Hear/Say

By Stephanie Sengwe
Monday, November 14, 2016 12:00 AM “Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.” – William Arthur Ward

Overheard

By Mark Tosh
Monday, November 14, 2016 12:00 AM “Optometry is near and dear to our hearts. We’re trying to build out the next generation of ODs.” Ashley McEvoy, Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Companies mtosh@jobson.com

The Story of SIGHT + World Sight Day: Your Inspiration Messages for EVERY Day

By Marge Axelrad
Monday, November 14, 2016 12:00 AM All of you, like all of us at VM, who are connected day by day to the vision care/eyewear field, sometimes feel they “know” what they need to know about this critically important arena.

What Jennifer Aniston and I Have in Common

By Andrew Karp
Monday, November 14, 2016 12:00 AM Until recently, I never thought Jennifer Aniston and I had much in common. In fact, we are a study in contrasts. She’s a superstar actress and mega-celebrity. I edit optical magazines. She’s blonde and beautiful. I’m silver haired. She was once married to Brad Pitt. The closest I’ll ever come to Brad Pitt is seeing him on the silver screen.

Overheard

By Mary Kane
Sunday, November 13, 2016 12:00 AM “On a daily basis, about 2,000 workers in the U.S. sustain a job-related eye injury that needs medical attention.” National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health mkane@jobson.com

Overheard

By Jamie Wilson
Sunday, November 13, 2016 12:00 AM “It’s a month of dynamic duos and creative collaborations. Find out what I’m talking about in this month’s Style.Pages section.” jwilson@jobson.com

Overheard

By Stephanie Sengwe
Sunday, November 13, 2016 12:00 AM “SRx heads into the mainstream with up-to-date designs. With titanium frames and polarized lenses, we won’t be able to differentiate between regular frames and SRx.” ssengwe@jobson.com

Hit the Ground Running and Keep Moving

By Mark Tosh
Monday, October 17, 2016 12:00 AM There’s an adage about being ready to “hit the ground running” that is apropos to almost every new endeavor. So, what better way to get started at Vision Monday than with a trip to Vision Expo West in Las Vegas last month? It was a whirlwind initiation to my new role as senior editor, packed with presentations, panel discussions and industry events.

Overheard

By Mary Kane
Monday, October 17, 2016 12:00 AM “Beginning Nov. 1, customers applying for or renewing their passport must remove glasses for their passport photo. ” The U.S. Department of State

Overheard

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, October 17, 2016 12:00 AM “Social Purpose initiatives never go out of style. It’s always great to see the individuals within the industry give back like Wes Stoody and Article One Eyewear.”

Overheard

By Andrew Karp
Monday, October 17, 2016 12:00 AM “Severe diabetic retinopathy was linked to depression, and it should prompt clinicians to inquire about a patient’s mental health according to a study in JAMA Ophthalmology.”

Overheard

By Stephanie Sengwe
Monday, October 17, 2016 12:00 AM “It is illegal for anyone to sell contact lenses, whether it be vision correcting or cosmetic/decorative, without a prescription.” Prevent Blindness

The Story of SIGHT + World Sight Day: Your Inspiration Messages for EVERY Day

By Marge Axelrad
Monday, October 17, 2016 12:00 AM All of you, like all of us at VM, who are connected day by day to the vision care/eyewear field, sometimes feel they “know” what they need to know about this critically important arena.

Telling the Vision ‘Story’

By Mary Kane
Monday, September 12, 2016 12:45 AM Vision care and the importance of annual eye exams has taken a seat at the head table of health care lately. The national public awareness campaign by Think About Your Eyes is having a significant impact on consumers’ behavior toward annual eye exams and vision health—the 2015 campaign drove over 828,000 eye exams.

Turn It Up: Learn to ‘Amplify’

By Marge Axelrad
Monday, September 12, 2016 12:45 AM What’s been the impact of the internet in your life? What about in your profession or work day world? What about in your social and cultural or recreational interests? Your politics? Your health? Your family?
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