Wednesday, April 19, 2017 12:11 AM
NEW YORK—On Sunday, April 16, CBS’s 60 Minutes featured the story of Drs. Geoff Tabin and Sanduk Ruit, co-founders of the Himalayan Cataract Project.
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 12:24 AM
MASON, Ohio—The OneSight Focus on Sight
program, the organization’s sustainable school-based vision center model, which launched last fall, is announcing the five partners who will receive grants for vision care services in schools.
Friday, March 31, 2017 12:24 AM
DENVER—Optometry Giving Sight
is urging all members of the optometric profession and industry to join in support of Our Children’s Vision
, a global campaign helping to ensure that every child gain access to the eyecare they need.
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 1:58 PM
HARD ROCK CAFE—Guitar. Check. Guitar picks, medium gauge. Check. A pack of new guitar strings. Check. Head backstage at the Hard Rock Cafe with VM’s
own Andy Karp as he preps for optical’s big gig next Saturday night—the Rockin’ For New Eyes benefit concert. The supporting cast includes five bands and 38 musicians from all walks of optical industry life. Check out who’s performing and why. Click here
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Friday, February 24, 2017 12:18 AM
LONDON—Vision for a Nation
(VFAN) reported that it has helped more than 1 million people to access eyecare services across Rwanda.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 12:18 AM
PLEASANTON, Calif.—In support of its ongoing commitment to provide basic eyecare to underserved populations around the world, EyeCare Prime
has partnered with Optometry Giving Sight
to introduce its own philanthropic initiative, LensFerry S Gives Sight, according to an announcement from EyeCare Prime.
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.