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The Vision Council Announces Publication of ASTM F3164-19, Standard Specification for Eye Protectors for Racket Sports

August 15
Alexandria, VA (Aug. 14, 2019) – The Vision Council is pleased to announce the publication by ASTM of a new eye protection standard, ASTM F3164-19 Standard Specification for Eye Protectors for Racket Sports (Racquetball, Squash, Tennis). This new standard replaces the previous requirements for racket sports eye protection contained within ASTM... Read More »

The Vision Council's Lab Division Announces Directors' Choice Award Recipient and 2019 Hall of Fame Inductees

July 29
Alexandria, VA (July 29, 2019) – The Vision Council is pleased to announce the Lab Division's Directors' Choice Award recipient and the industry veterans who have been selected to be inducted into the Lab Division Hall of Fame for 2019. The Division has named Steve Sutherlin, The Vision Council's Lab Division liaison and former president of... Read More »

The Vision Council Garners 1.2 Billion Impressions for National Sunglasses Day 2019

July 18
Alexandria, VA (July 18, 2019) – The Vision Council is proud to announce another successful celebration of National Sunglasses Day. Due to its efforts, The Vision Council garnered more than 1.2 billion online, social media and broadcast consumer media impressions, surpassing last year's total impression numbers for the commemorative date.... Read More »

The Vision Council Hosts Congressional Briefing for National Sunglasses Day

June 27
Alexandria, VA (June 27, 2019) – In honor of National Sunglasses Day—a commemorative date held annually on June 27 celebrating the importance of wearing shades to protect the eyes from the sun's harsh ultraviolet (UV) rays—The Vision Council briefed Congressional staff this afternoon on campaign messaging and established the importance of... Read More »

The Vision Council Promotes National Sunglasses Day 2019

June 21
Alexandria, VA (June 21, 2019) – The Vision Council is promoting the importance of ultraviolet (UV)-protective eyewear with the annual celebration of National Sunglasses Day, taking place this coming Thursday, June 27. The commemorative holiday, which has garnered support and promotions from organizations across the eyewear and eyecare industry,... Read More »