Vision Monday VMail Weekend

September 12, 2020|


The Flu Vaccine—More Important Than Ever Before

Every year, I use this Today’s Read space to educate and inform our readers about the importance of getting a flu vaccine. But like everything else in 2020, this year’s flu season feels strangely different and its onset this fall and winter could bring with it some new dangers and challenges. Several health officials are predicting that the fall convergence of the flu season and a possible second wave (or in some places, a continuation) of COVID-19 might indeed collide creating a “twindemic” of sorts. Health experts are strongly urging Americans to get the flu shot hoping to ward off possible scenarios where people could potentially contract both the flu virus and the coronavirus at the same time.
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In Case you Missed It - VMail's Top Stories of the Week

Responsum Health and Prevent Blindness launch innovative glaucoma platform, optical recovery slows, Philipp Plein Group teams up with De Rigo Group, Vision Monday's Virtual Global Leadership Summit, and The Vision Council launches new brand identity and member-focused website all topped this week’s VMAIL news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.

Responsum Health and Prevent Blindness Launch Innovative Glaucoma Platform

Optical’s Recovery Slows, According to New Jobson COVID-19 Performance Tracker

Philipp Plein Group and De Rigo Group Announce Global License Agreement

What's Vision Care's Opportunity? Learn More at VM's Global Leadership Summit

The Vision Council Launches New Brand Identity and Member-Focused Website

Insta Pick - Noteworthy Posts From the People We Follow


VM's News Quiz

VM's News Quiz for the Week of Sept. 6: VM's Virtual Summit, Gridiron Stars Meet Optical and Doggie Eyes

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 VM's upcoming virtual Summit, gridiron stars meet optical innovation and fun facts about doggie eyes. Click here to take the quiz for the week of September 6. 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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For some, there’s no replacing a good, old fashioned notepad. And there’s definitely no replacing a cute opti-themed one. You can pick this one up on Etsy.

Optical on Main Street

Indie Luxeye Optical Expands to New Borough in New York City

NEW YORK—You know what they say: if you can make it in New York, you can make it anywhere. But what about making it all across New York? For Luxeye Optical, a New York-based eyewear boutique dedicated to luxury and independent brands, New York City is the horizon. With locations in Manhattan and Brooklyn, Luxeye has been a New York staple since it first opened its doors in 2009. Brother and sister team Jacky and Jenny Ma are the brains behind the operation, and together they run four locations: one in North Williamsburg, Brooklyn, one in Manhattan’s Gramercy neighborhood, another in Manhattan’s Chinatown, and their newest location in Little Neck, Queens.
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