Thursday, September 3, 2015 1:47 PM
NEW YORK—For more than 62 percent of sight-impaired people in this remote Nepal village, blindness caused by cataract is avoidable and correctable. Through a need to solve this growing issue affecting so much of the population, Nepal’s first eyewear brand was created.
Monday, August 31, 2015 12:00 AM
They are more than just a bunch of animal lovers. The featured companies in the latest installation of our series go above and beyond your typical over-zealous pet owner. They are contributing to the #SocialPurpose movement by building American eyewear brands that have ingrained the responsibility of giving back to animal-centric organizations into their corporate values.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 8:05 AM
SYDNEY, Australia – A global leader in eyecare and vision research, renowned scientist and humanitarian, Professor Brien Holden OAM, CEO of Brien Holden Vision Institute
, passed away on July 27.
Thursday, July 23, 2015 4:00 PM
NEW YORK – Revo Eyewear
and U2 lead singer Bono announced a partnership today to help prevent vision impairment and blindness in more than five million people by 2020.
Monday, July 20, 2015 12:00 AM
CHICAGO—Earlier this year, Chicago Public Schools (CPS) Vision Program chose Classic Optical, a Youngstown, Ohio-based wholesale lab, to improve its on-site eyeglass delivery system to correct students’ vision problems.
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 12:24 AM
LAS VEGAS—The 2015 Prevent Blindness Swing Fore Sight
Golf Tournament, held in conjunction with Vision Expo West, is quickly approaching with some sponsorships and tickets still available.
Friday, July 10, 2015 12:33 AM
GOLDEN, Colo.—Now in its 9th year, and coordinated by Optometry Giving Sight, the World Sight Day Challenge invites eyecare professionals, their staff, patients, industry partners and students of optometry to raise funds throughout September and October to help the 600 million people around the world who are needlessly vision impaired. Registration is now open at www.givingsight.org
Thursday, June 11, 2015 2:30 PM
NEW YORK—#SocialPurpose is a movement that will never go out of style and several eyewear companies have made it a foundational part of what they do.
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:24 AM
CHICAGO—The 8th Annual Prevent Blindness Swing Fore Sight Golf Tournament, held in conjunction with Vision Expo West, will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015, at the Spanish Trail Country Club, Las Vegas, Nev.
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 12:33 AM
MADISON, Wis.—The Great Glasses Play Day
, a volunteer event founded in 2012, will hold its fourth annual initiative on Saturday, May 2 through Sunday, May 3, 2015.
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 12:27 AM
SAN RAFAEL, Calif.—RestoringVision
, a nonprofit, which supplies new reading glasses and sunglasses to people in need around the world, has announced the selection of Pelin Munis as its new executive director.
Saturday, March 21, 2015 12:15 AM
NEW YORK—The EyeRock Band and famed singer-songwriter, Lisa Loeb, are ready to hit the stage at tonight’s EyeRock benefit concert at The Hard Rock Café in Times Square.
Monday, March 16, 2015 12:00 AM
NEW YORK—When you think about volunteering for an organization that provides free prescription eyeglasses to the needy, you don’t think of scheduling practice sessions, making up set lists of classic rock ’n’ roll songs and renting drums and guitar amps.