Why Inclusion and Diversity Will Drive the Future of the Optical Industry

By WO Jul 2018

Among the U.S. population of children under the age of 5, now more than half are children of color, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. These changing demographics bring increasingly diverse spending power among women and minority markets, in particular.

What About All Three Carotenoids?

By Dr. Hitchmoth Jun 2018

By Dorothy Hitchmoth, OD—In 2014, I was fortunate enough to be asked to be a part of a group1 that reviewed the scientific evidence and nutritional best practices surrounding zeaxanthin, lutein, and meso-zeaxanthin.

Industry’s Support for Optometry Adapts as the Profession Changes

By WO Dec 2017

In their regular meetings, Weslie Hamada, OD, FAAO; W. Lee Ball, OD, FAAO; and Millicent Knight, OD, FAAO, of the North America Vision Care professional education and development team at Johnson and Johnson Vision (JJV), sweat the details about how industry can support postgraduate optometric education in a changing world.

Center Provides Students Hands-on Education Beyond Didactic Training

By WO Sep 2017

Charissa Lee, OD, FAAO, didn’t see herself taking on a role in education, despite an early childhood plan of becoming a teacher.

Make the Most of the Leadership Opportunities That Present Themselves

By WO Jul 2017

Neither Carol Alexander, OD, FAAO, nor Millicent Knight, OD, FAAO, FAARM, had expected that their careers would take them into positions of leadership and advocacy at Johnson & Johnson Vision.

OD Works on Device to Provide Objective Measurement on Marijuana Impairment

By WO Feb 2017
Denise Valenti, OD, has come up against a Gordian knot of sorts with her IMMAD device to provide police with a roadside, objective measurement for drivers suspected of driving under the influence of marijuana.

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