Vision Monday VMail Weekend

November 23, 2019|


Confessions of an Optical Pack Rat

I don’t think of myself as a pack rat. But somehow I’ve managed to accumulate a lot of stuff. My desk drawers and file cabinet, and even some closets at my house contain a curious assortment of promotional giveaway items and swag I’ve received at the countless optical industry meetings and events I’ve attended over the years. I’ve actually gotten rid of a lot of it while preparing for an office move last year. My brass Orcolite coaster went into the trash.
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In Case you Missed It - VMail's Top Stories of the Week

Employees take ownership of A&R, Alcon reports 3Q sales, Aerie Pharmaceuticals makes acquisition, Warby Parker enters contact lens market and CooperVision to intro "breakthrough" contact lens for myopia all topped this week’s VMAIL news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.

Employees to Take Ownership of Automation & Robotics

Alcon Reports 3Q Sales Increase and Announces ‘Transformation Program’

Aerie Pharmaceuticals to Acquire Avizorex Pharma to Advance Its Dry Eye Program

Warby Parker Enters Contact Lens Category With New Scout Lens

CooperVision's 1 Day Lens for Childhood Myopia Set for March 2020 Launch

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Editor's Pick

'The Future of Healthcare: Beyond 2020' Registration Opens for the VM Global Leadership Summit

NEW YORK—The healthcare industry is being shaken by powerful forces that are creating new forms of competition and transforming patients into consumers who are seeking pathways to wellness that offer convenience, affordability and personalized care. New market leaders are emerging, and established brands are reinventing themselves with fresh approaches and enhanced customer experiences. Doctor-patient relationships are being redefined. How will these transformative changes impact vision care providers, payors and suppliers? VM’s 14th annual Global Leadership Summit will explore these and other pivotal questions as part of its program, “The Future of Healthcare: Beyond 2020.”
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Tweet of the Week

We Share It

It's not too early to start thinking about decorating the tree, right? You can grab these adorable eyeball ornaments (for your tree or anywhere, really) on Etsy. #WeShareIt

Optical on Main Street

Taking the Plunge With What a Spectacle Optometry

RANCHO MISSION VIEJO, Calif.—Opening a practice cold wasn’t the initial plan of Michelle Ahumada, OD—actually, it was the bank’s idea. The rest, she said, “was history.” Dr. Ahumada graduated from the Southern California College of Optometry (SCCO), now the Southern California School of Optometry at Marshall B. Ketchum University, in 2001, and, about a year later, bought a house and started a family. Now a mother of three, Dr. Ahumada told Vision Monday, “I never stopped working, but I did cut back to part-time.”
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