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The Vision Council is pleased to welcome nine new members. Welcome to our new members and we look forward to furthering our mission of promoting industry growth with our new member support.

New members include:

  • Custom Eyes
  • ECO I (Essilor Chihuahua Optica)
  • ECO II (Essilor Chihuahua Optica)

The Vision Council today announces that the Opening Your Eyes Scholarship Program’s selection committee has chosen the first round of scholarship recipients. Seven recipients were selected and notified this month. The Opening Your Eyes Scholarship Program is intended to provide financial assistance and career guidance to high school seniors and…

Members are invited to save the date for members-only events and meetings taking place during Vision Expo West in Las Vegas (September 22–25), including a member Welcome Reception and an Emerging Optical Leader Meeting and Recruitment Event.

Additionally, The…

United Nations General Assembly Resolution Commits Countries to Eyecare for the World’s 1.1 Billion People with Preventable Sight Loss by 2030

As a member of the United Nations (UN) Friends of Vision, The Vision Council is proud to share that the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has adopted adopted Resolution…

As co-organizer of Vision Expo, The Vision Council is pleased to share that registration is now open for Vision Expo West 2021, taking place September 22–25 at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. With Las Vegas fully reopened, The…

Prospective members of the Emerging Optical Leaders Committee (EOL) are invited to learn more about the committee during an upcoming EOL member meeting, set to take place on Wednesday, September 22 from 3:30–5pm PST during Vision Expo West 2021 in Las Vegas.

Dear Members,

Recent legislative events in Washington D.C. have the potential to provide tremendous benefits to the members of The Vision Council. Earlier this week, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) announced that Democrats in the Senate have a reached a deal on a $3.5 trillion package to address “human infrastructure,” which…

The Vision Council has released its quarterly VisionWatch market research reports for Q1 of 2021. The US vision care industry generated $11.58 billion in sales revenue during the first quarter of 2021, representing an increase of 16.5 percent from Q1 2020 levels and an increase of 1.9 percent from Q1 2019 levels. However, the impact of the…

Michael Vitale, The Vision Council’s Senior Technical Director & Lens, Lab and Lens Processing & Technology Division Liaison, was recently interviewed for MAFO Magazine regarding the publication of the revised ANSI ASC Z80.1-2020 and the standard and committee’s work process. The interview includes information on the new prescription…

On June 27, The Vision Council brought the importance of ultraviolet (UV)-protective eyewear to life through a successful National Sunglasses Day campaign.

The social media campaign garnered more than 1.1 million impressions and more than 70,000 engagements,…