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 […]

CooperVision Matching Customer Rebate Donations to Optometry Giving Sight

PLEASANTON, Calif., October 6, 2014 — In recognition of the 2014 World Sight Day Challenge, CooperVision, Inc. today announced an October campaign to boost rebate-related giving to Optometry Giving Sight (OGS). U.S. contact lens wearers who purchase CooperVision lenses with rebate offers have the opportunity to donate a portion or all of their rebates to […]

ClearVision Takes the 2014 World Sight Day Company Challenge

Hauppauge, NY – October 2014* – Eyewear industry leader ClearVision Optical http://www.cvoptical.com joins the optical community by taking the 2014 World Sight Day Company Challenge on Thursday, October 9. This annual global movement is part of a larger overall effort to help eliminate avoidable blindness. As part of the challenge, ClearVision is donating $5 on […]

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 […]