Monday, October 12, 2015 12:31 PM
NEW YORK—Vision for a Nation and Adlens chose World Sight Day to launch Project Oversight, an initiative aimed at helping providing eyecare to 2.5 billion people around the world suffering from poor vision. James Chen, the philanthropist and investor who is behind both organizations, hosted a party at The Glass Houses on Manhattan’s West Side to announce Project Oversight and explain his “patient philanthropy” approach to “social transformation.”
Monday, October 12, 2015 12:24 AM
NEW YORK—James Chen, the philanthropist and investor behind UK charity Vision for a Nation
and variable focus eyewear company Adlens
, hosted a party in New York on World Sight Day to announce the launch of a project aimed at providing eyecare to 2.5 billion people around the world suffering from poor vision.
Friday, October 9, 2015 12:21 AM
KINGWOOD, Texas—Working toward a $1 million goal to help underwrite the building of Haiti’s first optometry school, l’Université d’Etat d’Haiti, Vision Source
has currently raised in excess of $500,000.
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 12:24 AM
NEW YORK—Members of the North American eyecare community are gearing up once again to support and celebrate Optometry Giving Sight and its annual fundraising campaign, the World Sight Day Challenge held throughout September and October.
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 12:05 AM
NEW YORK—Members of the North American eyecare community are gearing up once again to support and celebrate World Sight Day, along with Optometry Giving Sight and its annual fundraising campaign, the World Sight Day Challenge, held throughout September and October.
Monday, October 5, 2015 12:33 AM
NEW YORK—Members of the North American eyecare community will once again join forces in a Coalition to support Optometry Giving Sight and its annual fundraising campaign, the World Sight Day Challenge held throughout September and October.
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