Monday, July 14, 2014 12:27 AM
GOLDEN, Colo.—Now in its seventh year, the
World Sight Day Challenge
has set a goal of $1 million for its 2014 campaign.
Thursday, July 10, 2014 10:00 AM
NEW YORK—“I think everyone should be able to see,” says the schoolgirl
narrating this video about OneSight’s latest initiative to provide
eyecare and eyewear to underserved children in New York City.
Wednesday, July 09, 2014 12:21 AM
OneSight Research Foundation
has named the 2014 winners of the Dr. Stanley Pearle Scholarship Fund.
The foundation awarded 10 scholarships of $5,000 each, an increase from
the $2,000 scholarships presented historically by the independent
nonprofit organization that provides eyecare and eyewear in underserved
Monday, June 30, 2014 12:24 AM
CHICAGO—The Seventh Annual Prevent Blindness Swing Fore Sight Golf
Tournament, held in conjunction with Vision Expo West, will take place
on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at the Spanish Trail Country Club in Las
Monday, June 16, 2014 12:21 AM
NEW YORK—Jason Singh, OD, the executive director of
, was a featured panelist speaking on “The Role of Innovation in United Nations Partnerships” during the 2014
Social Innovation Conference
, May 28 to 29.
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 12:18 AM
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.—To raise awareness about diabetic retinopathy and
age-related macular degeneration (AMD),
VSP Vision Care
and its new campaign partner,
, will launch
VSP Eye on Wellness
Wednesday, June 04, 2014 12:18 AM
MEMPHIS, Tenn.—Today through Sunday,
will perform free vision screenings and provide eye health information
to spectators at the FedEx St. Jude Classic. Already the official
eyewear retailer of the PGA Tour and Champions Tour, Visionworks added
its support to the FedEx St. Jude Classic to reinforce its commitment to
Monday, May 26, 2014 12:21 AM
is donating $20 for every pair purchased online to the Make-A-Wish
Foundation. They began the campaign in January and it will run through
Friday, May 16, 2014 12:18 AM
SUNY College of Optometry’s
University Eye Center (UEC) will use a two-year, $200,000 grant, which was recently provided by the
Stavros Niarchos Foundation
one of the world’s leading international philanthropic organizations,
to the Optometric Center of New York, the philanthropic arm of the
College, to create and staff a full-time community outreach coordinator.
Friday, April 25, 2014 12:27 AM
New York City’s United Federation of Teachers (UFT) and
, 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.
Monday, April 21, 2014 12:27 AM
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.
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
through the company’s new "Sharing our Vision" program. Green Eyes
Eyewear creates UV-protecting eyewear using eco-friendly materials.
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,
sights on South Africa, where there are less than 300 optometrists
available in the public sector for a population of 41 million.
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