Vision Monday VMail Weekend

October 17, 2020|


Healthcare's New ‘Gatekeepers’ Star in Second VM Summit Session

NEW YORK—Leading experts from innovative medical, retail and eyecare companies described how new healthcare business models are delivering convenience, greater access and more affordable and personalized medicine during a wide-ranging program at the latest session of the Vision Monday Global Leadership Summit. The speakers offered diverse points of view on the program’s theme, “Who Are the New Gatekeepers? What’s Vision’s Role?” Collectively, they exemplified a new approach to vision care that is wider in scope, more accessible and more fully integrated into the broader healthcare matrix.
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In Case you Missed It - VMail's Top Stories of the Week

Bausch Health and BHVI enter licensing agreement, Marc Ferrara of Jobson Medical Information to receive 2021 Person of Vision Award, Leonard Green & Partners invests in Eyemart Express, Marchon Eyewear partners with Eastman, and Opti 2021 show to return to Munich in January all topped this week’s VMAIL news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.

Bausch Health, BHVI Enter Licensing Agreement for Myopia Control Contact Lens

Marc Ferrara of Jobson to Receive 2021 Person of Vision Award

Leonard Green & Partners Invests in Eyemart Express

Marchon Eyewear Partners with Eastman

Opti 2021 Is Canceled, Show to Return to Munich in January 2022

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Editor's Pick

2020 Theia Awards of Excellence Honor Six Women ODs

NEW YORK—Six women were named recipients of the 2020 Theia Awards of Excellence last night, Thursday Oct. 15. The award ceremony was held virtually as the conclusion to the three-day Women’s Leadership Conference hosted by Women In Optometry with the American Academy of Optometry Academy at Homeprogram. The awards were presented with a special collaboration of past winners returning to honor the new recipients as they accepted their awards in this fifth annual award ceremony.
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VM's News Quiz

VM's News Quiz for the Week of Oct. 11: Mido Moves on to 2021, Health Care Cancellations and a New 'Hire'

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 Mido's Plans for 2021, a new "hire" at The Eyeglass Lass and healthcare cancellations due to COVID. Click here to take the quiz for the week of October 11th. VM's News Quiz is published every Saturday as part of VMAIL Weekend.
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Community Voices

Tributes to Zyloware's Henry Shyer Pour in From Friends Throughout the Industry

NEW YORK—Memories of a "larger than life" personality, an industry leader, mentor and friend to so many poured in earlier this week about the late Henry Shyer, vice-chairman of Zyloware, who passed away last weekend on Oct. 10, as VMAIL reported. Services were held by the Shyer family (and live streamed via Zoom and Facebook) for Shyer, who was recognized by suppliers, laboratory executives, his company team and associates, retailers and distributors for his contributions to the modern eyewear industry and his funny and fierce sense of humor and friendship. 
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