Transitions Optical x Visionworks x Darius Rucker Provide Free Vision Screening

PINELLAS PARK, Fla., October, 2014 – Transitions Optical, along with brand ambassador and Transitions® adaptive lenses™ wearer Darius Rucker and industry partner Visionworks®, provided free vision screenings to hundreds of students at Longview Elementary in Phoenix, Ariz. in an effort to raise awareness about the importance of healthy, enhanced vision and its connection to success […]

Fight For Sight and Prevent Blindness, Announce Recipient of New Public Health Award

CHICAGO (Sept., 2014) – National non-profit organizations Fight for Sight and Prevent Blindness announced today the recipient of the new “Fight for Sight-Prevent Blindness Public Health Award.” This year’s selected recipient is to Dr. Hannes Devos at Georgia Regents University for the project entitled *”*Performance-Based Visual Field Testing to Detect Driving Impairments in Individuals with […]

ASCRS Foundation x Rand Paul Support Mission to Perform 200 Cataract Surgeries in Guatemala

FAIRFAX, VA—(August , 2014) – Five organizations have partnered for a five-year effort to bring high-quality eye care and vision-saving eye surgery to one of Guatemala’s neediest communities in the Baja Verapaz region—The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Foundation (ASCRS Foundation), the University of Utah’s Moran Eye Center, The Hope Alliance, Alcon and […]

Transitions Optical and VSP® Vision Care Bring Free Eye Care and Eyewear to Residents In Need

Pinellas Park, Fla., Nov. 15, 2012 – Transitions Optical, Inc., in partnership with VSP® Vision Care, spent four days (Nov. 6-9) in the San Francisco area with the mobile eyecare clinic “Eyenstein” to provide underserved individuals at local community organizations with free eye exams and, if needed, prescription eyeglasses. In total, 35 vision screenings and […]

Eyecare Professionals Participating in Charitable Outreach Can Do More

PINELLAS PARK, Fla., Aug. 7, 2012 – More than 70 percent of independent eyecare practices are actively participating in charitable activities, according to research1 released through the Transitions Healthy Sight for Life™ Fund. However, the survey also revealed that there are barriers to increasing the amount of outreach being done, as well as opportunities to […]

Prevent Blindness America – Swing Fore Sight Golf Tournament

The 5th Annual Swing Fore Sight Golf Tournament Event Will Be Held in Conjunction with 2012 Vision Expo West in Las Vegas CHICAGO (July 26, 2012) – The Prevent Blindness America 5th Annual Swing Fore Sight Golf Tournament is quickly approaching. The event will take place on Sept. 5, 2012 at the Royal Links Golf […]

Moraleyes Donates Over 3,600 Pairs of Reading Glasses To New Eyes For The Needy

ATLANTA, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — New York City-based philanthropic eyewear company Moraleyes recently made a donation of over 3,600 pairs of reading glasses to non-profit organization New Eyes for the Needy. Established in late 2010, Moraleyes adheres to a one-for-one sales philosophy, donating a pair of reading glasses to its non-profit partner, New Eyes, […]