Friday, February 27, 2015 9:05 AM
(T:7731) has agreed to buy
(L:OPTS), the British retinal imaging company for £259.3 million, or $400 million in cash.
Friday, February 27, 2015 12:24 AM
has secured a safety rating for its Smart Safety Shield for Google Glass, becoming the first optical manufacturer offering safety solutions for Glass. The shield passed ANSI/ISEA Z87.1-2010 to meet the rating of Z87+, Rochester Optical reported.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 12:21 AM
, the venerable optical brand known for high-technology ophthalmic lenses and high fashion frames, is being reintroduced to the U.S. market in mid-2015 by
Monday, February 23, 2015 12:30 AM
NEW YORK—Eyecare professionals who want to better understand the business and clinical benefits of wearable technology and other new vision innovations can get a close-up look at some of the latest, most advanced products at Vision Monday’s Eye2 Zone
, a special exhibit at next month’s
International Vision Expo
in New York.
Friday, February 20, 2015 11:30 AM
To help make sense of the varied and sometimes confusing scope of practice laws throughout the country,
's Quy Nguyen, OD, and founder Matt Geller, OD, have developed an infographic clearly stating what each state allows.
Friday, February 20, 2015 11:00 AM
IPSWICH, Mass.—Are you curious about how
restores more than vision? Watch this video to see how the global organization builds long-term solutions to provide eyecare in developing countries, enabling individuals to regain independence by restoring their sight through surgery, eyeglasses, or medical treatment.
Friday, February 20, 2015 12:21 AM
FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif.—
has launched a new global brand initiative, the “One Obsession” global campaign.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 12:23 AM
Unilens Vision Inc.
(OTCQX: UVIC) reported financial results for the second quarter and first half of fiscal year 2015, which ended Dec. 31, 2014, for the contact lens supplier.
Monday, February 16, 2015 12:30 AM
SAN ANTONIO, Texas—
has launched Davis Vision Television, “
,” a new website to “deliver a heightened interactive experience,” according to a statement released last week from the managed vision care company.
Monday, February 16, 2015 12:10 AM
If you’re not storing your patient data in electronic health records, your reimbursements are going to be reduced in the coming era of “outcomes-based” health care . . . and it could even impact how you treat your patients.
Monday, February 16, 2015 12:09 AM
It will soon be commonplace for eyecare professionals to automatically integrate with health care professional Registries to aggregate their own patient data for analysis and compare themselves to the benchmarks of their peers.
Monday, February 16, 2015 12:08 AM
To be a part of the new emerging outcomes-based medical model and the changes in reimbursement that will result, optometrists must embrace the ability to electronically share and use secure, encrypted patient data.
Monday, February 16, 2015 12:07 AM
Thousands of ODs Have Received Incentive Payments for Using EHRs
Monday, February 16, 2015 12:06 AM
While the deadline to receive financial incentives for implementing the Meaningful Use of certified electronic health records (EHRs) has past, ECPs still need to start using EHRs to avoid reductions in reimbursement (see page 46).
Monday, February 16, 2015 12:05 AM
OcuHub is a “national private health information exchange for eyecare that includes elements of data exchange, data analysis and care coordination,”according to its CEO, Barry Barresi, OD, PhD, “ Created as part of AOAExcel when Barresi was still executive director of the American Optometric Association, OcuHub is now owned by TearLab, which purchased the entity in 2014.