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Save the date for The Vision Council’s first-ever All-Member Virtual Meeting, taking place on Thursday, November 12, 2020 at 2 p.m. EST.

Under normal circumstances, the vision care community would be preparing to come together at Vision…

The Vision Council serves as a leading resource for the most comprehensive optical industry research, fielding surveys on a regular basis to monitor attitudes and behaviors among consumers, industry member companies and eyecare professionals. Below is a snapshot of compelling data from the research team’s recent studies.

Optical…

A lawsuit was recently filed at the U.S. Court of International Trade (CIT) contesting the assessment of China 301 duties on goods found on List 3. This lawsuit is challenging the government’s authority to impose these duties under several different legal theories, and, if successful, the case should impact the duties assessed on List 4 as well…

The Vision Council is proud to announce the launch of a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Task Force. Launching as part of the organization’s larger brand reimagination focused on community-building and industry growth, the announcement of the task force follows The Vision Council’s recent unveiling of a redesigned logo and…

The Vision Council serves as a leading resource for the most comprehensive optical industry research, fielding surveys on a regular basis to monitor attitudes and behaviors among consumers, industry member companies and eyecare professionals. Below is a snapshot of compelling data from the research team’s recent studies.

Patients are…

ReopenEyecare.com, the digital platform sponsored by The Vision Council and designed to help eyecare providers navigate the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic on their businesses, continues to keep the vision care community updated on the latest recovery-related trends and data.…

The Vision Council is pleased to share the launch of a new brand identity, including a reimagined logo and a new website designed to better serve and accommodate the needs of members and the vision care community at large.

The rebrand and website launch represent the initial…

Wednesday, Sept. 9 at 12:15 p.m. EDT

The Vision Council invites members to register now for a virtual panel, Checking In Globally During the Pandemic, taking place tomorrow, Sept. 9 at 12:15 p.m. EDT as part of the

The Vision Council serves as a leading resource for the most comprehensive optical industry research, fielding surveys on a regular basis to monitor attitudes and behaviors among consumers, industry member companies and eyecare professionals. Below is a snapshot of compelling data from the research team’s recent studies.

Positive gains…

Late on Friday, August 28, 2020, The U.S Trade Representative (USTR) denied all requests to extend the existing China 301 duty exclusions for spectacle frames and reading glasses. Therefore, as of September 1, 2020, the 7.5% China 301 duty will be imposed again on those optical products. Other relevant duties, taxes and fees assessed on frames…