USC Roski Eye Institute Debuts Ophthalmic Education Program

California’s first certified ophthalmic education program, debuts at USC Roski Eye Institute LOS ANGELES– The University of Southern California (USC) Roski Eye Institute, will offer the first educational program in California, one of only 14 programs nationwide, to train certified ophthalmic technicians with its Ophthalmic Technician Education … [Read more...]

Optical Trade Show Calendar 2017

For those of us who like to combine business with pleasure, we have pulled together an Eyecare-Eyewear trade show calendar for 2017. If one had the money and time wouldn't it be fun to travel the world and visit each of these eyecare trade shows? January 21-22 Dormund, Germany: Brille and CO 22-23 Glasgow, … [Read more...]

New Innovative New Education Content At Vision Expo East

Alexandria, VA – December, 2016 – Numerous innovative programs have been added to the education curriculum at International Vision Expo East 2017, taking place at the Javits Center in New York, NY (Education: Mar. 30–Apr. 2; Exhibition: Mar. 31–Apr. 3). Registration is now open for the industry’s most comprehensive continuing education program, … [Read more...]

AllAboutVision.com Launches Spanish Content

San Diego, Calif., December 6, 2016 – AllAboutVision.com has launched Spanish translations of some of the most popular articles in its Eye Conditions & Diseases section. In the United States, Spanish is the primary language spoken at home by 38 million people ages 5 and older, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Instituto Cervantes, a … [Read more...]

Eyecare Museums Around The World

If you like museums and memories to post about, why not visit some of the Eyewear and Eyecare Museums around the world? China Shanghai Eyeglasses Museum- China Address: No. 533 Baochang Rd., Zhabei District. http://science.shanghaidaily.com/pdf/eyeglassesENG.pdf. Thousands of pairs of glasses and other eyewear in its collection, ranging … [Read more...]

10 Online Business Classes For Eyecare Professionals

We've heard a lot across the industry that many optometry students wish they had more business courses during their time in school. If you decide to work in an independent eyecare practice after graduation, business skills are an important part of the job. Luckily, today there are online classes out there for just about anything, and you can … [Read more...]

Eyecare Events: World Television Day

The United Nations declared November 21 as World Television Day. Why, would a world day be dedicated to what most people call the Idiot Box, a baby sitter or a boob tube? According to World Television Day 'Television: a cornerstone of democracy and a pillar of freedom of expression and cultural diversity. It nurtures education, continually invites … [Read more...]

Registration Opened For Vision Expo East 2017

Alexandria, VA – October, 2017 – Registration has opened for International Expo East 2017 at the Javits Center in New York, NY (Education: Mar. 30–Apr. 2; Exhibition: Mar. 31–Apr. 3). This year’s event features an expansive showcase of designer eyewear fashions and medical advances to bring attendees a high-value experience throughout all four … [Read more...]

Freebie Friday: Shamir Launches Continuing Education Portal

Shamir continuously supports eye care professionals with launch of new education portal. San Diego, CA – October, 2016 - Shamir Insight, Inc., manufacturers of premium Freeform® progressive lenses, announces the release of their Continuing Education Portal designed to help eye care professionals better serve their patients.  The portal focuses … [Read more...]

Dove Eyewear For International Day of Peace

International Day of Peace is September 21, 2016. Aside from the Peace Symbol, doves have been used as a symbol of love and peace symbol by many cultures starting with early Christians. To pay homage to this important and wished for day we found some Vintage Dove Sunglasses made by Anglo American in the 1960's. According to Vintage … [Read more...]

100 New Fashion Eyewear Brands to Debut at Vision Expo West

Las Vegas, NV (September, 2016) – Eyewear visionaries are set to gather next week at International Vision Expo West for an early glimpse at designer styles and cutting edge lens designs. Fashion meets function at the top eyecare event for the Americas, held September 14-17 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Over 100 new fashion brands will debut fall lines, … [Read more...]

Freebie Friday: New At Vision Expo West: POP Up Topics

Norwalk, CT (August, 2016) – Attendees will have a free opportunity to engage and discuss relevant topics in a non-traditional, dynamic learning format with pop-up talks occurring at International Vision Expo – to be held in Las Vegas this September at the Sands Expo & Convention Center (Education: Sept. 14-17, 2016; Exhibition: Sept. 15-17, … [Read more...]

Video: Evolution Of The Eye

This new video is about the evolution of the human eye.  Narrated by scientist Alom Shaha, it outlines how each part of the eye has formed, challenging the concept of "Irreducible Complexity". The video also highlights protecting eyes against modern dangers such as over exposure to blue light. Also included  some tips about preventing eye … [Read more...]

Webinair: 8 Immediate Ways To Streamline Your Office

Streamline your office, making it more efficient what a great topic! If you even implemented one thing from these pros you, how much easier your life would be. Put on by Vision West and SolutionReach. we recommend it is a NOT TO MISS. Day: August 30 Time: 11:00 am. PST Register here Contact: Laura@vweye.com   … [Read more...]

OWA’s Lunch And Learn At Vision Expo West 2016

DALLAS, TX – August 2, 2016 — The Optical Women’s Association’s Connection Series: Connecting Members to Leadership Ideas presents Girl Bosses: Optical Industry Entrepreneurs, a panel discussion featuring female entrepreneurs from the optical industry on Thursday, September 15th, from Noon to 1:30 PM, in Las Vegas. Based on the OWA book … [Read more...]