Navigation Links
Davis Vision's Community Outreach Programs Provide More Than $13 Million in Vision Care Aid in 2009
Date:1/14/2010

PLAINVIEW, N.Y., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Davis Vision's increase in community outreach efforts in 2009 provided more than $13 million in vision services and materials to individuals in the U.S. and abroad.

The vision benefit company's Focus on America(SM) outreach program criss-crossed the nation to provide free vision screenings for those who could not afford or access such care. Individuals needing further vision care received vouchers to obtain comprehensive eye exams and eyewear at no cost.

More than 5,000 low income, uninsured or underinsured Americans benefited from the screening programs. Approximately 2,000 received follow-up care at select Davis Vision participating providers, including Total Vision Care, Empire Vision, EyeMasters and Cambridge Eye Doctors locations.

"The opportunity for Davis Vision to provide the ability to see is inherent in our company culture and is reflected in our tag line 'See Life'," said Tom Davis, Davis Vision's executive vice president & chief marketing officer. "It is also a cornerstone of our outreach programs, which provided millions of dollars in eyewear and services this year to help many underserved people in the U.S. and around the world improve their vision to 'See Life.'

"This year, we far surpassed our outreach goals. In 2010, we will support even more communities by expanding our efforts to new areas of the country with the launch of several new partnerships to help children and families obtain proper vision care."

Davis Vision's international outreach program, Sight from America(SM), provided more than 160,000 eyeglass frames to several organizations throughout the year.

Davis Vision's community outreach efforts not only provide much needed care to those who may otherwise not receive it, they also focus on raising awareness and educating children and adults about the importance of proper vision care to help prevent future eye and overall health care problems.

For more about Davis Vision's Focus on America vision screenings and its Sight from America program, contact communityrelations@davisvision.com.

About Davis Vision

Davis Vision is one of the nation's leading vision benefits companies headquartered in Plainview, NY. Part of the HVHC Inc. group of companies, which includes Viva International Group and Eye Care Centers of America, Davis Vision has been providing comprehensive vision benefits for more than 45 years and currently serves more than 55 million members.

For more information, visit www.davisvision.com.

SOURCE Davis Vision

RELATED LINKS
http://www.davisvision.com

'/>"/>

SOURCE Davis Vision
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. San Francisco Chiropractor Dr. Eben Davis Teams Up With Mepedia.com Health Information And News Platform
2. Davis Bregman MD Now Offering House Calls in Manhattan
3. Okuma America Corporation & Hartwig, Inc. to Provide Machines to Davis Applied Technology College for Machine Tool Technology Program
4. Davis Bregman MD Now Offering House Calls in Manhattan
5. Warady & Davis LLP Named One of 'Top 50 Employers for Generation Y Chicago'
6. UC Davis leads attack on deadly new diseases
7. Noninvasive Medical Technologies Supports 824-Mile Tim Davis Special Tactics Memorial March
8. Atlanta Falcons Chauncey Davis Honors 2009 Community Impact Awardees
9. UC Davis study highlights work-life issues of female surgeons
10. Davis Vision Provides More Than $200,000 in Free Vision Care Services
11. Pamela Davis Announced as Recipient of ACFE Sentinel Award
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/13/2016)... ... , ... Valentine’s Day is nearly upon us, and most singles could probably ... flawless hair, and a sparkling personality are all well and good, but if somebody ... home with Rover. (Actually, man’s best friend might not even want to be near ...
(Date:2/13/2016)... ... February 13, 2016 , ... In its newly ... vein visualization technology should be used to ensure patient safety when placing an ... INS Standards mandate the use of vein visualization technology in patients with difficult ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... ... 12, 2016 , ... According to an article published February 4th ... significant portion of hernia repairs throughout the United States. Commenting on this article, Beverly ... that this trend has not only been expected, but it seems to be a ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... ... February 12, 2016 , ... CDRH Enforcement Trends: , Back to the Future , ... , As Winston Churchill said, “Those who don’t learn from history are doomed to ... expect when they come knocking this year. But that takes time. , Take a ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... ... February 12, 2016 , ... T.E.N., a ... closed for the ISE Southeast Awards 2016. Finalists and winners of the ISE® ... Southeast Executive Forum and Awards Gala on March 15, 2016 at the Westin ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/12/2016)... 12 2016  OMS Supply, a large provider of ... announced today the recent launching of their new company ... of features that enhance the user experience and enable ... --> --> Despite ... company that started in early 2016, they have already ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... Feb. 11, 2016 - ... in Personalized Medicine and Cancer Therapy. - European ... Diagnostic Testing Markets. - Key Diagnostic Testing Markets. ... Molecular Diagnostics in Genetic Testing. - Molecular Diagnostics ... - Over-the-Counter Diagnostic Products World Markets. - ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... -- Kindred Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: KIN ), a biopharmaceutical ... pets, today announced the submission to FDA of the ... (NADA) for Zimeta™ (dipyrone injection, KIND-012).  Positive topline results ... the control of pyrexia (fever) in horses were recently ... --> The Chemistry, Manufacturing, and Controls technical ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: