Monday, August 18, 2014 12:10 AM
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.—The Power Practice, the practice management consulting group run by Gary Gerber, OD, held its national client meeting here earlier this year.
Monday, August 11, 2014 12:21 AM
SORRENTO VALLEY, Calif.—
, an internet marketing solutions provider, and Jobson’s ECP Business Services Group have formed a partnership which will offer optometrists, ophthalmologists, opticians and their staffs a wide range of new internet marketing products and resources designed specifically for their practices.
Wednesday, August 06, 2014 12:15 AM
NASHVILLE—To support and encourage new optometry students,
, The Association of Corporate-Affiliated Optometrists, has created the
Energeyes Optometric Student Program
to provide the next generation of optometrists with “the information they need to understand the full scope of their career options upon graduation,” according to a statement from the organization.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 1:15 PM
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate’s Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee is holding a hearing this afternoon here on pricing and competition in the contact lens industry. The title of the hearing session, posted on the U.S. Senate’s Judiciary Committee’s website, is “Pricing Policies and Competition in the Contact Lens Industry: Is What You See What You Get?”
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 12:30 PM
WASHINGTON, D.C. and ST. Louis, Mo.—The board of trustees of the
American Optometric Association
(AOA) has named Jon Hymes as executive director, according to David A. Cockrell, OD, AOA president and member of the special committee that led a nationwide executive search.
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.
Monday, July 21, 2014 12:27 AM
YORKTOWN, Va. -
Naval Ophthalmic Support and Training Activity (NOSTRA)
the Department of Defense’s largest and leading optical fabrication
laboratory, hosted a change of command ceremony here July 11, where
Capt. Paul A. Andre relieved Capt. Matthew E. Newton as commanding
Monday, July 21, 2014 12:00 AM
When Nate Bonilla-Warford, OD, owner of Bright Eyes Family Vision Care
on the west side of Tampa, Fla. set his eyes on a second practice on
Tampa’s east side, he had an instinct it would have to convey “no
grownups allowed”—or in his words, be a “non-threatening, fun and
comfortable” environment for young kids to receive specialized eyecare.
Wednesday, July 09, 2014 12:18 AM
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—Practice consultancies are the topic of a
rebroadcast edition of the “Power Hour” tonight, July 9, the weekly
radio broadcast hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of
The Power Practice
Wednesday, July 02, 2014 12:15 AM
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—Devrl Austin from the
group will discuss how to use Covey’s “Speed of Trust” principles in
business on tonight’s edition of the “Power Hour,” the weekly radio
broadcast hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of
The Power Practice
Friday, June 27, 2014 12:21 AM
KINGWOOD, Texas—Optometric alliance
has named seven leading optometrists to sit on a newly formed Vision
Source Administrator Advisory Board, according to a statement from the
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.