Optometry's Meeting

Healio brings you the highlights from Optometry's Meeting. Refer back to this page often for the latest news, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.
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AOA works toward accrediting body for optometry

July 16, 2018
DENVER – Outgoing American Optometric Association President Chris Quinn, OD, in his final presidential address to the House of Delegates during…
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J&J leadership pursues technological advances, continued advocacy

July 16, 2018
DENVER – “We are interested in becoming the world leader in eye health,” Johnson & Johnson Vision’s head of contact lens…
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NuSight launches at-home dry eye treatment device

July 13, 2018
DENVER – NuSight Medical launched the NuLids System, a doctor-prescribed, home-use medical device for treating dry eye, here at…
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Pearle Vision seeks affiliates through new program

July 11, 2018
DENVER – Pearle Vision is inviting independent optometrists to turn their practices into franchises as part of its Ignite program, launched…
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Mallinger, Redman receive top AOA awards

July 9, 2018
DENVER – The American Optometric Association recognized Joe Mallinger, OD, with its Distinguished Service Award, one of six awards presented…
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AOA supports vision testing for drivers’ licensing, renewal

July 5, 2018
DENVER – The American Optometric Association’s House of Delegates passed seven resolutions here at
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Survey: Most ODs choose silicone hydrogel over hydrogel 1-day lenses

July 3, 2018
DENVER – The majority of optometrists would prescribe daily disposable silicone hydrogel contact lenses to most of their patients, according to…
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VIDEO: Discuss color contacts with your patients

July 2, 2018
DENVER – Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute, partnered with Alcon to discuss the Air Optix Colors Gemstone…
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VIDEO: One out of 10 has chronic headaches

June 29, 2018
DENVER – As he mentioned in a recent Primary Care Optometry News cover story, Richard Mangan, OD, FAAO, said headache is a common complaint…
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VIDEO: Alcon launches new colors for Air Optix

June 29, 2018
DENVER – Jean Marie Davis, OD, shared the launch of the new gemstone collection of Air Optix Colors contact lenses by Alcon here at…