Moving on to Bigger and Better Things, Dr. Laura Miller Reinvents Her Practice

By Jamie Wilson
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 8:47 PM AUSTIN, Texas—After being in the same location for 13 years with the building’s owner not keeping up with maintenance, Dr. Laura Miller of Northwest Hills Eye Care located here knew it was time to move locations and purchased a property for her new office.

Creativity & Intelligence: Artificial & Real

By Marge Axelrad
Monday, March 27, 2017 12:30 AM Many in the optical industry will be converging on New York City later this week during Vision Expo East to see new products, eyewear, sunwear, lenses and technology that comprise the optical retail and vision care space.

How AI Will Transform Eyecare

By Andrew Karp
Monday, March 27, 2017 12:30 AM I was in London recently to visit Moorfields Eye Hospital. Although it’s the oldest eye hospital in the world, there is nothing antique about it.

Overheard

By Mary Kane
Monday, March 27, 2017 12:30 AM “Later on this week, Vision Expo East puts the emphasis on fashion, education and the ‘NY experience.’ Read all about it in the Show Dailies on VisionMonday.com.” mkane@jobson.com

Overheard

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, March 27, 2017 12:30 AM “Don’t forget to stop by the Galleria Lounge at Vision Expo East at 11 a.m. March 31 for VM’s Pop Up talk, Bricks & CLICKS: Social Media Meets Optical on Main Street.” jwilson@jobson.com

Overheard

By Mark Tosh
Monday, March 27, 2017 12:30 AM “If Snap Inc. does have a successful IPO, I’m moving all of my investments to cash, as it will be the leading indicator of market peak.”—Voyager Capital’s Erik Benson mtosh@jobson.com

Overheard

By Stephanie Sengwe
Monday, March 27, 2017 12:30 AM “Vision Expo East is just four days away, which means—new product, new booths and new faces to see!” ssengwe@jobson.com

A Backstage Pass to Rockin’ For New Eyes

By Andrew Karp
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 1:58 PM HARD ROCK CAFE—Guitar. Check. Guitar picks, medium gauge. Check. A pack of new guitar strings. Check. Head backstage at the Hard Rock Cafe with VM’s own Andy Karp as he preps for optical’s big gig next Saturday night—the Rockin’ For New Eyes benefit concert. The supporting cast includes five bands and 38 musicians from all walks of optical industry life. Check out who’s performing and why. Click here to read the latest edition of VMail Weekend.

VM Readers Share What's on Their Bookshelf

By Staff
Friday, March 17, 2017 12:45 PM They say you can’t tell a book by its cover, but we’ve found you can get an inside look at a person’s mind and heart by seeing what’s on their bookshelf. Here are a few examples of some eye opening books from several voracious readers in our industry. And BTW, we’re hoping you’ll start sending us submissions about your recent reads (books, blogs, digimags). Click here to read this week's VMail Weekend.

Overheard

By Mary Kane
Monday, March 13, 2017 12:00 AM “Put down those devices—Vision Council research is showing that too much exposure to blue light could lead to digital eye strain or retina damage.” mkane@jobson.com

Overheard

By Andrew Karp
Monday, March 13, 2017 12:00 AM “AI’s impact on the business world in the next three to five years will be ‘massive—but also massively unpredictable.’”—Intel’s Joe Curley, in AIBusiness.com.” akarp@jobson.com

Overheard

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, March 13, 2017 12:00 AM “We’re full speed ahead as we gear up for Vision Expo East, here, in New York. I can’t wait to see some familiar faces and meet new ones too.”
jwilson@jobson.com

Overheard

By Stephanie Sengwe
Monday, March 13, 2017 12:00 AM “The launch of VMail Weekend was a true team effort and the positive response to our newsletter has been very rewarding.” ssengwe@jobson.com

Where Will Disruption End?

By Mark Tosh
Monday, March 13, 2017 12:00 AM The world is changing, and it’s changing faster and faster. Daniel Liberman, a senior vice president, strategic initiatives, at Essilor, offered this thought earlier this month at the SECO conference in Atlanta, where Essilor was hosting “town hall” meetings to answer questions and talk about its recently announced plan to combine with Luxottica.
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