Vision Monday VMail Weekend

July 27, 2019|


The Open Office Experiment—Driven to Distraction or Creating Collaboration?

If you were to Google "open office spaces" you’d be bombarded by articles declaring the concept is basically the worst thing ever to happen to corporate America. The biggest knock on open office designs is distracted workers. Apparently, employees are so worked up about open office settings their stress levels go up, their productivity goes down and collaboration with co-workers (the one thing the open design promised to foster) goes out the window. And apparently, the top workplace distractions involve not just where you work, but who you work with, according to a recent feature from
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In Case you Missed It - VMail's Top Stories of the Week

Total ECP merger, TAYE education at Student Summit, acquisition by SightMD, Prevent Blindness’ ‘Focus on Eye Health’ and patient bill reintroduced in Congress all topped this week’s VMAIL news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.

Total ECP Merges With Visionary Eye Partners to Form Keplr Vision

Think About Your Eyes Teaches Importance of Vision Health at Student Summit

SightMD, a Company of Chicago Pacific Founders, Acquires Hatsis Laser Vision

Prevent Blindness Wraps Up 8th Annual ‘Focus on Eye Health’ National Summit

Two Congressmen Reintroduce Bill Related to Patient Access and Managed Care

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VM LIVE: A Conversation With Three OD Innovators About Customer Engagement

NEW YORK—Three innovative optometry innovators will discuss the ways they are bringing new ideas to both vision care environments and retail to address today’s customers and patients who expect easy, seamless interactions, speedier, more convenient service and new experiences in both retail and health care environments. Brief presentations and a conversation among the three practices will be a featured highlight of Vision Monday's Sept. 18 VM LIVE forum, "Smart Solutions at the Speed of Sight," to be held just prior to the opening of Vision Expo West in Las Vegas. Registration is now open.
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Tweet of the Week

We Share It

Owning too many coffee mugs is a myth. Especially when heart eyes are involved. You can grab this cute opti-themed mug on Socity6. #WeShareIt


Elena Pryadkina Is Living Her Life in Color

Elena Pryadkina’s Instagram page, EyeAmElena is as colorful as her sense of fashion and it is clear for anyone who stops by the page that she is quite the fashionista. A second-year optician student at Douglas College in New Westminster, British Columbia, she converted EyeAmElena from a personal page to a more optical focused page in order to show her passion for eyewear. Pryadkina found herself falling in love with the profession in 2016 when she took a job as an office administrator in a local independent optical store. “I had never enjoyed working until I started working there and that’s how I knew opticianry was a good career to pursue.”
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