Friday, June 25, 2021 12:18 AM
has announced that its founder and CEO David Pellicer has received the Joseì Manuel Lara Award
, one of the most widely recognized national business awards in the world.
Tuesday, June 22, 2021 12:21 AM
DALLAS—National optical retailer Eyemart Express
has established a new collaboration with the U.S. Army’s Partnership for Youth Success (PaYS) program to help employ veterans, according to a recent announcement.
Friday, June 18, 2021 12:15 AM
ORLANDO—The American Academy of Optometry Foundation
has announced the recipient of the Joe and Janet Barr Early Career Cornea and Contact Lens Research Award. Gulnoza Azieva is a second-year OD/MS student at the State University of New York College of Optometry. Her research project focuses on the development of a protocol to assess ocular surface in the marmoset and identify reliable parameters that will help with the assessment of CLIDE (contact lens induced dry eye).
Monday, June 14, 2021 12:24 AM
, the nation's leading volunteer eye health and safety organization dedicated to fighting blindness and saving sight will present its 2021 Person of Vision Award
to Marc Ferrara, CEO of Information Services, Jobson Medical Information, on Thursday, Sept. 23, in conjunction with Vision Expo West
. The Person of Vision event will be held at the Sands Expo & Convention Center, Las Vegas, beginning at 6:30 p.m. PT. Dinner will be served at 7:30 p.m., with the program and award presentation beginning at 8:30 p.m. All attendees are invited to the Champagne after-party immediately following the program.
Monday, June 14, 2021 12:21 AM
BLOOMINGTON, Ill.—Ernst & Young LLP
(EY US) has announced that Nick Williams, chief executive officer of Keplr Vision
, was named an Entrepreneur Of The Year 2021 Midwest Award finalist.
Saturday, June 5, 2021 12:24 AM
NEW YORK—The Accessories Council
has opened the entry submission period for its 3rd annual Design Excellence Awards.
Wednesday, May 5, 2021 12:24 AM
, headquartered here, has announced the recipients of its 2021 awards and has recognized these leaders in optometry for their significant contributions to the profession, according to an announcement this week.
Tuesday, May 4, 2021 12:18 AM
has announced the recipient of the “2021 Jenny Pomeroy Award for Excellence in Vision and Public Health
,” as R.V. Paul Chan, MD, MSc, MBA, FACS, professor and head, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, The John H. Panton, MD professor of ophthalmology, director, Pediatric Retina and ROP Service at the Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary
, University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC).
Monday, April 19, 2021 12:24 AM
ST. LOUIS—The American Optometric Association
(AOA) has announced the six members who are being honored with its prestigious awards. AOA also recognized the contribution of long-standing visionary supporter Johnson & Johnson Vision for its recognition of these exemplary individuals.
Wednesday, April 7, 2021 12:21 AM
SAN RAMON, Calif.—Following the March announcement of its 2021 Best Practices honorees
has revealed the recipients of its second annual Best Practices Scholarship.
Tuesday, March 9, 2021 12:27 AM
SAN RAMON, Calif.—During a year of unprecedented challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, eyecare practices across the nation have adapted to meet the changing needs of their patients and find ways to not only survive, but thrive. In celebration of 10 such practices, on Monday CooperVision
announced its 2021 “Best Practices
” honorees. Now in its sixth year, CooperVision’s Best Practices program highlights optometric practices in the U.S. that advance the profession.
Thursday, February 25, 2021 12:15 AM
PARIS—The chairwoman of Silmo Paris
, Amélie Morel, and the Silmo executive board were sad to learn of the passing of Bernard Maitenaz. Calling him "the clairvoyant," they noted, "he was an extraordinary figure whose contributions to eye health are acclaimed by the entire profession."They issued a salute yesterday to Maitenaz, the inventor of the Varilux progressive lens that improved the lives of millions of presbyopes globally and redefined an entire industry, as VMAIL reported
earlier this week.