American Eye Center’s OFW Privilege Card

The exclusive discounts at American Eye Center to OFW Privilege Card holders is until this month of March 2014.

In connection with its support of Filipinos working abroad, the American Eye Center has given eligible OFWs the ultimate gift with its Pamaskong Handog OFW Privilege Card through its Shangri-La and Greenbelt branches. With the OFW Privilege Card, kababayans can now secure eye health for themselves and for their dependents from anywhere in the world through discounts on diagnostics and treatments.

American Eye Center in Greenbelt Makati

American Eye Center offers the OFW Privilege Card to all overseas Filipino workers and their qualified dependents. The card is absolutely free and entitles the bearer to a 50 percent discount on comprehensive eye examinations and 15 percent discount for their dependents. The card also allows special 20 percent discount on cataract surgery, 15 percent discount on All Laser or Bladeless LASIK, and 10 percent off on diagnostic procedures.

Besides, the card also offers exclusive discounts at American Eye Center partner SPEX Optical. All OFW’s need to do is set an appointment and present valid overseas employment documents to avail of these unlimited discounts started December 2013 to March 2014.


Eye health and OFWs

According to Dr. Cabrera,“American Eye Center honors OFWs with this privilege because we believe and respect the sacrifices they make to provide a better life for their families. In order to do so, these modern day heroes need to be physically up to take on this challenge which is where eye health comes in. They deserve nothing short of optimum eye health to achieve overall well-being.”

Excellence in Ophthalmic Care

American Eye Center has been breaking new ground in ophthalmic care since its establishment in 1995. American Eye Center’s level of excellence is backed by the Associated Eye Specialists, the most experienced and longest-running EyeMD group practice in the country, composed of 17 doctors extensively trained in various ophthalmic subspecialties. The Center is also staffed with highly qualified optometrists, nurses and counselors to provide patients with personalized quality eye care.

American Eye Center is a full-service diagnostic, therapeutic and surgical eye facility fully accredited with the Department of Health and the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation. It houses the latest diagnostic equipment for the early detection and monitoring of all eye diseases such as Glaucoma, Diabetic Retinopathy and Cataract.

The American Eye Doctors
The American Eye Doctors

Its location in Greenbelt 5 in Makati City has a laser suite, an operating room, a recovery room, examining rooms, and a spacious reception area.  Clients can also choose from a wide array of elegant eyewear from SPEX, a world-class eyewear center adjacent to the American Eye Center and managed by The Optical Shop.

The company’s main office is located at the level 5, Shangri-La Plaza, EDSA cor. Shaw Blvd., Ortigas Center, Mandaluyong City. For inquiries and details, call tel. nos. 636-0762 or 729-EYES (3937) or email us at You may also visit or more information about the OFW Privilege Card.

Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) Home Loan Free Home Promo

The Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) just recently launched last February 28,  2013 of the Home Loan Free Home Promo held in Asian Institute Management Conference, Makati City.


PVB Chairman Robert De Ocampo and President & CEO Joey A. Bermudez
PVB Chairman Robert De Ocampo and President & CEO Joey A. Bermudez

20140228_061423The PVBs Home Loan Free Home Promo  is a promotion of their real estate housing loan product (with a loan term of 20 years) with a cash back guarantee at the end of the term

Joey A. Bermudez, President and CEO
Joey A. Bermudez,
President and CEO
Roberto F. de Ocampo, Chairman says that PVB also stands for Patriotism, Values & Bravery.
Roberto F. de Ocampo,
Chairman says that PVB also stands for Patriotism, Values & Bravery.

The Home Loan Free Home Promo is designed to entice homeowners to take up a housing loan with PVB and avail of the bank’s cash-back guarantee.

Successful PVB Home Loans borrowers can avail of a 20-year loan term with the guarantee of a 100% return of the principal loan as long as the borrower is able to meet the promo’s terms and conditions.

There are qualifications to consider to avail this promo as follows:

1. Homeowners with existing mortgages of at least twelve (12) months in other banks who are of good standing.

2.  New home-buyers including buyers of residential house and lots, townhouses, or condominiums.

3. Homeowners who wish to make major improvements or construction on their existing residential properties



The promo will run from March 1 to May 31, 2014. To be eligible for the promo, applications must be received within the promo period.

Besides, the interest rate is 8.25% p.a. repricing every 5 years with a loan able amount of up to 80% of the appraised value of collateral property (house and lot, condominium, townhouse) and up to 60% of the appraised value if the collateral property is a vacant lot.

Management of PVB
Management of PVB

The maximum term of the loan is 20 years provided the borrower is not over 65 years old upon loan maturity and the income requirement of the borrower  is with minimum of Php40,000 per month for single and married with no dependents for every P1.0M loan.

In addition with, the processing of the loan will take a loan approval of 7-10 days working days for Metro Manila, Bulacan, and CALABARZON. For outside of these areas, targeted loan approval is within 15 days but is subject to several factors including accessibility, availability of both credit appraiser and loan applicant, among others.

The borrower will also need to pay fees such as application fee, processing fee, notarial fee, MRI & Fire Insurance Premium and Registration & Cancellation fees.

For complete list of requirements, go to or you may call us at (02) 857-3800 or (02) 902-1600. You may also email us at