Transitions Optical Donates Funds to Provide Eye Exams and Glasses to Those in Need

September 29, 2010: Transitions Optical recently donated $5000 to vision charity Optometry Giving Sight; Optometry Giving Sight funds projects that provide eye examinations and glasses to eliminate refractive error blindness and low vision in currently 18 under-developed countries.

“Transitions Optical shares Optometry Giving Sight’s commitment to building awareness of the need for healthy vision – and we truly believe that getting regular eye exams and wearing the right eyewear to correct and enhance vision are critical steps in achieving a lifetime of healthy sight,” said Mary O’Hara, regional giving officer and communications specialist, Transitions Optical. “Through the Transitions Healthy Sight for Life Fund, we are pleased to support Optometry Giving Sight in their efforts to provide comprehensive eye care and vision wear to those who need it most.”

Transitions Optical is recognized as a sponsorship level of “Friend” of Optometry Giving Sight. Pioneers in the field of photochromic technology, the company offers dynamic, intuitive and innovative eyewear solutions designed to quickly adjust and adapt in changing light to help protect from the sun’s rays and enhance the vision of eyeglass wearers. To learn more about Transitions Optical please visit

Optometry Giving Sight® guarantees that 85% of all donations go directly to programs that give sight to those most in need. It currently funds projects in more than 18 countries in Latin America, Africa and Asia.

About Optometry Giving Sight® Optometry Giving Sight® is a joint initiative of the World Optometry Foundation, the International Centre for Eyecare Education and the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness. National industry sponsors include CIBA VISION, the Brien Holden Vision Institute, Marchon, Vision Source! and Optometry Giving Sight® is a tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.

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