The National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health at Prevent Blindness Convenes New Children’s Vision Equity Alliance

The “Children’s Vision Equity Alliance” was created to advance equity in children’s vision and eye health For more than 10 years, The National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health at Prevent Blindness (NCCVEH) has worked to ensure that children across the country have equitable access to quality vision and eye care services. To further

Prevent Blindness Declares Second Annual Thyroid Eye Disease (TED) Awareness Week to Help Educate the Public on Risk Factors, Symptoms, and Resources for Care

Prevent Blindness offers no-cost educational materials, including fact sheets, graphics, and dedicated website to provide information on Thyroid Eye Disease Prevent Blindness has declared Nov. 14-20, 2021 as the second annual “Thyroid Eye Disease Awareness (TED) Week.” As part of this initiative, Prevent Blindness will be promoting its TED resources including the dedicated webpage, fact

Prevent Blindness Hosts Congressional Briefing on Eye and Vision Public Health Data and Surveillance

Congressional Briefing: Realizing Equitable Access to Vision and Eye Health Care Through Public Health Data and Surveillance On November 2, 2021, Prevent Blindness hosted a briefing for Congressional legislators and their staff to provide an update on new analyses around the burden and scope of vision loss and eye disease. This event, "Realizing Equitable Access

November Declared as Diabetes-related Eye Disease Month to Educate Public on Potential Impact of Vision Loss and Blindness from Diabetes 

Prevent Blindness Offers Free Resources to Public to Help Save Sight from Diabetes-related Eye Disease Diabetes continues to have a profound impact on the health of populations around the world. With the aging population and the significant increase in diabetes cases, the number of people living with diabetes-related eye disease continues to rise. Data from “The Diabetic

Founding Co-Chair of the Congressional Vision Caucus Announces Retirement from Congress in 2022

Founding Co-Chair of the Congressional Vision Caucus Announces Retirement from Congress in 2022 This week, Congressman David E. Price (NC-4) has announced that he will not seek another term of office and will retire at the end of 2022 after serving nearly 35 years in the U.S. House of Representatives. Congressman Price was a founding co-chair of the Congressional Vision

Virtual Workshop: Public Health and Research Applications of the CDC’s Vision and Eye Health Surveillance System (VEHSS)

Virtual Workshop: Public Health and Research Applications of the CDC’s Vision and Eye Health Surveillance System (VEHSS) Prevent Blindness will be hosting a FREE virtual workshop on the Public Health and Research Applications of the CDC’s Vision and Eye Health Surveillance System (VEHSS). This workshop will focus on how to use the CDC’s VEHSS and how