Vision Monday VMail Weekend

January 15 and 16, 2022|


The Road to Martin Luther King Jr. Day

NEW YORK—This Monday, Americans across the country will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day—always on the third Monday in January, a day to honor the life of the Civil Rights hero who changed the United States for better. Dr. King was assassinated in 1968, but wasn’t necessarily hailed as a hero by all right away—in fact, it was a long road to celebrating him with an annual federal holiday. reports that Dr. King was “the first modern private citizen to be honored with a federal holiday,” with the first big push to create a holiday in honor of him coming just a few days after his assassination. Today we take a look at how the federal holiday came about.
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In Case you Missed It - VMail's Top Stories of the Week

Bausch + Lomb Corp. files registration prospectus for proposed IPO, WCO and CooperVision release ‘A Practical Guide to Managing Children With Myopia,’ Eye Health America adds Southeast Retina Center, OAA postpones the State Leadership Conference and Vision Innovation Partners completes 22nd acquisition all topped this week’s VMAIL news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.

Bausch + Lomb Corp. Files Registration Statement and Preliminary Prospectus for Proposed Initial Public Offering

The World Council of Optometry and CooperVision Team Up to Release ‘A Practical Guide to Managing Children With Myopia’

Eye Health America Enters Georgia With Addition of 11-Location Practice, Southeast Retina Center

Opticians Association of America Postpones the OAA State Leadership Conference to June Due to COVID Disruptions

Vision Innovation Partners Completes 22nd Acquisition, Adds Pennsylvania Practice and ASC to Mid-Atlantic Platform

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Editor's Pick

Bausch + Lomb Corp. Files Registration Statement and Preliminary Prospectus for Proposed Initial Public Offering

LAVAL, Quebec and VAUGHAN, Ontario—Bausch Health Companies Inc. (NYSE/TSX: BHC) said late Thursday that it has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) its plans for spinning off the wholly owned subsidiary Bausch + Lomb Corp. This filing is in connection with the company’s previously announced intention to separate the vision care business, Bausch + Lomb Corp. and the plan now moves ahead with the public filing of a registration statement on Form S-1 with the SEC and a preliminary base post-receipt pricing procedure (PREP) prospectus with the securities regulatory authorities in each of the provinces and territories of Canada (other than Quebec) relating to this proposed initial public offering (IPO) of Bausch + Lomb's common shares.
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VM's News Quiz

VM's News Quiz for the Week of January 9: Supply Shortages, Jobson’s Practice Performance Tracker and Making the Most of Masks

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 supply shortages, Jobson’s Practice Performance Tracker and making the most of masks.
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Tweet of the Week

We Share It

This fresh, floral opti-themed print would make a great, springy addition to the office. You can download the artwork on Etsy here. #WeShareIt

Optical on Main Street

New Year, New Glasses

NEW YORK—The new year has arrived, and along with it come resolutions, excitement and changes. While some are leaning into a “new year, new me” mentality, January can be a great time to get in touch with patients about how their eyecare fits in to their new year plans. Here, we’re taking a look at how ECPs, indie designers and more are looking at the new year through new lenses. Feel free to get inspired for your own year, or your own social media page.
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