Vision Monday VMail Weekend

November 12 and 13, 2022|


Fresh Frames and Fast Cars: When a Day Job and a Passion Intersect

The list of things I love is pretty typical, I think: my friends and family, my dog, reading and writing, baking and good food, travel and fashion, learning Italian, watching documentaries, supporting the New York Islanders. Then there’s Formula 1. I was raised a sports fan, one of those kids whose parents put her in an Islanders onesie before she could walk or talk, but my family was never into motorsport. There's something about the sport is just irresistible to me: the high intensity and high speed nature of it all, the mayhem of the media circus surrounding it and the beauty of the tracks all around the globe. I love going to live sports whenever I can—so, naturally, this year I decided it would be fun to attend my first-ever Formula 1 Grand Prix.
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In Case you Missed It - VMail's Top Stories of the Week

Advancing Eyecare announces acquisition of Veatch Ophthalmic Instruments; National Vision reports Q3 revenue; SDC Technologies acquires Coburn Technologies; Retina Consultants of America partners with Illinois Retina Associates; and Oyster Point Pharma to be acquired by Viatris all topped this week’s VMAIL news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.

Advancing Eyecare Announces Acquisition of Veatch Ophthalmic Instruments

National Vision Reports Q3 Revenue and Earnings Are Down for Q3 But Reiterates Its Fiscal Year 2022 Guidance

SDC Technologies Acquires Coburn Technologies

Retina Consultants of America (RCA) Expands to Chicago With Illinois Retina Associates Partnership

Oyster Point Pharma to Be Acquired by Viatris

Insta Pick - Noteworthy Posts From the People We Follow

Editor's Pick

Advancing Eyecare Announces Acquisition of Veatch Ophthalmic Instruments

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.—Advancing Eyecare (AEC), a leading North America provider of ophthalmic instruments, has announced the acquisition of Veatch Ophthalmic Instruments, a leading U.S. distributor of ophthalmic equipment. The move is described by Advancing Eyecare as a way to expand its national footprint in ophthalmic instruments and further strengthen its offerings to eyecare providers. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Headquartered in Tempe, Arizona, Veatch has a more than 30-year history of distributing ophthalmic technology to vision care providers throughout the U.S.
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VM's News Quiz

VM's News Quiz for the Week of Nov 6: A Dire Prediction, Shopping Made Easier and What’s Behind Daylight Saving Time

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 dire prediction, shopping made easier and what’s behind Daylight Saving Time.
Click here to take the quiz.

Tweet of the Week

We Share It

Is there anything cuter than this little snowman optometrist? You can purchase this adorable ornament in a variety of colors on Etsy. #WeShareIt

Community Voices

Women In Optometry: Four Enduring Lessons Learned in the U.S. Navy

Today, Jill Saxon, OD, FAAO, is executive director, professional strategy at Bausch + Lomb. But she started her career in the U.S. Navy, leaving after eight years as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Naval Reserves. In honor of Veteran's Day, WO asked Dr. Saxon to reflect on the enduring lessons and experiences she gained from being an OD in the military. WO thanks all ODs who served and serve as a member of the Armed Forces for their service.
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