September is Healthy Aging Awareness Month

By Catherine Wolinski
Thursday, September 25, 2014 3:00 PM BETHESDA, Md.—This month, on behalf of the National Eye Health Education Program (NEHEP) of the National Eye Institute (NEI), the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have released information and resources to support “September is Healthy Aging Awareness Month.”

'Back-to-School Device Advice' [Infographic]

By John Sailer
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 10:00 AM ST. LOUIS—Now that school is back in session, the American Optometric Association has produced this infographic to encourage optometrists to dispense "back-to-school device advice" to prevent computer vision syndrome and digital eye strain among children.

NewGradOptometry.com's Scope of Practice Map

By Catherine Wolinski
Friday, July 18, 2014 10:30 AM Now that graduation season is over, new graduate optometrists are stepping onto the OD scene across the country. Many of these eager eye docs are soon to encounter unforeseen limitations to their practice.

July 4 Fireworks Warning: Optical Organizations Urge Avoiding Eye Injury

By Staff
Friday, July 04, 2014 12:18 AM NEW YORK—As the July 4th holiday commences, optical organizations are urging the public to be aware of the threat of fireworks to eye safety and the potential for eye injury and blindness that fireworks may cause.

Play it Safe this Fourth of July—(Not So) Fun Facts About Fireworks

By Catherine Wolinski
Thursday, July 03, 2014 1:30 PM We know the July 4th weekend is famous for fireworks and fun, but many optical organizations and public safety advocates are issuing warnings about the dangers of the festivity that have proven to wreak havoc throughout the Independence Day season.

100 Million Online Orders: Then Vs. Now

By Marge Axelrad
Friday, May 16, 2014 10:30 AM A major milestone was reached recently, as one b-to-b order placed from Traverse City, Mich. placed through VisionWeb marked a collective 100 million online orders placed through the online ordering portal since its origin in 2001.

Five Tips for a Lifetime of Healthy Vision

By Catherine Wolinski
Thursday, May 08, 2014 3:30 PM Eyesight is important. Maintaining healthy eyesight, for those of us lucky enough to have it, should be a top priority, no matter your age, genes or lifestyle.

National Institute of Health (NIH) Low Vision Infographic

By Andrew Karp
Thursday, April 24, 2014 3:30 PM "What is Low Vision?"

DIY Guide to Adjusting Your Glasses

By Catherine Wolinski
Friday, April 04, 2014 2:30 PM While it’s true that eyewear adjustments are best left to the professionals, sometimes in a pinch it helps to get glasses to, well, stop pinching.

The Selfie Syndrome

By Marge Axelrad
Thursday, March 20, 2014 1:00 PM What’s the impact of millions of people taking photos of themselves to share with others taking photos of themselves?

What to Expect During an Eye Exam

By Catherine Wolinski
Thursday, March 13, 2014 5:00 PM Do you know how many parts make up an eye exam?

The Dos and Don'ts of Social Media for 2014

By Deirdre Carroll
Monday, February 10, 2014 10:30 AM Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest… Tumblr… Reddit?? Still trying to figure out where to be and what you should be doing to market your small business in the world of social media?

VM's Social Media Community in 2013

By Catherine Wolinski
Monday, January 20, 2014 12:00 AM Vision Monday wanted to recognize the roles our readers have played in the information sharing across the industry this year.

Digital Eyestrain - Are You at Risk?

By Catherine Wolinski
Thursday, December 19, 2013 3:06 PM If you’re reading this, the answer is probably yes. Nearly 70 percent of U.S. adults experience some form of digital eyestrain, according to a 2012 eMarketer study, yet only 23 percent are aware that there is eyewear that can help reduce it (Vision Council 2012 Digital Eye Fatigue Report).

The Vision Care Institute Reaches Major Milestone

By Andrew Karp
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 11:00 AM Johnson & Johnson Vision Care created this infographic to mark a major milestone, providing instruction to 100,000 eyecare professionals who have attended The Vision Care Institute.
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