Vision Monday VMail Weekend

November 16, 2019|


Teaching the World How to See

Where do you turn to for information on protecting your eyesight? That’s an easy question nowadays. Medical information is everywhere. In fact, people are inundated with it on the web and TV. A simple Google search on “eyecare” comes back with more than 30 million results. Health care companies keep adding to this by spending billions on direct-to-consumer advertising each year. But none of this existed a generation ago.
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In Case you Missed It - VMail's Top Stories of the Week

VM explores specialization trend for ECPs, a public health initiative on diabetes, Safilo reports financial momentum, Zoppas is optimistic about Thélios and an expansion for Acuity Eyecare Group all topped this week’s VMAIL news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.

VM MegaTrend: 10 Paths to Practice Specialization

American Diabetes Association, VSP Vision Care Promote Public Health Initiative

Safilo Group Reports Continued Financial Momentum in Q3, First 9 Months

Thélios' Zoppas Optimistic About the Company's Progress; Opens U.S. Subsidiary

Acuity Eyecare Group Expands in Missouri With Acquisition of Advanced Vision

Insta Pick - Noteworthy Posts From the People We Follow

Editor's Pick

Modern Workplace Rx Safety Eyewear

NEW YORK—Did you know that more than 2,000 people injure their eyes at work every day? And of these injuries, an estimated 10 percent to 20 percent will cause temporary or permanent vision loss, Prevent Blindness points out. For ECPs, establishing a role in the prescription sector of the occupational and industrial safety business can help extend their expertise in new ways and can also enhance their relationships with workers, their families and organizations in their local communities. In this feature, VM takes a top-line look at just a few of the Rx Safety collections, products and programs on offer from suppliers, laboratories and distributors in the U.S.
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Tweet of the Week

We Share It

This weekend’s #WeShareIt offers up the daintiest way to show off your opti-love, no matter how dressed up you need to get. Grab it on Etsy here.

Optical on Main Street

Welcoming the Holiday Season With Gifts and Celebrations

"It's so important to make sure our employees feel appreciated!" shared a recent Women In Optometry Pop-Up Poll participant, and the overwhelming majority of respondents seem to feel the same: 77 percent stated that they host a party or event and give presents to their team during the holiday season. What's the best gift to give? Fifty-two percent said cash, and another 23 percent said that they give the same gift to everyone such as a tumbler, jacket or gift certificate. Twelve percent said that they research individual gifts for each team member. A number of respondents shared that they enjoy a white elephant-style gift exchange or that they spread out their celebration over the course of a week.
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