Notice of Annual Meeting of Members

The Annual Meeting of the Members of The Healthy Vision Association will be held at 12444 Powerscourt Drive, Suite 500A, Des Peres, Missouri, on Monday, September 26, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. (CST) for election of Directors and for the transaction of such other business as may properly come before the meeting and any adjournment
thereof. The above notice is given pursuant to the By-Laws of the Association.

Healthy Vision Association September 26, 2022 Annual Meeting of Members
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Macular Degeneration— Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Macular degeneration is a common eye disease that causes vision loss in older adults. It occurs when the macula, the part of the eye that allows you to see fine details, begins to deteriorate. Macular degeneration can make it difficult to read, drive and perform other activities that require fine visual skills. In this blog post, we will discuss the symptoms, causes and treatment of macular degeneration. 

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How Diabetes Can Affect Your Eye Health 

Diabetes is a serious disease that can affect many parts of your body, including your eyes. In fact, diabetes is the leading cause of blindness in adults in the United States. If you have diabetes, it is important to be aware of the ways that the disease can affect your eye health and take steps to protect your vision. In this blog post, we will discuss some of the ways that diabetes can damage your eyes and how you can prevent vision loss.  

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HVA Member Benefits

TravNow

TravNow provides free access to a merchant network that combines the power of over 900 world-class brands with the relevance of local merchants from every community in America. Our collection of over 300,000 in-store locations offers an unparalleled value of 10-50% in savings at the places consumers shop every day in categories like dining & food, apparel, sporting events and more.

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for more information.

UPS Shipping

Receive flat rate discounts on shipping with UPS, no matter how much you ship, when you ship, or where it’s going. Get the flexibility you need to capture the full benefit of growth opportunities: UPS’ logistics expertise and tools can help optimize your supply chain and let you react quickly to shifting market needs.

Domestic Discount:

  • UPS Next Day Air Early® - 10% discount

  • UPS Domestic Next Day/Deferred - 50% discount

  • UPS Ground Commercial/Residential - 30% discount

  • UPS Freight® begin at 75% (shipments over 150lbs)

  • Members can take advantage of UPS Smart Pickup® service for free.

International Discount:

  • Exports - 50% discount

  • Imports - 40% discount

  • Canada Standard - 25% discount


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Scholarships

Healthy Vision Association (HVA) awards scholarships of $2,500 each to students who are attending one of the 21 optometry schools in the United States and who meet the criteria listed below. Up to 20 scholarships will be awarded each year. They are based on grade point average, extracurricular activities and a required essay. If you are eligible, make sure you submit an application. Click here to learn more!

Congratulations to our 2021 Scholarship recipients!

Kathleen Thomas
Pacific University

Rajiv Malhotra
University of Missouri-St. Louis

Yadam Jobe
Kentucky College of Optometry

Samantha Sue Butcher
University of Missouri-St. Louis

Mary Joyce Avisado
Pacific University

Chad Andrew Herschberger
Indiana University School of Optometry

Samantha Jang
Midwestern University - Glendale (Azcopt)

Madona Nasim
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Alice Kim
University of Alabama Birmingham School of Optometry

Jabrea Strickland
University of Missouri-St. Louis

Christopher Obi
Southern California College of Optometry at Marshall B Ketchum University

Aruj Abeer Ali
Western University of Health Sciences

Ashley Darton
New England School of Optometry

Catherine Ong
University of California - Berkeley School of Optometry

Sidney Magdaong
Indiana University School of Optometry

Joseph Stallone
Suny College of Optometry

Katerina Sophie Mary Shapka
Pacific University, Forest Grove Oregon

Sharon (Xuemeng) Qiu
New England School of Optometry

Sonya Apinyavat
University of California - Berkeley School of Optometry

Kira Majmundar
University of California - Berkeley School of Optometry

Shalin Gandhi
Southern College of Optometry

Jeremy C Caylor
Indiana University School of Optometry

Abby Mcroberts
Ohio State University College of Optometry

Karena Kaing
Southern California College of Optometry at Marshall B Ketchum University

Janvi Patel
Ohio State University College of Optometry

Halle Catherie Hudson Neyes
University of Missouri - St Louis

Florence Mae D Padua
Nova Southeastern University

Kayle Edwards
University of California - Berkeley School of Optometry

Christian Detlef Raharja
Nova Southeastern University

Amna Shaikh
Inter American University of Puerto Rico School of Optometry

HVA Sponsorships

The Healthy Vision Association is committed to helping qualified not-for-profit organizations whose mission is related to helping people see well and stay healthy.
Here are two examples: