Positively Pink: Industry Supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By Staff
Monday, October 23, 2017 12:15 AM NEW YORK—The beginning of October officially means we have to slowly but surely pull out those tucked away sweaters and brace ourselves for the return of the pumpkin spice latte.

Positively Pink: Industry Supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By Staff
Friday, October 20, 2017 2:39 PM

NEW YORK—The month of October officially means we have to slowly but surely pull out those tucked away sweaters and brace ourselves for the return of the pumpkin spice latte. As we lament over minor things like the weather changing and the early sunsets, it’s also important to remember that October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM).

Celebs Rally Behind Clearly’s Campaign to Eradicate Poor Vision

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Friday, October 13, 2017 12:15 PM LONDON—James Chen founded Clearly to scale the success he witnessed in Rwanda, following the successful collaboration between UK charity Vision for a Nation, which he founded, and the Rwandan Government, to establish a sustainable nationwide Primary Eye Care system.

Optical Industry Gears Up to Celebrate World Sight Day on Oct. 12

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017 12:36 AM DENVER—Tomorrow Oct. 12 is World Sight Day, when leading North American optometric companies, networks, schools and practices will once again join a coalition led by Optometry Giving Sight in support of World Sight Day and the World Sight Day Challenge, which runs through October, according to an announcement from Optometry Giving Sight.

After a Decade of Giving, Essilor Vision Foundation Reaches a Milestone

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Friday, October 6, 2017 12:24 AM DALLAS—Last month, Essilor Vision Foundation (EVF) reached a milestone, having provided 500,000 pairs of glasses to those in need since 2007. The non-profit organization, based here, noted that the number of people who have benefited from its work is equivalent to filling AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys, five times.

Lighthouse Guild Moves to New Home and Unveils New Logo

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Wednesday, October 4, 2017 12:18 AM NEW YORK—Lighthouse Guild celebrated its move to a new location and unveiled a new logo at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Sept. 28.

Costa, VSP and Optometry Cares Announce Further Hurricane Relief Efforts

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Wednesday, October 4, 2017 12:15 AM NEW YORK—As the hurricane season continues and survivors try to recover, optical companies continue with efforts to bring assistance to those affected. As VMail previously reported, the industry has provided assistance for those affected by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria. Several new companies and organizations have added to those efforts.

Optical Companies Begin Assessing Effects of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico

By Staff
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 12:30 AM NEW YORK—This year’s hurricane season started on June 1 and is not reported to be ending until Nov. 30, and so far Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Jose and Maria have caused major devastation across the Americas. Now, as Hurricane Maria leaves thousands devastated in Puerto Rico, the optical industry is looking to send aid there as well.

Vote Now for Vision Monday's and 20/20 Magazine's 2017 EyeVote Reader’s Choice Awards

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017 12:21 AM NEW YORK—Vision Monday and 20/20 Magazine are hosting the ninth annual EyeVote Reader’s Choice Awards to identify the optical industry’s favorite products and companies this year.

VSP Global, Marchon Eyewear and David Kind Lend Further Support to Hurricane Harvey Survivors

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017 12:15 AM NEW YORK—As the world looks to assess the effects of Hurricanes Irma, Jose and Maria, Texans who were affected by Hurricane Harvey are just beginning to get their footing.

VSP Global and David Kind Continue With Support to Hurricane Harvey Survivors

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Monday, September 25, 2017 11:41 AM NEW YORK—As the world looks to assess the effects of Hurricanes Irma, Jose and Maria, Texans who were affected by Hurricane Harvey are just beginning to get their footing. With relief efforts well underway, the optical community continues to reach out in an effort to aid those who have been affected and are trying to get their lives back on track.

Optical Companies Assess Irma’s Damage as Industry Launches Relief Efforts

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Thursday, September 14, 2017 12:36 AM LAS VEGAS—As optical retailers, eyecare practitioners and suppliers throughout Florida and surrounding states began to clean up damage caused by Hurricane Irma and assess its impact, the optical industry rallied in widespread support of them with a multi-tiered outreach to storm victims.

Optical Industry Doubles Down on Post-Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

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Thursday, September 14, 2017 12:16 AM LAS VEGAS—As Floridians begin to assess the damage done by Hurricane Irma, Texans who were affected by Hurricane Harvey have only just begun to recoup, with relief efforts now well underway. As VMail previously reported, companies across the optical industry have put in various efforts to aid those in need.

Luxottica North America Offers Additional Relief Support to ECPs Affected By Hurricane Harvey

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Monday, September 11, 2017 12:15 AM NEW YORK—Luxottica has doubled down on its efforts to respond to Hurricane Harvey. The company announced that Oakley will be donating 100 percent of the proceeds from the sale of its Oakley Fuel Cell model, which features the Texas state flag, to recovery efforts throughout the month of September.

Optical Community Maintains Strong Support Post Hurricane Harvey

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Friday, September 8, 2017 12:27 AM NEW YORK—As Hurricanes Irma, Jose and Katia threaten the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean, Texans are still trying to recover from Hurricane Harvey, which passed through the southeastern part of the state, displacing residents in Houston, Rockport, Beaumont and Corpus Christi.
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