Vision Monday VMail Weekend

April 9 and 10, 2022|


Expo Attendees Were Taking Care of Business… Again

As Expo got into full swing on Saturday in NYC, VM’s Andrew Karp, one of Vision Monday’s on-site reporters for our Expo Show Daily wrote, “A feeling of calm and well-being flowed through the Javits Center Saturday morning, as the sun streamed in through glass walls and ceiling of the atrium and Vision Expo attendees filed into the exhibit hall and classrooms. There were few signs of the pandemic and its turbulence that resulted in the show’s cancellation in New York for the last two years, save for the protective masks that some showgoers still wore to protect against COVID. In a sense, it was as if Vision Expo had picked up where it left off. Yet conversations with optical retailers and eyecare professionals attending Expo revealed a strong sense of purpose shaped by their experiences during the pandemic."
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In Case you Missed It - VMail's Top Stories of the Week

Marchon Eyewear's president and CEO to move on in May, AOA announces 2022 award winners, STAAR Surgical announces first implants of EVO Visian ICL in the U.S., Vision Expo East 2022 concludes successful show and Walmart Health expands to Florida all topped this week’s VMAIL news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.

Marchon Eyewear's President and CEO, Nicola Zotta, to Move On in Early May

American Optometric Association Announces 2022 Award Winners, Including Optometrist of the Year

STAAR Surgical Announces First Implants of EVO Visian ICL in the U.S.

Vision Expo East 2022 Concludes Successful Show in New York City

Walmart Health Expands to Florida With Five New Health Centers

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Editor's Pick

Vision Expo East 2022 Concludes Successful Show in New York City

ALEXANDRIA, Va.—Vision Expo East 2022 concluded on Sunday, April 3. The four-day event, which took place March 31-April 3 at the Javits Center, marked Vision Expo’s first Show in New York City since 2019 and brought enthusiastic members of the vision care industry from the U.S. and around the globe together under one roof. Vision Expo East featured more than 360 exhibiting companies across several distinct neighborhoods and offered leading continuing education as well as engaging programming.
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VM's News Quiz

VM's News Quiz for the Week of April 3: National Vision Announces Scholarship Winners, Black Optical Takes Home the Gold and Walmart Health Expands

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 National Vision announces scholarship winners, Black Optical takes home the gold and Walmart health expands.
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Community Voices

Women In Optometry: Influencer Beginnings Pave Way for Multiple Opportunities

Sophia Visanji, OD, was living a double life: optometrist by day and influencer by night. In 2016, she created The Monocle Muse, a fashion blog dedicated to sharing her life and showcasing independent eyewear brands. For those who knew Dr. Visanji, the blog launch didn’t come as a surprise. She was actually inspired to pursue optometry because of her experience in optical sales during college. “It combined both the business and fashion aspects, which were two sides I was passionate about,” she says.
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