Vision Monday VMail Weekend

September 24 and 25, 2022|


Amid a Renewed Sense of Normalcy, the Industry Gathers as Vision Expo West Returns to Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS—It was a wrap for Vision Expo West 2022 in Las Vegas on Saturday, Sept. 17, as the four-day event concluded at The Venetian Convention Center & Expo. The Conference and Exhibiton, brought thousands of members of the optical industry together from Sept. 14-17 for four days of trailblazing trends, education and plenty of networking opportunities. “It was amazing to see the full scope of the vision care industry come together in Las Vegas last week, both on and off the Show Floor,” said Fran Pennella, vice president, Vision Expo, at RX, co-organizer of Vision Expo.
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In Case you Missed It - VMail's Top Stories of the Week

LASIK is more cost effective than some other forms of vision correction; ECP’s gross revenue increased, Jobson Tracker says; Vision Expo West 2022 concludes show; Women In Optometry announces 2022 Theia Awards of Excellence winners; and Bausch + Lomb report spotlights “blind spots” on AMD all topped this week’s VMAIL news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.

LASIK Is More Cost Effective Than Some Other Forms of Vision Correction, a New Study Shows

The National Average for Gross Revenue at ECP Locations Increased for the Week of Sept. 12-18, Jobson’s Latest Practice Performance Tracker Shows

Vision Expo West 2022 Concludes Show in Las Vegas

Women In Optometry Announces 2022 Theia Awards of Excellence Winners

New Bausch + Lomb Report Spotlights Nation's 'Blind Spots' on AMD

Insta Pick - Noteworthy Posts From the People We Follow

Editor's Pick

Eyecare Shows Strong Resiliency to Economic Pressures, According to New U.S. Consumer Data Commissioned by the Contact Lens Institute

LAS VEGAS—The U.S. eyecare industry—specifically contact lens and eyeglasses sales—is showing strong resiliency in the face of economic challenges, according to new research commissioned by the Contact Lens Institute as part of its See Tomorrow initiative. Select data spanning consumer trade-off preferences, spending shifts, and behavioral changes among contact lens wearers were presented last week at the Vision Expo West Innovation Stage in Las Vegas. Respondents were asked to assign value to 26 different products and services including personal health, entertainment, clothing, dining, and other discretionary spending options.
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VM's News Quiz

VM's News Quiz for the Week of Sept 18: Eye Health Awareness Week, Jobson’s Optical Biz Tracker and Back to the Office

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 an eye health awareness week, Jobson’s Optical Biz Tracker and back to the office issues.
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Tweet of the Week

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Optical on Main Street

Getting Ready for Sports Eye Safety Month

NEW YORK—Prevent Blindness has declared September Sports Eye Safety Month to help educate the public on the importance of wearing the proper eye protection while playing sports. Annual data from Prevent Blindness shows that there were more than 26,000 sports-related eye injuries treated in the U.S. last year. The new data also showed that the category of “non-powder guns, darts, arrows and slingshots” had the overall highest rate of eye injuries for the previous year.
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