Monday, May 16, 2016 12:18 AM
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—Robert Bell, a long-time eyecare industry executive, will be talking about how optometry can help the homeless on the May 18 edition of “The Power Hour,” the weekly broadcast hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice
Monday, May 16, 2016 12:00 AM
Mark Mattison-Shupnick, Jobson’s director of education and training content, sat down with Kris Koenig, writer, producer and director of “Sight: The Story of Vision,” for an update on the documentary and multimedia project, scheduled to air later this year.
Friday, May 13, 2016 12:15 AM
LONDON—Vision for a Nation
(VFAN) has made the shortlist for this year’s Charity Awards
, the U.K. charity sector’s most prestigious and longest-running awards program.
Friday, May 6, 2016 12:15 AM
ERIC, Pa.—Vision for the Poor
reported that a new optical lab and service is now up and running at the Divino Nino Jesus (DNJ) Eye Hospital in Lima, Peru.
Friday, April 29, 2016 12:15 AM
ATLANTA—Boys & Girls Clubs of America
(BGCA) and National Vision Inc.
(NVI) officially kicked-off their multi-year partnership here at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta’s A.W. “Tony” Matthews Club with an eye screening and glasses fitting program.
Friday, April 22, 2016 12:19 AM
Are you thinking about ways to celebrate Earth Day? ECPs can participate in Earth Day with various lines, products and services from many companies within the optical industry. Here’s a helpful resource list to get you started on some of today’s sustainable products and activities.
Friday, April 22, 2016 12:18 AM
Are you thinking about ways to celebrate Earth Day? ECPs can participate in Earth Day with various lines, products and services from many companies within the optical industry.
Friday, April 15, 2016 12:18 AM
NEW YORK—Our Children’s Vision is a major new initiative of the non-profit Brien Holden Vision Institute
and Vision For Life
fund, created by Essilor, aiming for every child, everywhere to have access to eyecare.
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 12:15 AM
SAN RAFAEL, Calif.—RestoringVision
announced that it has distributed 5 million pairs of reading glasses and sunglasses in developing countries, marking a major milestone in the organization’s 13-year history.
Monday, April 11, 2016 12:27 AM
NEW YORK—EyeRock will get a shot of high energy rock ‘n’ roll when special guest, guitarist Jay Jay French
of the legendary metal band Twisted Sister
, hits the stage at the Hard Rock Café here this Saturday night.
Monday, April 11, 2016 12:00 AM
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.—On March 24, Jason Romero, a blind ultra-runner, started his cross country run from Los Angeles to Boston. With a plan to run 50 miles per day, 350 miles per week, Romero is planning to run the 3,246 miles across 14 states in a span of 60 days.
Friday, April 8, 2016 12:15 AM
HONG KONG—James Chen, the Hong Kong-based philanthropist and investor, is launching a global campaign, “Clearly,” that aims to bring together innovators, scientists, technology firms and big business, with investors, governments and NGOs to tackle the problem of poor vision.
Wednesday, March 30, 2016 12:21 AM
HAMILTON, Ohio—Last week, OneSight
dedicated its third school-based vision center in the U.S. at Hamilton City Schools in Ohio - The OneSight Vision Center at Hamilton School Based Health Center.
Monday, March 28, 2016 12:00 AM
NEW YORK—Organizers of the EyeRock concert are busy with last minute preparations for the April 16 fund-raiser, which will again benefit New Eyes for the Needy. Many of the optical industry singers and musicians who have performed at past EyeRock shows will return this year, along with some newly discovered talent.