July 7, 2018|www.visionmonday.com


Bringing Vision Technology to the Scene of the Crime

What technology had the greatest impact in improving driver safety? No, it’s isn’t anti-lock brakes or power steering or even air bags. In fact, the most important device for ensuring a safe trip is the one that doesn’t even come as part of the standard equipment of any automobile. You can’t miss them—they’re right in front of your eyes. It’s your glasses. The role of ECPs in making roads safe for driving has rarely been recognized. But this fascinating history can be traced in newly-released photos and documents from the Optical Heritage Museum in Southbridge, Mass.
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SynergEyes names chief executive, OCLI partners with Huntington Eye Care, Kenmark names sales execs, TAYE reports on Laila Ali partnership, and Essilor and Delfin extend deal deadline all topped this week’s VMAIL news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.

SynergEyes Appoints Bob Ferrigno CEO as it Prepares to Boost Specialty Business

Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island Sets Partnership With Huntington Eye Care

Kenmark Eyewear Announces New Roles, Appointments in Sales Department

Think About Your Eyes Reports Early Results of Partnership With Laila Ali

Essilor and Delfin Extend Combination Agreement Deadline

OD to Share the Thinking Behind Her Office’s 'Outside the Box' Approach for VM LIVE

A successful optometrist who has brought “outside the box” thinking to her practice’s newest location in one of the fastest-growing towns in Ohio is going to share her experience and a look behind the scenes at VM LIVE, the special live session and panel to be held this fall during Vision Expo West in Las Vegas. Carole Burns, OD, FCOVD will join the speaker roster at “Retail Smart,” and will discuss Professional VisionCare’s new location, the thinking that went into it and the systems that support how it runs. VM LIVE, produced by Vision Monday, will be held at the Venetian hotel in Las Vegas from 3:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Sept. 26, just prior to Vision Expo West. Registration details are available here for VM LIVE.
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Whether you’re heading to a beach, lake or pool to cool down this summer today’s #WeShareIt is a must-have. These “Optometry Chick” flip flops from our most recent #TuesdayTreat are a cute way to bring a little “opti-flair” to your summer plans.

ECPs Celebrate Independence Day Across America

NEW YORK—The Fourth of July means Independence Day here in the U.S. and on Wednesday, people found different ways to celebrate the day. From trips to the beach, barbecues, and of course, fireworks, ECPs from across the nation found a way to commemorate the holiday with their patients—even if they were not in the same space. Some spent quality time with family—aking new babies to the beach for the first time—others made sure that their four-legged friends were equally a part of the festivities and for most it was about the beautiful fireworks at the end of an eventful day.
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