Vision Monday VMail Weekend

January 8 and 9, 2022|


VM’s Top 5 Print Cover Stories for 2021

We can’t take a look back at Vision Monday’s most read stories of the year without considering VM’s print Cover Stories which are also available to our readers electronically. Even against the backdrop of another year of the COVID pandemic, the optical industry still got down to business despite the personal and business hurdles they faced due to the ongoing and seemingly never-ending pandemic. A perennial VM favorite with readers, VM’s Most Influential Women in Optical, occupies the top spot for 2021 with the Special Report taking up a record 26 edit pages in our July issue. VM’s Top 50 U.S. Optical Retailers Report, How Brick Is Learning to Click, A Look at Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, and The Vision Monday Leadership Summit rounded out the list of the Top 5 most read Cover Stories for 2021.
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In Case you Missed It - VMail's Top Stories of the Week

Mido 2022 is postponed to April 30-May 2, The Vision Council announces postponement of the 2022 Executive Summit, Transitions Optical announces Transitions Academy 2022 is postponed, Advancing Eyecare acquires Santinelli International and Associates in Eyecare partners With MyEyeDr. all topped this week’s VMAIL news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.

Mido 2022 Is Postponed to April 30-May 2 in Milan

The Vision Council Announces Postponement of the 2022 Executive Summit

Transitions Optical Announces Transitions Academy 2022 Is Postponed

Advancing Eyecare Acquires Santinelli International

Associates in Eyecare Partners With MyEyeDr.

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Associates in Eyecare Partners With MyEyeDr.

VIENNA, Va.—Associates in Eyecare (AIE), with 10 locations in Northern Virginia and the District of Columbia, is joining MyEyeDr. in a deal which became effective Dec. 31, 2021. The details of the transaction were not disclosed. With this partnership, MyEyeDr.’s operation now spans 817 practices in 28 states and Washington D.C., the company said. Sue Downes, CEO of MyEyeDr., told VMAIL, “MyEyeDr. is honored that Associates in Eyecare chose to partner with us. AIE has been on the forefront of medical optometry both locally and nationally.
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Optical on Main Street

Indies Spread Glaucoma Awareness This Month

NEW YORK—As we settle into the new year, the optical industry is also settling into Glaucoma Awareness Month. Prevent Blindness has been at the forefront this January, offering a variety of free educational and awareness-building resources to help prevent unnecessary vision loss from one of the world’s leading causes of blindness including fact sheets (available in English or Spanish), and shareable infographics. In addition, ECPs across the country have stepped up to share vital information about glaucoma on their own platforms, including social media. This week we’re taking a look at how some ECPs have spread the word.
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