Fashion Designer To Send Eyeglasses To Poor Brazilians

German fashion designer Ralph Anderl has unveiled a series of t-shirt designs that will be put to auction for charity, ABC News reports. The designer, who works for ic! Berlin, asked 35 artists to create original t-shirts, which will be used to raise money for underprivileged persons in Brazilian. Proceeds from the shirts, which were […]

Optometry Raises Nearly $500,000 To Help Give Sight

Optometrists across the U.S. and Canada and around the world joined their colleagues, patients and staffs, as well as optical companies and optometry students, to help raise funds and awareness for programs that ensure vision care for people in countries without access to even basic eye care services. Globally, they contributed nearly $500,000 through the […]

Prevent Blindness Annual Swing Fore Sight Golf Tournament

Prevent Blindness America Planning Third Annual Swing Fore Sight Golf Tournament CHICAGO (Jan. 21, 2010) – Prevent Blindness America is currently seeking sponsors for its Third Annual Swing Fore Sight Golf  Tournament to be held on Oct. 6, 2010 at the Bali Hai Golf Club in Las Vegas, Nev.  The event, held in conjunction with […]

Michael Daley Named President of Healthy Eyes For Life Foundation

Alexandria, VA (November 19, 2009) – The Healthy Eyes for Life Foundation is pleased to announce that effective December 1, 2009, R. Michael Daley will serve as president of the organization. In this new role, Daley will follow the direction of the board of directors and the officers of the association in conducting the business […]

Clear Vision- Fresh Air

One out of four school children in the U.S. has vision problems, and 86% do not get their vision checked before age 12. This past summer, OneSight reached out to The Fresh Air Fund and helped over 3,000 NYC children with a traveling optical clinic. OneSight was able to screen all Fresh Air campers and […]

Ophthalmologist Volunteers for Ghana

Ophthalmologists at OCLI Prepare Medical Student for Volunteer Trip to Ghana Nadimire Jules, a second year medical student at Drexel University College of Medicine, recently returned from a very special journey to Ghana, where she spent one month helping local ophthalmologists provide eye care to those living in rural villages. Nadimire received hands-on training for […]

Prevent Blindness Elects Two New Members

Marge Axelrad and James Murphy Join National Organization to Help Save Sight CHICAGO (Aug. 6, 2009) – Prevent Blindness America, the nation’s oldest volunteer eye health and safety organization, has announced that Marge Axelrad, senior vice president and editorial director of Jobson Medical Information, LLC, and James Murphy, vice president and general manager, consumer products […]