Vision Monday VMail Weekend

July 9 and 10, 2022|


How the Pandemic Has Affected Our Vision

For many of us, technology has become more of a necessity than a luxury, especially since the COVID-19 pandemic began. While our various electronic devices do help connect us and has allowed many people to work remotely, excessive screen time can also lead to problems like eye strain. Because of this, was curious to see if the pandemic has led to more eye issues over the last two years. The organization surveyed more than 1,000 people who wear glasses and/or contacts to get feedback on their eye health and eye habits throughout the past few years. Based on the survey results, it turns out that many people are having vision problems, but are putting off going to the eye doctor.
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In Case you Missed It - VMail's Top Stories of the Week

OCLI Vision Group adds Rockland Eye Physicians & Surgeons, Women In Optometry’s Women's Leadership Conference set for Oct. 25, ECP’s gross revenue fell slightly, Jobson Tracker says, Nvision Eye Centers continues expansion and July declared as Dry Eye Awareness Month all topped this week’s VMAIL news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.

OCLI Vision Group Adds New York’s Rockland Eye Physicians & Surgeons to Growing Mid-Atlantic Network

Women In Optometry’s Women's Leadership Conference and Keynote Speaker Set for Oct. 25 in Conjunction With American Academy of Optometry Meeting

The National Average for Gross Revenue at ECP Locations Fell Slightly for the Week of June 27-July 3, Jobson’s Latest Practice Performance Tracker Shows

Nvision Eye Centers Continues Expansion With Addition of Utah and Southern California Eyecare Groups

July Declared as Dry Eye Awareness Month by Prevent Blindness to Increase Awareness and Education on Condition that Affects Vision, Mental Health

Insta Pick - Noteworthy Posts From the People We Follow

Editor's Pick

VM’s Signature Top 50 Optical Retailers Report Shows Sales Growth Across the Eyecare Sector and a Reordering Among Top 10 Groups

NEW YORK—In many ways, the year 2021 was a good year for the optical retail community, with the large eyecare organizations and even regional retail groups showing significant sales gains in the period even as the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic forced changes in operations and patients’ expectations. This general recovery across the sector came after the shock of the 2020 pandemic, and it was achieved through a slow build back to some semblance of stability.
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Tweet of the Week

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Optical on Main Street

How One Practice Is Integrating Its New Frame Gallery With Its Social Media

NEW YORK—Interacting with current and prospective new patients via social media has become a valuable way for one practice in California to maximize its implementation of the Frames Data My Frame Gallery tool. Clarion Optometry Group in Yucca Valley, Calif. has been making use of the website’s pop-up banners, navigation bars and buttons to fully incorporate the Gallery into their website in a way that feels organic. Julian Valenzuela, in charge of professional relations for the practice told the Frames Data blog that implementing the Gallery has been very effective for the practice.
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