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Tom Davies Offers Advice on Wearing Eyeglasses With a Mask

By Staff
Wednesday, August 12, 2020 12:25 AM Many people have been asking me for my solution to eyewear fogging up when wearing a face mask. There are reasons you should avoid water and sprays on some frames. If you have a horn frame, then moisture can critically damage the material. Some soaps and hot water can also damage the coatings on your lenses. But if you follow these two steps, your specs will be fog free.

This Number Shows a Stunning Reversal in the Chances of Main Street’s Survival

By Staff
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 10:19 AM Business owners have migrated in mass to technology tools and the cloud, which is allowing them to operate more effectively and efficiently. This is the silver lining of the pandemic. The acceleration in the use of technology is driving innovation and is providing a boost to their bottom lines — and the overall outlook of small business owners.

#VMBrightSpots—Metro Eye

By Staff
Monday, August 10, 2020 1:12 PM For the team at Metro Eye in Milwaukee, last week was a little brighter thanks to their new face sheilds, donated from the local Milwaukee Makerspace.

Can We Prevent the Next 5 Million COVID Cases?

By Staff
Monday, August 10, 2020 11:30 AM

Can You Protect Kids from COVID-19 at School?

By Staff
Friday, August 7, 2020 12:25 PM

Reopening Means Re-Establishing The Capture Rate

By Staff
Friday, August 7, 2020 12:22 PM

Clorox Wipes Shortage Will Last Until 2021

By Staff
Friday, August 7, 2020 12:16 PM

VM's News Quiz for the Week of August 2: Traveling Trade Shows, Keeping Clean and Best In Show

By Staff
Friday, August 7, 2020 11:07 AM Did you follow the optical news this week? Take VM’s News Quiz to see how much you know. This week's quiz takes a look at new plans for Silmo 2020, a great way to keep exam chairs sanitary, a special honor for Bascom Palmer and more. Click here to take the quiz for the week of August 2. VM's News Quiz is published every Saturday as part of VMAIL Weekend.

Colleges Weigh How Best to Test for COVID

By Staff
Thursday, August 6, 2020 12:16 PM

There's No 'Silver Bullet' for COVID-19

By Staff
Thursday, August 6, 2020 12:13 PM

Member Response to Healthy Eyes Advantage (HEA) COVID-19 Related Legal Support Offer Leads to SPIN Partnership for Compliance Services

By Staff
Thursday, August 6, 2020 12:24 AM BOCA RATON, Fla.—Healthy Eyes Advantage Inc. (HEA) cited a robust response by the company’s membership to its offer of no-cost legal advice from health care regulatory compliance attorney Kyle Haubrich during the COVID-19 pandemic, with more than 1,800 HEA members having taken advantage of the COVID-19 related free legal advice.