Michael Block Will Receive Prevent Blindness Award
Prevent Blindness has chosen Michael Block of Block Business Group as the recipient of the 2016 Prevent Blindness Person of Vision Award. It will present the award on April 14 at the Prevent Blindness Person of Vision Dinner at the Lotte New York Palace, New York City, in conjunction with Vision Expo East. The organization is recognizing Block for his inspired outlook that champions healthy vision. He has served as the co-chair of the Prevent Blindness Swing Fore Sight committee for the past two years.
Block began his career as an independent licensed optician about 44 years ago, and little more than a decade later, he started Block Buying Group. In 1991, he founded Block Vision. Today, Block is president of Block Business Group, a purchasing group and practice management organization for independent eyecare professionals in Boca Raton, FL.