Vision Monday VMail Weekend

July 04, 2020|


Hitting Rewind on Today’s Read 2020

Well, we are about halfway through 2020 and to say the least, it’s been a helluva year so far. The pandemic, which no one saw coming, has truly rocked our world and the challenges it brings just keep on morphing. If the pandemic has taught us nothing else, at least we now know we can adapt and pivot no matter what comes our way. The editors at VMAIL Weekend hope you are settled in for a nice long holiday weekend. And what better way to kick things off than a look back at some of our more popular Today’s Read features. So before you fire up that grill, pour yourself another cup of Joe and read through some stories you might have missed. In these trying times, we hope you’ll be able to find some hope, faith and inspiration in these stories.
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In Case you Missed It - VMail's Top Stories of the Week

Keplr Vision makes acquisitions, FYidoctors expands presence in medical aesthetics, Jobson’s latest Practice Performance Tracker, EyeCare Partners names new president and EnChroma appoints Mark Mattison-Shupnik as COO all topped this week's VMAIL news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.

Keplr Vision Forges Ahead in Pacific Northwest By Adding 4 ECP Businesses

FYidoctors Expands Presence in Medical Aesthetics With Acquisition

Overall ECP Revenues Saw Flat Sales or Slight Declines, Per Jobson Tracker

David Clark Named President of EyeCare Partners LLC

EnChroma Appoints Mark Mattison-Shupnick COO

Insta Pick - Noteworthy Posts From the People We Follow

Editor's Pick

J&J Vision Provides Support to Help Student ODs Meet Clinical Requirements

When the spread of coronavirus this spring led to stay-at-home directives for much of the U.S. population, little did most people know the impact this would have on optometry students. Yet as part of their clinical curriculum, optometry students are scheduled to see patients in clinics, practices, hospitals, and VA settings to gain first-hand patient experience.
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VM's News Quiz

VM's News Quiz for the Week of June 28: Fireworks Safety, Sleep Patterns and National Sunglasses Day

Did you follow the optical news this week? Take VM’s News Quiz to see how much you know. This week's quiz takes a look at the impact of fireworks on healthy eyesight, changes in our sleep patterns and celebrating National Sunglasses Day. Click here to take the quiz for the week of June 28. VM's News Quiz is published every Saturday as part of VMAIL Weekend.
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Tweet of the Week

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Heading back to the office is the perfect excuse to redecorate—and this personalized opti-themed wall clock is the best place to start. You can pick it up on Etsy.

Community Voices

First Person: What’s Next for the OmniChannel Approach in Eyecare During the Coronavirus Pandemic?

Andy Chance-Hill, Ocuco’s OmniChannel director, has spent the past 20 years working in the optics industry globally. In his work over the past three months, it has become evident to him that the shift in the optical sector, in particular, toward online sales and telehealth is here to stay. Observing this strong trend, Chance-Hill believes it is important to respond to a Vision Monday feature article – “The Patient Journey: An Ongoing Evolution” – that was published in VM’s April issue.
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