Vision Monday VMail Weekend

July 10, 2021|


In a Sports-Filled Summer, Eye Protection Is Key

NEW YORK—After a year and a half that saw most of us spending more time indoors than usual, summer 2021 is shaping up to be a season for getting active and getting outside. This summer is chock-full of big-deal sporting events—the Euros, the Tour de France, Wimbledon, the All-Star game and, of course, the Olympics, which are looming just over the horizon. This weekend, we’re taking a look at how some ECPs are using this moment to remind patients and followers just how important eye safety is. Adapt some ideas for yourself, and then catch a game.
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In Case you Missed It - VMail's Top Stories of the Week

Kering Eyewear acquires Lindberg, weekly gross revenue moves up, Jobson Tracker says, cataract sufferers likely opt for surgery, global alliance sets theme for World Sight Day, and panelists discuss teleoptometry at virtual VM Summit all topped this week’s VMAIL news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.

Kering Eyewear Acquires Danish Luxury Eyewear Brand Lindberg

National Average for Weekly Gross Revenue Moves Up One Index Point, Jobson Performance Tracker Shows

1 in 4 Cataract Sufferers Are Likely to Get Surgery, J&J Vision Global Eye Health Survey Reveals

Global Alliance Announces ‘Love Your Eyes’ Theme for World Sight Day 2021

ECP Panelists Cite Unique Opportunites and Advantages of Teleoptometry at VM Leadership Summit Virtual Session

Insta Pick - Noteworthy Posts From the People We Follow

Editor's Pick

Global Alliance Announces ‘Love Your Eyes’ Theme for World Sight Day 2021

LONDON—With 100 days to go until World Sight Day 2021, the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) and its members yesterday announced "Love Your Eyes" as the theme for this year’s World Sight Day, which falls on October 14, 2021. IAPB has been joined by six World Sight Day Global Partners this year: Allergan, Bayer, Novartis, OneSight, Seva Foundation and World Council of Optometry. 
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VM's News Quiz

VM's News Quiz for the Week of July 4: World Sight Day, Safer Roads and Too Much Coffee

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 World Sight Day, safer roads and too much coffee.
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Optical on Main Street

Taking On the Challenge Together

When Lynda Nguyen, OD, and her husband, Duy Bui, decided to take on the venture of opening a cold-start practice in 2018, they didn’t expect for her husband, an engineer, to physically be in the office. Yet when the COVID-19 pandemic hit, just months before the opening of Clarity Eye Care in McKinney, Texas, he started working remotely before his employer permanently eliminated its office space. Now, he’s juggling his full-time engineering job with his responsibilities at Clarity Eye Care, where he helps out with the lab and is good at frame styling and helping patients. “He’s our office manager, and I’m super grateful for that,” Dr. Nguyen says.
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