April 29, 2017|www.visionmonday.com


Don't Put Off Reading This

BETTERLATETHANNEVER, N.Y. – “I’m writing it now,” I say. “Practically done,” I claim. “Yeah, right,” say my VM colleagues. My shameful secret, is, I know, not such a secret. I‘m a champion procrastinator. I mean, among the top 10 procrastinators of all time. If there were an Olympics … well, you get the point; but most likely, I wouldn’t get around to the tryouts on time.
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Corporate earnings, optical meets the pharmacy, Florida legislation and research on exams all topped this week's VMail news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.

Officers and Board Elected at NAVCP Vision Health Summit

Researchers Develop New AI Algorithm to Detect Diabetic Retinopathy

CVS Pharmacy Moves Ahead With 19 Additional Optical Locations

FYidoctors Appoints Naugle to New Post With Responsibility for Acquisitions

A House Committee in Florida Legislature Postpones Action on Optometry Bill

NIH Study Shows Eye Exam Schedule Results in Better Outcomes

AI Takes Center Stage at VM Summit

Artificial Intelligence (AI), arguably the most transformative force in business and health care today, took center stage at Vision Monday’s Global Leadership Summit, held here on March 29. Summit speakers described how machine learning, deep learning, artificial neural networks and other aspects of AI are powering executive decision making and bringing a new level of personalization to the customer and patient experience. Take a front row seat to the sights and sounds of the day, including video highlights of all the sessions plus attendee interviews, all wrapped up in this detailed overview.
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Making Memories With Mom

DID YOU KNOW ... In 1912, West Virginia became the first state to officially recognize Mother's Day, and in 1914 Woodrow Wilson signed it into national observance, declaring the second Sunday in May as Mother's Day, according to mothersdaycentral.com. This year, Mother’s Day falls on May 14 and we here at Weekend want to know what are your favorite memories of Mom and how has she influenced you?

Email us at VMailWeekend@VisionMonday.com and tells us about your Mom (pictures of Moms are welcome).

Oakland Vision Center Optometry’s Doctors Get Coachella Ready on Facebook Live

OAKLAND, Calif—In a recent Facebook Live segment, Drs. Tanya N. Gill and Arian Fartash tapped into a very popular topic right now—festival season. Combining the best of fashion and eye health, they showed viewers how to get “Coachella Ready.”
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