Wednesday, February 15, 2017 12:21 AM
marked a special occasion here last week, celebrating that the partnership between the two groups had provided one million pairs of affordable eyeglasses to low-income customers, achieving major milestones both in scaling a social entrepreneurship model, and in expanding access to vision services in Bangladesh.
Friday, February 10, 2017 12:24 AM
NEW YORK—Optical industry singers and musicians are picking their songs, warming up their voices and tuning up their instruments for the fourth annual fundraising concert Rockin’ for New Eyes at the Hard Rock Café on April 1.
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 12:27 AM
(NYSE: AGN) this week announced the launch of its “See America” campaign, a new U.S.-focused initiative to fight preventable blindness and to advocate for making vision health “a priority for all Americans.”
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 12:18 AM
ATLANTA—The “Bad Habits - Eye Docs of Rock” band, a group featuring four optometrists covering rock’s classic hits, will play a special benefit concert March 3 for Optometry Giving Sight
(OGS) in conjunction with the SECO International
conference, which runs March 1 to 5 at the Georgia World Congress Center here.
Friday, January 27, 2017 12:18 AM
BAKERSFIELD, Calif.—Last week, Advanced Center for Eyecare
(ACE) and Bakersfield City School District, in partnership with OneSight
, opened its first system of school-based vision centers in California presented by Oakley.
Friday, January 20, 2017 12:24 AM
has formed a partnership with the new global organization See Now
that will develop and take a new campaign to end avoidable blindness in the U.S. to congressional leaders.
Monday, December 12, 2016 12:22 AM
NEW YORK—“Seeing,” a 22-minute, full-immersion planetarium program that teaches how human vision works has been made available as a free download to planetariums through the International Planetarium Society
Monday, December 5, 2016 12:21 AM
has been named as one of seven “top charities” by charity evaluator GiveWell
for its work on treating children for parasitic infections, also called "deworming.” The announcement from GiveWell, a nonprofit that conducts in-depth analysis to find and recommend outstanding charities to donors, comes just in time for the 2016 giving season.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 11:32 AM
SAN RAFAEL, Calif.—RestoringVision, a non-profit organization that delivers glasses to people in developing countries, is turning this year’s #GivingTuesday into #GivingSightDay. Funds raised during the #GivingSightDay campaign will be converted into glasses delivered to people in need.
Monday, November 14, 2016 12:24 AM
BRIDGEWATER, N.J.— Bausch + Lomb
is launching a program to encourage consumers to recycle its contact lenses.