June 10, 2017|www.visionmonday.com


Eye-Inspired Museums Illuminate Style, Science and History

As summer progresses, many people, whether indulging in a vacation or a staycation, will take the time to visit a museum. While art, history and science museums can be fun and educational, optical museums combine the fashion of frames, the science of optometry and the history of the eyecare industry in a way that any eyewear enthusiast can truly appreciate. Though most optical museums offer vibrant exhibits year-round, we encourage our readers to take advantage of their summer vacation days and check out a few of these interesting, eye-inspired museums from around the world.
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My Eyelab's franchise program, Transitions Academy 2018, Conn. CL legislation, misleading blue light claims, Alcon’s cataract survey and ASCO honorees all topped this week’s VMail news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.

My Eyelab Launches Franchise Program With Four ‘Priority’ Markets

Transitions Optical Announces Dates for Transition Academy 2018

CT Senate OKs Legislation to Set Restrictions on CL Rxs From Online Tests

Boots Opticians Fined for ‘Misleading’ Blue Light Lens Claims

Alcon Releases Survey to Kick Off Cataract Awareness Month

ASCO Announces 2017 Honors, Including Lifetime Achievement Award

Think orange and here’s what comes to mind: a combo of red and yellow, Lupita Nyong’o at the 2017 Met Gala, carrots and Florida oranges. However, orange is no longer being relegated to the fall season and it’s popping up in many spring and summer eyewear styles. Whether you’re stepping out of your comfort zone with a bright, vibrant orange tone or keeping it a little more toned down with a darker shade of this color, there’s no doubt that the color orange is trending in eyewear. Find out how and why in our latest installment of Style.Pages.
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This week, we’re sharing this clip from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) which has developed a new (prototype) system that uses a 3D camera, belt with separately controllable vibrational motors distributed through it and an electronically reconfigurable Braille interface to give visually impaired users more information about their environments.

Springfield Family Vision Celebrates Independents

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.—Earlier this month, the team at Springfield Family Vision proved that they know how to throw a party. To celebrate their decision to sell independent eyewear brands exclusively, they hosted an event welcoming several new independent collections into their practice.
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