Vision Monday VMail Weekend

July 06, 2019|


With Women’s Soccer in the Spotlight, It’s a Good Time to Consider Eye Safety in All Sports

NEW YORK—With a second straight World Cup soccer championship in plain sight, the U.S. Women’s National Team (USWNT) will be the center of attention for many tomorrow as they take on The Netherlands in the 2019 World Cup final. The game is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. (EDT). The U.S. advanced to the final with a 2-1 victory over England on Tuesday, while the Dutch defeated Sweden, 1-0, in extra time the following day. The Netherlands, seen as a team on the rise and playing well in this World Cup, are playing in the women’s final for the first time in the team’s history.
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In Case you Missed It - VMail's Top Stories of the Week

NSD trends high on social, Essilor Vision Foundation hits milestone, Acuity continues acquisition mode, Safilo reports closing of Solstice sale and OneSight and The Gambia guarantee vision care access all topped this week’s VMAIL news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.

The Vision Council’s #National Sunglasses Day Trends on Social Media

Essilor Vision Foundation Introduces One Millionth Glasses Recipient

Acuity Eyecare Group Continues Acquisition Deal for Pediatric & Adult Vision Care

Safilo Confirms Expiration of Dior Dec. 31, 2020, Reports Closing of Solstice Sale

OneSight and The Gambia Guarantee Vision Care Access to all Gambians

Insta Pick - Noteworthy Posts From the People We Follow

Editor's Pick

What People Find Distracting at Work…Their Coworkers

The top workplace distractions involve not just where you work, but who you work with. According to a new poll by Udemy and Toluna, 80 percent of people report being distracted by chatty coworkers, the number one office place distraction, according to this feature from Office noise is the second most cited workplace disturbance, with seven out of ten respondents citing noise as a top bother in their day-to-day workflow. Lower on the list, but still a problem, was social media. Half of the people surveyed thought that personal social media use was a disturbance to them at work.
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Tweet of the Week

We Share It

This week’s #WeShareIt is perfect for those of us who believe leggings totally count as pants—especially when they look this cute


Independent ECPs Embrace Cataract Awareness Month

Rob Kloepfer, OD’s Instagram page, EyeDrKloepfer, currently stands at 2,627 followers and it won’t be too long before he hits the 3,000 mark. The page, which features images taken by holding his camera up the slit lamp oculars, is a hub for eye conditions that even those who work within the industry and aren’t ECPs haven’t heard of.
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