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04/16/2020
On Thursday, April 16, 2020, President Trump and the White House Coronavirus Task Force issued new guidelines to reopen the national economy. The guidance document does not lay out a specific timeline for relaxing social distancing restrictions. Rather, it outlines a phased-in set of criteria to include testing, medical supplies, hospital capacity... Read More »
04/14/2020
Last week, California's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) issued a Proposition 65 Safe Use Determination (SUD) for exposure to Bisphenol A (BpA) from polycarbonate prescription glasses, non-prescription sunglasses, over-the-counter reading glasses and safety glasses manufactured, distributed or sold by members of The Vision... Read More »
04/13/2020
In the midst of a very uncertain and challenging time, The Vision Council's members are responding to the spread of COVID-19 in inspiring and innovative ways. From businesses that are pivoting their operating models to stay afloat and those that are creating entirely new products to contribute to the fight against the pandemic, to members offering... Read More »
04/13/2020
Dear Valued Member, As the leading trade association for the optical industry, The Vision Council aims to arm its members with the key information and resources needed to run a successful business. With this in mind, The Vision Council has partnered with Reed Technology and Information Services Inc. (Reed Tech) to provide members with a connection... Read More »
04/13/2020
Invitation to Virtual Presentation of the Award on Thursday, April 23 The California Lab Committee has announced Norm Kester, President of ophthalmic coatings company Quantum Innovations, Inc., as the recipient of the 2020 Goodfellow award. The award will be presented to Kester during a virtual happy hour on Thursday, April 23 at 5 p.m. PT. The... Read More »
04/13/2020
U.S. Consumer Sentiment and Market Insights During the Covid-19 Crisis Thursday, April 16 at 12 p.m. EDT The Vision Council will host the second in a new series of webinars this Thursday, April 16 with The Vision Council's research team. The webinar, U.S. Consumer Sentiment and Market Insights During the Covid-19 Crisis, will examine the latest... Read More »
04/08/2020
The Vision Council is Successful in Efforts to Win an Issuance of a Proposition 65 Safe Use Determination (SUD) for Exposures to Bisphenol A (BPA) from Certain Polycarbonate Eyewear Products The State of California's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) is issuing a Proposition 65 Safe Use Determination (SUD) for exposure to... Read More »
04/07/2020
First Webinar in Member Insights Webinar Series: What Your Business Needs to Know to Successfully Plan, Respond and Navigate Coronavirus Thursday, April 9, at 12 p.m. (EST) The Vision Council will host the first in a new series of webinars this Thursday, April 9 with representatives from international law firm, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner. The... Read More »
04/02/2020
Given the unprecedented nature of the COVID-19 outbreak, The Vision Council is conducting the COVID-19 Eyecare Provider Study, an ongoing research project among eyecare providers aimed at gaining a broad understanding of how the market is reacting to tightening restrictions, consumer sentiment and government guidance related to COVID-19. Through a... Read More »
04/02/2020
Dear Member, It seems like a lifetime ago that we communicated the difficult decision to postpone Vision Expo East. In the days that have followed that announcement, we have been working hard to communicate with exhibitors, attendees, conferees and industry partners and address their concerns and questions. At the same time, we have been working... Read More »

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