Thursday, October 6, 2022 12:30 AM
NEW YORK—With less than one week until 2022's World Sight Day, Oct. 13, organizations, companies, employees and thousands of eyecare professionals are revving up their efforts to support the global initiative, to help raise funds to underpin programs and awareness building efforts to draw attention to the value of vision and access to quality care and vision correction products to millions of underserved people. Among those, the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness
(IAPB) and its member organizations have been amplifying their messaging and advocacy over the past months to shine an international spotlight on the issue.
Monday, October 3, 2022 12:15 AM
HAUPPAUGE, New York—ClearVision Optical
is launching its annual Faceboo contest for eyecare professionals. This year, the contest is in conjunction with the Pumpkin Patch Project
. Through its proprietary brand Dilli Dalli pediatric eyewear, ClearVision is joining up with the Pumpkin Patch Project to spread awareness for amblyopia and vision impairment in children. ClearVision will make a monetary contribution in support of the Pumpkin Patch Project in addition to helping promote the project among ECPs and parents.
Thursday, September 22, 2022 12:18 AM
is unveiling today the launch of its new brand identity and website as the global health nonprofit ushers in a new era of scaling its vision programs to empower millions of people living in impoverished communities worldwide.
Saturday, September 17, 2022 12:18 AM
DUBLIN—Horizon Therapeutics plc
is teaming up with World Sight Day organizers IAPB
to challenge five million people globally to pledge to have their vision checked before World Sight Day on Oct. 13. This year’s theme is #LoveYourEyes.
Tuesday, September 13, 2022 12:27 AM
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.—RestoringVision announced that Pelin Munis, Ph.D., executive director of RestoringVision
, has been selected to serve on Charity Navigator’s Consultative Council of Nonprofit Leaders (CCNL).
Tuesday, September 6, 2022 12:18 AM
NORWALK, Conn.—L’Amy America
today announces a multi-year licensing agreement with Brad and Bryan Manning, co-founders of Two Blind Brothers
, to produce a collection of sunglasses and optical frames.
Thursday, August 18, 2022 12:15 AM
NEW YORK—Optometry Giving Sight
(OGS) will honor more than 40 corporations and individuals for their significant generosity during its inaugural “Beacon of Light” dinner on Wednesday, September 14 during Vision Expo West. Awards will be presented to donors who have gifted more than $100,000 to OGS over their lifetimes, supporting the mission to end preventable blindness. The event will take place from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. PT, at Mercato Della Pescheria in the Grand Canal Shoppes/St. Mark’s Square at The Venetian Resort Las Vegas.
Thursday, August 11, 2022 12:21 AM
has appointed Paul Case as senior director, Global Programs and Operations and Case will join the senior leadership team, according to an announcement from the organization.
Tuesday, August 9, 2022 12:21 AM
DALLAS—Back-to-school shopping for new glasses can be challenging for some children. Eyemart Express
is taking steps this year to make it easier to prepare for the new school year by offering inclusive shopping experiences for autistic children and their families.
Tuesday, August 9, 2022 12:18 AM
FORT WORTH, Texas—Orbis International
, with generous support from Alcon
, kicked off on Monday (Aug. 8) its first in-person training project on board the Flying Eye Hospital
—a fully accredited ophthalmic teaching hospital on board a plane—since the pandemic began.
Friday, July 22, 2022 12:21 AM
announced that it has joined The Fashion Pact
, a global coalition of companies in the fashion and textile industry, including their suppliers and distributors, all committed to a common core of key environmental goals in three areas: stopping global warming, restoring biodiversity and protecting the oceans.