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Lighthouse International Expands Vision Health Services for All New Yorkers
Date:3/31/2009

Aging baby boomers will be a factor as a million New Yorkers are expected to have significant vision loss by 2015

NEW YORK, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Responding to the growing number of New Yorkers who will need vision services, Lighthouse International, the 104-year-old trusted leader in vision health, opened VisionMax today, a comprehensive new vision healthcare center for all New Yorkers. VisionMax offers complete vision exams, prescriptions, contact lenses, designer frames and sunglasses as well as prevention and educational information.

According to Tara A. Cortes, Ph.D., RN, President and CEO of Lighthouse International, "Vision health and prevention of vision loss are core to the work of the Lighthouse. This new service extends our reach to the many New Yorkers who will need our expertise as baby boomers age and more people have diabetes and other diseases that affect their eyesight." According to Lighthouse International, about one million people (45 years and older) in the greater New York area will have will have vision loss by 2015. She adds, "Vision health is more than a pair of eyeglasses. It includes a comprehensive eye exam, the lighting you read and work by, the foods you eat and the exercise you get. VisionMax will help New Yorkers maximize their vision for life."

We gratefully acknowledge the generous donation of the JEMS Foundation in memory of Shirley Wegman. The donation enabled us to purchase a new state of the art diagnostic tool.

Conveniently located at 111 East 59th Street in midtown Manhattan, VisionMax includes the popular Lighthouse Store offering a wide range of useful products (from talking clocks to CCTVs). VisionMax also offers free seminars on diabetes and other vision-related diseases and vision health information.

VisionMax offers frames from such top designers as: Armani Exchange, Giorgio Armani, Marc Jacobs, Gucci, Dior, and more! Prices are competitive. Through April VisionMax offers a 15% discount on selected items.

VisionMax at Lighthouse International is located at 111 East 59th Street, New York City Hours: Eye exams and eyewear boutique: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. For information and to make an appointment call 212-821-9620. The Lighthouse Store is open: Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. 212-821-9384.

Founded in 1905, Lighthouse International is a leading non-profit organization dedicated to fighting vision loss through prevention, treatment and empowerment. It achieves this through clinical and rehabilitation services, education, research and advocacy. For more information about vision health or vision loss and its causes, contact Lighthouse International at 1-800-829-0500 or visit www.lighthouse.org.


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