Prevent Blindness Declares Third Annual Inherited Retinal Disease (IRD) Genetic Testing Week as May 16-22

Prevent Blindness enters third year of raising awareness and promoting education about inherited retinal diseases and the importance of genetic testing Prevent Blindness has declared May 16-22, 2022 as the third annual “Inherited Retinal Disease (IRD) Genetic Testing Week.” Educational materials, such as a fact sheet, social media graphics, and a dedicated webpage, are available.

Prevent Blindness to Hold First-Ever ASPECT Patient Advocacy and Engagement Summit in Washington, D.C.

Three-day event to bring together participants and sponsors of the Prevent Blindness ASPECT (Advocacy, Support, Perspective, Empowerment, Communication, and Training) Patient Engagement Program Prevent Blindness will be holding the inaugural ASPECT Patient Advocacy and Engagement Summit, May 9-11, 2022, at the Willard InterContinental Hotel in Washington, D.C. The Summit will bring together trainees, allies, and

Prevent Blindness and Regeneron Unite to Help Save Eyesight through the “Diabetes and the Eyes” Program

Diabetes program expanded with community events and new resources to educate on diabetes effects on vision and eye health Prevent Blindness and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc., are uniting to increase education on the impact diabetes can have on vision and eye health through an expanded “Diabetes and the Eyes” program. With the support of Regeneron, the

May is Ultraviolet Awareness (UV) Month at Prevent Blindness, Designed to Educate the Public on the Best Ways to Keep Eyes Safe from UV Damage

Prevent Blindness provides free, dedicated resources to encourage proper eye protection from UV damage to eyes and vision As the warmer weather begins to encourage more outdoor activities, Prevent Blindness has declared May as Ultraviolet (UV) Awareness Month. The nonprofit group is seeking to educate the public on the negative effects of UV exposure to

Zenni and Prevent Blindness Partner to Launch the “Zenni Scholarship to Advance Children’s Vision”

New program provides scholarships for Prevent Blindness Children’s Vision Screening Certification and vouchers for no-cost Zenni prescription glasses Zenni, the online eyewear retail leader, and Prevent Blindness have partnered to create the new Zenni Scholarship to Advance Children’s Vision program. The Zenni scholarship will provide professionals with free enrollment in the Prevent Blindness vision certification

VSP Eyes of Hope and Prevent Blindness Renew Longstanding Partnership to Continue Bringing Eye Care Where It’s Needed Most

VSP Global® has announced its renewed partnership with Prevent Blindness. The partnership includes a $125,000 grant to Prevent Blindness and other in-kind support, provided through VSP® Eyes of Hope®, valued at up to $1.5 million. This year, VSP Eyes of Hope celebrates 25 years of providing no-cost eye care and eyewear to people in need,

Bausch + Lomb and Prevent Blindness Launch Annual AMD Awareness Month Campaign to Educate Patients

Social Media Initiative Includes Donation to Prevent Blindness’ Sight-Saving Fund Bausch + Lomb, a leading global eye health business of Bausch Health Companies, Inc., and Prevent Blindness, the nation’s oldest volunteer eye health non-profit organization, today announced they are joining together for the seventh consecutive year during AMD Awareness Month to share education and raise