Vision Monday VMail Weekend

May 18, 2019|


Add Some Optical Treats to Your Memorial Day Celebration

NEW YORK—With Memorial Day just around the corner, many of us are thinking about summer parties already. Planning a Memorial Day celebration can be overwhelming. There’s so much to take into account: the guest list, the food, the decorations, the drinks. Thankfully for all us optical-nerds, there’s no shortage of fun ways to inject a little optical joy into our parties alongside the abundance of American flags, and getting the party planning out of the way early means more time to relax and commemorate this Memorial Day Weekend, which is as good a reason as any to get shopping now. Here’s a roundup of some of our favorite optical treats to help make your Memorial Day, no matter what you’re planning, stand out.
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In Case you Missed It - VMail's Top Stories of the Week

Monarch Alternative completes Shopko deal, “eye bonds” bill introduced in Congress, potential impact of China duties, EssilorLuxottica settle governance issues and VM’s Top 50 Retailer Report all topped this week’s VMAIL news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.

Monarch Alternative Capital Completes Shopko Optical Deal

Bill Introduced Congress to Create ‘Eye Bonds’ for Eye Disease Research

Potentially Great Impact to Optical as Process of Assessing China Duties Begins

EssilorLuxottica and Delfin Sign Settlement Agreement Tied to Governance Issues

VM’s Top 50 U.S. Optical Retailers Report Shows Continued Growth of Top 50

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Editor's Pick

Deadline Is Extended for Influential Women in Optical Nominations

NEW YORK—The nominations deadline for VM's Most Influential Women in Optical has been extended to May 22 at 11:59 p.m. Vision Monday will once again be highlighting The Most Influential Women in Optical in our July issue, marking the 17th anniversary of our signature Special Report saluting women in the eyewear/eyecare industry. We are currently seeking nominations via an electronic survey form. For this year’s Annual Report, please consider women who are making a difference in these four categories: Executive Suite, Mentors, Rising Stars and Innovators.
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Tweet of the Week

We Share It

Today’s #WeShareIt is giving us major warm weather vibes. This eye clutch is the perfect summer accessory!

Optical on Main Street

A River Ran Through It

Cynthia Baker, OD, has practiced on the same street in Denham Springs, Louisiana, for the past 34 years. She started in the office as an associate and a few years later, she bought the practice, and has been in the same office building since she had it constructed in 1995. Last year, “it was 21 years old and needed a color change,” she says. “It didn’t need a wrecking ball—but I got one.” She’s referring to the terrible flood that hit town just about a year ago on August 12, 2016, when a rainstorm flooded the Amite River. “There was between four and five feet of water, and it stayed for several days,” Dr. Baker says. “I saved my diplomas and about half of my charts, but we lost pretty much everything else.”
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