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Lighthouse International Visits the NYSE in Recognition of World Sight Day

10/22/2009

Lighthouse International visits the NYSE in recognition of World Sight Day. In honor of the occasion, members from Lighthouse International ring The Closing Bell®.



 


 
 

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About Lighthouse International
Founded in 1905, Lighthouse International is a leading non-profit organization dedicated to preserving vision and to providing critically needed health care services to help people of all ages overcome the challenges of vision loss. Through services, education, research and advocacy, the Lighthouse enables people with low vision and blindness to enjoy safe, independent and productive lives. For more information 1-800-829-0500 or visit www.lighthouse.org.

World Sight Day highlights the importance of fighting vision impairment in older adults. More than 161 million people worldwide suffer from vision impairment. In the United States, it is predicted that vision loss caused by age-related macular degeneration and other age-related eye diseases will increase dramatically from 28 million people today to 43 million by the year 2020.  Lighthouse International a leader in vision health care is dedicated to raising awareness of the vision loss epidemic and providing solutions to it.