ST. LOUIS—EyeCare Partners LLC (ECP), a leading network of full scope medical optometry and ophthalmology practices and surgery centers, has launched its nonprofit organization dedicated to helping ECP employees in need, the Crisis Aid Relief for Employees (ECP CAREs) Foundation, according to an announcement this week. The Foundation awards grants to employees across the country that are […]
CHARENTON-LE-PONT, France—Essilor said Monday that it launched a trial of its Stellest lens, a new generation of spectacle lens solutions in the fight against myopia, in July at the Wenzhou Medical University Eye Hospital in China. The company said the “interim findings” after one year of the ongoing clinical trial show more than 60 percent slowdown […]
BALTIMORE— While many medical specialties have heavily relied upon telehealth as a means to observe, interact with and evaluate patients, “ocular telemedicine requires a slightly different approach when it comes to managing eye health,” according to a new white paper issued by Versant Health.
Yes, we're in the midst of global pandemic and yes, these are, as they say, unprecedented times—but love doesn't wait for things to calm down. If anything, more time at home means some people are spending more time on dating apps and websites, and maybe even falling in love. But is it safe to meet up […]
NEW YORK—Nationally, optical sales returned to their levels prior to the Labor Day Holiday during the most recent week for which metrics have been tracked (Sept. 14 – Sept. 20). Following substantial decreases resulting from the Labor Day holiday for the previous week tracked (Sept. 7 – Sept. 13), overall optical sales in all categories […]
BASEL, Switzerland—As part of its commitment to developing innovative resources and relevant educational opportunities for ECPS Novartis (NYSE: NVS) has announced that Dr. Whitney Hauser will join its eyecare team as director, peer education for U.S. Ophthalmics.
ST. LOUIS—The American Optometric Association (AOA), moving to follow-up on its earlier statement on the national dialogue around diversity following the death of George Floyd, has taken the opportunity to look inward and assess how the organization can be even more impactful and focus on advocacy for doctors, patients and as a profession. One of the results has been […]