Teachers Federation and OneSight, With Help From SUNY Optometry, Launch 'Project NYSee' for Students

By Staff
Friday, April 25, 2014 12:27 AM NEW YORK New York City’s United Federation of Teachers (UFT) and OneSight, a global vision care nonprofit, kicked off Project NYSee this week, a new partnership providing New York City public school students with sustainable access to the quality vision care and eyeglasses.

Optos Accepted into InfantSEE Program, Providers to be Credited for Retinal Exams of Infants

By Staff
Friday, April 25, 2014 12:18 AM ST. LOUIS— InfantSEE, a public health program managed by Optometry Cares—The AOA Foundation, has accepted medical retinal imaging company, Optos, into its program.

Optometry Giving Sight Establishes ‘Circle Of Sight’

By Staff
Monday, April 21, 2014 12:27 AM DENVER— Optometry Giving Sight welcomed members to its newly established “Circle of Sight” at a special function sponsored by Hoya Vision Care at the Vision Source Exchange meeting in Boston on April 11, 2014.

Green Eyes Eyewear to Donate $2 of Every Purchase to Prevent Blindness

By Staff
Friday, April 18, 2014 12:21 AM CHICAGO—Beginning April 16, Green Eyes Eyewear began donating $2 for every purchase through its online store to Prevent Blindness through the company’s new "Sharing our Vision" program. Green Eyes Eyewear creates UV-protecting eyewear using eco-friendly materials.

VSP Global’s ‘We See’ Child Health Project Launches Tomorrow to Provide Eyecare to South Africa

By Staff
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 12:24 AM RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.—In response to the need for billions of people around the world who lack access to routine eyecare and eyewear, VSP Global set its sights on South Africa, where there are less than 300 optometrists available in the public sector for a population of 41 million.

EyeRock’s Organizers Praise Industry’s Support for Sold-Out Concert

By Staff
Friday, April 04, 2014 12:18 AM NEW YORK—Pouring rain did not dampen the enthusiasm of the 650 rock music fans who packed NYC’s Hard Rock Café last Saturday night for EyeRock, a benefit concert for New Eyes for the Needy.

EyeRockers to Perform Tonight for New Eyes for the Needy

By Staff
Saturday, March 29, 2014 12:18 AM NEW YORK—When the EyeRock Band hits the stage at the Hard Rock Café in Times Square at 9:00 p.m. tonight, it will be the culmination of months of work and preparation that organizers of the show said has been well worth the effort.

Tickets for EyeRock Concert Go on Sale

By Staff
Wednesday, March 05, 2014 12:27 AM NEW YORK—Tickets for EyeRock, the optical industry concert benefitting New Eyes for the Needy, are now on sale at www.new-eyes.org.

Tickets and Sponsorships Now Available to Prevent Blindness’ 2014 Person of Vision Award Dinner

By Staff
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 12:27 AM CHICAGO—Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are now available to the Prevent Blindness Person of Vision Dinner on Thursday, March 27, 2014 honoring Zyloware Eyewear’s Bob Shyer, chairman, and Henry Shyer, vice chairman.

Optometry Giving Sight Recognizes FYidoctors as Platinum National Sponsor

By Staff
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 12:18 AM CALGARY, Canada— Optometry Giving Sight is pleased to welcome FYidoctors as a Platinum National Sponsor in Canada in recognition of FYidoctors on-going support of sustainable eye and vision care projects being funded by Optometry Giving Sight.

Young Rockers to Share Spotlight at EyeRock Benefit Concert

By Staff
Monday, February 10, 2014 12:00 AM NEW YORK—A band of talented young musicians will join The EyeRock Band in support of a good cause at The EyeRock Concert at New York’s Hard Rock Café on March 29.

For Those About to (Eye)Rock... We Salute You!

By Andrew Karp
Thursday, January 30, 2014 1:00 PM NEW YORK—If you’ve ever attended EyeRock, the optical industry concert that benefits non-profit vision care organizations, you know what to expect: an evening of listening and dancing to great rock ‘n’ roll music performed by The EyeRock Band, a stellar group of optical industry musicians and singers who play their hearts out for you.

CareCredit Formalizes Charitable Support With Caring Communities Program

By Staff
Monday, January 20, 2014 12:00 AM COSTA MESA, Calif.—For more than 25 years, CareCredit, a leading health care credit card, has been committed to helping people access needed care, often providing volunteer and financial support to charitable organizations.

Optometry Giving Sight to Launch in Mexico

By Staff
Friday, January 17, 2014 12:29 AM MEXICO CITY—Leaders from the Mexican optometric and optical industry came together on Jan. 14 to celebrate the launch of the global not-for-profit organization Optometry Giving Sight in Mexico at an exclusive event at the MELIA Hotel here.
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