Vision Monday VMail Weekend

August 6 and 7, 2022|


Keeping Our Children’s Eyes Safe and Healthy This Back-to-School Season

With only a few weeks left in the month of August, summer will be winding down soon which means parents and kids alike are gearing up for the back-to-school season, or as some parents like to call it, “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year.” For the national non-profit Prevent Blindness, August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month, which fits nicely into the organization’s theme—2022 is the “Year of Children’s Vision.” Without early detection and treatment, uncorrected vision disorders can impair child development, interfere with learning, and even lead to permanent vision loss.
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In Case you Missed It - VMail's Top Stories of the Week

Growth in vision care boosts Bausch + Lomb's Q2 performance, ECPs’ gross revenue remained unchanged, Jobson Tracker says, EssilorLuxottica expands ownership stake in Shamir, Schneider execs share insights about the future of lab automation and EssilorLuxottica reports growth all topped this week’s VMAIL news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.

Growth in Vision Care Helps Boost Bausch + Lomb's Overall Performance in the Second Quarter

The National Average for Gross Revenue at ECP Locations Remained Unchanged for the Week of July 25-31, Jobson’s Latest Practice Performance Tracker Shows

EssilorLuxottica Expands Ownership Stake in Shamir by Acquiring Remaining 50 Percent

Schneider Execs Share Insights About the Future of Lab Automation in an Exclusive Vision Monday Video Interview

EssilorLuxottica Reports Solid Growth in 1H and 2Q 2022

Insta Pick - Noteworthy Posts From the People We Follow

Editor's Pick

Ultimate Partners: A Special 20/20 and Vision Monday Section Celebrates Readers' Nominations of Outstanding 2022 Business Support Partners

NEW YORK—Vision Monday and 20/20 Magazine asked their readers to share their choices for great business support partners in another challenging business year, via the Ultimate Partners program. Readers were asked to recall when they were facing a critical challenge, in 2021 and into this year, and to salute the business partner who showed up at the right moment to reshape that problem into an opportunity or name which supplier (or representative) came to the rescue with valuable new solutions.
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VM's News Quiz

VM's News Quiz for the Week of July 31: Booster Shot Update, ACE Awards and the Ultimate Partners Special Section

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 booster shot update, the ACE Awards and the Ultimate Partners special section from Jobson.
Click here to take the quiz.

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Community Voices

‘Little Miss’ Memes Can Be Optical, Too

NEW YORK—If you’ve spent any time on social media in the past few weeks, you’ve probably noticed an influx of “Little Miss” memes, a style of meme based off the series of “Mr Men” and “Little Miss” children’s books by Roger Hargreaves. The general idea of the meme is simple: take a personality trait and tack it onto the end of Little Miss. Then, add one of the Little Miss characters from Hargreaves’ books. Et viola, you’ve made a meme.
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