Prevent Blindness Names Former First Lady Laura Bush as the 2015 Person of Vision Award

CHICAGO (Sept., 2015) – Prevent Blindness, the nation’s leading volunteer eye health and safety organization dedicated to fighting blindness and saving sight, has chosen Mrs. Laura Bush, former First Lady of the United States, as the recipient of the 2015 Prevent Blindness Person of Vision Award.  The award will be presented at the Prevent Blindness […]

WestGroupe Joins Think About Your Eyes Initiative

Alexandria, VA (April , 2015) – WestGroupe, an industry leader offering a premium selection of international brands catering to a more discerning eyewear customer, is the latest industry partner to support Think About Your Eyes, a national public awareness campaign aimed at educating consumers on the benefits of vision health. With this new addition, the […]

Living Well With Low Vision x Enablemart Join Forces And Giving Back

CHICAGO (Jan., 2015) – Visitors to Living Well with Low Vision,, will now be able to purchase low vision aids and products through, a premier provider of products for people with low vision.  Enablemart will donate 5 percent of every purchase made through to Prevent Blindness, the nation’s oldest voluntary eye health […]

CooperVision and its Employees Donate $115,000 to Optometry Giving Sight

PLEASANTON, Calif., December, 2014 — CooperVision, Inc. (NYSE: COO) announced that through the creative fundraising efforts of its employees around the globe, $115,000 has been donated to Optometry Giving Sight in support of the 2014 World Sight Day Challenge. The company is an Optometry Giving Sight Global Gold Sponsor. Employees at more than 25 locations […]

#GivingTuesday December 2nd For Prevent Blindness

#GivingTuesday, December 2, is a global initiative designed to encourage charitable giving.  Prevent Blindness is participating this year, and is asking for  donations to help give the gift of sight. When you donate, you are helping us provide Americans a lifetime of healthy vision. Because of your gift, we are able to prevent potentially blinding […]

Prevent Blindness Elects Three New Members to National Board of Directors

Prevent Blindness Elects Three New Members  to National Board of Directors.  Andrew Alcorn, Dr. Chad Overman and Dr. R. Tracy Williams join National Organization to Help Save Sight CHICAGO (Nov., 2014) – Prevent Blindness, the nation’s oldest volunteer eye health and safety organization, has announced that Andrew Alcorn, president and CEO of Block Vision, Dr. […]

Welch Allyn Partners With US Lions Clubs By Sponsoring KidSight USA

Skaneateles Falls, NY, October 13, 2014 — Welch Allyn, Inc., a leading medical diagnostic device company that delivers pragmatic innovation at the point of care, today announced its support and sponsorship of KidSight USA—a new Lions Clubs initiative designed to help ensure children between six months and six years of age receive proper vision screening […]