Cincinnati, Ohio—To celebrate World Sight Day on October 14, a group of leading global vision organizations have launched the #LoveYourEyes campaign, encouraging one million people around the world to get their eyes checked by October 14. OneSight is partnering with the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness and other vision care supporters who are […]
ST. LOUIS—The American Optometric Association (AOA) has informed its members that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has established a “grace period” related to reporting use of HHS provider relief funds. AOA noted that HHS “continues to encourage doctors to report use of funds by Sept. 30, 2021, for reporting period 1, however, HHS […]
SOUTHLAKE, Texas—Retina Consultants of America (RCA), a management services organization, has announced the addition of Rockland Retina to its growing consortium of leading retina specialists across the U.S. With the addition of Rockland Retina, which is based in New City, N.Y., RCA adds “a key partner in the New York City area and a regional […]
HILTON HEAD, S.C.—US Eye, which is backed by the investment firm Pamlico Capital, said this week that it has added Sungate Cataract, LASIK and Vision Center, one of the South Carolina Lowcountry’s leading multi-specialty ophthalmology groups, as a new partner practice.
CHICAGO—Over 5,000 people, including children, in Nigeria will receive access to vision resources free of charge through a partnership of telehealth technology company, Visibly, non-profit organization RestoringVision and NewGlobe, a developer of learning systems that works with governments to create education ecosystems.
MINNEAPOLIS—Three optical industry companies—Eyesafe, Cherry Optical, and Visionary Optics have been named to Inc. Magazine's 2021 list of the 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America. Eyesafe, a Minneapolis-based supplier of low blue light solutions for consumer products, was ranked #5 in the computer hardware category and #562 overall. The Inc. 5000 list recognizes the nation's leading […]
We have reached a point in the pandemic where employers that have worked hard to make it easy for employees to get vaccinated are also considering approaches to make it more difficult for employees to remain unvaccinated.
More than a year and a half into the coronavirus outbreak, large shares of Americans continue to see the coronavirus as a major threat to public health and the U.S. economy. And despite widespread vaccination efforts, 54 percent of U.S. adults say the worst of the outbreak is still to come, according to a new […]
NEW YORK—The 2021 Vision Monday Leadership Summit will culminate next month in two new dynamic virtual sessions in October, "Retail and Healthcare: Upended! Ripping Up the Rulebook." To be broadcast Oct. 20 and Oct. 27, the virtual sessions extend the 2021 VM Summit series of conversations and presentations under the theme "Creative Disruption," in exclusive […]