Vision Monday VMail Weekend

June 20, 2020|


Looking Through Some Very Special Vintage Opera Glasses

The Metropolitan Opera at Lincoln Center is one of the jewels in New York’s cultural crown. You’d think that, as a native New Yorker, I would have availed myself of this treasure by now. But I’ve never set foot in the place. I suppose that’s because my taste in music runs toward jazz, blues and country. Yet friends tell me that the sheer spectacle of grand opera is worth the price of admission, even if the singing, however brilliant, is not my thing. So the Met is on my bucket list. When I finally get there, I’ll be prepared to take it all in. I’ve got a pair of opera glasses, a very good pair, in fact.
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In Case you Missed It - VMail's Top Stories of the Week

For Eyes and Walgreen launch e-commerce website, creates website advisory board, business improves for reopened practices, The Vision Council's "Open Your Eyes" frame auction, and Eyemart Express reopens optical locations all topped this week's VMAIL news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.

For Eyes and Walgreens Launch New e-Commerce Website Creates Website Advisory Board

Business Improves for Reopened ECPs, Per Jobson COVID-19 Performance Tracker

The Vision Council to Kick Off 'Open Your Eye's Virtual Frame Auction' on June 19

Eyemart Express Announces Reopening of All 219 Optical Locations

Insta Pick - Noteworthy Posts From the People We Follow

Editor's Pick

Time Is Running Out—Nominate an Influential Woman in Optical

NEW YORK—Women’s influence in optical is undeniable and today, more women than ever before are playing vital roles at all levels of our industry. This is why Vision Monday will once again be highlighting The Most Influential Women in Optical in our July issue. But time is running out—the deadline to submit nominations is Friday, June 26. In addition to our four traditional categories, Executive Suite, Mentors, Rising Stars and Innovators, Vision Monday is adding a new category this year, Above & Beyond, aimed at women who have led the way in giving back to the industry, their patients and their communities. Make your nominations via this electronic survey form.
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VM's News Quiz

VM's News Quiz for Week of June 14: Survival of the Fittest, Spotlight on Diversity and Honoring #Luminaries

Did you follow the optical news this week? Take VM’s News Quiz to see how much you know. This week's quiz highlights include VM's video interview with Aaron Schubach, optical's diversity and inclusion efforts, and our upcoming Most Influential Women Report. Click here to take VM's News Quiz for the week of June 14. The quiz is published every Saturday as part of VMAIL Weekend.
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Tweet of the Week

We Share It

Does heading back into work mean you need a new travel coffee mug? This opti-themed one from Zazzle is a great way to get back into the swing of things. #WeShareIt

Community Voices

A New Dialogue Is Taking Place Within the Optical Industry and Profession Toward Diversity and Inclusion

NEW YORK—A growing number of companies, individuals, groups and organizations across the optical industry and vision care profession are starting to more openly address the issues of racism and institutional prejudice and to support diversity as part of their stated mission. As sustained civil protests became very visible and vocal across major cities, suburbs and local towns throughout the U.S., executives, owners and individuals in the optical and eyecare field are grappling with a complex issue that has heightened awareness, mirroring concerns in many sectors, business, cultural and political. The communications have taken different forms, from internal statements to employees and associates to formally posted letters of support and principle.
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