American Academy of Optometry to Present With American Academy of Ophthalmology at Annual Meeting

By Staff
Friday, April 24, 2015 12:21 AM NEW ORLEANS—Registration is now open for the 94th annual meeting of the American Academy of Optometry, which will feature the first-ever joint symposium the optometric organization will present with the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

1st World Congress of Optometry to Take Place in Colombia With Sponsorship from U.S. Organizations

By Staff
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 12:24 AM MEDELLIN, Colombia—Expected to attract more than 1,500 global optometric professionals, the 1st World Congress of Optometry  will include sponsorship from the U.S., including the American Optometric Association (AOA), the American Academy of Optometry (AAO), SECO International, and Johnson & Johnson Vision Care.

Optical Industry Unites for EyeRock Benefit Concert

By Staff
Monday, April 20, 2015 3:00 PM NEW YORK—Optical suppliers, retailers and rock music lovers joined together during International Vision Expo East for EyeRock a benefit concert supporting New Eyes for the Needy, a non-profit organization focused on providing prescription eyeglasses to the poo

OWA’s Champagne Breakfast Hosted ‘An Intimate Conversation With Holly Rush’

By Staff
Monday, April 20, 2015 3:00 PM DALLAS—The Optical Women’s Association (OWA) hosted a Champagne Breakfast, featuring Holly Rush, the president of Luxottica Wholesale North America on March 19 at the New York Marriott Marquis, Times Square. The interview was facilitated by Washington Post Live editor Lois Romano.

ROB Presents ‘Closing the Gap Between Cost and Care’

By Staff
Monday, April 20, 2015 3:00 PM NEW YORK—“Closing the Gap Between Cost & Care” was the theme for a lunch’n’learn event held on March 20 during Vision Expo East. The event was hosted by Review of Optometric Business’ Professional Editor Mark Wright, OD, FCOVD.

Alcon-Sponsored COR Reports Reaches a Quarter Century

By Staff
Monday, April 20, 2015 1:00 PM NEW YORK—Celebrating its 25th anniversary, the Alcon-sponsored Corporate Optometry Reports (COR) meeting hosted a crowd of industry executives and professionals representing leading optical groups in the Manhattan Skyline Ballroom of the Park Central Hotel. The Wednesday afternoon event began with a networking luncheon followed by an agenda filled with presentations of statistics and information related to business building for eyecare professionals.

Optical Women’s Association Honors 2015 Award Recipients

By Staff
Monday, April 20, 2015 1:00 PM NEW YORK—The Optical Women’s Association (OWA) honored Maureen Cavanagh, president of the Vision Impact Institute, supported by Essilor, as its 2015 Pleiades award recipient, and Amy Spiezio, executive editor of Eyecare Business as its 2015 Pyxis award recipient.

Prevent Blindness Honors Ed Greene as 2015 Person of Vision

By Staff
Monday, April 20, 2015 1:00 PM CHICAGO—Prevent Blindness honored Ed Greene, retired CEO of The Vision Council, as the recipient of the 2015 Prevent Blindness Person of Vision Award. The award was presented at the Prevent Blindness Person of Vision Dinner on March 19 at Gotham Hall, New York City, in conjunction with Vision Expo East.

Summit Says

By Staff
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SUNY Optometry Honors ABB Optical Group’s Angel Alvarez

By Staff
Monday, April 20, 2015 1:00 PM NEW YORK— The Optometric Center of New York (OCNY), the foundation of the SUNY College of Optometry, held its 12th annual “Eyes on New York” gala at one of the city’s most iconic landmarks, The Plaza, on March 20. The event supports the OCNY’s mission of providing comprehensive vision care to people in need, as well as student scholarships and support for research at the College.

More Than 500 Optometry Advocates Participated in the AOA’s 2015 Congressional Advocacy Conference

By Staff
Monday, April 20, 2015 12:24 AM WASHINGTON, D.C.—More than 500 optometrist members of the American Optometric Association (AOA) and students participated in last Tuesday’s 2015 Congressional Advocacy Conference on Capitol Hill.

Unaudited Numbers Indicate 15,156 Attendees at Expo East, Organizers Say

By Staff
Monday, April 20, 2015 12:01 AM NORWALK, Conn.—Focused on a fresh new theme—Visionaries in Education, Fashion, and Technology—this year’s International Vision Expo East featured four days of education and exhibits with preliminary reports of 15,156 attendees, according to unaudited attendance figures show organizers told VM.

NAVCP/NASHO Specialty Health Summit Announces Speakers, Agenda

By Staff
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 12:24 AM LAS VEGAS—The 2015 Specialty Health Summit, held jointly by the National Association of Vision Care Plans and the National Association of Specialty Health Organizations, has announced its agenda and speaker roster for the event to be held May 4 to 6 at The Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas.

Dsquared2 Celebrates the Opening of its First New York Flagship

By Jamie Wilson
Thursday, April 09, 2015 10:00 AM NEW YORK—International fashion house Dsquared2 celebrated the opening of its first New York flagship store here in SoHo on Monday, March 30, 2015.

The Nonprofit Organization, Great Glasses Play Day, Expands in Its Fourth Year

By Staff
Wednesday, April 08, 2015 12:33 AM MADISON, Wis.—The Great Glasses Play Day, a volunteer event founded in 2012, will hold its fourth annual initiative on Saturday, May 2 through Sunday, May 3, 2015.
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