Vision Monday VMail Weekend

October 26, 2019|


In a Jazz Frame of Mind

Eyewear design has always been influenced by popular music and musicians, and that love affair continues to yield fun and exciting results for eyeglass wearers. Take rock ‘n’ roll, for example. Fans can emulate rockers like Buddy Holly and John Lennon who wore now-iconic frames that evoke not only their music, but an entire era. Brands such as John Varvatos and Chrome Hearts offer rock-inspired looks. And Elton John is synonymous with distinctive, and often outrageously styled glasses, though few can rock his look.
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In Case you Missed It - VMail's Top Stories of the Week

VSP Ventures makes Southern California acquisition, FYidoctors | Visique charts new path for foundation, Kering shows strong Q3 sales, Optometry Giving Sight names new board and Jobson launches EyeVote Reader’s Choice Awards all topped this week’s VMAIL news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.

VSP Ventures Acquires Redhawk Vision Center of Southern California

FYidoctors | Visique Announces New Name and Mission for its Foundation

With Strong Sales in Eyewear, Kering Achieves 14 Percent Sales Gain in Q3

Optometry Giving Sight Establishes New Board of Directors

Vote for Vision Monday's and 20/20 Magazine's EyeVote Reader’s Choice Awards

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VM Cover Story: ECPs Use Dashboards and Other Data Options to Discover Patients’ Path to Purchase

NEW YORK—From health care to retail, data has become an invaluable resource for businesses and practitioners. It’s what many see as the key ingredient to meeting, and exceeding, patients’ expectations, and it provides a critical yardstick for measuring business success. In eyecare and optical retailing, the growing interest in data also has led to an increase in the number of options partner companies are developing that collect, track and analyze the data for ECPs to draw upon to manage their practice. Vision Monday in its October issue profiled several of the groups offering dashboard-type tools and other options for tracking practice performance in a special feature on the "Path to Purchase."
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ECPs Get the Message Out to Consumers About Contact Lens Safety During Halloween

October is one of the best months of the year because it marks the official transition from summer into fall. The leaves have turned, the weather has gotten chillier and pumpkin spice lattes are once again all the rave—like clockwork. October also marks the beginning of the festive season, giving us the first opportunity to dress up with Halloween. While dressing as your favorite fictional character can be fun, one staple of a lot of Halloween costumes has been contact lenses and because of their ubiquity, most people forget that contact lenses—decorative or not—are medical devices, not accessories. Here is a glimpse of how some ECPs have been promoting Contact Lens Safety Month online.
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