Unilateral Pricing (UPP) Is Topic of September 3 ‘Power Hour’ Featuring ABB Optical Group's Angel Alvarez

By Staff
Monday, September 01, 2014 12:18 AM FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.— Unilateral Pricing (UPP) and what it means for ECPs will be the topic of the Sept. 3 “Power Hour,” featuring ABB Optical Group CEO, Angel Alvarez. “The Power Hour” is the weekly radio broadcast hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice.

ChipSiP SiMEye Smart Glass Wins Best Choice Award at Computex 2014

By Staff
Monday, September 01, 2014 12:00 AM TAIPEI, Taiwan—ChipSiP Technology Co., a Taiwanese company that is a leader in turnkey SiP (System in Package) technology, announced that its SiMEye Smart Glass has awarded the Best Choice of Computex Taipei 2014 Award.

How ECPs Are Using Pinterest Compared to Other Social Platforms

By Catherine Wolinski
Monday, September 01, 2014 12:00 AM Last month, CLICK introduced Pinterest to our readers (or those who might not be familiar with the platform) to show that setting up an eyecare practice Pinterest profile can be quick and painless.

Tobii Gaze Viewer Provides Eye Tracking Data for Easy AAC Assessment

By Andrew Karp
Monday, September 01, 2014 12:00 AM

STOCKHOLM— Tobii Assistive Technology, a division of the Tobii group, has launched Tobii Gaze Viewer, a compact assessment tool intended to give professionals and caretakers quick, simple, on-the-fly eye-tracking evaluations for vision assessments, cognition, reminiscence testing and even reading comprehension.

Argus II Implant Patient Discusses Her Experience with the Artificial Retina

By Andrew Karp
Thursday, August 28, 2014 11:00 AM VM introduced readers to Second Sight’s groundbreaking Argus II artificial retina implant at our 2012 Global Leadership Summit.

No Glasses? No Problem, When Viewing This Display

By Andrew Karp
Thursday, August 28, 2014 10:30 AM Scientists at the University of California Berkeley are developing a vision-correcting display that would enable viewers to see it clearly without eyeglasses.

Instagram: A Favorite Mobile Community Among ECPs

By Catherine Wolinski
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 9:30 AM CLICK tapped into the Instagram network to find out how independent eyecare professionals are using the platform. The takeaway: ECPs who are using Instagram prefer it because it is easy to learn, enjoyable to use and connects them directly to their targeted communities.

'Save Time and Money' With C&E Vision's New Website

By Catherine Wolinski
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 9:00 AM C&E Vision Buying Group recently launched a new website to simplify eyecare professionals’ lives with a fresh format, more readily viewable membership benefits and a central theme to “Save Time and Money.”

60-Second Eye Color Personality Quiz

By Catherine Wolinski
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 8:30 AM Taking into account the studying, apprenticing, practicing and managing that goes into becoming an eye expert, there is one big question that you may not yet have considered: Which eye color suits your personality?

Monoqool 3D Printed Glasses

By Catherine Wolinski
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 10:00 AM Studio Optyx, a luxury design house of boutique and technical eyewear based in St. Louis, Mo. recently released a video to coincide with its new collection of Monoqool frames, the IQ series. Accompanying the frames' smart design is the eye-opening process of how they are made—3D printing.

Unilens Expands Distribution of All C-Vue Brands With Diversified Ophthalmics

By Staff
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 12:15 AM LARGO, Fla. and CINCINNATI— Unilens Vision Inc. (OTCQB: UVIC), which develops, licenses, manufactures, distributes and markets specialty contact lenses, and Diversified Ophthalmics, Inc. announced yesterday that Diversified has been named an authorized distributor throughout the U.S. for Unilens' entire C-Vue family of disposable and C-Vue Advanced Custom contact lens brands.

Affluent Seniors Are Online, According to Pew Research

By Catherine Wolinski
Monday, August 18, 2014 12:30 PM The assumptions are true—senior citizens lag behind younger adults in the adoption of technology and internet use for everyday life—but don't let that fool you.

CooperVision to Launch E-commerce Service for Contact Lens Ordering

By Staff
Monday, August 18, 2014 12:18 AM PLEASANTON, Calif.— CooperVision is unveiling an e-commerce service designed to help independent eyecare practitioners build their contact lens business and provide patients with an online method of purchasing their lenses from the ECP’s practice.

VisionWeb’s Ian Lane, OD, Is Guest on Aug. 20 ‘Power Hour’

By Staff
Monday, August 18, 2014 12:17 AM FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.— What is change management and how it affects you, featuring Ian Lane, OD, vice president of customer development and professional relations for VisionWeb, is the topic of the Aug. 20 edition of “The Power Hour,” the weekly radio broadcast hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice.

VM Microsite Delivers 'Intelligent Office' Techniques and Technologies

By John Sailer and Andrew Karp
Monday, August 18, 2014 12:06 AM The Intelligent Office is a VM microsite dedicated to innovative systems and technologies that provide new ways for eyecare practices and optical retail stores to communicate with patients, insurance companies, suppliers, doctor alliances and other medical professionals.