Vision Monday VMail Weekend

May 7 and 8, 2022|


Our Eyes Are Windows to Our Souls and Well-Being

They say our eyes are the windows to our soul but apparently our eyes can also provide a pathway to the state of our mental health. Recent research by international development organization Sightsavers, University of Ilorin, and the Kogi State Ministry of Health in Nigeria has revealed links between vision impairment and poor mental health. The study estimates that blind people aged 50 years and over are nearly four times as likely to have self-reported symptoms of anxiety and/or depression than those with no vision impairment. May happens to be Mental Health Awareness Month and this year’s theme in the U.S. will amplify the message “Together for Mental Health.” 
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In Case you Missed It - VMail's Top Stories of the Week

Hoya reports results from MiYoSmart clinical study, gross revenue increased, Jobson Tracker says, Johnson & Johnson Vision appoints Peter Menziuso company group chairman, Prevent Blindness to hold A.S.P.E.C.T. Patient Advocacy and Engagement Summit and VM opens Top 50 Optical Retailers survey all topped this week’s VMAIL news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.

Hoya Reports Positive Results From Six-Year MiYoSmart Clinical Study

The National Average for Gross Revenue at ECP Locations Increased for the Week of April 25-May 1, Jobson’s Latest Practice Performance Tracker Shows

Johnson & Johnson Vision Appoints Peter Menziuso as Company Group Chairman

Prevent Blindness to Hold First-Ever A.S.P.E.C.T. Patient Advocacy and Engagement Summit May 9-11 in Washington, D.C.

Are You a Top U.S. Optical Retailer? VM Opens its Annual Top 50 Optical Retailers Survey, Sets May 25 Deadline

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Editor's Pick

Are You a Top U.S. Optical Retailer? VM Opens its Annual Top 50 Optical Retailers Survey, Sets May 25 Deadline

NEW YORK—The year 2021 for the optical sector was not unlike a rollercoaster ride in some ways, with a series of ups and downs and quick turns, as the nation experienced an uneven recovery from COVID-19. But the optical business did bounce back in 2021, and after this second consecutive extraordinary business year, Vision Monday will be publishing its signature Annual Top 50 U.S. Optical Retailers Report in its upcoming June print/digital edition. A link to the survey is posted here.
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VM's News Quiz

VM's News Quiz for the Week of May 1: A Mido Milestone, Kids and Screen Time and a Panel of Vaccine Advisors

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 Mido milestone, kids and screen time and a panel of vaccine advisors.
Click here to take the quiz.

Tweet of the Week

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Optical on Main Street

Women In Optometry: ODs Share Their Secret to a Long-Standing Practice

Kim Eng, OD, and Wendy Lim, OD, have been husband and wife partners in practice for more than 25 years. With more than 600 patient reviews and a 97.5 percent recommendation rate, Redwood Eye Clinic is the leading provider of eyecare services in Woodinville, Washington. In addition to its comprehensive services, the practice is also known for its suite of technology. “Keeping up-to-date with equipment has helped us solidify our commitment to patient care. It’s something patients don’t experience elsewhere, and they appreciate it,” Dr. Lim said.
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