Vision Now

Vision Now is the monthly magazine for members of the National Eyecare Group (NEG).

It is published 10 times a year – from February to November. With a circulation of approximately 1,500, Vision Now is geared towards the needs and interests of NEG members.

As well as providing all the latest product and service news from the Group’s Preferred Suppliers and others, each issue contains finance and marketing articles designed to help independent practitioners increase their bottom line, this includes articles from NEG’s Operations Director, Phil Mullins, who writes a monthly column, Developing Thoughts, on business matters relevant to members

Vision Now contains regular eyewear fashion and style features, CET conference previews, including those of the British Contact Lens Association and Association of British Dispensing Opticians. We also have regular articles on Spectacle and Contact Lenses to keep members abreast of the latest technological developments in the sector.

 

Key features

  • News
  • Developing Thoughts on practice matters
  • Regular features on independent sector issues
  • Fashion and style features
  • Marketing and finance articles
  • Preferred Supplier Directory

Senior
Editor

Nicky Collinson Email
Nicky
Nicky Collinson

Fashion
Editor

Joan Grady Email
Joan
Joan Grady

Business
Editor

Phil Mullins Email
Phil
Phil Mullins

Our latest issue

July 2024

Along with all the latest news, find out more about this years conference, look at boosting your profits, employment law and much more

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June 2024

Read all the news for NEG members along with the first look at this years conference program, effective Myopia control and what went on at the recent College of Optometrist event

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May 2024

As well as all the latest news from across the industry, read about the latest contact lens solution from Positive Impact, the latest updates from IDay 24 and the first instalment from Dominic Watson of Myers La Roche

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April 2024

Along with all the latest news, catch up on all things instruments, shop design and expert secondary care.

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March 2024

All the latest news from the Optical world, as well as the announcements regarding this years Building for Success members conference, Hoya's new coating and the latest research regarding Mark ennovy's Mylo lens

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February 2024

All the latest news for NEG members, including the launch of Optinet Nova, the cloud based practice management software for independent opticians

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December 2023

The last issue of 2023 has all things related to children's frames and importantly how they fit, along with news from across the UK optical market

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November 2023

Along with all the latest news, read about going NET zero, what's coming in next years 100% Optical and what were the take aways from the recent Silmo show

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October 2023

in addition to all the news from around the optical world, dive into what Cardnet can do for your business, learn what a difference the Shaw lens from Caledonian Optical can make to your patients visual comfort and the latest update from Menicon regarding Bloom.

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September 2023

As well as news and views from around the optical world this months Vision Now brings you more information about Cecop, dry eye and optical influencers

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July 2023

All the latest News including the merger of NEG & Cecop, a welcome to new supplier Caledonian and the launch of the latest technology from Essilor

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June 2023

News, views and all thing optical, along with what's on at IDay 2023, Steeper's world view and Avanti from Ultravision

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May 2023

Looking to the future, with EDOF lenses, AI and how to plan for what's to come, but with a sense of history with a piece about the Worshipful Company of Spectacle Maker. Its all in this months edition of Vision Now

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April 2023

The importance of going Net Zero, saving time while remaining compliant and support through education. Just some of what is in the April edition

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March 2023

catch up on all the news and dive into our special feature on myopia control

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February 2023

Read all the latest news from the Optical market, see what's going to be on offer at 100% Optical and much more, in the first edition of 2023

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December 2022

Catch up on all the news, read up about the Revo FC OCT & fundus camera from BIB and hear the view from the GP desk

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November 2022

All the news from the world of Optics as well the latest range from Atlantic Optical, the new deal from Cardnet and the latest in AI research

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October 2022

All the latest news, NEG introduces How-To hub, Safety eyewear and the B&L Ultra daily lens. This months has something for everyone

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September 2022

Read all the latest news and information from the UK optical market

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July 2022

All the news and events from across the optical industry as well as the Dry Eye Zone, positive luxury and how polarised lenses can grow your business.

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June 2022

catch up with what was new at 100% optical, the new B&L Ultra lens and much more

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May 2022

All the latest news, the launch of the NEG "MyOptim8" business support programme and a preview of this years conference exhibition

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April 2022

All the latest News, full conference programme and introducing Menicon Bloom

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March 2022

We announce the key note speaker for this years conference, Hoya Visionary Alliance and Coopervision's activity around sustainability. Plus all the latest nnews in UK optics

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February 2022

Catch up on all the latest news across the optical industry and read all about the new look Norville and a new vision for sustainability from Eyespace.

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December 2021

Catch up on all the news reduce your admin and achieving your goals by letting go

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November 2021

In this issue find out the latest from Optinet, new card terms with Windcave, 70 years of Menicon and Spec care mission to be sustainable

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October 2021

In this issue: News, Floaters, Myopia control and building your new normal

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September 2021

In this issue: Growing astigmatic presbyopes, Working a hybrid system and Guidance for eye health

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July 2021

In this issue: Case studies, Going private, Kids zone and all the news

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June 2021

In this issue: Using OCT, Practice Building making the difference and Vision charities

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May 2021

In this issue: Call the specialist, Optinet update, Osmolarity and Eyewear Direct

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April 2021

In this issue: The Optical Suppliers Association, Remote patient care and Eyewear through the ages

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March 2021

In this issue: Precision1 contact lenses, The story of Stepper Eyewear, Business matters and Spring style

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February 2021

In this issue: All the news plus Making your brand stand out, 20 20 Optical Services and AOS imaging & grading

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December 2020

In this issue: The future looks positive, 70s style, Practice valuation insights and Luxury frames

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November 2020

In this issue: Improving vision for AMD patients, Safe practice support and AIO Conference

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October 2020

In this issue: Everything news plus Building a better business, the Future of contact lens design and Staff training for business success

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