June 16, 2018|www.visionmonday.com


The Allure of Glasses and Guitars

The loves of my life, other than my wife, are glasses and guitars. My fondness for both is apparent from the fact that I own about 10 pairs of glasses and about 30 guitars. My glasses are a mix comprised mostly of colorful metals with adjustable nosepads. My guitars run the gamut of acoustics and electrics, some vintage, some new. Although some would call these collections, I don’t consider myself a collector. I acquire these objects mainly for their functionality and I like the way they look, or, in case of guitars, how they sound, and how well they perform the job they were designed to do. However, I must admit that lately, my non-collections have gotten a bit out of control.
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American Vision Partners’ acquisition, Total ECP adds 2 practices, Transitions sets Academy dates, Jobson acquired by WebMD, and Healthy Eyes Advantage adds execs, all topped this week’s VMAIL news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.

PE-Backed American Vision Partners Acquires Miles Eye Center in Arizona

Total ECP Acquires N.C.’s Omni Eye Specialists and Bladen Eye Center

Transitions Optical Announces Dates for Transitions Academy 2019

Internet Brands' WebMD Acquires Jobson Healthcare Information

Healthy Eyes Advantage Names Jim McGrann as Executive Chairman

Best in Class 2018—ODs With a Sense of Dedication and Purpose

Today’s optometry college graduates are such a diverse and impressive group of young people. It’s a reflection of the wide range of potential avenues and specialties afforded today’s students, who are just as dedicated as many of their predecessors, motivated by a strong sense of purpose in their involvement and future practice choices. All of these students, selected by their schools to represent the Best in Class for this special VM report, have volunteered their time to enrich the curriculum and their schools’ vision programs and career path choices. They are all a reflection of a bright future for the profession. Vision Monday congratulates all of this year’s optometry graduates and dedicates this special section to shine the spotlight on the Best in Class 2018.
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For today’s #WeShareIt, we’re loving this cute charm bracelet commemorating Tura Inc.’s 80th anniversary. Such a stylish, fun way to celebrate this company milestone.

EyeLoveLifeDesigns Creates the Ultimate #TuesdayTreats

Each Tuesday on Vision Monday’s social media accounts, we find cute optical themed clothing items, accessories and everything in between to share with you all. Now, it seems that we’ve hit a treasure trove of optical-themed merchandise with EyeLoveLifeDesigns, crafted by Ashley Nickell, OD.
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