The Vision Council Sponsors Business Building Continuing Education for ECPs

The Vision Council Sponsors Business Building Continuing Education for ECPs

Alexandria, VA (September 17, 2010) – To help eye care professionals grow their businesses, The Vision Council is pleased to offer continuing education courses at International Vision Expo West, held October 7-9, 2010, at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas. 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 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. They include:

  • The Prescribing and Selling System for AR Lenses (Course 14-104-S)
    Wednesday, October 6; 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
  • The Economics of Primary Low Vision Care (Course 21-304-S)
    Thursday, October 7; 8:30 am – 9:30 am
  • Demystifying Low Vision:  A Guide for Examination and Prescribing (Course 22-304-S)
    Thursday, October 7; 9:45 am – 11:45 am
  • 10 Tools and Tips to Growing Your Low Vision Practice (Course 23-304-S)
    Thursday, October 7; 2:45 pm – 3:45 pm
  • A Systems Approach for Prescribing and Dispensing (Course 23-205-S)
    Thursday, October 7; 2:45 pm – 3:45 pm
  • Low Vision Case Management: Overcoming Patient Objections (Course 24-304-S)
    Thursday, October 7; 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

To register for International Vision Expo West, please visit For further information, please contact Rene Soltis, The Vision Council senior director of meetings education, 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.