NEW YORK—Staffing challenges seem to be the biggest concern facing eyecare professionals and optical retailers now, with some 38 percent of those surveyed in late September pointing out that a "lack of staff" is the number one reason they will have trouble serving more patients going forward, more than issues such as a lack of patient […]
NEW YORK—The national average for gross revenue at ECP locations decreased last week, Oct. 11-17, at a rate of -2 index points. That leaves gross revenue 1 index point above where it was at this point in time (Week 42) during 2019 and 8 index points below where it was during Week 42 of last […]
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.—Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) reported Tuesday that its third-quarter sales increased 10.7 percent to $23.3 billion, with operational growth of 9.9 percent (which excludes currency changes) and adjusted operational growth of 10.6 percent.
Way back in 2019 we were feeling the challenges of recruiting and the last two years have added a whole new wrinkle. What does that mean for the optometry clinic and optical? Here is a quick checklist of things you can do to make everything work better.
EssilorLuxottica is rolling out its first campaign as a combined company to raise awareness about poor vision among children. In conjunction with World Sight Day on Oct. 14, the company collaborated with renowned Australian artist and illustrator Karan Singh to create bold, colorful and eye-catching visuals to highlight and reinforce the importance of eye health.Pivotal […]
Breakthrough infections, or COVID-19 infections in the fully vaccinated, do happen, but the risk of severe illness and death is much lower. However, high-risk individuals may be more likely to experience severe illness when infected with COVID-19, even if they are fully vaccinated. Head over to USA Today to learn more about what we know about breakthrough infections.
The Food and Drug Administration seems likely to allow Americans to switch vaccines when choosing a COVID-19 booster shot. That authorization, which could come this week, is the latest development in a long-running debate over whether a mix-and-match strategy helps protect people from the coronavirus. Here are answers to some common questions about mixing and matching booster shots.
DALLAS—Eyemart Express, a national optical retailer, is gearing up for a company-wide launch of a buy online, pick-up in-store option (BOPIS) for same-day delivery of eyewear to its customers. The Eyemart Express team noted that it believes it is uniquely positioned in optical retail to provide this service to patients and customers, in part, because […]