'Rocky' Rules in SUNY Student Bowl Rules Video

By John Sailer
Wednesday, July 09, 2014 4:00 PM With the 23rd Varilux Student Bowl held in Philadelphia in conjunction with the recent Optometry’s Meeting, it was fitting that last year’s Spirit Award winners, SUNY School of Optometry, chose a “Rocky” theme for this year’s rules video.

Pearle Vision Franchise Opp

By John Sailer
Friday, June 06, 2014 10:10 AM Serial entrepreneur and social media blogger, Brandon Gaille, recently posted a “ Review of the Pearle Vision Franchise Opp and Startup Costs,” complete with video interviews with those who have been through the process.

Shwood Fifty/Fifty Collection, Cooler Than Cool

By Deirdre Carroll
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 2:00 PM The brand-new Fifty/Fifty Titanium Collection from Shwood features frames cut from a single sheet of high-quality titanium and paired with domestic hardwood temples.

Restoring Vision Expands Its Reach Through Fulbright Scholars

By Marge Axelrad
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 4:00 PM SAN RAFAEL, Calif.—A new pilot social innovation partnering RestoringVision and Fulbright alumni will mean that thousands of people living in developing countries will receive the gift of better sight through new reading glasses.

VSP/Google Glass to Add 100,000 Explorers

By John Sailer
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 1:30 PM Jim McGrann, VSP Vision Care president, described the company’s partnership with Google Glass on Fox News.

Maui Jim 'Like You've Never Seen'

By Deirdre Carroll
Thursday, April 17, 2014 12:35 PM Maui Jim has launched their first international integrated marketing campaign – “Like You’ve Never Seen” – that places the focus on the brand’s reputation for the enhanced color, clarity, and detail that can be seen through Maui Jim lenses, the company said. 

New EyeMusic App Helps Blind to 'See' Through Music

By Catherine Wolinski
Tuesday, April 08, 2014 3:30 PM A new app developed by Amir Amedi, professor and head of the Center for Human Perception and Cognition at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, may help the blind to "see" through music.

Filmmakers Win $45K in Zenni Video Contest

By John Sailer
Thursday, February 20, 2014 2:55 PM NOVATO, Calif.—The filmmaking team of Jesse Eisenhardt and Eric L. Wong plan to spend at least part of the $20,000 they won in the Zenni Video Contest to "buy Zenni glasses."

Need a Way to Battle S.A.D.? Get Happy.

By Deirdre Carroll
Thursday, January 02, 2014 2:50 PM The days are shorter and the weather is colder, winter is here.

Sunglasses to Hide Behind

By Andrew Karp
Thursday, December 26, 2013 4:00 PM When buying sunglasses, performance and style are the two major criteria for most people.

Inside Vision Monday’s Eye² Zone at Vision Expo West

By Andrew Karp
Friday, October 18, 2013 1:43 PM Vision Monday partnered with International Vision Expo to produce the Eye² Zone, a dedicated showcase for new, non-traditional vision technologies exclusive to Vision Expo.

Essilor Study Highlights Importance of Good Vision for Taxi Drivers

By Andrew Karp
Friday, October 11, 2013 1:49 PM NEW YORK—In an effort to raise awareness of World Sight Day (Oct. 10, 2013) and bring global attention to the importance of eye exams, Essilor took a closer look at how vision impacts us in everyday situations—specifically focusing on taxi drivers.

Flashmob in Paris Raises Awareness for World Sight Day 2013

By Catherine Wolinski
Friday, October 11, 2013 11:29 AM PARIS—World Sight Day 2013 has taken many forms, and in one case, that form was 100 Essilor Group employees in a choreographed dance in public Paris square.

Cognoptix Reports Positive Results for Trial of Simple Eye Test for Alzheimer's

By Andrew Karp
Thursday, September 26, 2013 4:42 PM Cognoptix announced that it has developed a simple eye test that has the potential to change the way that Alzheimer’s disease is detected and managed.

Epiphany Eyewear Hits the Runway at NY Fashion Week With BCBGMAXAZRIA

By Andrew Karp
Friday, September 13, 2013 2:15 PM Epiphany Eyewear, a stylish new brand of electronic eyeglasses equipped with HD video, made an appearance at New York Fashion Week. The smart specs were worn by models showing off the latest collection by BCBGMAXAZRIA.
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