Vision Monday VMail Weekend

October 8 and 9, 2022|


Good for the Lab, Good for the Planet

RLab, formerly Rochester Optical, has always believed in putting its best foot forward for its customers, its people and the planet. So, in June 2020, when the lab experienced a main water line break that flooded its 30,000 square foot facility and damaged millions in equipment and infrastructure, leaders already knew they were facing a complete rebuild. But they took it one step further—viewing the challenge as a tremendous opportunity to transform its entire operations, and ultimately, achieve an aggressive goal to reach a zero-carbon footprint.
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In Case you Missed It - VMail's Top Stories of the Week

National Association for the Blind honors Suppliers of the Year; IAPB encourages all to #LoveYourEyes for World Sight Day; ECP’s gross revenue decreased, Jobson Tracker says; Prevent Blindness declares October is Contact Lens Safety Month; and new investor takes majority stake in EyeSouth Partners all topped this week’s VMAIL news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.

National Association for the Blind Announces Suppliers of the Year Honorees

IAPB and Its Member Organizations Escalate Efforts to Encourage All to #LoveYourEyes in Advance of Oct. 13 World Sight Day

The National Average for Gross Revenue at ECP Locations Decreased for the Week of Sept. 26-Oct. 2, Jobson’s Latest Practice Performance Tracker Shows

Prevent Blindness Declares October Is Contact Lens Safety Month

New Private Equity Investor Takes Majority Stake in EyeSouth Partners

Insta Pick - Noteworthy Posts From the People We Follow

Editor's Pick

IAPB and Its Member Organizations Escalate Efforts to Encourage All to #LoveYourEyes in Advance of Oct. 13 World Sight Day

NEW YORK—With less than one week until 2022's World Sight Day, Oct. 13, organizations, companies, employees and thousands of eyecare professionals are revving up their efforts to support the global initiative, to help raise funds to underpin programs and awareness building efforts to draw attention to the value of vision and access to quality care and vision correction products to millions of underserved people. Among those, the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) and its member organizations have been amplifying their messaging and advocacy over the past months to shine an international spotlight on the issue.
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VM's News Quiz

VM's News Quiz for the Week of Oct. 2: World Sight Day, Putting Off Retirement and The Vision Council’s Summit

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 World Sight Day, putting off retirement and The Vision Council’s Summit.
Click here to take the quiz.

Tweet of the Week

We Share It

This unique print illustrates diseases of the eye on adorable cartoon pugs. It may not be the most medically accurate poster, but it’s sure to be a conversation starter in the office. You can purchase it on Redbubble here. #WeShareIt

Optical on Main Street

Women In Optometry: Long-Awaited Expansion Allows OD to Double Her Space

At the 10-year anniversary celebration of Bella Eye Care in August 2021, Judy Nguyen, OD, recalls guests telling her that they would love it if she opened a second location. While Dr. Nguyen agreed that she could use more space, she didn’t think it would work logistically; she lives 20 miles away from the office and wasn’t looking to add more commuting to her plate. She was, however, open to the option of expansion. When the opportunity arose to add more space to better serve her patients in her existing location just weeks later, Dr. Nguyen decided to move forward. Dr. Nguyen’s neighbor on the other side, a dry cleaner with three locations and a warehouse, decided to close this space.
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