Services to Be Held Today for Thomas Maskery, Jr.

By Staff
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 12:27 AM NEW YORK—Services will be held today for Thomas R. Maskery, Jr., 52, who passed away on April 18, after a long illness.

Great Glasses Play Day Seeks Participants for Third Annual Initiative May 3 to 4, 2014

By Staff
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 12:15 AM MADISON, Wis.—The Great Glasses Play Day, a volunteer event intended to celebrate and unite children who are glasses-wearers or are otherwise visually impaired, is calling on ECPs and the public to join in commemorating the third annual initiative Saturday, May 3 through Sunday, May 4, 2014.

Relaunched Women In Optometry Names April Jasper, OD, and Katie Gilbert-Spear, OD Professional Co-Editors

By Staff
Friday, March 28, 2014 12:15 AM NEW YORK—April Jasper, OD, FAAO, and Katie Gilbert-Spear, OD, MPH, have been named professional co-editors of the newly relaunched Women In Optometry (WO), a quarterly supplement to Review of Optometry.

OneSight and Glasses.com Partner to Provide Vision Van Clinic Services to Underserved Students

By Staff
Friday, March 14, 2014 12:21 AM SALT LAKE CITY— OneSight and Glasses.com, both now affiliated with Luxottica Group (NYSE:LUX) have launched a new partnership.

Tickets for EyeRock Concert Go on Sale

By Staff
Wednesday, March 05, 2014 12:27 AM NEW YORK—Tickets for EyeRock, the optical industry concert benefitting New Eyes for the Needy, are now on sale at www.new-eyes.org.

University of Pikeville Announces the Creation of the Kentucky College of Optometry

By Staff
Monday, March 03, 2014 12:27 AM PIKEVILLE, Ky.—On Wednesday, Feb. 26, the University of Pikeville announced the creation of the Kentucky College of Optometry. The American Optometric Association’s Accreditation Council on Optometric Education notified university officials the week prior that it had voted to designate the University of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Optometry as a “Stage One Applicant.”

What Are You Wearing? / 10/10 Optics

By Catherine Wolinski
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 12:00 AM

Status Update: Social Media Strategy Draws Business for ECPs

By Catherine Wolinski
Monday, February 17, 2014 12:00 AM There’s no secret to navigating the online landscape. Social media advancements are in constant flux, which can be challenging for many eyecare professionals. 

Silhouette Mourns Loss of Arnold Schmied, Sr.

By Staff
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 12:24 AM LINZ, Austria – Austrian eyewear company Silhouette International is mourning the loss of its co-founder, Arnold Schmied, Sr., who passed away Jan. 31 following a long illness. He was 89 years old.

Services Held for Madeline T. Seibert

By Staff
Monday, February 10, 2014 12:27 AM WEXFORD, Pa.—Services were held at St. Alphonsus Church here on Feb. 6 for Madeline T. Seibert, who passed away on February 3 at age 77.

Google Glass, Urban Outfitters Among Speakers for VM’s Global Summit

By Staff
Monday, February 10, 2014 12:05 AM NEW YORK—A member of the Google Glass team will provide an exclusive briefing to VM Global Leadership Summit attendees about the latest developments of this exciting new wearable technology.

Google Glass, Urban Outfitters Among Initial Roster of Speakers for VM's Leadership Summit

By Staff
Monday, February 03, 2014 12:30 AM NEW YORK – A member of the Google Glass team will provide an exclusive briefing to VM Global Leadership Summit attendees about the latest developments of this exciting new wearable technology.

Eyewear Trends for Every Face Shape

By Catherine Wolinski
Friday, January 24, 2014 2:00 PM CHICAGO—On Jan. 16, 2014, optician Boyce Moffitt, the general manager of Spex, based here with several locations throughout Chicago and Illinois, showed the city the meaning of “Spex appeal” in a segment on the WGN Morning Show.

Santa Monica Ophthalmology Practice Spotlighted for First #VMSpirit Contest

By Staff
Monday, January 20, 2014 12:00 AM NEW YORK—Vision Monday recently announced the winner to the inaugural #VMSpirit Contest, or Seasonal Spirit Contest, a holiday giveaway competition held on VM’s Facebook page and Twitter account inviting optical retailers and eyecare professionals to post photos and videos of their “vision” of holiday fun happening in an optical setting.
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