SAN ANTONIO, March 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Visionworks, a national eyewear retailer with over 700 locations nationwide, is partnering with ABC's The Chew - the nationally televised daytime food and lifestyle series hosted by Mario Batali, Carla Hall, Clinton Kelly, Daphne Oz and Michael Symon.
Everyone knows that carrots are great for eye health, but what they don't know is there are a variety of colorful, tasty foods that are also beneficial. Visionworks joins The Chew for Save Your Vision Month to share the recipe for healthy eyes. "One of the most important ingredients is an annual eye exam," said Jim Eisen, president and CEO of HVHC Inc., and president of Visionworks.
According to Prevent Blindness America, one in four children has an undetected vision problem – a fact that's not widely known. Through Visionworks' Let's Go See program, the company is encouraging every child to have an eye exam every year. The platform also enables families who couldn't otherwise afford eye exams and glasses to get them through a nomination process at Letsgosee.net. "We're proud of the success of Let's Go See and are excited to team up again with The Chew to further spread awareness of the importance of healthy vision for children," added Eisen.
This school year, Visionworks committed to providing 10,000 children with free eye exams and glasses through its Let's Go See program and they're halfway to their goal. Viewers should visit Letsgosee.net to nominate a child, school or organization in need.
During the show, scheduled to air Wednesday, March 23, Visionworks will feature helpful health tips and the perfect recipe to support children's vision through the Let's Go See program. In-studio audience members that day will receive a pair of free sunglasses courtesy of Nike, an eyeglass cleaning kit and a Let's Go See Pay It Forward voucher for a free kids eye exam and free pair of glasses at Visionworks. Viewers interested in purchasing a pair of Nike sunglasses The Chew's studio audience members will take home should visit Visionworks' Facebook page and look for our post about The Chew.
At more than 700 Visionworks locations nationwide, you'll find a Better You. To learn more about Visionworks and the fashion brands they carry, visit www.visionworks.com. You can also be a Better You and help children, schools or organizations in your community receive free eye exams and glasses. To learn more about the Let's Go See program and nominate children in your community, visit www.letsgosee.net.
Visionworks is a leading provider of eye care services with more than 700 optical retail stores in 42 states and the District of Columbia. Visionworks is committed to providing our customers with an excellent shopping experience and high quality products and services with the best value and selection in the industry. All of our stores offer famous fashion brands and our own exclusive brand frames, lenses, sunglasses and accessories along with leading technology in vision correction. Our comprehensive service offerings include contact lens dispensing, in-store labs which provide one-hour service on many prescriptions at many locations and doctors of optometry at or next to every store. Visionworks also sells contact lenses online at visionworkscontacts.com. Visionworks is a wholly owned subsidiary of HVHC, Inc. For more information about Visionworks, visit www.visionworks.com.
About "The Chew"
Celebrating and exploring life through food, "The Chew" is an innovative and groundbreaking daytime series co-hosted by a dynamic group of engaging, fun, relatable experts in food, lifestyle, and entertaining. Produced by Gordon Elliott's Chew Productions for the ABC Television Network, "The Chew" serves up everything food -- from cooking and home entertaining to food trends, restaurants, holidays and more -- all aimed at making life better, fuller and more fun. Featuring celebrity chefs Mario Batali, Michael Symon, and Carla Hall, entertaining expert Clinton Kelly and health and wellness enthusiast Daphne Oz, "The Chew" is a leap forward into a delicious new kind of lifestyle series.
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