Vision Monday VMail Weekend

September 05, 2020|


A Search for the ‘Silver Lining’ Uncovers Surprise Parties, Fish Stories and Long Runs

NEW YORK—One of life’s adages is that if you look hard enough there’s always a silver lining inside the black cloud. Such a cliché, right? So, to put this theory to the test, Vmail Weekend asked an array of people within the optical sector if, indeed, they could identify any silver linings that they have experienced over the past six months during this coronavirus pandemic dark storm.

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In Case you Missed It - VMail's Top Stories of the Week

Jimmy Choo and Longchamp win at Accessories Council Design Excellence Awards, VSP Global to wind down sales of Level, optical sales show slight reduction, VSP Global appoints Tiffanie Burkhalter president of VSP Ventures, and patient purchases and practice revenues increase all topped this week’s VMAIL news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed. 

Jimmy Choo, Longchamp Win at Accessories Council Design Excellence Awards

VSP Global to Wind Down Sales of Level Smart Glasses

Optical Sales Show Slight Reduction as 29 States Report an Uptick in New Cases

VSP Global Appoints Tiffanie Burkhalter President of VSP Ventures

Patient Purchases and Practice Revenues Rise, Per Latest Jobson Survey

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Editor's Pick

Vision Care and Healthcare Leaders Join Roster for AFTERSHOCKS, VM Global Leadership Summit Virtual Series

NEW YORK—Leaders from vision care companies and the healthcare field have joined the roster of those taking part in the the Vision Monday Global Leadership Summit, a virtual event series that will examine how the COVID-19 pandemic is reshaping business, culture, consumer attitudes and many aspects of the healthcare field, vision care included. Registration is open now for this very special event which will examine the big themes and urgent questions facing ECPs and vision care decision makers in light of the pandemic. 
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VM's News Quiz

VM's News Quiz for the week of August 30: ECP Survey Trends, Mask Wearing Side Effects and the Loss of a Superhero

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 ECP survey trends from Jobson, side effects from mask wearing and the loss of Superhero Chadwick Boseman. Click here to take the quiz for the week of August 30. VM's News Quiz is published every Saturday as part of VMAIL Weekend.
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Tweet of the Week

We Share It

Abstract but still opti-themed, this watercolor could be the perfect addition to your office or home space. You can pick it up on Esty here. #WeShareIt

Community Voices

Class Starts In The Breakroom At 8 A.M.

Tania Sobchuk, OD, saw that her employees who were parents of school-aged children were struggling when schools switched to a virtual learning format in the spring. “These mothers would go home after working all day and maybe find that their children had not done their homework or were struggling with it, and they’d be up until 10 or 11 at night working with their kids,” she says.
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