Black Eyecare Perspective News

Press Release: VSP Vision and Black EyeCare Perspective Celebrate 1st Year of Partnership to Increase Awareness of Optometry Among Black Students

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VSP Vision™ and Black EyeCare Perspective, a not-for-profit dedicated to redefining the color of the eye care industry 1% at a time, have completed the first year of their multi-year partnership. Over the course of 2022, the partnership hosted two-day, outreach events at three Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), including Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, FL; Tennessee State University in Nashville, TN; and Paul Quinn College in Dallas, TX. 

Press Release: Transitions® X Black EyeCare Perspective Partnership Aims to Increase Diverse Representation in the Optical Industry

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Courtney Myers Red Havas 412 512 6542 tel courtney.myers@redhavas.com The two companies will provide educational experiences at three historically Black colleges and universities (HBCU) in November, creating an opportunity to spark multicultural individuals’ interest in joining the field of optometry PINELLAS PARK, Fla., November 4, 2022 – Currently, 13.6 percent of...

Press Release: IMPACT HBCU 2022

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PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL – Black EyeCare Perspective, founded by optometrists Drs. Adam Ramsey and Darryl Glover, was designed, and created to cultivate and foster lifelong relationships between African Americans and the eyecare industry.  Along with Drs. Essence Johnson (Chief Visionary Officer), Jacobi Cleaver (Chief Program Officer) and Tiffany Humes (Business Transformation Manager), Black EyeCare Perspective is redefining the color of the eyecare industry 1% at a time by creating a pipeline for Black students into optometry.  According to the 2021-2022 ASCO Annual Student Data Report, . “The percentage of full-time Black or African American students increased to 4.0% from 3.4% last year, and from 2.8% five years ago.”

Press Release: Independent Black Eyewear Brands To Add To Your Optical Or Personal Collection

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Black EyeCare Perspective would like more opticals to support independent black eyewear they love and connect with. Independent eyewear brands like Alexandros, Anwuli Eyewear, CEV Collection, FUBU Frames, and Vontelle have created eyewear specifically with culture, shape and a diverse patient base in mind.

Dr. Tiffany’s Transformational June 2022 Black Eyecare Tips

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Welcome to the Summer! June is my favorite month, it's when the sun begins to shine and the temps begin to rise here in Detroit. There's so much to chat about this month, so let's dig into it! First, Happy Early Father's Day to all the...

Press Release: Black EyeCare Perspective is awarded the New England College of Optometry 2022 Presidential Medal

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For Immediate ReleaseMay 15, 2022 Black EyeCare Perspective co-founders, Drs. Adam Ramsey and Darryl Glover, receive the New England College of Optometry Presidential Medal for having a unique impact on the college, the entire profession of optometry and Black students and patients in a profound...

Dr. Tiffany’s Transformational May 2022 Black Eyecare Tips

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Good evening yall, happy Friday the 13th! Friday the 13th in our country’s mythology has always held bad luck. Did you know that a man named Captain William Fowler in an effort to dispel this myth created an exclusive Gentleman’s Supper Club in the late 19thcentury?...

Dr. Tiffany’s Transformational April 2022 Black Eyecare Tips

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Good evening y'all! Spring has sprung! April is a month of transformation as we shed the hibernation of winter and enter the new growth of spring.  Happy Women’s Eye Health Month! Women are about half the population. Unfortunately, women comprise more than ⅔ of those...