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PRESS RELEASE: Black EyeCare Perspective: IMPACT HBCU 2023

For Immediate ReleaseOctober 16, 2023 Black EyeCare Perspective to Host Fourth Annual IMPACT HBCU Event as a Part of their Pipeline for Black Students into...

Press Release: Black EyeCare Perspective Appoints Dr. Essence Johnson as Executive...

Black EyeCare Perspective has named Dr. Essence Johnson as the first Executive Director of the non-profit.  Dr. Johnson has served as the organization's Chief Visionary Officer and co-advises the Black EyeCare Perspective Pre-Optometry Club.  Dr. Johnson, who assumed her new role at the start of the new year, will manage the day-to-day operations for Black EyeCare Perspective, who has impacted the eyecare profession by creating new avenues to recruit, engage and influence the next generation of eyecare professionals .

How to Create Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity in Eye Care with...

Dr. Essence Johnson shares her optometric journey. Dr. Johnson serves as the Chief Visionary Officer at Black EyeCare Perspective. Dr. Johnson has...

New Consumer Data Shows What’s Holding Back Your Contact Lens Practice

Join the 2022 Contact Lens Institute Visionaries to learn more about consumer data.

Press Release: Transitions Optical Announces 2021-2022 Transitions Diversity Advisory Board

The Diversity Advisory Board is part of the Transitions Optical sustainability plan focusing on carbon footprint and circularity, world sight light education, and inclusion and ethics. 

Optometry Podcast: Allyship in Action

“We are redefining the color of the eyecare industry, 1% at a time,” states Dr. Essence Johnson as a goal for her work in Black Eyecare Perspective. “I’m passionately pursuing my purpose,” she shares, and joining the Transitions Optical Diversity Advisory Board was a natural fit. The Diversity Advisory Board is a collection of doctors, patient consumers, and industry professionals that help better understand and execute on where the eyecare industry can make actionable change.