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Sep 17, 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,...

Jan 07, 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...

Jan 03, 2013, 14:50 ET
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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...

Dec 20, 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...

Nov 09, 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...

Sep 24, 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...

Jul 13, 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...

May 03, 2012, 14:30 ET
POSH Spokeswoman Joan Rivers.  (PRNewsFoto/Lighthouse International)

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...

Jan 19, 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...

Dec 08, 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...

Oct 21, 2011, 16:45 ET
Two year old Lauren and her dad Tom Calvo preparing for Lighthouse International's Double Up 4 Vision Tandem Bike Ride/Walk.  (PRNewsFoto/Lighthouse International)

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...

Oct 20, 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...

Oct 19, 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...

Mar 02, 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...

Dec 01, 2009, 10:43 ET

Lighthouse International and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Conclude Ten-Year Agreement for a State-of-the-Art Theater in New York

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and Lighthouse International, the premier non-profit dedicated to fighting vision loss, have...

Sep 08, 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...

Mar 31, 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...

Jan 08, 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...

Dec 15, 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...

Apr 29, 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...

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