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...]

Freebie Friday: FREE ABO Course From Hoya

7th FREE Continuing Education Course Made Available to Independent Practices through HOYA Vision Care’s Empower U LEWISVILLE, TEXAS, (August, 2016) Hoya Vision Care, technology leader in ophthalmic lenses, announced the availability of “See the Light, HOYA Sensity, New Light Reactive Lenses” a new free ABO course. The course is available on … [Read more...]

Vision Expo Early Bird Pricing End Aug. 18

Norwalk, CT (July 27, 2016) – Eyecare providers can receive the high value education they seek to improve patient care and profitability while maximizing their time away from their practices by taking advantage of the 320+ hours of education offered at International Vision Expo – to be held in Las Vegas this September at the Sands Expo & … [Read more...]

#listday: Eleven Eyewear Books For Book Lovers Day

August 9th is National Book Lovers Day and it struck me that one of ways that eyecare professionals can compete against online retailers is educating them via books, primarily through images. Having a few historical eyewear books in the reception room and talking about the historical significence and quality of the eyewear you offer might be a good … [Read more...]

FREE Webinair: EHR Coaching To Enhance Patient Care

Austin, TX – July 28, 2016 – Dr. Ian Lane will be hosting a four-part webinar series that will walk eyecare professionals through various condition-based patient encounters that are common in most eyecare practices. Over the course of four weeks, Dr. Lane will demonstrate how you can provide enhanced patient care using EHR software, and how your … [Read more...]

1932 Video Of Spectacles Through The Ages

We all love vintage eyewear videos. This video starts with a man dressed as Roger Baker holding large magnifying glass. The commentator tells us he is suspected by many to be the real inventor of spectacles. Then there is a man dressed as Samuel Pepys, he wore glasses with green lenses. Then a man as Isaac Newton looking at globe of the world. The … [Read more...]

Win Free Nights At Vision Expo West Contest

Eyecare Professionals can win THREE FREE Nights at Vision Expo West in Las Vegas. It is so easy to do, just make a comment below and tell us either 1.) Why you want to go 2.) What is your favorite part of Vision Expo. CLICK  Vision Expo West for more information and to register. Comments Need To Made by August 1, 2016. Winners will be … [Read more...]