The Vision Council Sponsors Business Building Continuing Education for ECPs

The Vision Council Sponsors Business Building Continuing Education for ECPs

Alexandria, VA (February 11, 2009) – 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 27-29, 2009, at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York City. The courses, sponsored by several divisions of The Vision Council, provide tips and resources for eye care professionals to expand their practice base and increase efficiency.

“In today’s economy 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 lens options to how to get the most out of today’s in-house processing technology.

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

  • Low Vision: High Potential (Course # 2119)
    Friday, March 27; 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
  • The Turn-Key Low Vision Exam: Exam Protocol (Course # 2219)
    Friday, March 27; 10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
  • Reimbursement: Third Party Players in Low Vision (Course # 2319)
    Friday, March 27; 2:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Let’s Get Practical! From Theory to Practice with Interactive Case Management (Course # 2419)
    Friday, March 27; 3:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. 
  • Priceless Vision…It’s a Trust Thing (Course # 3204)
    Saturday, March 28; 9:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

  • Lenses and LifestylesTM (Course # 3304)
    Saturday, March 28; 12:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

  • Lens Processing: How to Control Your Quality, Destiny and Profits (Course #3410)
    Saturday, March 28; 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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.


Dedicated to enhancing life through better vision, The Vision Council represents the manufacturers and suppliers of the optical industry. We provide a forum to advocate for better vision and to promote quality vision care products and services in the global community.