Vision Monday VMail Weekend

October 29 and 30, 2022|


The Birth of the U.S. Military’s ‘Birth Control Glasses’

Like many magazine editors, I’m also magazine fan. I read some of them online, but I still enjoy reading, and feeling, the print edition of the New Yorker, Guitar Player and a few other favorites. Honestly, I can’t wait to get my hands on it. When a new issue arrives, I start thumbing through it as I walk from the mailbox to my house. Last month, I discovered a magazine I hadn’t seen before, despite the fact that it’s been published for ages. It’s the Marine Corps Times, which bills itself as “the oldest and most trusted source for news and information about U.S. Marines, the military and the DoD.” One of the magazine’s article featured a headline that grabbed my attention: “How the U.S. Military Adopted its Famous ‘Birth Control Glasses.”
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In Case you Missed It - VMail's Top Stories of the Week

Women’s Leadership Conference inspired women in the profession to “Be the Change”; Eight women ODs honored with 2022 Theia Awards; ECP’s gross revenue increased, Jobson Tracker says; SightGlass Vision reports three-year clinical study data; and EssilorLuxottica posts solid gains in 3Q 2022 all topped this week’s VMAIL news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.

Women In Optometry’s Women’s Leadership Conference Inspired Women in the Profession to 'Be the Change'

Eight Women ODs Honored with 2022 Theia Awards at Women In Optometry Leadership Conference

The National Average for Gross Revenue at ECP Locations Increased for the Week of Oct. 17–23, Jobson’s Latest Practice Performance Tracker Shows

Three-Year Clinical Study Data Shows SightGlass Vision Spectacles Slow Myopia Progression in Children

EssilorLuxottica Posts Solid Gains Across All Regions in 3Q 2022

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Editor's Pick

Women In Optometry’s Women’s Leadership Conference Inspired Women in the Profession to 'Be the Change'

SAN DIEGO—The fourth annual Women's Leadership Conference from Women in Optometry took place earlier this week, in conjunction with the American Academy of Optometry's centennial meeting here. Keynote speaker Lisa Sun, founder and CEO of GRAVITAS New York, started a conversation at the conference that energized the audience and speakers who built on the theme—Be the Change—of empowering and encouraging women in the profession and making it more inclusive and diverse. Sun, a former associate principal of McKinsey & Co. who started her own successful business, suggested that everyone take a minute to think of their “mountain-top moment”, a special time where everything gelled for a moment.
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VM's News Quiz

VM's News Quiz for the Week of Oct 23: An Education Problem, Women In Optometry’s Theia Awards and Revenues for EssilorLuxottica

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 education problem, Women In Optometry’s Theia Awards and revenues for EssilorLuxottica.
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Optical on Main Street

Family Business Magazine Posts White Paper on ‘The Future of Family Enterprise’

NEW YORK—Family Business Magazine continues to be an excellent resource for those who are involved in family-run businesses, small or large. Articles, webinars and a free e-newsletter are all part of what's regularly offered. Recently the group posted a white paper from one of its partners, Citibank's Private Bank unit, on "The Future of Family Enterprise," free for download. The creators of the report pointed out, "If your family business is to survive and thrive in the coming years, we believe you should consider the 5 effective strategies from our year-long study, in which we interviewed many business-owning clients.”
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