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Lions Eye Bank of Wisconsin Announces 2021 Crystal Vision Award Recipients

Lions Eye Bank of Wisconsin Announces 2021 Crystal Vision Award Recipients

Lions Eye Bank of Wisconsin (LEBW) is excited to announce the award recipients for the Crystal Vision Awards. Since 2007, LEBW has honored advocates of donation who have shown commitment and dedication to raising awareness and educating communities on the importance of organ, eye, and tissue... - July 07, 2021 - Lions Eye Bank of Wisconsin

New York Health Welcomes Internal Medicine Physician Shoba Menon, MD

New York Health Welcomes Internal Medicine Physician Shoba Menon, MD

New York Health (NYHealth) is proud to announce that board-certified Internal Medicine physician Shoba Menon, MD, has joined its multidisciplinary team of physicians. She will be practicing at 1866 Wading River Manor Road, Wading River, NY... - June 02, 2021 - New York Health

The Independent Living Older Individuals Who Are Blind Technical Assistance Center Says Millions of Americans with Vision Loss Don’t Know There’s Help

The Independent Living Older Individuals Who Are Blind Technical Assistance Center Says Millions of Americans with Vision Loss Don’t Know There’s Help

More than 3 million Americans 55 and older have difficulty seeing even when wearing glasses and only 5% of the individuals with vision loss who are eligible for services actually seek them. That’s why the Independent Living Older Individuals Who Are Blind Technical Assistance Center (IL... - May 21, 2021 - The Independent Living Older Individuals Who Are Blind Technical Assistance Center

Optician India Cover Story on Stigmas, Myth, Movies & Spectacles

Optician India Cover Story on Stigmas, Myth, Movies & Spectacles

The year gone by came up with unprecedented changes for the Eye Care Sector. Often the end is the start of a new beginning. Enter this New Year with a New and Perfect Vision with Optician India. Optician India Digital Edition Jan. - March, 2021 has come out in the public domain with a cover story on Stigmas, Myth, Movies & Spectacles covering a survey of consumers and interviews with Experts. - April 27, 2021 - Optician India

Almost 50 Organizations Pause to Give Life During Statewide Observance Honoring Organ, Tissue and Eye Donors and Their Families

Almost 50 Organizations Pause to Give Life During Statewide Observance Honoring Organ, Tissue and Eye Donors and Their Families

Many different Donate Life partner organizations that participated in a statewide Donate Life Flag-raising ceremony and moment of silence on Monday, April 12 at 10:08 am. This event promoted the mission of organ, tissue and eye donation and honored organ, tissue and eye donors and their... - April 14, 2021 - Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates

Machine Vision Automation Equipment Developer ALTECH is Entering the U.S. Market

Founded in 2016, ALTECH was established with the purpose of developing, manufacturing, and selling ultra-fine nano-structured film production equipment. With various application technology, including LED defect detection functions, ALTECH has secured welding line tracking system through... - March 23, 2021 - ALTEC

Eye Associates of the South Finds Perfect Storm Triggers Dry Eye on Miss. Gulf Coast

Late hurricanes, long-term mask wearing and winter created a perfect storm for dry eye syndrome. If your eyes seem to be flaring up, you might need to see an eye doctor to treat dry eye. - February 10, 2021 - Eye Associates of the South

Oculoplastic Consultants of the Carolinas Joins Wilmington Eye

Two locally owned practices join forces to expand access to highly-specialized vision procedures to the community. - January 06, 2021 - Wilmington Eye

Ola Means Alive Releases Multiple Lines of Sporty, Elegant and Sustainable Sunglasses

Ola Means Alive Releases Multiple Lines of Sporty, Elegant and Sustainable Sunglasses

Ola Means Alive released two new lines of sustainably manufactured sunglasses with 7 layers of protection from UVA and UVB. Ola Means Alive has also committed to donating a portion of every sale to ocean cleanup and conservation. To purchase Ola Means Alive sunglasses, or for more information about these amazing new products, go to OlaMeansAlive.com. - December 15, 2020 - Ola Means Alive

Elite Medicare Specialists to Change the Health Insurance Enrollment Landscape

Elite Medicare Specialists to Change the Health Insurance Enrollment Landscape

On November 30th, 2020 Elite Medicare Specialists will host the 1st ever Call-A-Thon for Medicare annual election period in central Virginia. Local licensed agents will be ready to take last minute calls from Medicare’s beneficiaries who have not yet reviewed their plan options for 2021. In breaking from the norms of in-home appointments, these local agents still provide a personal touch. - November 24, 2020 - Elite Medicare Specialists

Dr. Taylor Bladh to Join Total Vision

Total Vision announces the addition of Dr. Taylor Bladh to its network of optometrists. Dr. Bladh brings more than 35 years of experience operating his private practice in Diamond Bar, California. - November 18, 2020 - Total Vision

Total Vision Partners with Foothill Optometric Group

Total Vision announces their newest partnership with Dr. Liu, Dr. Longacre and Dr. Yang of Foothill Optometric Group in Pleasanton, CA. - October 21, 2020 - Total Vision

Wilmington Eye Breaks Ground on New Surgery Center

Locally owned medical practice breaks ground on new surgery center aimed at reducing healthcare costs for patients. - August 07, 2020 - Wilmington Eye

NuSight Medical Establishes Medical Advisory Board

NuSight Medical Establishes Medical Advisory Board

NuSight Medical announced today the formation of a Medical Advisory Board, with leading experts in research, education and clinical management of dry eye and ocular surface disease. - August 04, 2020 - NuSight Medical

Presenting: #DylanStrong

A Charity Sale of Custom Eye Patches Supporting Dylan Schwartz and the Children’s Eye Foundation - August 01, 2020 - #DylanStrong

COVID Health & Safety Protections at D’Ambrosio Eye Care Offices

COVID Health & Safety Protections at D’Ambrosio Eye Care Offices

“We were starting to understand the need to not only use our stringent cleaning and disinfecting protocols along with social distancing, but we were still concerned about airborne particles and the potential risk of infection,” shared Dr. D’Ambrosio, Jr. of D'Ambrosio Eye Care. - July 27, 2020 - D'Ambrosio Eye Care

Novel Platforms in Ocular Drug Delivery Workshop

SMi reports: Dr. Thakur Raghu Raj Singh from Queen’s University Belfast will lead the post conference workshop on Wednesday, November 25, 2020. - July 20, 2020 - SMi Group

Wilmington Eye Celebrates Grand Opening of New Scotts Hill Facility

Locally owned medical practice opens new facility amidst pandemic to respond to growing need for affordable vision care and specialty services. - July 01, 2020 - Wilmington Eye

Nealberg Launches Consulting Services for Florida Professional Organizations Transitioning to an Online Format During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Nealberg Launches Consulting Services for Florida Professional Organizations Transitioning to an Online Format During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Virtual meetings have been around for more than a decade. Nealberg notes that many professional organizations have waited until the current pandemic to transition from an in person format to online events. Some have difficulties achieving that goal mostly because of economical and regulatory considerations. - June 29, 2020 - Nealberg Consulting Group

Optical Training Institute's Optician Education Grant Extends Support to Eyecare Professionals

Offering hope to eyecare professionals seeking certification during the global pandemic. - June 07, 2020 - Optical Training Institute

Glaukos Engages MESH Interactive for Revitalization of LASIK Site

With in-person sales and marketing efforts on hold, businesses need to make it easy for customers to find what they need through well-designed microsites. - June 03, 2020 - MESH Interactive Agency

Zeteo Biomedical Introduces ZEOx1 AquilaMD™ Ophthalmic Drug Delivery System

Zeteo Biomedical Introduces ZEOx1 AquilaMD™ Ophthalmic Drug Delivery System

Zeteo’s patient-centric ophthalmic delivery systems are designed for precise, self-administration of preservative free drugs and biopharmaceuticals. - June 01, 2020 - Zeteo Biomedical LLC

Experimentica Ltd. Announces the Successful Acquisition of the Ophthalmic Contract Research Division from Ophthy-DS, Inc.

Experimentica Ltd. Announces the Successful Acquisition of the Ophthalmic Contract Research Division from Ophthy-DS, Inc.

Experimentica Ltd., a leader in preclinical ophthalmic drug discovery services, announces the successful acquisition of the contract research division from Ophthy-DS, Inc., a Michigan-based preclinical contract research organization (CRO) specializing in non-regulated drug discovery services and medical device testing for ophthalmic indications. - May 22, 2020 - Experimentica Ltd

Proudly Announcing New eBook Titled, "My 45 Years of Living With Double Vision"

Sharing news about new release of ebook titled, "My 45 years of Living With Double Vision" written by a patient for a patient. - May 21, 2020 - Booktoots' Healing

Aciont's Paper, "Transscleral Iontophoresis for Noninvasive Ocular Drug Delivery of Macromolecules" Published in JOPT

Aciont's Paper, "Transscleral Iontophoresis for Noninvasive Ocular Drug Delivery of Macromolecules" Published in JOPT

Aciont Inc. announced today that results from preclinical studies of its Visulex-I technology is published online ahead of print in the Journal of Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics under the title “Transscleral Iontophoresis for Noninvasive Ocular Drug Delivery of... - April 18, 2020 - Aciont Inc.

New Treatment Shows Vision Benefit in Age Related Macular Degeneration

New Treatment Shows Vision Benefit in Age Related Macular Degeneration

MD Stem Cells reports results for Dry AMD from their clinical study SCOTS - the Stem Cell Ophthalmology Treatment Study. 63% of treated and evaluated eyes achieved improvement in vision while an additional 34% had vision remain stable in follow up. No complications occurred. Results were statistically significant. - April 18, 2020 - MD Stem Cells

Temos and International Assistance Group Launch Cooperation

Temos and International Assistance Group Launch Cooperation

Working together to expand access to high-quality healthcare services for travelers. - April 17, 2020 - Temos International GmbH

100%® Gives Back to Those on the Front Lines

100%® Gives Back to Those on the Front Lines

Sport performance eyewear company donates personal protection equipment (PPE) and a portion of all online sales proceeds to CDC Foundation and to those fighting COVID-19. 100%®, the San Diego-based sports performance company, has announced today that they sent a shipment of performance... - April 03, 2020 - 100%

A Conference That Delivers How to Prepare Yourself and Your Practice for Succession

Cleinman Performance Partners, the nation's leading Optometry business development consultancy for larger practices, has announced that its highly successful Practice Transitions Conference will be held in Charlotte, Philadelphia and Minneapolis during 2020. This one-day event provides guidance to... - February 26, 2020 - Cleinman Performance Partners

Learn How to Leave Vision Plans Behind and Stay Profitable

Cleinman Performance Partners (CPP), the nation's leading Optometry business development consultancy for larger practices, has announced that its highly successful conference, “Exiting Vision Plans…Profitably” will be held on two upcoming dates. The event provides guidance for... - February 19, 2020 - Cleinman Performance Partners

Dr. Fulton - Providing a High-Quality of Care for His Patients for Over 20 Years -Simpatra.Health

Dr. Fulton - Providing a High-Quality of Care for His Patients for Over 20 Years -Simpatra.Health

Dr. Fulton is dedicated to providing all of his patients with a superb level of care. - February 10, 2020 - Simpatra

Ophthalmics, Inc. is Now a Direct Distributor for BVI (Beaver-Visitec International)

Ophthalmics, Inc. is Now a Direct Distributor for BVI (Beaver-Visitec International)

Ophthalmics, Inc., a leading wholesale supplier of eye care supplies for ophthalmic and optometric practices, is now a direct distributor for BVI. Customers are encouraged to visit Ophthalmics, Inc.’s website at www.shophthalmics.com to find BVI’s line of industry leading punctum plugs... - February 03, 2020 - Ophthalmics, Inc.

New Assistive Technology Lab at The Carroll Center for the Blind Empowers Individuals with Visual Impairments

Access to assistive technology creates life-changing opportunities and possibilities for people with disabilities, whether at school, work, home or in the community. With hundreds of assistive devices on the market, a newly created device lab will showcase options for people of all ages dealing with vision loss. - January 29, 2020 - The Carroll Center for the Blind

Eyewear Direct Signs UK Distribution Agreement with Italian Eyewear Brand Rédélé

Rédélé and Eyewear Direct have signed a distribution agreement to introduce the Rédélé optical frames and sunglasses to the United Kingdom. The Rédélé collection features 32 new and exclusive styles divided between prescription glasses and sunglasses. Masculine and feminine, luxury and street style, the Rédélé collection distinguishes itself by its passion for the craftsmanship of superior eyewear. - January 02, 2020 - Eyewear Direct (Europe) Ltd.

New World Medical Named Among the Inland Empire Top Workplaces

New World Medical Named Among the Inland Empire Top Workplaces

New World Medical, a global medical company focused on glaucoma treatment, has been listed in the Inland Empire Top Workplaces 2019 organized by Inland News Group. The Top Workplaces list is based on an anonymous survey administered by the Energage platform, which measures several aspects of... - December 09, 2019 - New World Medical

Ophthalmics, Inc. Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary

Ophthalmics, Inc. Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary

Ophthalmics, Inc., a leading wholesale supplier of eye care supplies for ophthalmic and optometric practices, is proud to announce that they are celebrating their 1-year anniversary. Customers are encouraged to visit Ophthalmics, Inc.’s website at www.shophthalmics.com to see why they are... - December 09, 2019 - Ophthalmics, Inc.

Vision Direct Offers Discounts for Black Friday & Cyber Monday 2019

Vision Direct Offers Discounts for Black Friday & Cyber Monday 2019

Vision Direct is offering huge discounts on designer eyewear this Black Friday. The offer allows people to save up to 70% on selected frames and get 12% off site-wide on all eyewear products. The offer continues all weekend into Cyber Monday with additional offers the following week, such as 50%... - November 29, 2019 - Vision Direct

SmartBuyGlasses to Launch a Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sale Event

Staying one step ahead as always, SmartBuyGlasses is bringing customers the best service at the best price possible. - November 20, 2019 - SmartBuyGlasses

Wilmington Eye Announces Plans for New Location in Scotts Hill to Increase Accessibility to Patient Care

The growing needs of the community are at the heart of changes as locally owned medical practice strengthens its resolve to excellence in patient care and increased access to specialty services. - November 17, 2019 - Wilmington Eye

Wilmington Eye Announces Plans for New Ambulatory Surgery Facility in Wilmington

Wilmington Eye’s new surgery center will give patients across eastern North Carolina access to high-quality, specialized surgical services at a lower cost. - November 17, 2019 - Wilmington Eye

Vision Direct Australia Joins the Click Frenzy Mayhem 2019

Vision Direct Australia Joins the Click Frenzy Mayhem 2019

Vision Direct, one of Australia's leading eyewear retailers, will kick off their Click Frenzy Sale, starting Tuesday at 7 pm (AEST). The 29-hour sale will conclude at midnight (AEST) on Wednesday, November 13. Click Frenzy is recognised as Australia’s first and largest national online... - November 13, 2019 - Vision Direct

Ophthalmics, Inc. Tracks Pharmaceuticals to DSCSA Requirements Ahead of Schedule

Ophthalmics, Inc. Tracks Pharmaceuticals to DSCSA Requirements Ahead of Schedule

Ophthalmics, Inc., a leading wholesale supplier of eye care supplies for ophthalmic and optometric practices, is proud to announce that they are fully compliant with pharmaceutical tracking as required by the new Drug Supply Chain Securities Act (DSCSA) ahead of the November 27, 2019... - November 08, 2019 - Ophthalmics, Inc.

Aciont Issued Key Patent Covering the Novel Design of the Visulex Ocular Drug Delivery Device

Aciont Issued Key Patent Covering the Novel Design of the Visulex Ocular Drug Delivery Device

Aciont was issued a U.S. patent that covers an important aspect of the novel design of its main Visulex ocular drug delivery system which has been tested for safety and efficacy in its lead clinical program under U.S. IND. - October 12, 2019 - Aciont Inc.

Ophthalmics, Inc. is Now a Direct Distributor for Akorn Pharmaceuticals

Ophthalmics, Inc. is Now a Direct Distributor for Akorn Pharmaceuticals

Ophthalmics, Inc., a leading wholesale supplier of eye care supplies for ophthalmic and optometric practices, is now a direct distributor for Akorn, Inc. Customers are encouraged to visit Ophthalmics, Inc.’s website at www.shophthalmics.com to find Akorn’s line of industry leading... - September 25, 2019 - Ophthalmics, Inc.

Temos Announces Accreditation Standards for Community Pharmacies

Dedicated to “Safe and effective medicines for all” - September 25, 2019 - Temos International GmbH

Optometry Conference Reveals Secrets of Practicing Without Vision Plans

Oneonta, NY - Cleinman Performance Partners (CPP), one of the nation's leading Optometric business development consulting organizations, has announced that its November 2019 conference will provide guidance for Optometrists who want to reduce their reliance on low margin, high maintenance vision... - September 10, 2019 - Cleinman Performance Partners

Aerie Pharmaceuticals Speaker Interview Released for SMi’s Ophthalmic Drugs Conference 2019

Ophthalmic Drugs conference speaker interview. - September 06, 2019 - SMi Group

Learn How Successful Leadership Development Can Produce a Winning Team

Cleinman Performance Partners (CPP), one of the nation's leading Optometric business development consulting organizations, has announced a unique one-day conference in October to help practice owners, managers or key team leaders explore new methods of team leadership and turn their team into a... - August 25, 2019 - Cleinman Performance Partners

Optometry Conference to Focus on the Transition of Your Business. National Practice Transitions Conference Provides Support for Crucial Decisions.

Cleinman Performance Partners (CPP), one of the nation's leading Optometric business development consulting organizations, has announced that their upcoming meeting will provide guidance for optometrists who wish to transition their practices. The National Practice Transitions Conference, one in a... - August 01, 2019 - Cleinman Performance Partners

New Classes, New Glasses: Start the School Year Right

MyEyeDr. encourages annual eye exams for all students to detect early signs of myopia. - July 24, 2019 - MyEyeDr.

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