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17 Sep, 2013, 08:30 ET Jewish Guild Healthcare and Lighthouse International to Join Forces as Lighthouse Guild International

 Jewish Guild Healthcare and Lighthouse International, two of the most well respected not-for-profit vision care organizations in the world,...


07 Jan, 2013, 12:41 ET Lighthouse International and Creative Mobile Technologies Headed to Washington D.C. for Prestigious Board Appearance

 Lighthouse International in partnership with Creative Mobile Technologies, LLC (CMT) announced today that it has been invited by the...


03 Jan, 2013, 14:50 ET Rockefeller Plaza Window Display Features Lighthouse International's 'Will I Be Able to Read' Campaign donated by EHE International

 'Will I Be Able to Read?' is the question that someone diagnosed with macular degeneration, glaucoma, retinitis pigmentosa, or other eye...


20 Dec, 2012, 11:18 ET Professor Clare Gilbert Awarded Prestigious Pisart Vision Award by Lighthouse International

Professor Clare Gilbert, of London, is an important leader who has made a significant contribution to global eye care by putting prevention of...


09 Nov, 2012, 13:29 ET Lighthouse International Launches 'Will I Be Able To Read' Campaign

 'Will I Be Able to Read?' is the question that someone diagnosed with macular degeneration, glaucoma, retinitis pigmentosa, or other eye...


24 Sep, 2012, 13:14 ET Henry Grunwald's "Twilight: Losing Sight, Gaining Insight" Re-Launched During Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Week

 In 1992, Henry Grunwald was attempting to pour himself a glass of water when he suddenly missed the glass. He first assumed he needed new...


13 Jul, 2012, 09:30 ET Henry A. Grunwald Award For Public Service To Honor Best-Selling Crime Novelist Linda Fairstein And CEO Of Clear Channel Bob Pittman

 The annual Henry A. Grunwald Award for public service will be bestowed upon two outstanding individuals who have committed themselves and have...


03 May, 2012, 14:30 ET Lighthouse International Announces Joan Rivers as Spokeswoman for POSH New York Sale

 Lighthouse International, New York's leading non-profit organization dedicated to preserving vision and helping people of all ages overcome...


19 Jan, 2012, 11:45 ET Dr. Gregory S. Hageman Awarded Prestigious Pisart Vision Award by Lighthouse International

 Dr. Gregory S. Hageman, one of the world's most accomplished researchers in the field of Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) will...


08 Dec, 2011, 11:24 ET Lighthouse International Commends Joan Rivers's Involvement with their POSH Home for the Holidays Sale

 Lighthouse International, New York's leading non-profit organization dedicated to preserving vision and helping people of all ages overcome...


21 Oct, 2011, 16:45 ET Lighthouse International Kicks Off 5K Tandem Bike Ride/Walk to Raise Awareness of Vision Loss

On Saturday, October 22nd, more than 500 men, women and children who are visually impaired and sighted will team up in a unique event hosted by...


20 Oct, 2011, 08:35 ET Lighthouse International Commends Whoopi Goldberg's Involvement with the Double Up 4 Vision Tandem Bike Ride/Walk

Lighthouse International, New York's leading non-profit organization dedicated to preserving vision and helping people of all ages overcome the...


19 Oct, 2010, 12:00 ET Americans Are Not Doing Enough to Protect Their Vision - The Sense They Fear Losing Those Most - According to New Nationwide Lighthouse International Survey

     Those who are most at-risk and fear losing their vision do not get an annual eye exam   While 82% of Americans fear...


02 Mar, 2010, 08:30 ET Lighthouse International Introduces a New, Customizable, Low-Vision Simulator That Shows How the World Looks to People Who Are Visually Impaired

Lighthouse International, the non-profit leader in vision healthcare, research, education and advocacy, launches a new website that features the...


08 Sep, 2009, 10:23 ET Mark G. Ackermann Is Named New President and CEO of Lighthouse International

Will lead premier non-profit organization preventing and treating vision loss MARK G. ACKERMANN has been chosen as the new President and CEO...


31 Mar, 2009, 10:00 ET Lighthouse International Expands Vision Health Services for All New Yorkers

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


08 Jan, 2009, 12:06 ET 61 Million Americans are at Risk of Vision Loss and Don't Even Know It

New Years' Wake Up Call as Lighthouse International and EHE International unveil a New Message at Rockefeller Center Thousands of New Yorkers will...


15 Dec, 2008, 13:25 ET Lighthouse Statement Regarding Saturday Night Live Skit Concerning Governor Paterson

The following is a statement by Tara A. Cortes, PhD. RN, President and CEO of Lighthouse International: "Lorne Michaels, the cast and...


29 Apr, 2008, 01:00 ET Statement from Lighthouse International About the Study on Gene Therapy Concerning Leber's Congenital Amaurosis

NEW YORK, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Lighthouse International is a leader in vision healthcare -- serving people who are visually impaired and...


12 Mar, 2008, 01:00 ET Position Statement Regarding Lt. Gov. Paterson from Tara A. Cortes, Ph.D, RN President and CEO of Lighthouse International

NEW YORK, March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Lighthouse International has been is a leader in serving people who are visually impaired -- including people...


05 Dec, 2007, 00:00 ET Lighthouse International Brings State-of-the-Art Technology to Canada

NEW YORK, Dec. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lighthouse International and CNIB, a Canadian not-for-profit organization, which provides services...


25 Jul, 2007, 01:00 ET Seeing Solutions: New Kit From Lighthouse International Will Help Millions With Vision Loss Live Better at Home

NEW YORK, July 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lighthouse International, the 102-year-old pioneer providing vision health care for people with...


10 Mar, 2004, 00:00 ET Pfizer Ophthalmics Commits $1.2 Million to VisionConnection.org Web site

NEW YORK, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Lighthouse International, a leading not-for-profit organization focusing on vision impairment and vision...


09 Aug, 2001, 01:00 ET Take a Tip From Lighthouse International and Entertainer Harry Belafonte: Take Charge of Your Life with Vision Rehabilitation!

NEW YORK, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Lighthouse International, a worldwide leader in vision impairment and vision rehabilitation, is spearheading a...