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

Fiscal Year 2022 Appropriations Legislation Funds CDC’s Vision Health Initiative at its Highest Level Since Fiscal Year 2010 

Prevent Blindness applauds passage of the final Fiscal Year 2022 appropriations legislation, which includes the first increase to the Vision Health Initiative (VHI) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) since 2017. The VHI, which conducts critical surveillance and collaborates with states and communities on strategies to prevent vision loss and eye disease,

Prevent Blindness Declares March as Workplace Eye Wellness Month to Provide Sight-Saving Resources to Employees and their Employers

Prevent Blindness offers fact sheets, shareable social media graphics and online resources on ways to keep eyes healthy in the workplace March is Workplace Eye Wellness at Prevent Blindness. We provide free resources, including an overview of proper eye protection and safety glasses for various industries, and information on the effects of extended digital screen

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

Prevent Blindness Thanks James Jorkasky for Two Decades of Work Contributing to Advancements in Vision and Eye Health

Prevent Blindness thanks James (Jim) Jorkasky for his nearly two decades of work contributing to advancements in vision and eye health.  Since 2003, Jim has served as the Executive Director of the National Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (NAEVR), an advocacy organization, and the Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (AEVR), an educational foundation. 

Prevent Blindness Declares February as Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and Low Vision Awareness Month

Prevent Blindness Provides a Variety of Educational Resources on AMD and Low Vision, including Web Pages, Fact Sheets, Graphics and Interviews with Medical Experts Prevent Blindness has declared February as Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and Low Vision Awareness Month. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, AMD is a leading cause of vision loss in

Call for Nominations Issued for 2022 Prevent Blindness Jenny Pomeroy Award for Excellence in Vision and Public Health and Rising Visionary Award

Recipients to formally accept awards at the 11th Annual Focus on Eye Health National Summit in July Prevent Blindness is issuing the call for nominations for the “2022 Jenny Pomeroy Award for Excellence in Vision and Public Health,” and the third annual “Rising Visionary Award.” Both the awards will be formally presented at the 11th