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When you didn’t make the list…

Back to school is almost here and this new survey finds that half of parents skip back to school eye exams for their kids.

Superior Vision + Davis Vision.

Centerbridge Partners, owner of Superior Vision, announced they have bought Davis Vision for an undisclosed amount. The combo of these two vision plans would make them the third largest vision care plan behind EyeMed and VSP. (via)

Eclipse talk.

*Do you want to take a picture of the solar eclipse? Read this first.
*Are your eclipse glasses safe? NASA breaks down what to know.
*FAQ’s your patients may ask? Here is a podcast that covers that.
*Got fake glasses? Amazon is giving refunds to patients that bought eclipse glasses that might be fake.

Other things that are happening besides the eclipse.

On August 21st, everyone will be talking about the solar eclipse. But the next day, you can remind patients that it’s also Contact Lens Health Week. (via CDC)