Hashtag: Confidence, Spirit, Collaboration and Vision

By Marge Axelrad
Monday, July 18, 2016 12:00 AM For 14 years now, we’ve been asking readers to send us their nominations for women who deserve recognition for their influence within the optical industry, for their teaching and impact among their peers, for the way they deliver service and products to their customers and patients.

Hear/Say

By Staff
Monday, July 18, 2016 12:00 AM

Overheard

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, July 18, 2016 12:00 AM “Fear of failure can stop innovation, learning and growth, which is a disservice to yourself and the business you work for.” Stacey Abler, National Vision jwilson@jobson.com

Overheard

By Andrew Karp
Monday, July 18, 2016 12:00 AM “Proper prescription glasses have a greater impact on a child’s academic performance than any other health intervention.” Maureen Cavanagh, Vision Impact Institute akarp@jobson.com

Remembering a Most Influential Woman

By Andrew Karp
Monday, July 18, 2016 12:00 AM Bonnie Sericko, who died May 24 at age 99, was never profiled among Vision Monday’s Most Influential Women. But that doesn’t mean she wasn’t influential. In fact, Sericko influenced not just a company, product category or profession, but our entire industry.

All Aboard the Telemedicine Train?

By Mary Kane
Monday, June 20, 2016 12:00 AM Telemedicine is a very hot topic these days. Just ask some of the speakers at VM’s recent Leadership Summit. IBM’s Michael Weiner spoke about the need for a new disruptive health care model complete with mobile care services, wireless health devices, home monitoring, e-visits, and yes, even hospitals at home.

Gen Z and How They See

By Marge Axelrad
Monday, June 20, 2016 12:00 AM They grow up fast. And those who are babies, kids, tweens and teens today, are already growing up different than any other generation. Way different. Like off the charts different, particularly when it comes to information, digital access to it, and sharing with their friends, peers and families.

Hear/Say

By Staff
Monday, June 20, 2016 12:00 AM “What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.” – John Steinbeck

Overheard

By Mary Kane
Monday, June 20, 2016 12:00 AM “Having six year-olds watching YouTube is not the same as playing tag outside.” Nathan Bonilla-Warford on Gen Z-ers’ preoccupation with digital devices. mkane@jobson.com

Overheard

By Andrew Karp
Monday, June 20, 2016 12:00 AM “China is experiencing an unparalleled visual health crisis.” Professor Li Ling, leader of the China National Vision Health Project. akarp@jobson.com

Overheard

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, June 20, 2016 12:00 AM “Stay connected with us on all eyewear related celebrity fashion, street style and trends by following VM on Instagram @VisionMonday.” jwilson@jobson.com

Overheard

By Mary Kane
Monday, May 16, 2016 12:00 AM “Creativity is often seen as disruptive and people who claim to support creativity actually oppose it in real-life situations.” VM Summit takeaway from Ted Gioia. mkane@jobson.com

Overheard

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, May 16, 2016 12:00 AM “Because unprotected UV exposure can lead to cataracts and age-related macular degeneration, it’s vital that we continue raising awareness about eye health.” jwilson@jobson.com

Overheard

By Andrew Karp
Monday, May 16, 2016 12:00 AM “A national ad campaign for Think About Your Eyes has generated more than one million eye exams as people used the site’s practice locator to find local care.” akarp@jobson.com

Sunshine State of Mind

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, May 16, 2016 12:00 AM I’ve been living in New York for almost three years now, but I will never stop being a Florida girl. Growing up in the Sunshine State, sunglasses were essential to any look. While I had my share of shades, I can’t say that I grew up thinking eyewear was something to splurge on. After all, the ocean has unfortunately claimed its fair portion of my frames.
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