Nominations to Recognize Outstanding Optometry Professionals At SECO

ATLANTA, GA — October, 2017 — SECO International is pleased to announce that SECO, the world’s leading annual conference providing the ophthalmic industry outstanding educational opportunities since 1924, issued a call for nominations for recognition of outstanding optometric professionals and announced the availability of MedPRO360 education … [Read more...]

OptiCon® to Join Vision Expo Starting in 2018

Alexandria, VA – October, 2017 –Vision Expo and OptiCon® have announced a partnership to bring the industry’s premier opticianry and contact lens fitters education program to the largest gathering of eyewear and eyecare professionals in the Americas. Announced today at the 2017 OptiCon Conference in Lake Buena Vista, FL, OptiCon will officially … [Read more...]

Vision Expo West 2017 Best Exhibitor Booth Contest Winners

Vision Expo has announced the winners of the Best Booth Contest. Winning booths were voted on by Show attendees, who casted ballots for their favorite exhibitor booth in each of two categories: ‘most creative booth design’ and ‘best use of technology’. The winner in the category of “Most Creative Booth Design” is: Article One, Booth … [Read more...]

Early Reports At VisionExpo West 2017

Alexandria, VA – September, 2017 – Preliminary reports indicate strong sales across the show floor and a record amount of social media activity as the industry returns from Vision Expo West 2017 in Las Vegas. Crowded events and buying activity remind exhibitors and attendees alike why Vision Expo is the premier destination for shopping and … [Read more...]

Vision Expo West 2017 x Women’s Wear Daily

Livestreaming events on the show floor offer exhibitor opportunities for increased brand exposure Alexandria, VA – August, 2017 – International Vision Expo West announced today that it has partnered with Women’s Wear Daily (WWD), the daily media of record and authority of the global fashion, retail and beauty communities, to bring greater … [Read more...]

ClearVision Optical to Launch Mobile Game During Vision Expo West 2017

Proceeds of the game will benefit Optometry Cares – The AOA Foundation and Orbis International Hauppauge, NY – August 2017 – Eyewear industry leader ClearVision Optical, in partnership with Optometry Cares – The AOA Foundation and Orbis International, will launch its Dilli Dalli branded mobile game, Red’s Journey, during Vision Expo West 2017. … [Read more...]

Nail Art at Vision Expo West 2017

For those of us who are on Pinterest, you probably have a 'nail art' board that features evil eyes, sunglasses or eyeglasses. Attendees at Vision Expo, can now get 'eyeglass-catching' nails done at the Tura Booth with a minimum purchase of 12 frames. Eye Design Manicures will be taking place in the Tura booth #16021 Thursday, Sep. 14 & … [Read more...]

Vision Expo West Announces New Partnership with Google

Alexandria, VA – August, 2017 – International Vision Expo West has announced exclusive events for eyecare providers featuring a series of digital marketing talks from Google Campaign Strategist Brandon Lawlor and Premier Partner Marketing4ECPs. The free 20-minute sessions—which will take place Thursday through Saturday, September 14–16, in a … [Read more...]

Vision Expo West Expands Boutique and Luxury Eyewear Exhibitors

New exhibitors and upgraded booths in the Galleria and the Suites make Vision Expo the largest showcase of independent eyewear designers all under one roof Alexandria, VA – August, 2017 – International Vision Expo West 2017 has confirmed an increase in exhibitors and expansion of many existing exhibitor booths in the trendsetting Galleria on the … [Read more...]

How To Use The Lensmeter – Complete Pair Single Vision Verification

In this week's optician training, learn to use the lensmeter to start the verification process on a complete pair of mounted, single vision, spherocylinder lenses. The lesson covers verifying the lens sphere power, cylinder power, axis and PD. The Learn the Lensmeter kits are available for OpticianWorks Total Access members to check out. … [Read more...]

Registration Opened For International Vision Expo West 2017

Alexandria, VA – June, 2017 * – Registration opened, June 12, for *International Vision Expo West 2017 at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV (Education: Sept. 13–16; Exhibition: Sept 14 –16). This year’s event will bring together an expansive showcase of designer eyewear fashions, the latest in medical innovation, and over 320 … [Read more...]

How To Use The Lensmeter To Read A Spherocylinder Lens

This week, you will learn to use the lensmeter to read the prescription of a spherocylinder single-vision lens, including the sphere power, the cylinder power and the axis. The Learn the Lensmeter kits are available for OpticianWorks Total Access members to check out. Instructions for requesting are in the OpticianWorks lesson on using the … [Read more...]

How To Use The Lensmeter – A Simple Spherical Single-Vision Lens

Feel comfortable reading a simple spherical single-vision lens in the lensmeter. As you’ll see, when you watch the video, LaramyK is putting together kits, available for OpticianWorks Total Access members to check out, that contain various types of lenses, frame fronts and assignments, to give you the ability to gain some practical experience. The … [Read more...]

How To Edge and Finish Lenses In Office – An Introduction

This is your introduction to in-office lenses finishing. John walks you through finishing a simple single-vision job from the job tray to final inspection, edging the job on a Santinelli LE 700. Learn More: https://opticianworks.laramyk.com/ Known as finishing, edging, or glazing, follow John as he takes a simple single-vision job from the … [Read more...]

What Is Compensated Free Form Lens Design?

If you’ve have ever wondered what a compensated free-form lens design is and why the lens returned from the optical lab does not match the lens prescribed. Here's your answer. It boils down the differences between the position of the lens in the wearer’s eyeglass frame and the lens in the phoropter or instrument used to determine the initial … [Read more...]