Vision Monday VMail Weekend

March 16, 2019|


Goodbye Winter, Hello Allergies

NEW YORK—It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for—spring is officially just a few days away. Everything starts to come back to life: leaves return to the trees, the grass regains its color and as the earth softens, flower come into bloom. But along with enjoying the beauty of springtime, that also means saying hello to an old friend—pesky seasonal allergies! While some stop to smell the roses, others are busy battling red, itchy, swollen eyes, incessant sneezing and general discomfort. Not exactly the ideal way to ring in a new season.
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In Case you Missed It - VMail's Top Stories of the Week

Boxsee contact lens service debuts, NovaBay slashes U.S. sales force, VSP expands retail strategy, services held for industry visionary Al Berg and My Eyelab expands with new locations all topped this week’s VMAIL news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.

Former Lens Butler Executives Have Launched Boxsee CL Subscription Service

NovaBay Slashes U.S. Sales Force and Revamps Management Team

VSP Global to Expand Retail Strategy, Open Eyeconic Stores, Launch VSP Ventures

Services to Be Held for Former Marchon Co-CEO and Industry Visionary, Al Berg

My Eyelab Opens New Locations in Atlanta, Houston and Oakland in Early March

Insta Pick - Noteworthy Posts From the People We Follow

Editor's Pick

Register Now for Vision Monday’s Leadership Summit on March 20

NEW YORK—The Vision Monday Global Leadership Summit is deepening its focus on consumer trends and behavior as experts in retailing, health care and branding join the day-long program. The live exclusive event, titled, "Decoding the Consumer: The New Science of Customer Behavior," will be held Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at the Times Center here. Six new speakers have been added to the Summit program. They include Dave Bovenschulte, vice president, strategy for Klick Health; Amy Heymans (Cueva), founder and chief experience officer at Mad*Pow; Karl Haller, who leads IBM’s Consumer Industry Center of Competency; David Hoodis, the president of retail at IRI; Nevin Raj, the co-founder and COO of Grata Data; and John Ryan, general manager of UnitedHealthcare Vision. Limited seating is still available. To register for the Vision Monday Global Leadership Summit, click here.
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Tweet of the Week

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With the clocks springing forward one hour and winter coming to an end, it’s safe to say it’s time for a little wardrobe transition as well. While the temperatures might not be warm enough to get rid of all of our layers, thinking about new items to add to your wardrobe is never a bad idea. So, spring forward in style with this cute dress from A Bad Day for today’s #WeShareIt.

Optical on Main Street

The Optometrist Next Door: Lili Liang Is the OD You Want to Check Your Eyes and Hang Out With

Lili Liang is a spunky, Taiwan-born optometrist who now resides in Vancouver. After moving to Canada at 13, Liang continued her education in the Great White North until she moved to Montreal to attend university. She later came to the U.S. and attended Salus University—Pennsylvania College of Optometry, where she graduated with a dual degree as a Doctor of Optometry and Master of Public Health in 2016. Post-graduation, she took it back home and started working at Durant Sessions, which was a boutique optical store and she was brought into the optometry practice that same year.
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