Eye Health America’s Growth Continues with the Onboarding of a Leading Retina Specialist in Upstate South Carolina

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Wednesday, May 12, 2021 12:24 AM GREENVILLE, S.C.—Eye Health America (EHA) and its Clemson Eye practice group said this week that Piedmont Retina Associates, led by Dr. Nick McLane, MD, has joined its management services group, as of April 30.

EyeSouth Partners Expands Presence in North Georgia With Georgia Eye Physicians and Surgeons Affiliation

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Tuesday, May 11, 2021 12:30 AM ATLANTA—EyeSouth Partners, a management services organization based here, said Monday that it has completed an affiliation with Georgia Eye Physicians and Surgeons (GEPS) of Duluth, Ga. The affiliation represents EyeSouth’s 10th in the state of Georgia and 23 affiliation overall. The terms of the new partnership were not disclosed. EyeSouth, an eyecare-focused management group, is backed by the private equity firm Shore Capital Partners of Chicago and is committed to partnering with leading physicians to build a premier network of eyecare services in the U.S., the announcement noted.

New Partnership With BlephEx Expands Alcon’s In-Office Dry Eye and Ocular Health Portfolio

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Monday, May 10, 2021 12:18 AM FORT WORTH, Texas—Alcon on Friday announced an agreement that provides the company exclusive rights to sell the BlephEx technology and accompanying products in the U.S.

Nominations Now Open for VM’s 2021 Most Influential Women in Optical

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Friday, May 7, 2021 12:27 AM NEW YORK—Women’s influence in optical is undeniable and today, more women than ever before are playing vital roles at all levels of our industry. In retailing, wholesaling, product design, manufacturing, distribution and vision care and managed care, talented women are shaping the direction of the companies and organizations they work for, and, in many cases, lead. This is why Vision Monday will once again be highlighting The Most Influential Women in Optical in our July issue, marking the 19th anniversary of our signature Special Report saluting women in the eyewear/eyecare industry. We are currently seeking nominations via an electronic survey form.

American Vision Partners Adds Arizona’s Aiello Eye Institute to its Expanding Organization

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Friday, May 7, 2021 12:18 AM PHOENIX—American Vision Partners (AVP), a leading and rapidly growing eyecare practice management organization, has announced a new partnership with Aiello Eye Institute in Yuma, Ariz.

Midwest Vision Partners Announces Partnership With Balian Eye Center as it Expands to 50-Plus Locations

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Tuesday, May 4, 2021 12:24 AM CHICAGO and ROCHESTER, Mich.—Midwest Vision Partners (MVP) said Monday that it has agreed to a management partnership with Balian Eye Center (BEC), which serves patients in southeast Michigan. This represents MVP’s 12th partnership in eyecare and broadens its network to 115 physicians, 52 locations and more than 1,200 staff across Michigan and Ohio, according to the Midwest Vision Partners’ announcement.

Prevent Blindness Announces Recipients of 2021 Jenny Pomeroy Award for Excellence in Vision and Public Health, and Rising Visionary Award

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Tuesday, May 4, 2021 12:18 AM CHICAGO—Prevent Blindness has announced the recipient of the “2021 Jenny Pomeroy Award for Excellence in Vision and Public Health,” as R.V. Paul Chan, MD, MSc, MBA, FACS, professor and head, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, The John H. Panton, MD professor of ophthalmology, director, Pediatric Retina and ROP Service at the Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC).

Eye Health America Continues Southeast Expansion as it Partners With the Eye Care Center in Upstate South Carolina

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Thursday, April 29, 2021 12:24 AM GREENVILLE, S.C.—Eye Health America (EHA), a leading eyecare practice management organization in the Southeast, has announced a new partnership with Drs. William Milford and Marion K. Williams of The Eye Care Center, an established, full-service optometric practice with locations in Anderson, Piedmont, and Williamston, S.C.

Advantage Healthcare Consulting and Healthy Eyes Advantage (HEA) Announce Strategic Partnership to Optimize Ophthalmology Practice Performance

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Thursday, April 29, 2021 12:18 AM RICHARDSON, Texas and BOCA RATON, Fla.—Advantage Healthcare Consulting, a leading management consulting firm servicing ophthalmologists and other medical specialties, and Healthy Eyes Advantage (HEA), the ophthalmic purchasing and business solutions partner for more than 10,000 independent ECPs, have announced the formation of a new strategic partnership.

Midwest Vision Partners Announces Partnership With Eye Centers of Ohio as it Expands to 51 Locations

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Wednesday, April 28, 2021 12:24 AM CHICAGO—Midwest Vision Partners (MVP) has announced a new partnership with Eye Centers of Ohio (ECO), which is based in Canton, Ohio. The terms of the partnership transaction were not disclosed.

Omni Ophthalmic Announces Partnership With Erie Retinal Surgery, its Seventh Eyecare Partnership

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Tuesday, April 27, 2021 12:18 AM ISELIN, N.J.—Omni Ophthalmic Management Consultants, a portfolio company of NMS Capital (NMS), has announced a new strategic partnership with Erie Retinal Surgery, a market-leading regional provider of medical-surgical retinal services in Western Pennsylvania.

Nanodropper Completes $1.4 Million Seed Funding Round

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Monday, April 26, 2021 12:18 AM ROCHESTER, Minn.—Nanodropper, Inc., a medical device company offering a first-of-its-kind eyedrop bottle adaptor that reduces eyedrop size, recently completed a $1.4 million seed round.