Vision Monday VMail Weekend

February 5 and 6, 2022|


Rams Linebacker Von Miller Tackles Vision Care for Low Income Children

All eyes will be on Los Angeles Ram linebacker Von Miller when he returns to the Super Bowl next Sunday night. Back in 2015, Miller was named Super Bowl MVP after the Denver Broncos defeated the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50. But before he takes the field at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California, he will be giving back to his new hometown of L.A. On Saturday, Feb. 12, with the help of eyewear brand Etnia Barcelona, Miller’s foundation, Von’s Vision, will host a one-day vision clinic for Super Bowl LVI to provide vision care and medical advice to low income children in Los Angeles.
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In Case you Missed It - VMail's Top Stories of the Week

Mobile OptiX unveils mobile vision care practice, Bausch + Lomb and Prevent Blindness launch annual AMD Awareness Month campaign, Alessandro Zanardo named new CEO of Thélios, gross revenue increased, Jobson Tracker says and Hubble Contacts settles charges with FTC all topped this week’s VMAIL news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.

Mobile OptiX Unveils State-of-the-Art Mobile Vision Care Practice to Serve Long-Term Care Facilities

Bausch + Lomb and Prevent Blindness Launch Annual AMD Awareness Month Campaign to Educate Patients

Alessandro Zanardo Named New CEO of Thélios

The National Average for Gross Revenue at ECP Locations Increased for the Week of Jan. 24-30, Jobson’s Latest Practice Performance Tracker Shows

Hubble Contacts Settles Charges With FTC Over Violations of the Contact Lens Rule, Will Pay $3.5 Million

Insta Pick - Noteworthy Posts From the People We Follow

Editor's Pick

Alessandro Zanardo Named New CEO of Thélios

PARIS—Thélios has named a new CEO, as announced by Andrea Guerra, CEO of LVMH Hospitality Excellence and a member of the LVMH Executive Committee. The new CEO is Alessandro Zanardo, whose appointment is effective immediately. "With the full acquisition of Thélios by the Group, we are delighted to begin this new chapter under the supervision of Alessandro," Guerra commented. The announcement added, "Alessandro's leadership skills, forward-thinking vision and extensive experience in large organizations will be key to maintain Thélios in a sustainable major player position in the eyewear industry. We wish him a warm welcome and great success in his new role."
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VM's News Quiz

VM's News Quiz for the Week of January 30: Dapper Dan, Lunar New Year and Black EyeCare Perspective

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 a Dapper Dan, Lunar New Year and Black EyeCare Perspective.
Click here to take the quiz.

Tweet of the Week

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Optical on Main Street

Indies Celebrate the Lunar New Year, Welcoming the Year of the Tiger

NEW YORK—Millions of people around the world gathered with loved ones to celebrate Lunar New Year, saying goodbye to the Year of the Ox and welcoming in the Year of the Tiger. According to USA Today, this is the first Year of the Tiger since 2010, and the Tiger is associated with strength and hope. Everyone who celebrates the Lunar New Year has their own, special traditions. Here, we’re taking a look at how indies in the optical community are ringing in the New Year.
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