Saturday, June 5, 2021 12:24 AM
NEW YORK—The Accessories Council
has opened the entry submission period for its 3rd annual Design Excellence Awards.
Wednesday, May 5, 2021 12:24 AM
, headquartered here, has announced the recipients of its 2021 awards and has recognized these leaders in optometry for their significant contributions to the profession, according to an announcement this week.
Tuesday, May 4, 2021 12:18 AM
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).
Monday, April 19, 2021 12:24 AM
ST. LOUIS—The American Optometric Association
(AOA) has announced the six members who are being honored with its prestigious awards. AOA also recognized the contribution of long-standing visionary supporter Johnson & Johnson Vision for its recognition of these exemplary individuals.
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.