Monday, December 02, 2013 12:21 AM
NEW YORK—The Optometric Center of New York (OCNY), the philanthropic arm of the
SUNY College of Optometry
, has received a series of recent grants that have helped to establish a unique partnership between the College and the
in New York City that provides high-quality vision care for a segment of the city’s underserved population.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 12:21 AM
New Eyes for the Needy
announced that it is partnering with
The EyeRock Band
for an evening of rock and roll music to raise funds for the organization’s programs.
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 3:00 PM
This video shows how a group of researchers based in London are using
a smartphone based system they developed, to conduct comprehensive eye
examinations in remote settings in countries such as Kenya.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 12:21 AM
HACKENSACK, N.J.— Paul E. Berman, OD, a sports vision specialist, unexpectedly passed away on Nov.10, 2013. He was 62 years old and lived in Hillsdale, N.J.
Thursday, October 31, 2013 11:55 AM
Representatives of the various companies involved in this year’s World Sight Day and
Optometry Giving Sight
helped volunteer time and resources to help the underserved in Atlanta get access.
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 12:30 PM
WILTON, Conn.—L’Amy America and A&A Optical have joined forces for a
charity program this holiday season that will provide eyewear to
veterans in need.
Thursday, October 17, 2013 3:22 PM
The World Sight Day Coalition includes ABB Optical Group, Alcon,
AllAboutVision, CooperVision, Essilor, Eyefinity, Marchon Eyewear, TLC
Laser Centers, Transitions Optical, Vistakon of Johnson & Johnson
Vision Care Inc., Vision Source, VSP Optics Group and VSP Vision Care.
Thursday, October 17, 2013 3:01 PM
2020: The Right to Sight, the joint initiative with the World Health
Organization (WHO) for the elimination of avoidable blindness by the
Thursday, October 17, 2013 2:36 PM
NEW YORK— As the fight against vision loss and visual impairment
continues worldwide, the World Sight Day initiative made its mark this
year on Oct. 10, 2013 to turn the world’s attention to its mission:
preventing avoidable blindness.
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 12:18 AM
ST. LOUIS.—Optometry Cares ̶ The
invites third-year optometry students (class of 2015) to submit an essay for each of two scholarships—the Dr. Seymour Galina Grant and the InfantSEE Scholarship Grant.
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 12:24 AM
Optometry Giving Sight
reports that close to 1,000 optometrists and their practices throughout
North America are already raising funds in support of the upcoming
World Sight Day Challenge on Oct. 10 to help people who are needlessly
blind or vision impaired due to uncorrected refractive error.
Monday, September 23, 2013 9:44 AM
NEW YORK—Optometry Giving Sight reports that close to 1,000 optometrists
and their practices throughout North America are already raising funds
in support of the upcoming World Sight Day Challenge on Oct. 10 to help
people who are needlessly blind or vision impaired due to uncorrected
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 12:27 AM
Jewish Guild Healthcare
two respected not-for-profit vision care organizations, announced
Monday that they plan to join forces and operate as one organization
under the new name Lighthouse Guild International.
Monday, September 09, 2013 12:00 AM
MELVILLE, N.Y.—“Our company has retail locations throughout the United
States, so we felt it’s time to give back to the community,” Glenn
Spina, CEO of Emerging Vision, Inc. said about the formation of the
company’s new non-profit charity, Project Eyesight.