LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla.—Registration is now open for the Opticians Association of America (OAA) 2022 Leadership Conference scheduled for Feb. 10-12, 2022 at the Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Disney Springs Resort Area. Building on the theme, Dream Into Action, OAA State Leadership Conference will bring together the collective talents and expertise from opticianry leaders and […]
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—PlenOptika, creator of the QuickSee handheld autorefractor, announced that is participating in research to understand the impact of spaceflight on vision as part of the Translational Research Institute for Space Health’s (TRISH) research complement.
A new collaboration has started between Safilo and Save the Children, the international organization that has been fighting to save children at risk and to guarantee them a better future for more than 100 years. This new collaboration originates from Safilo’s commitment to the Save the Children Italia campaign “Rewrite the future,” an integrated project […]
NEW YORK—With less than three weeks until the Christmas holiday, U.S. retailers are crossing their fingers and hoping that consumers will keep spending. However, many shoppers started their holiday shopping earlier this year, which meant that the big Thanksgiving weekend shopping events—from Black Friday to Cyber Monday—weren’t as strong as stores expected. Still, analysts expect retail […]
New contact lens technology to help diagnose and monitor glaucoma and other ocular health conditions may soon be ready for clinical trials. A team of researchers from Purdue University worked with biomedical, mechanical and chemical engineers, along with clinicians, to develop the novel technology. The team enabled commercial soft contact lenses to be a bioinstrumentation […]
COLUMBUS, Ohio—Columbus-based ophthalmic medtech startup OcuDoc has named veteran optical industry executive Grady Lenski as chief executive officer. In his new role, Lenski will draw on his extensive experience and deep relationships across the industry to help the firm launch and market a mobile autorefractor known as OcuDoc Mobile that is developing. “Grady is a […]