Vision Monday VMail Weekend

May 27 and 28, 2023|


Optometry Schools, Graduation Season and a New Class of ODs

NEW YORK—Graduation season is officially upon us, with countless students across the country graduating from high school, college, professional schools and more. This season of celebration extends to the optical industry, too, as most Schools and Colleges of Optometry in the U.S. celebrate commencement in the month of May, welcoming hundreds of new ODs into the community. This weekend, we’re honoring these new graduates with a look at graduation ceremonies and celebrations from a number of optometry schools around the country.
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In Case you Missed It - VMail's Top Stories of the Week

Prevent Blindness to host Focus on Eye Health Summit; ECPs’ gross revenue increased, Jobson Tracker says; Transitions announces 2022 Transitions Innovation Awards winners; FTC hosts public workshop on ‘Eyeglass Rule’; and CDC reports cases and deaths from contaminated eye drops are growing all topped this week’s VMAIL news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.

Prevent Blindness to Host 12th Annual Focus on Eye Health Summit

The National Average for Gross Revenue at ECP Locations Increased for the Week of May 15 – 21, Jobson’s Latest Practice Performance Tracker Shows

Transitions Optical Announces Winners of the 2022 Transitions Innovation Awards

FTC Hosts Public Workshop on ‘Eyeglass Rule’

Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Reports that Patient Cases and Deaths From Contaminated Eye Drops Grow

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Editor's Pick

Time Is Running Out—Nominate an Influential Woman in Optical by May 31 for Vision Monday's Special Report

NEW YORK—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. We are currently seeking nominations via an electronic survey form but time is running out—the deadline for submitting nominations is May 31. Women’s influence in optical is undeniable and today, more women than ever before are playing vital roles at all levels of our industry.  
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VM's News Quiz

VM's News Quiz for the Week of May 21: Job Satisfaction, a Music Legend's Passing and VM’s Most Influential Women

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 job satisfaction, a music legend's passing and VM’s Most Influential Women.
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Tweet of the Week

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Optical on Main Street

Indies Celebrate Healthy Vision Month Online and in the Office

NEW YORK—May is Healthy Vision Month, 30 days set aside by the Centers for disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Eye Institute (NEI) to promote the importance of taking care of the eyes—from annual, comprehensive eye exams to everyday habits that will protect eye health. Through its Vision Heath Initiative, the CDC has made a number of resources available for free to all, including information about the basics of eye health, prevention and risk management and more. Infographics are also available for download, which can be posted online or in the office.
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