Vision Monday VMail Weekend

April 20, 2019|


Surviving Festival Season: Eye to Z

NEW YORK—It’s that time of the year again, festival season! As the second weekend of Coachella kicks off, music festival style has become just as important as the performers. While festival fashion reigns supreme (including sunwear) what often falls to the wayside is eye health and protection. Hours in the sun at various festivals in a range of climates from Coachella and Bonnaroo to Governor’s Ball and Lollapalooza can take its toll on our eye health leaving them dry and irritated. Here are some things to take into consideration before heading out to a weekend of fun, sun, music and a camera roll full of Instagram pics.
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In Case you Missed It - VMail's Top Stories of the Week

Sale of Shopko’s optical biz is still pending, EssilorLuxottica initiates CEO search, vision care trends at NAVCP Summit, NovaBay’s new pharma program and New Look rolls up 6 practices all topped this week’s VMAIL news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.

Sale of Shopko’s Optical Biz Pending as Bankruptcy Court Awaits More Information

EssilorLuxottica Committee Initiates Search for Future CEO

NAVCP’s Summit Concludes With Discussion of Trends in Vision Care

NovaBay Announces New Partner Pharmacy Program

New Look Vision Rolls Up Six Southern Ontario Practices

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Editor's Pick

Top Takeaways From the VM Global Leadership Summit

"Decoding the Consumer," the 13th Annual Vision Monday Global Leadership Summit, was a master class in the new science of customer behavior. In this special section recapping the day's sessions, read how VM's Summit can help you adapt to an ever-changing frontier of customer demands that have transformed the nature of products and services as well as the dynamic between sellers and buyers. Be a part of the Summit's look at the changing retail and health care landscape. Learn how new approaches to data and technology are also contributing to capturing an understanding of today's consumers' priorities. This special section also includes video highlights of all the sessions as well as interviews with attendees.
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Tweet of the Week

We Share It

We can always use a good phone accessory, and for today’s #WeShareIt, we're loving this optical-themed pop socket! Luckily, this fun accessory can be found right on Amazon.

Optical on Main Street

Candria Krywko, OD, Proves a Little Dedication Goes a Long Way

Candria Krywko, OD, is a Canadian native who left the icy city off Calgary and moved to California in 2002 in pursuit of her post-secondary education. She received her BS in Exercise Science, Scientific Basis from LaSierra University and went on to complete her doctorate in optometry at the Southern California College of Optometry in 2010. With nearly 10 years of experience under her belt and her own practice, Eyes on Hayden, coming in October, Dr. Krywko proves that there is more to learn in the profession of optometry as long as you are willing to dedicate yourself. A novice to the Instagram world, she has in a matter of months, turned her social media presence around.
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