Prevent Blindness Provides Free Resources for February’s Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and Low Vision Awareness Month

Prevent Blindness, Provides Free Resources on AMD and Low Vision Including Dedicated Webpages, Fact Sheets, New Spanish-language Graphics, An Interactive Patient Guide, and More As part of February’s Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and Low Vision Awareness Month, Prevent Blindness is offering free resources to the public to help educate and empower individuals, and their care

Prevent Blindness Invites Patients and Caregivers to Join The Glaucoma Community as Part of January’s National Glaucoma Awareness Month

Prevent Blindness offers a variety of free glaucoma educational resources, including “The Glaucoma Community,” to patients with the eye disease and their caregivers As part of January’s National Glaucoma Awareness Month, Prevent Blindness is offering a wide variety of free resources to help glaucoma patients and their caregivers find the support they need to address

Prevent Blindness Declares Second Annual Geographic Atrophy Awareness Week as Dec. 5-11, 2022

Prevent Blindness Provides Educational Resources for Patients and Healthcare Professionals for Geographic Atrophy, an Advanced Form of Dry Age-related Macular Degeneration Prevent Blindness is announcing the second annual Geographic Atrophy (GA) Awareness Week as Dec. 5-11, 2022. GA is an advanced form of dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD) which affects central vision. GA can lead

Prevent Blindness Declares Third Annual Thyroid Eye Disease (TED) Awareness Week as Nov. 14-20, 2022

Prevent Blindness to provide TED educational materials, promote awareness, and offer unique Art Therapy program for patients and care partners Prevent Blindness has declared Nov. 14-20, 2022, as its third annual “Thyroid Eye Disease Awareness (TED) Week.” TED, sometimes called Graves’ ophthalmopathy or Graves’ Eye Disease, is an autoimmune disease in which the immune system causes inflammation and

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,