Vision Monday VMail Weekend

February 13, 2021|


This Valentine’s Day, Love Is in the Pair

BLOOMINGTON, Ill.—No matter how you feel about the sometimes-controversial holiday, there’s no denying that Valentine’s Day brings a special feeling along with it each and every year. Whether you’re coupled up or practicing self-love, Valentine’s Day is the perfect excuse to spend a little more time thinking about the people and places you love. In Bloomington, Illinois, independent eyewear shop Specs Around Town is celebrating Valentine’s Day by showing the love for their customers—and their frames. On Instagram, the Specs Around Town team debuted a series called Love is in the Pair, which spotlights the shop’s customers, their other half, and, of course, their frames.
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In Case you Missed It - VMail's Top Stories of the Week

Vision Expo and NOA to host EYE2EYE series, Transitions Optical’s Pulse meeting, Northeast optical sales dip, Kate Renwick-Espinosa to head up VSP Vision Care and WebMD fights vaccine misinformation all topped this week’s VMAIL news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.

Vision Expo and the National Optometric Association to Host Virtual EYE2EYE Series Spotlighting 5 Black Eyewear Entrepreneurs for Black History Month; NOA to Host More Virtual Events

Transitions Optical’s ‘Pulse’ Meeting Provides Updates on New Products and Innovations in a Fast-Changing Global Retail Landscape

Sales in the Northeast Take a Hit as Last Week’s Snowstorm Impacts Optical, According to the Jobson Practice Performance Tracker

Kate Renwick-Espinosa, President of VSP Vision Care, Assumes NAVCP Chair Position Following Kirk Rothrock’s Retirement from Versant Health

WebMD Launches Effort to Combat Vaccine Misinformation

Insta Pick - Noteworthy Posts From the People We Follow

Editor's Pick

New 'Quick Poll' Survey from Jobson Research Gauges ECP and Supplier Views Toward Move of Vision Expo East to June 2-5 in Orlando

NEW YORK—Jobson Research, in a new "Quick Poll " Survey, gauging attitudes and intentions around a specific development or topic, asked ECPs and suppliers from across the country and around the industry their views toward the recently announced plans of Vision Expo East to move its upcoming show to an event taking place June 2-5 at Orlando's Convention Center. The survey, conducted last week, generated 813 responses, however, the survey was tallied and filtered to reflect the views of ECPs and suppliers who have participated in prior editions of Vision Expo East.
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VM's News Quiz

VM's News Quiz for the Week of Feb 7: Vaccine Bonuses, the LOFT Relocates and Fighting Vaccine Misinformation

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 vaccine bonuses, the LOFT relocates and fighting vaccine misinformation.
Click here to take the quiz.

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Optical on Main Street

Family Business Builds on a Legacy of Caring

Eyesight is the family legacy for Jessica Fielding Zwanziger, OD. The Oklahoma native grew up watching her father, the late Jeffrey Fielding, OD, practice optometry in his private practice. His impact steered three out of four of the Fielding daughters into optometry themselves. When she was young, Dr. Zwanziger began working in her father’s practice in Cushing, Oklahoma, where she developed a passion for the profession and for helping others. She always knew she wanted to come back to her home town that she and her father were both raised in. She became co-owner of the practice in 2010, and the pair renamed the practice Cushing Vision Center. This article originally appeared in Women In Optometry.
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