Vision Monday VMail Weekend

March 12 and 13, 2022|


All Eyes Are on International Women’s Day

NEW YORK—International Women’s Day came and went this Tuesday, March 8, but with Women’s History Month spanning all of March, there’s still an abundance of time to celebrate and honor women in all walks of life—including in the optical world. Women’s history and optical history have long been intertwined, but the future of the field is also closely intertwined with women’s future. In fact, the number of women in the optical profession has been rising steadily over the past 10 years. Women In Optometry reports that in 2019, 7 out of 10 students entering optometry school were women.
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In Case you Missed It - VMail's Top Stories of the Week

IDOC experiences record attendance for National Conference, megatrends shaped by pandemic to be examined at VM Leadership Summit, gross revenue decreased, Jobson Tracker says, Optometric Center of New York honors Dr. David Heath and additional VM Summit speakers announced all topped this week’s VMAIL news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.

IDOC Experiences Record Attendance for 2022 National Conference

Megatrends Shaped by the Pandemic to be Examined at Exclusive VM Leadership Summit in NYC, Now Offering Special Price Tickets for a Limited Time

The National Average for Gross Revenue at ECP Locations Decreased for the Week of Feb. 28-March 6, Jobson’s Latest Practice Performance Tracker Shows

Optometric Center of New York Awards 'Eyes on New York' Top Honor to SUNY Optometry President Dr. David Heath as the College Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Newly Announced VM Summit Speakers to Discuss Vision-Tech Convergence and New Access Points and Routes to Care

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Editor's Pick

Megatrends Shaped by the Pandemic to be Examined at Exclusive VM Leadership Summit in NYC, Now Offering Special Price Tickets for a Limited Time

NEW YORK—Megatrends shaped by the global pandemic will be on the program at the exclusive live-and-in-person VM Leadership Summit to be held in NYC on March 30. During "Discover & Recalibrate! Trends, Ideas and Tactics for Confronting Radical Change,” a unique group of speakers will examine the dizzying pace of changes that are transforming retail and healthcare right now. Vision Monday has just announced a Spring flash sale for the in-person event. Tickets to the VM Summit will be priced at $695 until Monday, March 14, 12:00 p.m. EST. Prospective attendees can take advantage of the discounted ticket price by registering here and using the promo code SPRING.
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Tweet of the Week

We Share It

This floral, opti-themed phone case is the perfect way to welcome some Spring blooms into your life. It’s available for a variety of different phone styles, and you can pick it up on Etsy here. #WeShareIt

Optical on Main Street

Mask Mandates and New Decisions

NEW YORK—As COVID-19 cases drop, many states and cities are changing, relaxing or completely removing their indoor mask mandates. For many private businesses, especially those in the health care sector, these changes can create friction and force difficult decisions, as many health care locations are choosing to keep their mask mandates in place. Here, we’re taking a look at how some businesses are using social media to share this news with clients and patients—and how you can do the same, if you are choosing to keep a mask policy in place.
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