December 30, 2017|


In 2018, Optical Industry Executives Resolve to Listen Better and Lead Smarter

NEW YORK—I’ve never been a New Year’s resolution maker. It’s not that I’m afraid of commitments. After all, I’ve been married to the same woman for nearly 40 years, and I’ve worked for Vision Monday for 30 years. It’s just that I like to make my commitments on an ad hoc basis, rather than on the basis of a calendar date. For instance, I quit smoking when I was 21. One day I just figured it was time to stop, and I’ve never picked up another cigarette. Yet I’m impressed by people who do make New Year’s resolutions. As 2018 approaches, we asked some VM readers to share their New Year’s resolutions with us. Here’s what they had to say.
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FDA approves B+L's Lumify eye drops, Tania Clarke named CFO of New Look Vision, champagne cork safety tips, Silmo Istanbul marks five years, Specs Eyewear finds success with Eyewear Junkie and Nidek supporting Nepal School reconstruction all topped this week’s VMail news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.

FDA Approves Bausch + Lomb’s Lumify Eye Drops to Treat Redness

New Look Vision Group of Canada Names Tania Clarke to SVP, CFO Position

NYE Champagne Cork Safety Tips

Silmo Istanbul Marks Five Years With ‘Colorful, Connected, Energetic’ 2017 Event

Specs Eyewear Finds Success With Eyewear Junkie and Plans a Second Location

Nidek Supports Reconstruction of Nepal School

The Revival of Vintage

Vintage eyewear is certainly nothing new, but there is an undeniable shift with consumers desiring accessories that say vintage. As with most trends, what goes around comes around. With consumers constantly seeking something different, vintage shapes, colors and embellishments offer choices that aren’t always on the mainstream shelves. Companies like Brando Eyewear and Fabulous Fanny's are tapping into this trend by reviving vintage looks for a larger audience, each in their own way.
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We’re all about staying nice and cozy for today’s We Share It. Check out these fun sunglass leggings that will add a pop to any lounge look from VM’s #TuesdayTreat.

Reframing the Practice: Wisconsin’s Ulla Eyewear Moves to New Location

MADISON, Wis.—Ulla Eyewear has been located at the Hilldale Shopping Center since 1998 and the locally owned and family-operated store has been offering a wide selection of fashionable and colorful frames and sunglasses for both men and women since.
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