Tuesday, June 11, 2019 11:17 AM
NEW YORK—GetSetPro is a family of web-based apps integrated into a simple and powerful interface designed to help ECPs and EyeCarePro’s
website clients instantly update their website features. There are several elements of the new app family which offer different functions ranging from general practice info for patients, to appointment scheduling and managing patient reviews.
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 11:30 AM
LAKEWOOD, Colo.— This week is the first Myopia Awareness Week running from May 13 to 19 and it is designed to build awareness about myopia among eyecare professionals and to inspire action in caregivers to protect their children's vision. The World Council of Optometry
(WCO) and the Brien Holden Vision Institute
are collaborating on the initiative and encouraging others to join in. “We know that almost half the world’s population will be myopic by the year 2050, with nearly one billion people in the high myopia category. Myopia Awareness Week is about getting people talking about myopia in homes and optometry practices around the world,” stated WCO president, Dr. Scott Mundle.
Thursday, February 28, 2019 11:51 AM
BOISE, Idaho and KINGWOOD, Texas—Kno2
, in collaboration with Vision Source
, has been selected as a recipient of the Empower Your Care Teams and Employees category of Microsoft's 2019 Health Innovation Awards. The awards were announced at the 2019 HIMSS Annual Conference and Exhibition in Orlando. They were created to recognize health organizations and their technology solution partners for using Microsoft’s intelligent health technologies in innovative ways, which help empower care teams, improve clinical and operational outcomes, and advance precision health care.
Thursday, January 31, 2019 9:45 AM
DALLAS—Essilor Vision Foundation
is combining technology and philanthropy to help people in need get the vision care and eyeglasses they need. The non-profit recently launched Changing Life through Lenses, a first-of-its-kind charitable solution equipping eyecare providers across the U.S. with the tools they need to eliminate poor vision among the underserved in their communities.
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 12:20 PM
, a concierge contact lens membership service offering a yearly eye exam, contact lens fitting, and the annual supply of contact lenses for monthly payments throughout the year, has launched a new website with shareable resources specifically for optometrists and eyecare professionals as part of its efforts to keep doctors at the center of patient care.
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 9:40 AM
SAN DIEGO, Calif.—Shamir Insight, Inc., an innovative leader of premium Freeform progressive and single vision lenses, announced the launch of its microsite, www.ShamirAutographIntelligence.com
, an online resource for its newest progressive lens design, Autograph Intelligence. Shamir launched the microsite with the goal of providing comprehensive product information and resources about its newest progressive lens design.
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 11:10 AM
LAS VEGAS and BLOOMFIELD, Conn.—Eschenbach Optik of America, Inc.
, a leading manufacturer of vision-enhancing products that empower visually impaired clients, has announced a new corporate partnership with the Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation
, an internationally accredited nonprofit guide dog organization and recognized expert.
Wednesday, August 22, 2018 11:35 AM
NEW YORK—Nextech Systems
a provider of health care technology solutions for ophthalmology and other specialty physician practices, has formed a partnership with Solutionreach
. The partnership will integrate Nextech’s practice management software and Solutionreach’s patient communication software.
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 2:50 PM
ATLANTA, Ga.—The Centers for Disease Control
(CDC) has developed the nation’s first Vision and Eye Health Surveillance System
(VEHSS). Launched in collaboration with the National Opinion Research Center (NORC), the VEHSS is designed to help health-care professionals, researchers, policymakers and state health departments better understand the scope of vision loss, eye disorders and eyecare services in the U.S.
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 10:50 AM
has developed and released the first Artificial Intelligence mobile app for eyecare providers. The app—Fluid Intelligence by Retina-AI—detects macula edema and sub-retinal fluid on O.C.T retinal scans with greater than 90 percent accuracy, according to its developers.
Thursday, July 12, 2018 10:25 AM
ANALAPAN, N.J.—The Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association, International (NORA) has launched its redesigned website and new domain name, www.noravisionrehab.org
, dedicated to educating patients, caregivers and health care professionals about neurological recovery and vision rehabilitation.
Thursday, May 31, 2018 11:55 AM
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.—Johnson & Johnson Vision, which has expanded its operating companies over the last two years to serve more patients across a lifetime of eye health needs, announced earlier this month the U.S. launch of JJVISION.COM
, a new online presence that serves as the company’s ”digital front door” and connects its established online properties for consumers and eyecare professionals, the company said.
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 12:05 PM
COLLEGEVILLE, Pa.—Eye Designs, LLC
, a leader in the manufacturing of custom ophthalmic environments and optical display systems, has launched a dynamic new website. This newly redesigned destination offers quick access to information on all Eye Designs Group display collections, merchandising systems, processes, services and accessories.
Thursday, March 15, 2018 10:18 PM
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.—Johnson & Johnson Vision announced the U.S. launch of JNJVISIONPRO.COM
, a digital platform that delivers online learning, patient education materials, practice resources and connected commerce—all aimed at streamlining and simplifying the online experience for thousands of eyecare professionals.
Thursday, January 18, 2018 11:30 AM
NEW YORK—The American Academy of Optometry
has launched a newly designed website for both the Academy and the American Academy of Optometry Foundation. The new website has been designed to offer the ultimate user-friendly experience with improved navigation and functionality, while allowing visitors to access key information more easily, the Academy said.