OneSight x Darius Rucker x Transition Optical Launch Healthy Vision Awareness Programs

PINELLAS PARK, Fla., August, 2014 –OneSight has launched a Public Service Announcement (PSA) featuring GRAMMY® and CMA Award-winning country music artist and Transitions® lens wearer and brand ambassador, Darius Rucker. Called “Bringing Dreams Into Focus,” the PSA raises awareness among consumers about the role healthy vision plays in making one’s dreams come true, and encourages […]

HelpMeSee Helps Create Cataract Backlog Free Zone in India

Historical Achievement in Chitrakoot Proves Unprecedented Program Outcomes  New York – July, 2014 – HelpMeSee – a global campaign to eliminate blindness due to cataract – and Sadguru Netra Chikitsalaya (SNC), Shri Sadguru Seva Sangh Trust (SSSST; founded by Param Pujya Shri Ranchhoddasji Maharaj) – one of the largest rural eye care organizations in India […]

Cost of Cataracts To The US Economy $10.7 Billion

Leading Cause of Blindness Affects Millions, Costs Billions – Direct Medical Costs from Cataract Cost the U.S. Economy  $10.7 Billion Annually. CHICAGO (May 2014) – Cataracts are the leading  cause of blindness worldwide, and there are more than 24 million Americans age 40 and older who have cataract in the United States alone, according to […]

Optometry Giving Sight recognizes FYI Doctors as Platinum National Sponsor

Optometry Giving Sight is pleased to welcome FYidoctors as a Platinum National Sponsor in Canada in recognition of FYidoctors on-going support of sustainable eye and vision care projects being funded by Optometry Giving Sight. In October 2013, FYidoctors achieved 100% participation from its 100+ locations in the World Sight Day Challenge, raising funds from patients […]

Prevent Blindness Has Declared February as AMD/Low Vision Awareness Month

Prevent Blindness has declared the month of February as AMD/Low Vision Awareness month and offers a variety of programs designed to help the public understand everything from risk factors for age-related macular degeneration, to local services that can provide support to those with low vision. CHICAGO (Jan. 21, 2014) – Today, more than 2 million […]

Launch of Optometry Giving Sight in Mexico

Mexico City, January 14, 2014- Mexican Industry Leaders join hands with Optometry Giving Sight in Mexico to help eliminate avoidable blindness and to improve access to sustainable eye care in Mexico. Leaders from the Mexican optometric and optical industry came together to celebrate the launch of the global not-for-profit organisation “Optometry Giving Sight” in Mexico […]

Prevent Blindness Answers Common Health Insurance Questions

Most people require some kind of eye care throughout their lifetime, but how do they pay for it? Insurance can be a confusing topic in any circumstance but this is especially true when it comes to our eye health. We wanted to let you know that Prevent Blindness has created new fact sheets to answer […]