Vision Monday VMail Weekend

March 25 and 26, 2023|


Vision Expo Attendees Are Back…And So Is the Show’s Energy

Nearly three years to the day of when lockdowns began during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Javits Center opened its doors on March 17 to thousands of vendors, buyers, eyecare professionals and industry leaders. “This is the first year where it feels like the energy is back,” VSP Vision’s Stevie Mitchell keenly observed. Vision Expo East was the largest gathering of ophthalmic professionals in the U.S. in recent years. The Show, which ran from March 16 -19, welcomed thousands from the international vision care industry. Read on for a recap of some of Expo’s major highlights as well as photos of some of the many Show Floor events.
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In Case you Missed It - VMail's Top Stories of the Week

Rock4Sight proceeds drive ECN Purpose’s Mobile Eye Health Program; FTC to host workshop on proposed changes to ‘Eyeglass Rule’; ECPs’ gross revenue decreased, Jobson Tracker says; CooperVision names 2023 Best Practices honorees and scholarship recipients; and ADA and Genentech partner to increase access to eye health care all topped this week’s VMAIL news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.

Rock4Sight Proceeds Will Drive ECN Purpose’s Mobile Eye Health Program

FTC to Host Public Workshop on Proposed Changes to ‘Eyeglass Rule’ on May 18, 2023, in Washington, D.C.

The National Average for Gross Revenue at ECP Locations Decreased for the Week of March 13 - 19, Jobson’s Latest Practice Performance Tracker Shows

CooperVision Names 2023 Best Practices Honorees and Student Scholarship Recipients

American Diabetes Association and Genentech Partner to Increase Equitable Access to Eye Health Care

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Rock4Sight Proceeds Will Drive ECN Purpose’s Mobile Eye Health Program

NEW YORK—Rock ‘n’ roll fans danced and sang along to some of their favorite tunes last Saturday night at Rock4Sight, the fundraising concert for ECN Purpose, a 501c3 charity dedicated to providing both eye health education and connection to vision care to the underserved. The show, which took place at the Hard Rock CafĂ© in Times Square, featured optical industry performers who volunteered their time and talent. With the support of corporate sponsors and revenue from ticket sales, the show raised $172,402 for ECN Purpose.
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Optical on Main Street

Indies Head to New York for Vision Expo East

NEW YORK—Last week, thousands of members of the optical community arrived at New York City's Javits Center to attend Vision Expo East 2023. From some of the biggest companies in the world to mom-and-pop shops in small towns, Vision Expo offered something for everyone—and indies were well represented at this year’s show. Here, we’re taking a look at social media to see how Vision Expo East shaped up for some of the visiting independent ECPs.
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