NEW YORK—With millions of Americans facing job losses and other economic hardships resulting from the pandemic, providing access to healthcare for those in need has taken on new urgency. The crisis is prompting healthcare policy makers and researchers to sharpen their focus on the underlying causes that prevent many people from getting the healthcare services […]
HAUPPAUGE, N.Y.—Sight Growth Partners, the administrative services provider for SightMD—a leading multi-specialty ophthalmology platform in New York—said this week that it has expanded into the state of New Jersey as part of a merger involving four leading ophthalmology practices in Ocean County, N.J. The four practices are: Athwal Eye Associates, Lakhani Eye Associates, Shore Eye […]
NEW YORK—Review of Optometric Business has posted a new special report, Telemedicine: Tapping into a Megatrend. The comprehensive 38-page report, a true eResource, guides optometrists through best practices in incorporating and implementing telemedicine in their practices.
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Vision Council has released the results of the March 2021 Eyecare Provider Insights Survey. The Vision Council fielded the survey to the organization’s panel of more than 1,700 eyecare providers during the last week of March.
With this mask challenge, we want to get people across the country involved in developing new masks that are both effective and comfortable. This will help us control COVID-19 and be better prepared for future public health emergencies.
More women than men plan to wear a mask due to COVID-19 as long as public health experts like those at the CDC recommend it, according to a survey conducted by WebMD.They survey shows that 73 percent of women will keep wearing masks "while recommended by public health experts," compared with 63 percent of men.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.—Johnson & Johnson Vision announced Wednesday a global strategic collaboration with contact lens maker Menicon aimed at creating a portfolio of products and services to manage the progression of myopia in children. "For decades, Johnson & Johnson Vision has invested in research collaborations with academic centers, research institutes and leading global health organizations who […]
SAN RAMON, Calif.—CooperVision, Optometry Giving Sight and Special Olympics have come together to support the Special Olympics Lions Clubs International Foundation Opening Eyes program, which aims to strengthen vision care inclusion for individuals with intellectual disabilities. The organizations have committed $300,000 through 2023 to provide Special Olympics athletes with high-quality vision and eye health screenings, […]
NEW YORK—The readers of Vision Monday and 20/20 Magazine are being asked to share their choices for great business support partners in a challenging business year, via the new Ultimate Partners program, with nominations opening today. Readers are being asked to recall the time when they were facing a critical challenge, in 2020 and into […]
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released provisional mortality data showing that Covid-19 was the third leading cause of death in the U.S. last year, according to Statista.com. Two reports were part of the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report which found that there were 3,358,814 deaths in the U.S. in 2020 and that […]