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Paper Highlights Key Points from Roundtable Discussion on Cultural Diversity and Eye Health

Paper Highlights Key Points from Roundtable Discussion on Cultural Diversity and Eye Health

A consensus paper written by participants in a Transitions Optical-hosted roundtable discussion that focused on improving the eye health of culturally diverse populations is now available online. Considering the strong link between eye health and overall health and quality of life, participants agreed during the roundtable that there is a great need for eyecare professionals […]

Vision Expo to Feature Variety of Benefits for Students, Alumni, Deans

Vision Expo to Feature Variety of Benefits for Students, Alumni, Deans

Registration is now open for International Vision Expo East, which will take place March 19-22, 2015, in New York City. Attendees are invited to register for and experience the following events: • Optometry students: Optometry students can receive free registration, attend targeted programs and enter to win a travel grant to attend International Vision Expo […]

Winners of Practice Excellence Scholarships Recognized

Winners of Practice Excellence Scholarships Recognized

During a reception in November, VSP Global announced the 44 recipients of the 2014 Practice Excellence Scholarships. The scholarship program awarded a total of $166,000 to 44 top-performing fourth-year optometry students attending schools and colleges in the continental United States, Puerto Rico and Canada. Criteria for receiving one of the scholarships included the student’s commitment […]

Initiatives Prompt Management Team Expansion

Initiatives Prompt Management Team Expansion

In support of its latest advances in vision diagnostics, Marco has expanded its management team to include: • David Marco: CEO • David Gurvis: President • Jeff Perrye: Chief Operating Officer • Robert Kalapp: Vice President/Corporate Accounts • Jocelyn Schepsis: Vice President of Sales • Irwin Kronenberg: Director of Institutional Sales and Professional Services • […]

New Eye-Enhancing Contact Lens Debuts

New Eye-Enhancing Contact Lens Debuts

Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Inc. launched 1-Day Acuvue Define Brand Contact Lenses with Lacreon Technology, a new category of eye-enhancement contact lenses that accentuate natural beauty while helping to support a healthy eye. The lenses, already the number-one beauty contact lens in Asia, are now available at a limited number of independent eye doctors’ […]

Positions Added to Professional Strategy Team

Positions Added to Professional Strategy Team

Bausch + Lomb has created and filled two new positions. As Directors of Professional Strategy, Todd Love and Dr. Jill Saxon will coordinate the company’s eyecare professional outreach efforts across the Vision Care business through a wide range of initiatives, including strengthening support of the schools and colleges of optometry across the nation. They join […]

New Retina Camera is Fully Automated

New Retina Camera is Fully Automated

Topcon has unveiled its new, fully automatic TRC-NW400 Non-Mydriatic Retinal Camera. Using the TRC-NW400, operators do not need to spend time aligning, centering, focusing or capturing color retinal images because the unit automatically performs these steps once the camera is positioned in front of the eye. It also automatically travels from one eye to the […]