Prevent Blindness Holds 2021 Person of Vision Award Event, honoring Marc Ferrara of Jobson Medical Information, at Vision Expo West

Prevent Blindness, the nation's oldest eye health and safety non-profit organization, presented the 2021 Person of Vision Award to Marc Ferrara, CEO of Information Services, Jobson Medical Information, on the evening of Sept. 23, in conjunction with Vision Expo West. The event was held at the TAO Nightclub at The Venetian, raising funds for the

Prevent Blindness Applauds Legislation to Expand Medicare Vision Benefits; Encourages Low Vision Aids Path to Coverage

As part of a major effort to enact key health care priorities of the Biden Administration’s “Build Back Better” Act, Congress is currently considering legislation to expand Medicare to provide coverage for vision, dental, and hearing services. Under the Medicare vision benefit, beneficiaries would receive coverage for eyeglasses every 2 years or an annual supply

Prevent Blindness Updates Considerations for Conducting Children’s Vision Screenings During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The National Center for Children's Vision and Eye Health at Prevent Blindness has updated its Considerations for Conducting Children's Vision Screening Safely in Schools, Head Start and Early Care and Education Programs During the Covid-19 Pandemic. A downloadable Considerations guide and FAQ are also available. Covid 19 and Children's Vision Screening

National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health at Prevent Blindness Names Shavette L. Turner, Prevent Blindness Georgia, as Recipient of the 7th Annual Bonnie Strickland Champion for Children’s Vision Award

National Award to be Presented to Ms. Shavette L. Turner, in Recognition of her Dedication and Exceptional Service to Bring Vision Services to Disadvantaged and Underserved Children The National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health at Prevent Blindness (NCCVEH) has announced the recipient of the seventh annual “Bonnie Strickland Champion for Children’s Vision Award”

Prevent Blindness Applauds Adoption of New UN Assembly Resolution Designed to Provide Eye Support and Treatment to Those in Need Across the Globe

Prevent Blindness applauds the adoption of The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) Resolution A/75/L.108, committing the international community to eye care for the 1.1 billion people who will be living with preventable sight loss by 2030. This first-ever resolution designed to tackle preventable sight loss establishes eye health as part of the UN’s Sustainable Development