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The Vision Council's Eyecessorize campaign teamed up with two top-tier fashion and lifestyle bloggers—Marni Harvey and Preston Konrad—for sponsored Instagram and blog posts surrounding men's and…

The Vision Council is capitalizing on South by Southwest (SXSW) with a private event to spread awareness of the importance of eyecare and eyewear. The private event—which is invite-only, and geared toward consumer-facing media, fashion/lifestyle/health/tech influencers and renowned celebrities—will promote all of The Vision Council's messaging…

The Vision Council's Eyecessorize campaign—which promotes the fashion and lifestyle aspects of eyewear and sunwear—is pleased to announce the release of its spring/summer 2019 trend kit.

The Vision Council distributed the digital, interactive trend…


The Vision Council is updating the Chemical Management and OSHA compliance resources to reflect numerous regulatory changes over the past several years. We will be sending a series of memos over the next few months, with training, templates, references, and OSHA required written programs. The fifth memo addresses Personal Protective…

April 25–26, 2019
Temecula Creek Inn
Temecula, CA

Registration is now open for the 2019 COLA Spring Meeting! The public comment for our Safe Use Determination closes in early April. Register today to ensure that you know the very latest on The Vision Council's SUD Application and what the recent OEHHA Notice of Completeness…

On Sunday, Feb. 24, President Trump announced that he would extend the deadline for the anticipated tariff increase on Chinese goods under subject "list three" of his Section 301 tariffs. Originally scheduled to take effect on March 1, the action would have raised existing ad valorem tariffs from 10 to 25 percent on a wide array of Chinese…

On Wednesday, Feb. 27, California's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) issued a public notice that it has accepted The Vision Council's application for a Safe Use…

Dear Members,

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Z80 Accredited Standards Committee (ASC) for Ophthalmic Optics is honored to be selected as the host organization for the fall 2019 International Organization for Standardization (ISO) TC172/SC7 Ophthalmic Optics and Instruments meeting. The standards process serves as the…

Dear Member,

The Vision Council's fourth quarter 2018 LPT Tracker Study is now available for download. This quarterly-produced study examines independent eyecare…

Dear Valued Member,

As the global voice for vision care products and services, The Vision Council represents many manufacturers and suppliers of the optical industry and aims to position members for success in a competitive marketplace.

The Vision Council continuously evaluates and evolves member services to ensure that they meet…