Vision Monday VMail Weekend

January 7 and 8, 2023|


A Year for Keeping Resolutions

NEW YORK—With the new year comes hope, excitement and, for many, resolutions. Most resolutions come from a good place, one of commitment and energy, but many resolution-makers find their willpower petering out in the dark days of January and February. Of course, that’s okay—not everything is meant to be changed—but for those committed to making a lasting change, there are a few steps that may just help.
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In Case you Missed It - VMail's Top Stories of the Week

The Vision Council releases first comprehensive Market inSights Report; Health Network One acquires Premier Eye Care; Retina Group of New England joins Retina Consultants of America; Meta acquires lensmaker Luxexcel; and Early Bird Registration is extended for 2023 VM Leadership Summit all topped this week’s VMAIL news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.

U.S. Optical Retail Market Estimated at $76.5 Billion in The Vision Council’s First Comprehensive Market inSights Report

Health Network One Acquires Premier Eye Care

Retina Group of New England Joins Retina Consultants of America

Meta Acquires 3D Printed Lensmaker Luxexcel

Early Bird Registration Is Extended for 2023 VM Leadership Summit

Insta Pick - Noteworthy Posts From the People We Follow

Editor's Pick

U.S. Optical Retail Market Estimated at $76.5 Billion in The Vision Council’s First Comprehensive Market inSights Report

ALEXANDRIA, Va.—Today, The Vision Council will release its first set of comprehensive industry estimates since last year’s inSights Research Program launch. The inaugural Market inSights 2022 Report estimates that the overall size of the U.S. optical retail industry was $76.5 billion as compared to $76.09 billion for 2021, according to an announcement from The Vision Council. Both the 2021 and 2022 figures use the new methodology associated with The Vision Council's Market inSights Report.
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VM's News Quiz

VM's News Quiz for the Week of Jan 1: A New Year, New Resolutions, a Milestone for OGI Eyewear and a News Legend Dies

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 New Year, new resolutions, a milestone for OGI Eyewear and a news legend dies.
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Tweet of the Week

We Share It

This small shoulder bag is the perfect way to bring some color into the New Year. You can purchase it from Key Optique here. #WeShareIt

Optical on Main Street

A Few Ways to Remind Patients About the Importance of #WinterSunglasses

NEW YORK—Winter has only just begun, and although the days are cold and dark those of us in the eyewear and eyecare industries know better than anyone just how important it is to keep the eyes protected during the winter months. It’s easy for people to think of sunglasses as just a summer accessory—part of the reason why education is such an important sector of our industry.
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