Vision Monday VMail Weekend

February 25 and 26, 2023|


Latinos En Optometry Helps Latino Community Navigate the Optical Industry

Founded in 2021 to help the Latino community navigate the optical industry, Latinos En Optometry (LEO) was slowed by the pandemic but is now in the process of a full launch and currently seeking to expand membership, sponsorship, events and engagement in the year ahead, according to the group. The non-profit organization will support Latino optometry students, provide resources and communications for Latinos in optometry and the eyecare community who serve the Latino community. The group intends to act as a conduit between the Latino community and the eyecare industry, and provide continuing education to all of optometry.
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In Case you Missed It - VMail's Top Stories of the Week

EssilorLuxottica reports a record fiscal year for 2022; Bausch + Lomb reports Q4 loss, profit gain for Full-Year 2022; SUNY College of Optometry to establish an extension program with SUNY Upstate Medical University; LensCrafters marks its 40th anniversary; and Pacific Artisan Labs partners with Independent Optical Lab all topped this week’s VMAIL news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.

EssilorLuxottica Reports a Record Fiscal Year for 2022, With Increases in All Business Sectors and Geographies

Bausch + Lomb Reports Q4 Loss, $6 Million Profit Gain for Full-Year 2022

SUNY College of Optometry to Establish an Extension Program for Doctor of Optometry Candidates in Syracuse, N.Y. at SUNY Upstate Medical University

LensCrafters Marks Its 40th Anniversary

Pacific Artisan Labs Partners With Independent Optical Lab Continuing Lab Network Expansion Strategy

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Editor's Pick

EssilorLuxottica Reports a Record Fiscal Year for 2022, With Increases in All Business Sectors and Geographies

MILAN—Characterizing fiscal 2022 as a "year of records" in sales, operating and net profit for the group, senior executives of EssilorLuxottica (Reuters: ESLX.PA) reported that its year-end sales had reached €24.5 billion in fiscal year 2022, up 13.9 percent vs 2021 in comparable term. The group’s comparable-store sales were up 7.7 percent for the 12-month fiscal period, while ex-GrandVision outperformed with its sales rising 9.3 percent, according to an announcement from the company.
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VM's News Quiz

VM's News Quiz for the Week of Feb 19: What’s Killing Americans, Support for Those With Color Blindness and an Anniversary for LensCrafters

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 what’s killing Americans, support for those with color blindness and an anniversary for LensCrafters.
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Optical on Main Street

EyeXam Optometry Brings State-of-the Art Eyecare, Aesthetic Care and Luxury Eyewear to Southern California’s Upscale Newport Beach

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.—A leading optometric innovator has brought several elevated eyecare and patient experience concepts to her newest location in Southern California. Nikki Iravani, OD, the founder and CEO of eyeXam Optometry in Silicon Valley’s Santa Clara, Calif. opened a bright, bold second luxury practice in the Crystal Cove Shopping Center in upscale Newport Beach in Orange County last fall.
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