Transitions Launches Total Sun Protection Education
Posted on : Jan 31, 2017 at 19:22
To help educate Canadians on the importance of protecting their eyes from the sun just as much as their skin, Transitions Optical has unveiled a new campaign focused on the need for total sun protection.
The multi-tiered campaign includes the release of new survey findings, an initiative focused ...
Rethinking Optometrist Office Design with Dr. Jack DiBerardino
Posted on : Dec 14, 2016 at 20:00
Jack DiBerardino has upended the traditional optometrist office format to take the ‘waiting’ out of ‘waiting room.’
The veteran Orangeville, Ont., optometrist has seen positive feedback in the year since he implemented a series of drastic changes to his practice, which DiB...
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HAS YOUR office manager received the training or direction he or she needs to effectively do the job? About 80% of small business managers surveyed said their companies expected them to lead and manage without any formal...
SUCCESSFULLY COMPETING AGAINST DREADED ONLINE RETAILERS
Posted on : Dec 14, 2016 at 19:57
By Kevin Wilhelm
Our industry is changing fast.
Consumer loyalty is at an all-time low, while access to information is at an all-time high. Power has shifted to the consumer and without truly understanding the new purchase funnel, it’ll be impossible to fully capitalize on the opportunit...
The Ontario Association of Optometrists (OAO) and its Board of Directors are pleased to announce the election of Dr. Jeffrey Guthrie as President of the association, effective Nov. 7, 2016.
Having served as an OAO board member since 2013 and OAO Vice-President since 2014, Dr. Guthrie is well-vers...
By Trudi Charest
WE SPEND A LOT OF TIME AND MONEY RECRUITING AND HIRING THE RIGHT EMPLOYEES FOR OUR EYECARE BUSINESS, SO RETAINING THEM SHOULD EQUALLY BE A TOP PRIORITY. DON’T BE BLINDSIDED WHEN YOUR BEST STAFF MEMBER GIVES YOU NOTICE BECAUSE THEY WEREN’T FEELING APPRECIATED OR GROWIN...
New Eye Pressure Test Could Prevent Vision Loss in Older Adults
Posted on : Nov 12, 2016 at 10:53
By age 75, approximately half of all Americans will develop cloudy vision caused by cataracts, according to the National Eye Institute. The most common complication from cataract surgery is high eye pressure, which can cause swelling and other issues that can lead to vision loss or even blindness. N...
Essilor calls on public to pledge to have eyes checked by end of 2016
Posted on : Oct 31, 2016 at 19:47
Essilor is calling on the public to pledge to have their eyes checked before the end of the year, to see $1 each donated to three international vision initiatives. For information visit www.lovetoseechange.com
Essilor Group is calling on people worldwide to commit to have their eyes checked.
Keep your vision clear and eyes protected this Halloween
Posted on : Oct 31, 2016 at 19:44
Halloween is fun for children all dressed up in costumes, but it’s important to protect their eyes, as well as themselves.
The celebrations can also be a chance to give out healthy snacks, get some physical activity, and focus on safety.
Check out these tips from the Centre for Disease...
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CooperVision renews global gold sponsorship of Optometry Giving Sight
Posted on : Oct 9, 2016 at 13:50
Optometry Giving Sight recently announced that CooperVision, Inc. has renewed its commitment as a Global Gold Sponsor for another three years, effective January 2017.
“We are delighted that CooperVision will continue to partner with us in this way,&r...
Waterloo scientist nearing clinical trials for lazy eye treatment in adults
Posted on : Oct 9, 2016 at 13:48
By Troy Patterson
Dr. Ben Thompson is working towards a treatment for ‘lazy eye’ that has seen no significant advancement in modern times.
Thompson’s work on low voltage currents at the University of Waterloo has revealed promising and repeatable results in patients with ambl...
Eyeglasses Trending More Canadians are wearing eyeglasses as their primary form of vision correction
Posted on : Sep 20, 2016 at 16:34
More Canadians wear eyeglasses as their primary means of vision correction now than five years ago according to the “Light and Eyewear” 2016 surveyi conducted by Wakefield Research for Transitions Optical, Inc.
According to the research, 55 percent of Canadians wear eyeglasses as their...
Check out Optical Prism Magazine September Digital Issue and our article on page 34 - "It's Time For All of Us to Become Authentic On Social Media" by our Co-Founder, Kevin Wilhelm.
Download this FREE Clinical guide to Dry Eye by Dr. Scot Morris, O.D.: https://training4ecps.com/library/eguide/dry-eye/?utm_source=activedemand&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=ActiveDEMAND+Campaign+6370&sid=89594335...
New learning concept gives attendees up to date key industry topics in minutes
Posted on : Aug 29, 2016 at 14:32
Attendees will have a free opportunity to engage and discuss relevant topics in a non-traditional, dynamic learning format with pop-up talks occurring at International Vision Expo – to be held in Las Vegas this September at the Sands Expo & Convention Center (Education: Sept. 14-17, 2016; ...
Essilor again named one of worlds most innovative companies by Forbes
Posted on : Aug 29, 2016 at 14:30
Essilor has announced that it has been named by Forbes as one of 100 of the world’s “Most Innovative Companies” for 2016.
This is the sixth year in a row Essilor has earned a spot on this prestigious list, which recognizes publicly traded companies that have been ident...
The national Think About Your Eyes campaign has built upon its increased industry support and consumer interest to reach a new milestone of 2.5 million visitors to the campaign website since its launch. The campaign expects that number to reach 3 million by years’ end.
“We are thrille...
Transitions Optical launches new Canadian Lens Book
Posted on : Aug 1, 2016 at 13:54
Making it easier for eyecare professionals to share stories of influential and authentic Transitions® lens wearers with patients, Transitions Optical, Inc. has released a new ‘Lens Book’ and online videos that feature many familiar Canadian faces.
The newly launched ‘Lens Bo...
WestGroupe, a leader in the international eyewear industry, hosted its June Sales Meeting in Cancun, Mexico this year.
Following WestGroupe’s takeover of the US West coast in April of this year, this meeting was an opportunity to bring together 78 sales representatives from across North Ame...