Monday, September 14, 2015 12:00 AM
“The ACA is making a difference. The uninsured rate during the first three months of 2015 fell to 9.2 percent, after reaching a high of 16 percent in 2010,” CDC survey says.
Monday, August 31, 2015 12:00 AM
As I write this column, it’s 7 p.m. and we’re trying to close the Aug. 31 issue of Vision Monday. Late nights are not the norm here but when it’s crunch time, we VMers burn the midnight oil. As journalists, we’re always on a deadline but the pressure isn’t unrelenting, unlike some workplaces.
Monday, August 17, 2015 12:00 AM
“We will live on with passion, conviction and commitment to Brien’s legacy,” Professor Kovin Naidoo on the passing of Brien Holden, OAM.
Monday, July 20, 2015 12:00 AM
“When I first started my career, most women were receptionists, rarely opticians. Now, my classes are primarily female,” Jenney Rivard, Influential Woman honoree.
Monday, June 15, 2015 12:00 AM
“CDC survey says: The number of people who were uninsured for at least part of 2014 dropped to a low not seen in decades.”
Monday, May 18, 2015 12:00 AM
“Goliath vs. Goliath: The battle over alleged price fixing by major contact lens manufacturers rages on as big box retailer Costco files suit against J&J Vision Care.”
Monday, April 20, 2015 12:01 AM
As an editor for Vision Monday covering our Leadership Summit, I have a bird’s eye, behind-the-scenes look at how the event actually comes together. It starts with a lot of pre-planning and logistical meetings, segues into securing speakers, marketing the event, and finally culminates with rubbing elbows with our presenters in the Green Room once we all finally arrive at the Times Center.
Monday, March 16, 2015 12:00 AM
“2014 year-end revenues for vision care ($37.6B) show recession level lows are definitely in optical’s rear view window, VisionWatch says.”
Monday, March 2, 2015 12:00 AM
“Apple’s Tim Cook on Google Glass: ‘We thought that Glass as a wearable device was not a smart move, from a point of view that people would not really want to wear them.”
Monday, February 16, 2015 12:00 AM
“After editing this month’s Cover Story, I can understand why my OD has all my health records stored electronically. Nice to know they are ahead of the curve.”
Monday, January 19, 2015 12:00 AM
Understanding how a Millennial thinks is not always easy. Trust me, I’ve had first-hand experience trying to figure them out.
Monday, December 15, 2014 12:00 AM
“Grand Central Optical says ‘Use Them. Or Lose Them.’ Good advice to pass on to your patients as the year-end deadline for flex spending accounts nears.”
Monday, November 17, 2014 12:00 AM
“The NRF’s consumer spending survey reveals holiday shoppers will spend nearly 5 percent more this year. Encourage patients to include eyewear in the mix.”
Monday, October 20, 2014 12:00 AM
This past summer, millions of people, including some of us in optical, were obsessed with taking the ice bucket challenge to raise awareness and much needed funds for ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. But on Oct. 9, the optical industry paused and took up a different kind of challenge in support of World Sight Day led by Optometry Giving Sight (OGS).
Monday, September 15, 2014 12:00 AM
“Note to ECPs in this back-to-school season: AOA survey shows kids spend up to 4 hours per day with their electronic devices.”