April 2014

Walmart News

Walmart News

Walmart Announces Winners of Scholarship Competition The final round of the Walmart and Sam’s Club Project Foresight National Scholarship Competition was held in conjunction with Optometry’s Meeting in Washington, DC. Thirty-one teams (62 students) from 14 optometric institutions across the nation participated in this year’s competition. The 16 student finalists (eight teams) met with the […]

Reichert News

Reichert News

Reichert News Reichert® Introduces New Family of ClearChart® 4 Digital Acuity Systems Reichert Technologies® is pleased to announce the launch of three brand new ClearChart® Digital Acuity Systems: ClearChart 4 Digital Acuity System, ClearChart 4X Enhanced Digital Acuity System, and ClearChart 4P Polarized Digital Acuity System. The all new family of ClearChart Digital Acuity Systems […]

Topcon News

Topcon News

Topcon Medical Systems Announces Launch of Research Foundation Topcon Medical Systems (TMS) of Oakland, NJ announces that it has established a Topcon Research Foundation (TRF), which will provide support for studies sponsored by independent investigators and institutions that utilize Topcon products to advance medical and scientific knowledge in the field of ophthalmology. Researchers and institutions […]

Transitions News

Transitions News

New Kids’ Resources from Transitions Optical Provides Educational and Marketing Tools for Eyecare Professionals To help eyecare professionals better understand and treat young patients, Transitions Optical has released new kids’ resources featuring staff education and marketing materials. Today’s kids, also known as Generation Z, make up more than a quarter of the U.S. population and […]

UMSL Students Receive Top Award

UMSL Students Receive Top Award

Kate Hamm (UMSL ’19), and Rachel Simpson (UMSL ’19) were honored as one of the eight teams invited to Washington, D.C. to compete for two large scholarships via Project Foresight, the Walmart Care Partners scholarship competition. Students create their own two-member teams to compete for a $1,500 team scholarship in their region and the chance […]

UHCO Grad named Young Optometrist of the Year from the AOA

UHCO Grad named Young Optometrist of the Year from the AOA

Angelique Sawyer, OD, ’08, was awarded  the Young Optometrist of the Year Award from the American Optometric Association. Dr. Sawyer has been in practice less than 10 years and demonstrates remarkable leadership when serving the profession, patients, and her community. She is currently serving as President of the New Hampshire Optometric Association. Congratulations Dr. Sawyer!

The Waterloo School of Optometry & Vision Science is Celebrating 50 Years!

The Waterloo School of Optometry & Vision Science is Celebrating 50 Years!

                                 This year, the School of Optometry & Vision Science celebrates 50 years since moving to the University of Waterloo in 1967. To mark this important milestone we have a year of events and initiatives planned that are aimed to pull together alumni from across the country and around the world […]

AZCOPT Redesigns, Expands Pre-clinical Laboratory

AZCOPT Redesigns, Expands Pre-clinical Laboratory

The Arizona College of Optometry at Midwestern University has re-opened their pre-clinic laboratory at their campus in Glendale, Arizona. The re-design and expansion of the 4,407-square-foot lab and attached classroom will be utilized in all Methods, Low Vision, and Contact Lens courses. The new lab contains a new teaching lane and 30 student workstations that […]

Bausch + Lomb News

Bausch + Lomb News

Bausch + Lomb Unveils AMD Virtual Experience with State-of-the-Art Technology at Optometry’s Meeting Bausch + Lomb, a leading global eye health company, announced the launch of a new virtual reality (VR) tool using state-of-the-art technology. The Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Virtual Experience, unveiled during the annual meeting of the American Optometric Association (AOA), June 21-25, in […]

International Vision Expo News

International Vision Expo News

Programs and Benefits for Students and Young Professionals at Vision Expo West From free Pop Up Talks on the show floor to expert panels to access to word-class education, International Vision Expo continues to offer students and young professionals the resources and education they need to get their careers off to a strong start. Students […]