Prevent Blindness Statement on Texas Court Decision Regarding ACA Preventive Services

Prevent Blindness is disappointed in a recent decision from a Texas federal court that could jeopardize access to preventive screenings—including pediatric vision screenings and screenings for diabetes for adults—that are currently provided under Affordable Care Act marketplace plans at no cost to beneficiaries. This court decision, which is currently being appealed by the Biden Administration, comes at a

The NEPTUNE Research Study

The NEPTUNE research study is seeking volunteers to assess the safety and effectiveness of an investigational treatment for adults with non-infectious uveitis. This is a randomized, double-masked, dose-ranging phase 2 study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of oral brepocitinib in adults with active intermediate-, posterior or panuveitis. Eligible participants will be randomly assigned 2:1

Megan Molony honored at 2023 Person of Vision Award event by PB

Prevent Blindness presented the 2023 Person of Vision Award to Megan Molony, senior vice president, chief merchandising and managed care officer, of National Vision Inc. The award presentation took place on March 16, 2023, at 583 Park Avenue, New York, N.Y., in conjunction with Vision Expo East. The event raised more than $300,000 to support

Prevent Blindness Designates April as Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month to Educate Public on a Variety of Women’s Vision Issues

Prevent Blindness Offers Educational Materials Including Fact Sheets, Videos, Shareable Social Media Graphics and Web Resources to Provide Important Information to Help Protect Women’s Vision and Save Sight Two out of every three people living with blindness or vision problems are women, according to the National Eye Institute. That’s why Prevent Blindness has declared April

Prevent Blindness Eighteenth Annual “Eyes on Capitol Hill” Event

Annual Patient Advocacy Event from Prevent Blindness Convenes Stakeholders in Eye Health to Discuss Issues Related to Access to Care, Health Equity, Funding Needs, with Nation’s Elected Officials Prevent Blindness will be holding its eighteenth annual Eyes on Capitol Hill advocacy event on March 7-8, 2023. Entering its 115th year as a public health advocacy

Prevent Blindness declares March as Workplace Eye Wellness Month

Prevent Blindness Provides Free Resources, Including Fact Sheets, a Power Point Presentation, and Shareable Social Media Graphics, to Educate Workers on Ways to Help Keep Eyes and Vision Healthy Prevent Blindness has declared March as Workplace Eye Wellness Month in an effort to help keep eyes healthy, safe and protected on the job. Whether a

Illinois Society & Horizon Grant Low Vision Equipment to Residents

Nonprofit group, Illinois Society for the Prevention of Blindness (ISPB), is Teaming up with Horizon Therapeutics to Offer Grants for Low Vision Aids to Patients as Part of the ISPB Low Vision Equipment Reimbursement Program As part of February’s Low Vision Awareness Month, nonprofit organization Illinois Society for the Prevention of Blindness (ISPB) is partnering

Prevent Blindness free resources for AMD & 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 supports UN Special Envoy on Vision appointment

Prevent Blindness supports the appointment of a Special Envoy of the Secretary-General on Vision to the United Nations Today, Prevent Blindness has requested that Linda Thomas-Greenfield, the United States Ambassador to the United Nations, join us in calling for this appointment. In 2021, the UN General Assembly adopted the first-ever “Vision for Everyone” resolution to

PB seeks nominations for 2023 Jenny Pomeroy & Rising Visionary Awards

Pomeroy Award for Excellence in Vision and Public Health, and Rising Visionary Award Recipients to be presented awards at the 12th Annual Prevent Blindness Focus on Eye Health Summit, July 12 and 13 Prevent Blindness is issuing the call for nominations for the “2023 Jenny Pomeroy Award for Excellence in Vision and Public Health,” and