Wednesday, October 13, 2021 12:27 AM
SAN RAMON, Calif.—CooperVision
, a leader in myopia management, announced a new U.S. education initiative called “Take Control: Myopia & You” to increase awareness of the disease and encourage parents to schedule eye exams for their young children. Childhood myopia has been increasing in prevalence and severity in recent decades, a trend that may have been exacerbated by increased time spent on screens and other “near work” indoors during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, according to the company’s announcement Tuesday.
Friday, October 8, 2021 12:27 AM
NEW YORK—Vision Monday
and 20/20 Magazine
are hosting the 13th annual EyeVote Readers' Choice Awards to identify
the optical industry’s favorite products and companies this year. These two Jobson Medical Information publications are teaming up once again this fall to get readers’ opinions by asking optical retailers’ and ECPs to identify their favorite products in 20 distinct categories: optical frames, spectacle lenses, sunglasses, Rx sun lenses, contact lenses, optical equipment for wholesale prescription labs, optical supplies, ECP/retail in-office lab equipment, diagnostic instruments, practice management software, EHR software, online ordering website, patient engagement systems, dispensing/measuring fitting systems, online and social media marketing services, PPE, contactless dispensing devices, virtual try-on tools, telehealth solution and Social Purpose missions.
Thursday, October 7, 2021 12:27 AM
SAN RAMON, Calif.—CooperVision
said its SightGlass Vision
business has revealed two-year clinical study data for its Diffusion Optics Technology, which is specifically designed to slow the progression of myopia in children. After two years, children who wore their Diffusion Optics Technology-enabled spectacles full time, including not removing them for near vision activities, progressed on average one-half diopter less than those wearing the control spectacles—a reduction of 59 percent, according to an announcement.
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 12:18 AM
has entered into multiple licensing agreements with HPO
, an organization founded in 2006 by Dr. Andrew Ishak, OD, FAAO, through work focused on protecting the human retina from High Energy Visible Light (HEVL).
Thursday, September 30, 2021 12:27 AM
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.—Johnson & Johnson Vision
has named Dr. Monica Jong as its global professional education lead, myopia, according to an announcement this week.
Friday, September 24, 2021 12:27 AM
SAN RAMON, CALIF.—CooperVision Inc.
has announced its seventh annual search for the nation’s 2022 Best Practices. The program celebrates the innovative ways that U.S. eyecare practices deliver exceptional patient care and advance the profession, bringing them together to share their insights with their peers. New this year, the program structure has been enhanced so that honorees will now be recognized in five key categories: industry advancement, community impact, patient experience, specialty services, and team building.
Thursday, September 23, 2021 12:27 AM
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.—The VSP Global Premier Program
will now extend additional revenue opportunities for eligible lens partner products as part of what VSP describes as its larger commitment to support network doctors’ long-term success through expanded choice and flexibility.