Vision Monday VMail Weekend

May 13 and 14, 2023|


Optical Industry Spreads the UV Protection Message on Social Media

Prevent Blindness, America's leading eye health and safety nonprofit organization, has named May as UV Awareness month. According to the World Health Organization, as many as 20 percent of cataracts are the result of overexposure to UV radiation. Overexposure to UV rays can occur from spending too much time in the sun, and even from the glare of the snow. To help spread the word about the dangerous effects of UV light and about the importance of protecting patient’s eyes, the eyecare community is taking to social media with the hashtag #uvawarenessmonth. Here are some of the creative ways eyecare professionals are sharing information and resources for their patients on social media.
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In Case you Missed It - VMail's Top Stories of the Week

National Vision reports Q1 revenue gains, comp store increases; Alcon reports solid first quarter 2023 growth; Warby Parker reports increased sales, reduced losses for Q1; Hoya reports growth for Q4 fiscal year 2023 and full year; and Zyloware encourages ECPs to celebrate National Eyewear Day all topped this week’s VMAIL news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.

National Vision Reports Q1 Revenue Gains, Comp Store Increases and Reaffirms 2023 Guidance

Alcon Reports Solid First Quarter 2023 Growth

Warby Parker Reports Increased Sales, Reduced Losses for Q1

Hoya Reports Growth for Q4 Fiscal Year 2023 and Full Year

Zyloware Is Encouraging All Eyecare Professionals to Celebrate National Eyewear Day on June 6

Insta Pick - Noteworthy Posts From the People We Follow

Editor's Pick

Nominations Are Now Open for VM’s 2023 Most Influential Women in Optical

NEW YORK—Women’s influence in optical is undeniable and today, more women than ever before are playing vital roles at all levels of our industry. In retailing, wholesaling, product design, manufacturing, distribution and vision care and managed care, talented women are shaping the direction of the companies and organizations they work for, and, in many cases, lead. This is why Vision Monday will once again be highlighting The Most Influential Women in Optical in our July issue, marking the 21st anniversary of our signature Special Report saluting women in the eyewear/eyecare industry.
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Tweet of the Week

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Community Voices

Barton Perreira Supports Elle Women of Impact Event With Bidens as it Showcases Its Women’s Coalition

WASHINGTON, D.C.—On April 29, Elle hosted its Women of Impact Event at the Ciel Social Club in Washington, D.C., with Barton Perreira as a sponsor. The luxury eyewear brand showcased its collections at the event, with the main spotlight on its Women’s Coalition styles, which is part of the brand’s ongoing series of partnerships with women-led businesses across fashion, art and culture. Throughout this partnership, Barton Perreira highlights female visionaries and collaborate with these women to create limited-edition products that benefit non-profit organizations supporting women entrepreneurs.
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