Eye Institute, based here, recently announced that an informal nationwide survey of eye doctors and patients shows success with the use of a recently launched product, i-Lid Cleanser from NovaBay Pharmaceuticals, to treat evaporaive dry eye syndrome associated with blepharitis and meibomian gland dysfunction.