The Vision Council Sponsors Business Building Continuing Education for ECPs

The Vision Council Sponsors Business Building Continuing Education for ECPs

Alexandria, VA (February 11, 2010) – To help eye care professionals grow their businesses, The Vision Council is pleased to offer continuing education courses at International Vision Expo East, held March 19-21, 2010, at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York City. The courses, sponsored by several divisions and committees of The Vision Council, provide tips and resources for eye care professionals to expand their practice base and increase efficiency.

“It’s important for all businesses to look for ways to grow,” said Ed Greene, The Vision Council CEO. “By exploring new revenue options and refining their sales approach, eye care professionals can generate new business and increase sales.”

Continuing education courses cover a variety of topics from adding low vision services and vision protection offerings to one’s practice to how to present the latest anti-reflective lens technologies.

Courses are sponsored by The Vision Council’s Lens and Low Vision Divisions and Vision Protection Committee. They include:

  • The Economics of Primary Low Vision Care (Course 2104)
    Friday, March 19; 8:30 am – 9:30 am
  • Demystifying Low Vision: A Guide for Examination and Prescribing (Course 2204)
    Friday, March 19; 9:45 am – 11:45 am
  • 10 Tools and Tips to Growing Your Low Vision Practice (Course 2304)
    Friday, March 19; 2:45 pm – 3:45 pm
  • A Systems Approach for Prescribing and Dispensing (Course 2311)
    Friday, March 19; 2:45 pm – 3:45 pm
  • Low Vision Case Management: Overcoming Patient Objections (Course 2404)
    Friday, March 19; 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
  • Priceless Vision…It’s A Trust Thing (Course 2403)
    Friday, March 19; 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
  • The Prescribing And Selling System for Anti-Reflective Technology (Course 3408)
    Saturday, March 20; 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

To register for International Vision Expo East, please visit For further information, please contact Rene Soltis, The Vision Council director of education and training, at or at (703) 740-1096.

Serving as the global voice for vision care products and services, The Vision Council represents the manufacturers and suppliers of the optical industry. We position our members to be successful in a competitive marketplace through education, advocacy, consumer outreach, strategic relationship building and industry forums.