December 9, 2017|


One Holiday Spirit—Shaken Not Stirred

NEW YORK—Ah, the holidays. They’re a time of cheer, joy and good tidings. At least, they’re supposed to be. But we all know that the holidays are often filled with last-minute shopping at packed stores, catching flights at crowded airports and quite possibly a little too much family time. But don’t worry—we’ve come to save the day by sharing a few of our favorite seasonal drinks to help get us all through the holidays. They’re sure to keep you very merry this season. So, whether you like it shaken or stirred, we can all raise a glass to getting in the holiday spirit.
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Universal Photonics acquires J.I. Morris, National Vision reports strong 3Q, CVS agrees to acquire Aetna, Vision Council’s Capitol fly-in, honorees for SUNY Gala and Luxexcel’s expansion with Quest Vision Care all topped this week’s VMail news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.

Universal Photonics Acquires J.I. Morris’s Polishing Discs and Cloths Business

National Vision Reports Strong Third Quarter with Comp-Store Gains of 7 Percent

With CVS-Aetna Combo, Execs See Opportunity for ‘New Health Care Concept’

The Vision Council Leadership Holds Annual Capitol Hill Fly-In

SUNY’s Foundation to Honor Lombart Instrument Co-Founders at Eyes on NY Gala

Luxexcel Expands With New Contract With Quest Vision Care Specialty Lab

Special EyeVote Edition Part 1, Part 2Special EyeVote Edition

NEW YORK—Vision Monday and 20/20 Magazine are pleased to announce the selections in the 9th annual EyeVote Readers’ Choice Awards, a special survey aimed at identifying readers’ favorite products and companies of the year. Optical retailers and ECP readers of the two Jobson Medical Information publications were asked to identify their “favorite” products in 14 distinct categories. This year’s survey featured two new categories: Rx sun lenses and for profit businesses or brands that have Social Purpose missions. Selected companies were chosen based on both brand and company choices supplied by readers.
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Today’s We Share It is a cute, trendy way to keep those glasses safe from dirt and scratches. Take a look at this city-themed eyeglass case from Anthropologie from this week’s #TuesdayTreat.

Center Stage Optique Presents Eyewear With a Broadway Flair

New York—Center Stage Optique is located at 45 Seventh Avenue, between 14th and 15th streets, bordering Greenwich Village and the Chelsea area, making it the perfect location for tourists who want to take a break from the overcrowded New York streets, or natives who just want some breathing room.
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