Vision Monday VMail Weekend

November 09, 2019|


A Relaxing Weekend After National Stress Awareness Day

NEW YORK—From National Grilled Cheese Day (April 12) to International Talk Like a Pirate Day (September 19), there’s no shortage of fun, wacky holidays to celebrate every year. However, the first Wednesday in November marks a slightly heavier holiday: National Stress Awareness Day. I think most of us can agree that we don’t need a dedicated day to make us “aware” of stress—we’re aware of it all the time. But even though we’re no stranger to stress, there’s still value in setting aside one day a year to really talk about stress—and how to deal with it.
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In Case you Missed It - VMail's Top Stories of the Week

National Vision reports double-digit sales increases, NECO examines opportunities in optometric education, Allergan reports gains for Q3, revenues rise for Bausch Health and Acuity Eyecare Group makes acquisition all topped this week’s VMAIL news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.

National Vision Reports Double-Digit Sales Increase for Third Quarter

NECO Faculty, Students, and Stakeholders Examine Opportunities in Education

Allergan Reports Third-Quarter Sales Increase of 3.6 Percent

Bausch Health 3Q 2019 Revenues Rise

Acuity Eyecare Group Acquires Colorado-Based EyeCare Consultants

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Editor's Pick

Voting Extended for the 2019 EyeVote Readers’ Choice Awards

NEW YORK—The final voting deadline has been extended to 11:59 p.m. on Monday, November 11 for the Vision Monday and 20/20 Magazine's 11th annual EyeVote Reader’s Choice Awards. The two Jobson Medical Information publications have teamed up once again to collect readers’ opinions by asking optical retailers’ and ECPs to identify their favorite products in 16 distinct categories. The award categories are: optical frames, spectacle lenses, sunglasses, Rx sun lenses, contact lenses, optical equipment for prescription labs, optical supplies, in-office lab equipment, diagnostic instruments, practice management software, EHR software, online ordering website, patient engagement systems, dispensing/measuring fitting systems, Social Purpose missions, and online and social media marketing services.

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Tweet of the Week

We Share It

There's no such thing as having too many pens, right? These opti-themed ones from The Strand are perfect, especially considering all the holiday cards we'll have to write soon. You can grab this week’s #WeShareIt here.

Optical on Main Street

Drawing up Plans—Literally

Even before she ever saw the place that would eventually become Jackson Eye, Danielle Jackson, OD, had already committed some of it to paper. While she was working in a corporate location, she began dreaming and doodling. “If I hadn’t been an eye doctor, I would have been something creative and artsy,” she says. She used a computer-aided design to place equipment and furnishings, without knowing the dimensions of the space she would ultimately find in Fairburn, Georgia. She designed her own logo, incorporating her favorite color, purple.
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