Wednesday, October 13, 2021 12:24 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—Sales revenue for the vision correction industry is returning to pre-pandemic levels, according to The Vision Council’s
newly released VisionWatch market research reports for Q2 of 2021.
Tuesday, October 12, 2021 12:24 AM
SACRAMENTO, Calif.—Two bills signed into law recently by Calif. Gov. Gavin Newsom will expand the scope of practice for optometrists in the state, according to a recent announcement by the California Optometric Association
Tuesday, September 28, 2021 12:30 AM
on Monday said it is launching a full suite of turnkey practice management services designed to help independent ODs reduce the time spent on business tasks and focus their efforts on patient care and other pursuits. For the first time ever, IDOC said in its announcement, it will make services available to the entire independent OD private practice community in what is “a continuation of its mission to empower practice owners to live the practice of their dreams.”
Saturday, September 25, 2021 12:21 AM
ST. LOUIS—The American Optometric Association (AOA)
have announced a partnership that will provide about 500 of the company's paraoptometrics access to the association’s exclusive educational and professional development hub, EyeLearn
Saturday, September 25, 2021 12:18 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Vision Council
, the organizers of Vision Expo, announced that Vision Expo+, a free digital extension of the Vision Expo experience that debuted at Vision Expo East 2021, will be offered next week following Vision Expo West from September 27 to October 3. The special event will feature online showrooms from Vision Expo West’s exhibitors and recorded Vision Expo West content. Vision Expo+ will be delivered through ShopVISION
, a new global sourcing platform.
Monday, September 20, 2021 12:15 AM
ST. LOUIS—The American Optometric Association
(AOA) has informed its members that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has established a “grace period” related to reporting use of HHS provider relief funds.
Monday, September 13, 2021 12:21 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C.—One month into the consumer phase of its “See Tomorrow”
initiative, the Contact Lens Institute said last week that the campaign has already reached millions of U.S. residents.
Wednesday, September 8, 2021 12:18 AM
ORLANDO, Fla.—The American Academy of Optometry Foundation
has announced that Elizabeth Cho, OD, has been named this year’s recipient of the inaugural Rhonda S. Robinson Contact Lens Residency award. Dr. Cho is a cornea and contact lens resident at Southern California College of Optometry at Marshall B. Ketchum University (SCCO). Dawn Y. Lam, MSc, OD, FAAO, the cornea and contact lens coordinator at SCCO, said in the announcement, “Dr. Cho always takes the time to explain difficult concepts while also rendering excellent care and attention to her patients. She is intelligent, bright, and an excellent clinician.”
Friday, September 3, 2021 12:24 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Vision Council and RX, co-organizers of Vision Expo, today shared details on the panels and discussions dedicated to diversity, equity and inclusion planned for Vision Expo West 2021, taking place September 22-25 at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas.
Monday, August 30, 2021 12:27 AM
has declared September as Sports Eye Safety Month to help keep eyes and vision protected while playing sports. According to annual data from Prevent Blindness
, more eye injuries occur from pool and water sports than any other category. These injuries may include eye infections and irritations, and scratches or trauma. However, ball sports still account for the highest total injury rate. Injuries may include corneal abrasions, traumatic cataract, detached retina, a fracture of the eye socket and many more sight-threatening occurrences.
Monday, August 30, 2021 12:21 AM
DALLAS—The Optical Women's Association
(OWA) has announced this year's Connection Series event
featuring The White House Doctor
, with author Dr. Connie Mariano, to be held at Vision Expo West on Sept. 23, from 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. (PST).
Monday, August 30, 2021 12:18 AM
PARIS—Organizers of Silmo Paris 2021 report that preparations are intensifying and the 2021 edition of the international rendezvous for optics and eyewear, to be held Sept. 24-27 at the Paris Nord Villepinte, is looking optimistic.
Thursday, August 26, 2021 12:24 AM
ORLANDO—The American Academy of Optometry Foundation
has announced that Stephanie Aigbe, OD, has been named as this year’s recipient of the Alfred A. Rosenbloom Jr. Low Vision Residency Award.