October 20, 2018|www.visionmonday.com


Here’s How to One-Up ‘The Best Damn Band in the Land’

NEW YORK—We understand that The Ohio State University’s marching band is often referred to by its preferred nickname, The Best Damn Band in the Land (TBDBITL, for short). The band is perhaps best known—its modesty notwithstanding—for Script Ohio, a signature formation involving an integrated series of evolutions and patterns that result in the word “Ohio” being spelled out by band members on a football field. This routine is a staple of Ohio State football games, and there’s always a special band member or other designated person who has the honor of dotting the “i” in Ohio. Pretty special, right? Especially if you’re from Ohio.
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OptiCon boosts Expo attendance, J&J sees a strong Q3, Sears Holdings files for Chapter 11, BJ’s takes ownership of optical departments, and Clearly’s Chen calls for free eyes tests for workers all topped this week’s VMAIL news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.

OptiCon @ Vision Expo Helped Spike Opticians’ Attendance, Show Organizers Say

J&J Reports 3.6 Percent Gain in Q3 as Vision Care Turns in a Solid Performance

Sears Holdings Files for Bankruptcy Protection, Implements Leadership Changes

BJ’s to Take on Ownership and Operation of Its Optical Departments

Clearly’s Chen Urges Large Employers to Provide Free Eye Tests to Employees

Style.Pages: Easy as 1, 2, 3

WHO: Lyrics in the Jackson 5 song, “ABC,” the sitcom “Three’s Company,” the Trinity, winning a “3-peat,” and the saying “third time’s the charm.” WHAT: Three-piece mounts are taking on a trendier look as these styles are popping into not only optical but sun collections as well, featuring unique shapes, temples and lens treatments. Heavier and thicker frames are taking a back seat to these “less is more” three-piece mounts. While these lightweight rimless looks can be a minimalist’s dream, they can offer bold variations with their shapes and lens treatments—proof that these rimless styles are anything but boring.
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Today’s #WeShareIt is the perfect accessory. You'll definitely be turning heads with this eye-catching clutch.

Eyeaholic: Dr. Amanda Setto’s Instagram Page Will Get You Buzzed on All Things Eyewear

If you are a fanatic about all things optical—from clothing to jewelry, bedding and even tableware—then you have definitely run into Amanda Setto’s Instagram account, Eyeaholic. Dr. Setto started the page in March of this year and has already garnered over 3,000 followers and counting. Eyeaholic, which was created as a fun and easy hobby on the side, does not disappoint when it comes to providing her followers with a variety of eye-related trinkets.
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