Vision Monday VMail Weekend

February 19 and 20, 2022|


How Black History Month and Optical History Intersect

NEW YORK—When we think about Black history, we probably think about the big names: people like Malcolm X, Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr. But Black history doesn’t exist exclusively in the political arena—Black history is everywhere, touching every part of our world and our lives, including the optical industry. Some of the most influential and intriguing names in optical history are also influential and intriguing names in Black history: people like Powell Johnson, Kenneth J. Dunkley and Dr. Patricia Bath.
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In Case you Missed It - VMail's Top Stories of the Week

Sight Sciences launches “Don’t Wait for Too Late” campaign, initial speakers announced for VM's Leadership Summit, gross revenue increased, Jobson Tracker says, 16 eyecare locations choose VSP Ventures, and Carl Zeiss Meditec achieves further growth in first quarter of 2021/22 all topped this week’s VMAIL news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.

Sight Sciences Launches ‘Don’t Wait for Too Late’ Awareness Campaign for Glaucoma

Initial Speakers Announced for VM's Leadership Summit, March 30, in New York 'Discover & Recalibrate! Trends, Ideas and Tactics for Confronting Radical Change'

The National Average for Gross Revenue at ECP Locations Increased for the Week of Feb. 7-13, Jobson’s Latest Practice Performance Tracker Shows

16 Eyecare Locations Choose VSP Ventures, Expanding Care-Focused Philosophy into Oregon and Across Texas

Carl Zeiss Meditec Achieves Further Growth in First Quarter of 2021/22

Insta Pick - Noteworthy Posts From the People We Follow

Editor's Pick

Initial Speakers Announced for VM's Leadership Summit, March 30, in New York 'Discover & Recalibrate! Trends, Ideas and Tactics for Confronting Radical Change'

NEW YORK—An influential retail observer who will outline new ways that stores are becoming media channels to connect with shoppers, an innovative marketing expert who will talk about how retailers can connect and build relationships with consumers' new priorities, a noted entrepreneur, McKinsey advisor and brand creator, an expert communications and social media trend expert and a prominent healthcare executive for a major national retailer are among the initial roster of speakers who will be enlivening the unique and high-impact program at Vision Monday's upcoming Leadership Summit to be held live and in person at The Times Center, on Wednesday, March 30, just prior to the start of Vision Expo East.
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VM's News Quiz

VM's News Quiz for the Week of February 13: What’s Behind Long COVID, a Retail Apocalypse and Jobson’s Optical Biz Tracker

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 what’s behind long COVID, a retail apocalypse and Jobson’s Optical Biz Tracker.
Click here to take the quiz.

Tweet of the Week

We Share It

This T-shirt featuring an adorable turtle holding a Snellen chart is sweet, fun and totally quirky. You can pick it up on Zazzle here. #WeShareIt

Optical on Main Street

A Sweet Valentine’s Day for Indies

NEW YORK—No matter how you feel about Valentine’s Day, it’s always good to set aside a moment—or a full day—to celebrate love in all its forms, whether it be romantic love, friendship, family or self-love. One of the great things about Valentine’s Day is that everyone can celebrate in their own way, and this year ECPs and other indies did exactly that, taking to social media to celebrate and share some love. This week, we’re taking a look at some of those sweet, lovely social media moments.
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