VISIONARIES

By Staff
Monday, July 9, 2018 12:30 AM NEW YORK—VM’s Most Influential Women in Optical report is, first and foremost, our annual celebration of the immeasurable impact that women have on all levels of our industry. Just look around and you’ll find women of all ages and backgrounds who use their knowledge and skills to build and lead optical businesses and eyecare practices while enriching the lives of their customers, patients, students and colleagues.

Executive Suite

By Staff
Monday, July 9, 2018 12:29 AM

Rising Stars

By Staff
Monday, July 9, 2018 12:28 AM

Mentors

By Staff
Monday, July 9, 2018 12:27 AM

Innovators

By Staff
Monday, July 9, 2018 12:26 AM

Methodology

By Staff
Monday, July 9, 2018 12:25 AM

Sixteen Years of Honors

By Staff
Monday, July 9, 2018 12:24 AM

Previous Years Influential Women Reports

By Staff
Monday, July 9, 2018 12:23 AM

Alphabetical List of Past Honorees 2003-2018

By Staff
Monday, July 9, 2018 12:22 AM

Best in Class 2018

By Marge Axelrad
Monday, June 11, 2018 12:30 AM Today’s optometry college graduates are such a diverse and impressive group of young people. It’s a reflection of the wide range of potential avenues and specialties afforded today’s students, who are just as dedicated as many of their predecessors, motivated by a strong sense of purpose in their involvement and future practice choices.

Best in Class OD Students 2018

By Marge Axelrad
Monday, June 11, 2018 12:29 AM

New Attitudes About Practice Options Emerge From NewGradOptometry Survey

By Marge Axelrad
Monday, June 11, 2018 12:28 AM NEW YORK—Nearly 1,100 readers of NewGradOptometry.com (NGO) took part in a wide-ranging survey conducted last year and shared information and attitudes about where they practiced, what types of career paths they were considering, the pressure of student debt and their long-term practice ideals and interests.

Deadline Is Extended for Influential Women in Optical Nominations

By Staff
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 12:18 AM NEW YORK—The nominations deadline for VM's Most Influential Women in Optical has been extended to June 1 at 11:59 p.m. Vision Monday will once again be highlighting The Most Influential Women in Optical in our July issue, marking the 16th anniversary of our signature Special Report saluting women in the eyewear/eyecare industry. We are currently seeking nominations via an electronic survey form. For this year’s Annual Report, please consider women who are making a difference in these four categories: Executive Suite, Mentors, Rising Stars and Innovators.

Time Is Running Out—Vote Now for an Influential Woman in Optical

By Staff
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 12:15 AM NEW YORK—The nominations deadline for VM's Most Influential Women in Optical has been extended to today, May 29. Vision Monday will once again be highlighting The Most Influential Women in Optical in our July issue, marking the 16th anniversary of our signature Special Report saluting women in the eyewear/eyecare industry. We are currently seeking nominations via an electronic survey form. For this year’s Annual Report, please consider women who are making a difference in these four categories: Executive Suite, Mentors, Rising Stars and Innovators.

VM’s Top 50 Optical Retailers: Consolidation Reorders the Ranking

By Staff
Thursday, May 17, 2018 12:15 AM NEW YORK—A reshaping of the U.S. optical industry continued among the industry's largest retail and ECP group players last year. The 2018 VM Top 50 U.S. Optical Retailer's Report exclusively assesses 2017 calendar year sales, revealing new positioning among the Top 10 players within 2018's Top 50 ranking. Editor’s Note: due to some adjustments in the number of store locations and sales revenues for certain companies for 2017, this story has been updated as of May 15.