Wednesday, April 7, 2021 12:21 AM
SAN RAMON, Calif.—Following the March announcement of its 2021 Best Practices honorees
has revealed the recipients of its second annual Best Practices Scholarship.
Tuesday, March 9, 2021 12:27 AM
SAN RAMON, Calif.—During a year of unprecedented challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, eyecare practices across the nation have adapted to meet the changing needs of their patients and find ways to not only survive, but thrive. In celebration of 10 such practices, on Monday CooperVision
announced its 2021 “Best Practices
” honorees. Now in its sixth year, CooperVision’s Best Practices program highlights optometric practices in the U.S. that advance the profession.
Thursday, February 25, 2021 12:15 AM
PARIS—The chairwoman of Silmo Paris
, Amélie Morel, and the Silmo executive board were sad to learn of the passing of Bernard Maitenaz. Calling him "the clairvoyant," they noted, "he was an extraordinary figure whose contributions to eye health are acclaimed by the entire profession."They issued a salute yesterday to Maitenaz, the inventor of the Varilux progressive lens that improved the lives of millions of presbyopes globally and redefined an entire industry, as VMAIL reported
earlier this week.
Friday, February 12, 2021 12:15 AM
ODESSA, Fla.—Practical Systems, Inc.
(PSI) is celebrating its 50th anniversary serving the optical industry. Founded by Bill Hernandez in 1971, the company quickly established itself as a leader of innovative practical systems for labs.
Wednesday, February 10, 2021 12:15 AM
DALLAS—The Optical Women’s Association
default.asp (OWA) recognized its next Leadership Scholarship awardees. The Leadership Scholarship Award
recognizes OWA members who have served the OWA with their dedicated committee work, service, and commitment to growing leadership roles for women in the optical industry. The grants, valued at up to $2,000 each, will be used to provide professional mentoring opportunities to each recipient, while continuing to promote OWA's founding principles of connecting, inspiring, and leading women in the optical industry.
Friday, January 22, 2021 12:18 AM
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla.—Three optometry students who presented scientific posters will be recognized during the 2021 Global Specialty Lens Symposium virtual conference as winners of the 6th Annual Optometry Student Challenge, a program designed by ABB Optical Group
, in collaboration with Paragon Vision Sciences
, to foster the study of contact lenses.
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 12:27 AM
NEW YORK—Vision Monday
and 20/20 Magazine
are pleased to announce the selections in the 12th annual EyeVote Readers’ Choice Awards, a special survey aimed at identifying readers’ favorite products and companies of the year. Optical retailers and ECP readers of the two Jobson Medical Information publications were asked to identify their “favorite” products in 19 distinct categories.
Tuesday, November 3, 2020 12:24 AM
DALLAS—Teachers, nurses and school administrators are everyday heroes who deserve to be honored for helping to ensure their students can see clearly and continue to learn, whether it's online or in the classroom. Essilor Vision Foundation
and Kendra Scott are celebrating these heroes through the Champions for Sight
Friday, October 30, 2020 12:21 AM
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.—VSP Global
and the American Academy of Optometry Foundation
(AAOF), the philanthropic arm of the American Academy of Optometry (AAO), announced the recipients of this year’s Practice Excellence Scholarship.
Thursday, October 29, 2020 12:18 AM
NEW YORK—The Optometric Center of New York
, the affiliated foundation of the State University of New York
(SUNY) College of Optometry, will recognize the contributions of several honorees and celebrate the recent opening of the Barbara Saltzman Center for Pediatric Eye Care in the College's facilities during the "Reframed: Eyes on New York Gala." Originally scheduled for March, the gala has now been planned as a virtual event on Thursday, Nov. 5. Proceeds from this year’s Eyes on New York Awards Celebration will support optometry student scholarships and vision care for patients at SUNY Optometry and the University Eye Center.