Vision Monday VMail Weekend

May 22, 2021|


Summer Reading: The Books People in Optical Are Reading Right Now

NEW YORK—With the unofficial start of summer just a week away, what better time to start putting together a summer reading list? Right now there are enough good, thought-provoking business titles circulating right now to capture just about every special interest. For one, we like the premise of “The Future is Faster Than You Think,” which looks at how technologies will “completely reshape every industry and society over the next decade.” But don’t just take our suggestions for your next book: Here’s a roundup of what VMAIL Weekend learned when we asked several people in the optical business what books they have read recently, want to read or just have in the stack by their bed. (BTW, that's my bedside pile in the photo.)
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In Case you Missed It - VMail's Top Stories of the Week

EssilorLuxottica presents new board and senior executives, VM announces new dates for Summit sessions, EyeSouth continues Florida expansion, Jobson’s Practice Performer Tracker gets a makeover, and New Look shareholders OK sale to investors all topped this week’s VMAIL news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.

EssilorLuxottica Presents New Board and Senior Executives, Shareholders Adopt All Proposed Resolutions at Group's Annual Meeting Today

VM Announces New Dates for First Two Summit Sessions and Speakers for Lead-Off Event on Virtual Health

EyeSouth Partners Continues Expansion in South Florida Through Affiliation With Retina Care Specialists

Jobson’s Performance Tracker Gets a Makeover as it Begins to Measure Sales Trends Comparing Pre-Pandemic, Pandemic, and Post-Pandemic Data

New Look Vision Group’s Shareholders Vote Overwhelmingly in Favor of Sale to Investor Groups Led by FFL Partners

Insta Pick - Noteworthy Posts From the People We Follow

Editor's Pick

VM Announces New Dates for First Two Summit Sessions and Speakers for Lead-Off Event on Virtual Health

NEW YORK—New dates have been announced for two virtual events that are part of the 2021 Vision Monday Leadership Summit. The lead-off Summit event, “VirtualEYZE! How Virtual Health is Expanding Eyecare's Boundaries,” is being rescheduled from June 9 to Wednesday, June 23, from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. ET. The second event, “ALL-CONSUMING: A Deep Dive into the New Consumer Mindset,” which was originally set for July 14, is now scheduled for Wednesday, August 11, from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. ET. Registration includes both virtual broadcasts, full access to the VM Summit virtual platform, networking, on-demand viewing, door prizes, and exclusive access to attendees-only content after the event. Optometrists, opticians, ophthalmologists and students can register for no charge. All other industry registration is $99. Details and registration are posted here.
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VM's News Quiz

VM's News Quiz for the Week of May 16: Points of Care, Plans for VM’s 2021 Summit and Paul McCartney’s 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 points of care, plans for VM’s 2021 Summit and Paul McCartney’s eyes.
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Tweet of the Week

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This elegant mug from Anthropologie is covered with eyes—and perfect for your morning tea. You can pick it up on Anthropologie here.

Optical on Main Street

Indies Celebrate Healthy Vision Month

NEW YORK—At the beginning of the month, the National Eye Institute declared May Healthy Vision Month. This year, the Healthy Vision Month theme is Eye Health on Equity, with a special focus on "the importance of increasing diversity in the eye health field—and how that can help everyone have an equal chance for healthy vision," the NEI said on its website. The NEI is celebrating the month with a variety of healthy vision resources for ECPs, including social media messages and graphics and sample newsletters, as well as resources for patients to find an ECP, pay for eyecare and more. Here, we’re taking a look at some of the ways ECPs are taking note of Healthy Vision Month on social media, and how you can get involved too.
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