Vision Monday VMail Weekend

June 17 and 18, 2023|


Pearls of Wisdom From Dads in the Optical Industry

The optical industry was built by many families who started out as small dispensaries or labs and grew into globally respected leaders in optics. Today, many of these pioneering companies have been passed onto second, third and even fourth generations. With the passing of the torch comes advice on how to keep the business going and keep the family legacy alive. In today’s edition of Today’s Read, we are pleased to share with you the advice that a few industry leaders and colleagues have received from their own fathers, many of whom started the businesses that have become iconic in the optical world.
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In Case you Missed It - VMail's Top Stories of the Week

Cataract surgery can improve quality of life, Alcon survey says; Prevent Blindness focuses on eye safety for solar eclipses; EssilorLuxottica and WSPOS advance knowledge of myopia management; Safilo announces new strategic organization executives; and Transitions announces Canada Certified Live Tour dates all topped this week’s VMAIL news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.

Cataract Surgery Can Improve Quality of Life, New Alcon Survey Says

Prevent Blindness Focuses on Eye Safety for Upcoming Solar Eclipses

EssilorLuxottica and World Society of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Join Forces to Advance Knowledge and Education of Myopia Management Globally

Safilo Announces New Strategic Organization Executives for North America and Its Sports Division

Transitions Announces Canada Certified Live Tour Dates

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Safilo Announces New Strategic Organization Executives for North America and Its Sports Division

PADUA, Italy—Safilo Group (SFLG.MI) has announced "an evolution of its organization design, aimed to support the implementation of the Group’s strategic plan for continued business development in the core North American market, and the acceleration of its business in the sport channel." The company said Francesco Rinaldi Ceroni has been named president of Safilo's global sport division. In addition, Vittorio Verdun joins Safilo as its new president of the North American market, according to the announcement.
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Indies’ Ideas for Cataract Awareness Month

NEW YORK—June is Cataract Awareness Month once again, as declared by Prevent Blindness to bring attention to the leading cause of blindness worldwide. This month, Prevent Blindness’ goal is to provide patients, care partners and professionals with information on topics related to types of cataract, risk factors, symptoms, cataract surgery and available financial assistance resources. Of course, Prevent Blindness isn’t alone in this mission. Throughout June, ECPs across the country step up to spread awareness of cataract too, through online and in-person initiatives. We’re taking a look at some of the social media posts that independent ECPs have created to help spread the word about Cataract Awareness Month. There’s still plenty of time to go this June, so feel free to get inspired.
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