18 Eyecare Entrepreneurs For Entrepreneurs Day

November 21 is Entrepreneurs Day which always falls on the 3rd Tuesday of every November. An Entrepreneur is defined as' person who organizes and operates a business or businesses, taking on greater than normal financial risks in order to do so.' which describes every independent eyecare practice including opticians, optometrists and … [Read more...]

Signet Armorlite Opens 2nd Kodak Lens Eyecare Center

CARLSBAD, CA (November, 2017) -- Signet Armorlite, Inc. announces the next strategic phase of its US professional services initiative with the launch of the second KODAK Lens| Heitmeier Eyecare location in New Orleans, LA. This KODAK Lens initiative continues to provide independent eyecare professionals (iECPs) that are committed to dispensing … [Read more...]

America Matters Day Is November 19: Made In USA Optical Goods

November is the time we list our bi-annual Made in USA Optical-Eyewear Listing. We are happy to announce that we have added a many new listings to include more eyewear and accessories plus we added a few contact lens companies. Just as an FYI, the Monday after Thanksgiving is MakersMonday.com, in which the consumer pledges to buy local. When … [Read more...]

WileyX Donated 5% of Company Sales to Fire Victims

5% of all Company Sales October 30th and 31st was Donated to Those Affected by the  Devastating Napa County Fires Livermore, California-based Wiley X®, Inc. announced a program to help the victims of numerous wildfires that recently ravaged communities throughout the Napa Valley region.  On October 30 and October 31, 2017, the eyewear … [Read more...]

GSRx Launches First E-Commerce Site Exclusively for Independent Practices

CPs will retain control of the dispense and keep the profits from online sales Scottsdale, AZ -- GSRx, Inc. has announced the launch of ProperOptics.com, an optical e-commerce site created to provide independent practices with an online presence to capture more optical sales.  This provides an additional opportunity for practices to sell to … [Read more...]

Modern Optical Receives Marcom Award For Catalogue

MODERN OPTICAL INTERNATIONAL 2017 Eyewear Catalog Receives Prestigious Award  Roselle, IL – Value eyewear and managed care leader Modern Optical International has been named a MarCom Gold Award Winner for its 2017 Frame Collection Catalog. MarCom Awards are judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals. According to … [Read more...]

A&A Optical Donating Percentage To Hurricane Harvey Relief

A&A Optical based in Carrollton, Texas is also donating a percentage of all proceeds through October of 2017 to help those in need due to the Hurricane Harvey. They will be attending Vision Expo West 2017 if you would like to see them at their booth. … [Read more...]

Eyenavision Appoints Dave Eichelberger and Sue Creek To Sales

PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania (August 30, 2017) - Eyenavision, Inc., a company focused on providing innovative products to the optical industry including the patented Chemistrie magnetic lens layering technology, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dave Eichelberger as Vice President of Sales, and Sue Creek as Director of Sales. Mr. … [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...]

Opticians Can Test ‘Well Seeing’ Barberini Eyewear For Free

Barberini Eyewear’s project is focused on best visual quality and protection, thanks to the extraordinary optical glass lenses that are obtained through the technological innovations developed by the head office. UV400 protection, colour enhancement, resistance and lightness are only few of the Barberini sunglasses’ key points. Starting from … [Read more...]

Santinelli International takes Philly

July, 2017, Hauppauge, NY – Santinelli International, the leading distributor of lens finishing equipment, recently convened in Philadelphia, PA for their annual National Sales Meeting. July, 2017, Hauppauge, NY – Santinelli International, the leading distributor of lens finishing equipment, recently convened in Philadelphia, PA for their annual … [Read more...]

Costa Offers Eyecare Professionals New Ways to Join its #KickPlastic

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – 2017 – Just in time for Shark week, Costa is giving eyecare professionals a chance to help save our oceans. Plastic kills thousands of marine life per year and that includes Sharks. Humans dump the equivalent of a garbage truck of plastic into the ocean every minute, and one in four fish tested have plastic in them. Being … [Read more...]

PracticePlus® Announces Special Offer for Members

KODAK SoftWear® and Total Blue™ Lens for Comfortable Computer Viewing Carlsbad, CA (Jun 2017) – PracticePlus is expanding its rewards program with a special offer for PracticePlus Members when they redeem KODAK SoftWear™ Lens combined with KODAK Total Blue™. With the increased use of computers in the workplace, patients’ eyes demand an … [Read more...]

Eyecare Events: Fundraising for World Giraffe Day

Who does not like Giraffes? These exceeding tall, long necked and mellow animals actually have a special day just for them. World Giraffe Day is June 21st of every year. Sadly do to a variety of reasons, lack of habitat, poachers and more there are only about 100,000 Giraffes left in the wild. When I saw these Giraffe OptiPets, I thought, you … [Read more...]

WileyX Selected As Small Business of The Year

California Small Business Day™ 2017 Honors Eyewear Company  Known for Superior Visual Performance and Cutting-Edge Protection   Wiley X®, Inc., an innovator in premium protective eyewear since 1987, has been recognized as a “Small Business of the Year” for California’s 16th Assembly District.  Chosen by State Assemblywoman Catherine Baker, the … [Read more...]