OPTOMETRIC OFFICE INSIDER FEBRUARY 14, 2018

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GEN Z AND MILLENNIALS LAG IN VISION INSURANCE

While younger generations make up an increasing portion of the workforce, new research reveals that they are not only significantly less likely to enroll in vision benefits, but they are also less likely to understand the importance of regular, comprehensive eye exams. According to the ninth annual Transitions Optical Employee Perceptions of Vision Benefits survey, while 76% of employees overall are enrolled in their company’s vision program – Millennial and Generation Z employees are significantly less likely to enroll in or utilize the plan offered by their employer. Read More>>


CENTER LAUNCHED TO EMPLOY VISUALLY IMPAIRED

Envision of Wichita, KS, has partnered with sister agency LC Industries of Durham, NC, to launch the William L. Hudson BVI Workforce Innovation Center, its most extensive employment-centered program to date aimed at training people who are blind or visually impaired, placing them into skilled positions and providing accessibility inclusion expertise to businesses throughout the U.S. Mike May, a pioneer and leader in the accessible technology sector, has been appointed executive director. He joins Envision from The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc., of Seattle. Read More>>


VSP NAMES GUYETTE PRESIDENT/CEO

 VSP Global appointed Michael J. Guyette president and CEO to succeed VSP Global board member Rob Lynch, interim president and CEO since April 2017. Guyette has more than 20 years experience in leadership with large health plan organizations, most recently as president and CEO of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota. Read More>>


STEREO OPTICAL LAUNCHES WEBSITE

Essilor Instruments launched a newly designed website for its Stereo Optical business unit at StereoOptical.com. The new website summarizes all of the company’s major vision screening tools and equipment offerings, including the OPTEC PLUS digital vision screener and Functional Vision Analyzer for use in ophthalmology, optometry, clinical trials, pediatrics, schools, manufacturing, public health, drivers licensing and the military. This website also suggests Stereo Optical products for clinical uses in children’s vision, color deficiency, sports vision and adults 40 plus vision. Read More>>

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