Bob and Henry Shyer Receive Prevent Blindness’ Persons of Vision Award

By VM Staff
Monday, April 21, 2014 12:00 AM NEW YORK—Zyloware Eyewear chairman, Bob Shyer, and vice chairman, Henry Shyer, were honored here on March 28 as the 2014 recipients of the Persons of Vision Award by Prevent Blindness.

SUNY Optometry’s Foundation Honors Two at Annual Gala

By VM Staff
Monday, April 21, 2014 12:00 AM NEW YORK –SUNY Optometry’s Optometric Center of NY celebrated the contributions to vision care and to the city of New York at its annual Gala here on March 29 as the Foundation recognized the contributions of Andrea Dorigo, past president of Luxottica Wholesale NA and of Edie Lutnick, director of the Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund.

Optometry Cares—The AOA Foundation Announces 2014 Scholarship and Grant Winners

By Staff
Friday, March 14, 2014 12:18 AM ST. LOUIS—Optometry Cares—The AOA Foundation announced three winners of its 2014 scholarship program.

Professor Alice R. McPherson, MD, Receives Gonin Medal From International Council of Ophthalmology

By Staff
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 12:18 AM HOUSTON— Alice R. McPherson, MD, professor of ophthalmology at Baylor College of Medicine and founder of the Retina Research Foundation, has been named this year’s recipient of the Gonin Medal from the International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO).

Transitions Optical Names Students of Vision Scholarship Winners in ‘Share Your Impact’ Contest

By Staff
Wednesday, March 05, 2014 12:21 AM PINELLAS PARK, Fla.—The winners of Transitions Optical’s annual Students of Vision Scholarship have been named in this year’s Share Your Impact contest.

American Optometric Association Seeks Paraoptometric Community Service Award Nominees

By Staff
Wednesday, March 05, 2014 12:18 AM ST. LOUIS—The American Optometric Association’s Paraoptometric Resource Center (PRC) is seeking nominations for the 2014 Community Service Award.

Tickets and Sponsorships Now Available to Prevent Blindness’ 2014 Person of Vision Award Dinner

By Staff
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 12:27 AM CHICAGO—Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are now available to the Prevent Blindness Person of Vision Dinner on Thursday, March 27, 2014 honoring Zyloware Eyewear’s Bob Shyer, chairman, and Henry Shyer, vice chairman.

CooperVision and British Contact Lens Association to Sponsor First Annual IACLE Contact Lens Educator of the Year Awards

By Staff
Monday, February 24, 2014 12:21 AM PLEASANTON, Calif.— CooperVision, Inc. (NYSE:COO) announced last week that it will serve as lead sponsor of the first IACLE Contact Lens Educator of the Year Awards, a program initiated by the International Association of Contact Lens Educators (IACLE) to recognize contact lens educators worldwide for their innovations and achievements in the field.

Transitions Names Annual Award Winners at 18th Annual Academy Event

By Staff
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 12:27 AM ORLANDO, Fla.—Last night, Transitions Optical named its 2013 annual award winners in the following categories—Lab of the Year, Eyecare Practice of the Year, Regional and National Retailers of the Year, Vision Benefits Broker of the Year, and Human Resources Visionary of the Year.

Transitions Optical Announces Vision Benefits Broker of the Year Finalists

By Staff
Friday, January 24, 2014 12:18 AM PINELLAS PARK, Fla.— Transitions Optical has announced the top three finalists for its fourth annual Vision Benefits Broker of the Year award, which recognizes brokers who have gone above and beyond to promote the value of the vision benefit.

PEOPLE

By Staff
Monday, January 20, 2014 12:00 AM NEW YORK and AUSTIN, Texas— Modo Eyewear announced an executive leadership change to take place with the start of the new year.

Optical Women’s Association Announces 2014 Pleiades Award Recipient

By Staff
Friday, January 10, 2014 12:15 AM NEW YORK—The Optical Women’s Association (OWA) has announced the selection of Sherrie Rogerson as recipient of the 2014 Pleiades Award, a recognition which spotlights an individual who has shown a commitment to the mission of the OWA each year.

JCAHPO Presents Alfonse Cinotti, MD, FACS, and David Noonan with Statesmanship Awards

By Staff
Friday, December 27, 2013 12:21 AM ST. PAUL, Minn.—The Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO) presented Alfonse Cinotti, MD, FACS, and David Noonan with Statesmanship Awards during a reception on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel.

College of Optometrists in Vision Development Honors 2013 Award Recipients at 43rd Annual Meeting

By Staff
Friday, November 22, 2013 12:18 AM AURORA, Ohio—At their 43rd Annual Meeting held last month in Orlando, Fla., the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD) honored seven COVD members with awards.

PBA Picks a Winner for its 2013 'Most Beautiful Eyes' Contest on Facebook

By Staff
Monday, November 11, 2013 12:27 AM CHICAGO— Prevent Blindness America (PBA) announced the winner of its “Most Beautiful Eyes Contest,” a public photo competition that took place on the association’s Facebook page for children aged 17 and under earlier this year.
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