GVS and Restoring Vision
 Bring Clear Eyesight to Guatemala

New York, NY (October, 2017) — Earlier this year, General Vision Services (GVS) partnered with non-profit RestoringVision to improve vision across the globe. Together we created the “See Well, Do Good” program, which donates a pair of eyeglasses to someone in need every time a GVS member uses their vision benefits. As a vision bene […]

Eco Friendly Vision Options: Lasik or Contacts Or Eyeglasses?

I was on the site Optilase Eye Clinic reading about all the reasons to have Laser Eye Surgery. One thing that they didn’t bring up was that Lasik Surgery might be a more eco-friendly option. As we approach Earth Day on April 22, many of us might be thinking about greening their lifestyle.  For those […]

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute Initiates Gene Therapy For Choroidermia

(Miami, FL)  A research team led by Byron L. Lam, M.D., at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute of the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, part of UHealth – the University of Miami Health System, has performed gene therapy on a 47-year old man as part of a Phase 2 clinical trial […]

USC Eye Institute Patient First To Have Two Retinal Implants Restoring Sight

Doctors at USC Eye Institute helped develop the first FDA-approved implanted device to re-establish sight in blind patients LOS ANGELES—USC Eye Institute patient Terry Byland became the first person in the world to have two retinal prostheses – one in each eye – and his progress regaining some sight signals hope for people going blind […]

What Our Eyes Really See Infographic

Eyes might be the windows to the soul, but did you know that we blink 15,000 times a day? Did you know that the human eye can see 7 Million colors? And Red and Yellow are the most irritating colors to the eye? Infograhic Credit: Supersavers Opticians

Adlens Interface Highlights Dangers Of Blue Light Emissions

Adlens®,leader in adjustable focus eyewear, has identified a continuing trend in the publication of health warnings and studies related to harmful blue light emitted by screens. Exposure to these harmful wavelengths continues to increase as all generations become more and more dependent on smartphones, computers, televisions and tablets. Based on this, Adlens InterfaceTM proves to […]

Working Together to Spread Awareness Through the “Tips From Former Smokers’

National Groups Are Working Together to Spread Awareness Through the “Tips From Former Smokers” Program-* CHICAGO (April, 2015) – Prevent Blindness, the nation’s oldest volunteer eye health and safety non-profit organization, is joining the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in support of its annual *Tips From Former Smokers* campaign to help educate the […]