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2014-04-11 23:01:23

April is Sports Eye Safety Month, and Weil Eye Care is offering tips to help keep eyes protected during sports. San Carlos, CA (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Each year, thousands of people are blinded by sports-related eye injuries. In support of Sports Eye Safety Month this April, Weil Eye Care reminds coaches, parents and athletes to make sure to use proper eye protection while taking part in athletic activities. The Optical Boutique at Weil Eye Care carries a large selection of sports eyewear...

2014-04-10 12:27:07

MASON, Ohio, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pearle Vision, one of North America's largest and most trusted licensed optical brands, announced today plans to convert 9 of its neighborhood eye care centers in Florida from company-owned to licensee-owned. Locations are immediately available in South Florida, Orlando, Gainesville and Naples, as well as other markets located throughout the state. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130709/NY43871LOGO The company is currently seeking qualified...

2014-04-10 04:21:20

LONDON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ITN Productions and the Association of British Dispensing Opticians joined forces to create a dedicated news programme called EYE TV News that premiered at this year's ABDO Conference and Exhibition. The aim is to develop eye health services and within that, promote the benefits of professional eye care. As ABDO general secretary, Sir Tony Garrett, expresses: "2 million people in the country are blind and a million of...

2014-03-25 23:03:17

During March Workplace Eye Wellness Month, ophthalmologists stress the importance of staying safe on the job by wearing proper eye protection. San Carlos, CA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month and throughout the month, Weil Eye Care is stressing the importance of wearing proper eye protection on the job. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, 300,000 Americans visit the emergency room each year to treat a workplace eye injury (Link:...

2014-03-14 12:28:17

- Experienced Optometrist and Veteran of the Business Becomes First-Time Licensee - MASON, Ohio, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pearle Vision, one of North America's largest and most trusted licensed optical brands, has signed a licensing agreement with Jeanny Liu-Wu to take over operations at the Pearle Vision location at 3001 White Bear Ave., N., Suite 1050, St. Paul, Minn. The eye care center was formerly a corporate-owned location, which has served customers since 1990....

2014-03-14 12:28:13

- Dr. Thomas J. Goldstein Continues to Serve Community in Selma, Texas - MASON, Ohio, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pearle Vision, one of North America's largest and most trusted licensed optical brands, announced it has signed an agreement with a local optometrist to assume ownership of a location in Selma, Texas. Dr. Thomas J. Goldstein, O.D., and partner Virgen Santiago, now own and operate the Pearle Vision neighborhood eye care center at 8325 Agora Parkway, Suite 123 in Selma....

2014-03-12 12:28:24

-- Leading Optical Brand Plans to Convert Additional 40 to 45 Centers in 2014 -- MASON, Ohio, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pearle Vision, one of North America's largest and most trusted licensed optical brands, announced today it signed agreements with new and existing Pearle Vision licensees, converting 27 neighborhood eye care centers from company-owned to licensee-owned in 2013. The company plans to continue this re-licensing effort in 2014 with the conversion of additional...

2014-03-11 08:31:58

Partnership launches in glasses.com Salt Lake City HQ with OneSight Vision Van Clinic providing free eye exams and eyewear to local students supported by doctors/volunteers from EyeMed, glasses.com, LensCrafters, Oakley, Sunglass Hut and Target Optical SALT LAKE CITY, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Exam week" takes on new meaning for 100+ local students who will receive free eye exams and new glasses onboard OneSight's Vision Van when it parks at two schools in Salt Lake City March...

2014-02-24 23:03:11

Weil Eye Care urges patients to get an eye exam during Save Your Vision Month. San Carlos, CA (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 In honor of Save Your Vision Month, Weil Eye Care is offering tips and information on maintaining good eye and vision health. The most important tip to remember is to schedule regular eye exams. Weil Eye Care highly recommends that everyone make an appointment for an eye exam regularly. Getting an eye exam is an essential step in preserving vision and keeping eyes...

2014-02-17 12:23:31

-New Arlington Heights and Schaumburg Owners Purchased the Centers for Personal Reasons- MASON, Ohio, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pearle Vision, one of North America's largest and most trusted licensed optical brands, has signed two new agreements in the western suburbs of Chicago, changing formerly corporate-owned centers to licensed operations by local owners in Arlington Heights and Schaumburg. Both new owners are personally vested in the Pearle Vision brand, one having begun...