Percentage of Women in Class of 2023 Rises to 70%

By WO Nov 2019

The percentage of women entering North American schools and colleges of optometry this fall has increased to 70 percent, compared to last year’s 69 percent.

New Survey Shows Parents Know More About Lice Than They Do About Myopia

By CooperVision Nov 2019

One in four children in the United States is myopic1, but according to The Harris Poll survey2 results released today by CooperVision, only 33 percent of parents know what that term means2, or how it can affect their children’s future eyesight.

Women In Optometry Theia Awards Recognized Nine ODs

By WO Nov 2019

Nine women ODs were honored during the fourth annual Theia Awards of Excellence from Women In Optometry magazine.

The Role of Health Care Providers in Identifying Human Trafficking Victims

By WO Nov 2019

Michigan and at least 12 other states have enacted legislation that requires or recommends training for health care professionals in identifying victims of human trafficking in health care settings, defined as either sex trafficking or labor trafficking and impacting both children and adults.

Welcoming the Holiday Season with Gifts and Celebrations

By WO Nov 2019

"It's so important to make sure our employees feel appreciated!" shared a recent Women In Optometry Pop-Up Poll participant, and the overwhelming majority of respondents seem to feel the same.

POP-UP POLL: Spirit of the Season - Community Giving

By WO Nov 2019

Does your office participate in community philanthropy during this season?