Monday, September 11, 2017 12:00 AM
I like to think that I am not unique in my denial of the fact that I needed glasses, but maybe I took it too far. I spent the past year and a half, if not longer, squinting my way through life. I couldn’t see my co-workers’ computer screen and she sits an arm’s length away from me; I couldn’t read my TV guide as I looked for something to watch; and I couldn’t tell the difference between an E or an F train. When I failed to read a sign while I was on the highway, I finally accepted that I had a problem.
Friday, September 1, 2017 3:35 PM
NEW YORK—“The Hurricane was coming right at us before it shifted northeast and hit Rockport,” McAllen, Texas’ Fred Farias, OD, FAAO and current member of the AOA board of trustees told VMail Weekend. “I have two friends whose practices and homes have been affected very badly. Their offices won’t have any electricity because the entire city of Rockport won’t have electricity for the next 4 to 5 weeks.” Click here to read the latest edition of VMail Weekend.
Monday, August 14, 2017 12:00 AM
“Check your eclipse glasses and viewers to verify that they have the correct ISO designation and were made by one of the four companies recognized by NASA as legit.”—NASA firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, August 4, 2017 11:35 AM
NEW YORK—The Great American Solar Eclipse will be making its way across North America on Aug. 21. Because many moons have passed since the last one—we’re talking 38 years since it came to North America—eyecare experts and scientists are vigilant about educating the public about the proper ways to view the eclipse. Click here to read the latest edition of VMail Weekend.
Monday, July 17, 2017 12:00 AM
“This year’s National Sunglasses Day was another viral success. Check Out our EndPage for a glimpse of how social media celebrated.”
Friday, July 7, 2017 11:13 AM
NEW YORK—Emojis have become an integral part of communication almost as easily as the smartphone itself. Oftentimes, words aren’t enough to show just how angry, sad, excited or happy we are, so we resort to using these tiny little cartoon-like figures to execute those emotions. Since being introduced on the iPhone in 2011, emojis catapulted their way into our lives and have gone beyond just smart devices. Click here to read this week's VMail Weekend.
Thursday, June 29, 2017 6:38 PM
NEW YORK—The summer is now in full swing and for those of us on the East Coast, we’re just glad the weather has stayed consistently warm these past couple of weeks. As we get into one of the hottest months of the year, we start to pull out those fresh pairs of sunglasses or maybe even recycle the ones from years prior. Click here
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Monday, June 19, 2017 12:00 AM
“Cataract surgery has a high success rate. Talking with your ECP about what treatment is right for you is essential to protect the gift of sight.” Hugh R. Parry,
Prevent Blindness email@example.com
Friday, June 2, 2017 12:51 PM
ANCHORAGE, Alaska—When it comes to social media networking platforms, people tend to gravitate toward the most popular three: Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Companies that want to launch campaigns, create awareness, promote their products or just need to keep their fingers on the pulse of their customers, utilize at least one of these to do so. Click here
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Friday, May 19, 2017 1:52 PM
Graduation season is in full swing which means for the Classes of 2017 taking that first step into the future is just one commencement speech away. Students are now looking to see if that last internship is going to turn into a full time job. Some are taking gap years while others are looking forward to grad school. And the lucky ones have already secured that dream job. Click here
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Monday, May 15, 2017 12:00 AM
I recently took a trip back to my hometown of Harare in Zimbabwe and got to see my 94-year-old grandmother for the first time in nearly 12 years. While there were a lot of emotions going through my head, being with her reminded me about the importance of annual doctor’s visits.
Monday, April 24, 2017 12:00 AM
“Having people outside the industry bring in different perspectives makes us sit back and reflect.”—Kate Renwick-Espinosa, VSP Vision Care, at the VM Summit firstname.lastname@example.org
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!”
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.”
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 12:00 AM
“Inventory is a major expense for a practice, yet one that rarely gets any attention beyond ‘There’s a hole on the board, I guess we need to fill it.’”
– Gary Gerber email@example.com