Wednesday, July 30, 2014 12:21 AM
, maker of the patented Chemistrie magnetic lens layering technology, has announced that Joseph Farina has joined the company as executive director.
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 28, 2014 12:30 AM
American Academy of Optometry
has announced the recipients of the various awards for distinguished individuals in optometry for 2014.
Monday, July 28, 2014 12:24 AM
Optometry Giving Sight
has appointed Eric Anderson as chief development officer for North America to help increase fundraising capacity in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
Friday, July 25, 2014 12:27 AM
Optical Lab Division
The Vision Council
has revealed the names of 10 industry veterans who will be recognized during the Directors’ Choice Award and 15th Annual Optical Pioneers Hall of Fame banquet on Sept. 17 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Friday, July 25, 2014 12:21 AM
(OTCBB: XSPY) has announced that Charlie Ninegar was promoted to vice president of North American sales at Spy, effective July 14, 2014.
Friday, July 25, 2014 12:18 AM
Council of Fashion Designers of America’s
(CFDA) board of directors has ratified the membership of 30 new designers for 2014; among the new inductees are optical industry members Barbara McReynolds and Gai Gherardi of l.a. Eyeworks.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 12:24 AM
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.—Darryl Meister, ABOM, technical marketing manager for Carl Zeiss Vision, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, July 20, 2014.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 12:15 AM
LAVAL, Quebec—Memorial services have now been planned, including two “celebration of life” events in two Canadian cities, to honor Dr. Francis Jean, the founder and president of
IRIS – The Visual Group
, who passed away suddenly last week, as previously reported by
Monday, July 21, 2014 12:30 AM
LAVAL, Quebec—Dr. Francis Jean, 56, founder and president of Canada’s
IRIS The Visual Group
, passed away suddenly last week.
Monday, July 21, 2014 12:21 AM
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—Craig Steinberg, OD, JD and David Balto, Esq., representing the
American Association of Doctors of Optometry (AADO)
and the “Union of American Eyecare Providers,” will be the guests on
the July 23rd edition of ‘The Power Hour,” the weekly radio broadcast
hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of
The Power Practice
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.