Monday, March 16, 2020 1:00 AM
In addition to ushering in Spring, March is also Workplace Eye Wellness month. Regardless of one’s occupation, whether it’s in construction or an office job that requires extended use of computers, taking care of the eyes should always be a priority.
Monday, February 10, 2020 1:00 AM
Many people (rightfully) associate February with love, romance, candy hearts and dark chocolate. But February is also National AMD and Low Vision Awareness Month, which gives many eyecare professionals an opportunity to address the realities of vision loss and inform people how they can take care of their eyes.
Tuesday, January 21, 2020 12:00 AM
LAS VEGAS—Innovative vision technology is becoming more and more visible every year at CES, the annual mega meeting and trade show which drew more than 180,000 attendees here last week. From the latest mixed reality glasses for gamers to a tiny clip-on device that enables blind people to navigate their surrounds more easily, the full scope of vision tech was on display.
Monday, January 20, 2020 12:00 AM
NEW YORK—For many people, a new year—and in this case, a new decade—means new resolutions. This year, a survey by Ipsos for Urban Plates, reported in Statista, took a look at Americans’ top resolutions for 2020, and, perhaps unsurprisingly, most of them involve taking up healthy habits: for their bodies, minds, and the planet.
Monday, December 16, 2019 12:00 AM
NEW YORK—According to the World Health Organization’s “World Report on Vision,” released in October 2019, the number of people with diabetes-related retinopathy globally is estimated to increase from 146 million in 2014 to 180.6 million in 2030. In addition, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that diabetes is the leading cause of new cases of blindness in adults in the U.S. Statistics like these may be hard to wrap your head around—but they do remind us just how important Diabetes Awareness Month is, which occurs every November.
Monday, October 21, 2019 12:00 AM
Almost everyone has been affected by breast cancer in some way—according to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, there are over 3.5 million breast cancer survivors in the U.S. alone, and aside from skin cancers, breast cancer is the most common cancer in American women.
Saturday, September 28, 2019 12:00 AM
NEW YORK—The optical industry was busy at work and and hard at play in Las Vegas—doing business on the show floor, attending panels and sessions, all the while finding time to mix business and pleasure together at networking events. This final slideshow from VM
, captures the mood on the show floor and in various locations around the Sands Convention Center. Click here
if you missed the Expo Party slideshow posted last week on VisionMonday.com.
Thursday, September 26, 2019 8:00 AM
LAS VEGAS—From parties featuring astronauts to product launch celebrations and awards for lab industry greats, Las Vegas was the place to be for Vision Expo West’s nighttime festivities. Here’s a slideshow of some of the major parties that took place around town last week. Look for more Vision Expo West photos covering special sessions, celebrity sightings and other live events coming your way soon on VisionMonday.com.
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 10:00 AM
Andrew Karp and LabTalk’s
Brian Dunleavy will co-host The Modern Lab, a special, live event that complements their Modern Lab Report in the September issue of Vision Monday
. In this video
, Karp and Dunleavy describe their program, which will feature exclusive research findings and a panel of lab experts who will discuss the strategic investments optical lab owners and operators are making in technology and personnel. Join them for this one-time-only event, which will take place at the Sands Convention Center in Las Vegas on September 19, 2019. To register, go to www.visionmonday.com/modernlab
Monday, June 10, 2019 1:00 AM
“Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.”
– Henry James
Monday, May 13, 2019 12:00 AM
“Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature.”
– Gerard De Nerval
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 2:45 PM
NEW YORK—Vision Expo East 2019 is behind us, but that doesn’t mean we have to forget about it. This year, show attendees took to Instagram to document their time at Vision Expo, so, thanks to social media, we have an online scrapbook of Vision Expo East 2019.
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 2:45 PM
“The beautiful spring came, and when Nature resumes her loveliness, the human soul is apt to revive also.”
– Harriet Ann Jacobs
Thursday, March 28, 2019 1:03 PM
NEW YORK—With Expo still fresh on everyone’s minds, Vision Monday
presents a slideshow to recap some of the sights and excitement that helped make up Vision Expo East. From new booths on the show floor to special product launches and company-sponsored events, it was a busy few days for everyone at Vision Expo East 2019. And if you missed the Expo Party slideshow from VM
, click here
to catch up on all the nighttime festivities.