Nominations Open For Bonnie Strickland Champion for Children’s Vision Award

The National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health at Prevent Blindness is pleased to announce the call for nominations for its fourth annual...

Prevent Blindness to Host Seventh Annual Focus on Eye Health National Summit

CHICAGO  Prevent Blindness, the oldest volunteer eye health and safety organization in the United States, will hold its seventh annual Focus on Eye Health...

Essilor President Announces Goal To Eradicate Poor Vision In One Generation

NEW YORK – Essilor of America President Eric Leonard said that 2.5 billion people on the planet do not have vision correction, and “we have a...

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute Receives $12 Million Gift

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute Receives $12 Million Gift, Its Largest Single Donation, to Establish Research Center  Donation from Distinguished Philanthropist Lois Pope, in Memory of her Mother, Will Support Macular Degeneration and Retinal Diseases Research   (Miami, FL)  Lois...

GVS and RestoringVision Gift Clear Eyesight to over 100,000 People

New York, NY (February 2018) — General Vision Services (GVS) recently exceeded our goal of helping over 100,000 people see clearly and we are...

Lighthouse Guild Calls for Stronger Effort to Deal with Global Increase in Blindness and Vision...

Drawing Attention to Preventable Conditions to Mark World Sight Day  New York (Oct. 2017) – Lighthouse Guild is calling for a stronger effort to reverse...

Costa Contributes 100% of Profits From Vision Expo to Hurricane Relief

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – September, 2017 – In the wake of the devastating impact of both Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma, Costa committed to...

The Vision Source Foundation Raises Over $310,000 For Hurricane Victims

In Support of Optometrists Affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma Eye doctors facing the economic toll of storm damage will benefit from financial aid relief  KINGWOOD,...

Vision Expo Update on Hurricanes Irma and Harvey Relief

As the vision industry prepares to gather in Las Vegas, we at International Vision Expo extend our sincerest thoughts to those affected by Hurricane...

A&A Optical Donating Percentage To Hurricane Harvey Relief

A&A Optical based in Carrollton, Texas is also donating a percentage of all proceeds through October of 2017 to help those in need due...

Wiley X Supports Red Cross Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief

Eyewear Manufacturer Donating $5,000, Plus Percentage of Online and In-Store Sales Through End of September  (August, 2017) — Wiley X®, Inc. is launching a company-wide...
please help our optical friends affected by Hurricane Harvey

Help For Harvey Victims

So many of our colleagues have lost so much from the havoc wreaked by Hurricane Harvey throughout southern Texas and Louisiana. A number of...

Think About Your Eyes Debuts New Creative Campaign

Think About Your Eyes  debuts a new creative campaign the week of July 31, featuring two new commercials—the first new creative since the campaign’s...

Haiti School of Optometry To Be Established

(Denver, CO: July 2017). A Memorandum of Agreement has been signed to establish the first ever School of Optometry in Haiti. The School is a...

97 Vision Charities Around The World

Every couple of years, we update our Vision Charity listings. There are hundreds that probably should be included in this list including local charities....

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