New Website for People Impacted by Age-Related Macular Degeneration Launched by Patient Advocacy Groups

AMD Central.org provides access to resources for patients and caregivers in one location AMD Central is a collaboration between the American Macular Degeneration Foundation, BrightFocus Foundation, MD Support, Prevent Blindness and The SupportSight Foundation The American Macular Degeneration Foundation, BrightFocus Foundation, MD Support, Prevent Blindness and The SupportSight Foundation have launched AMD Central, an online

As Women are at Higher Risk for Eye Disease, Prevent Blindness Declares April as Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month

Non-profit Group, Prevent Blindness, Provides Helpful Information on Various Eye Health Topics Related to Women’s Vision Issues Two out of every three people living with blindness or vision problems are women, according to the National Eye Institute. And, data from The Future of Vision: Forecasting the Prevalence and Costs of Vision Problems study shows that

Prevent Blindness leads 115 organizations urging Congress to invest in vision and eye health in Fiscal Year 2022

As Congress begins its process of drafting appropriations legislation for Fiscal Year 2022, Prevent Blindness has sent a letter to House and Senate appropriators with the support of 115 organizations to urge Congress to fund the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s Vision and Eye Health program at $5 million and glaucoma prevention at $4

March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month

Prevent Blindness Provides Free Tips to Employers and Employees to Help Keep Vision Healthy At Work Prevent Blindness has declared March as Workplace Eye Wellness Month.  Because one of the many negative effects of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is the increase in digital screen time for many remote workers, Prevent Blindness is raising awareness of

Thirteenth Annual Swing Fore Sight Golf Tournament at Vision Expo East

Prevent Blindness has announced that the 2021 Prevent Blindness Swing Fore Sight Golf Tournament will take place on Wed., June 2, at the Orange County National Golf Center and Lodge, Orlando, Fla., in conjunction with Vision Expo East. Registration and lunch begin at 12 p.m. ET, and a shotgun start at 1 p.m. ET. REGISTER

Sixteenth Annual Eyes on Capitol Hill Advocacy Event

Annual Event Allows Constituents to Meet with Policymakers to Help Promote Vision and Eye Health Programs and Funding Prevent Blindness will be holding its sixteenth annual “Eyes on Capitol Hill” advocacy event, held virtually this year, on Wed., Feb. 24 and Thurs., Feb. 25, 2021. The program brings together patients, caregivers, public health workers, and

Prevent Blindness and Bausch + Lomb to Launch Year-Long Video Series to Raise Awareness of Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

Organizations Also Launch Social Media Donation Campaign to Support Prevent Blindness’ Sight-Saving Fund During February’s AMD Awareness Month Bausch + Lomb, a leading global eye health business, and Prevent Blindness today announced they are joining together for the sixth consecutive year during AMD Awareness Month to raise awareness of Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD), one of

Regener-Eyes® Presents Donation to Prevent Blindness

Regener-Eyes® LLC, a subsidiary of Regenerative Processing Plant Inc., announced that Regener-Eyes®, a first in class biologic eye drop, is giving back to the eye care community with a donation of thousands of dollars to help support the ongoing efforts of Prevent Blindness. Regener-Eyes® announced in November that it will donate $1 to Prevent Blindness

Tell FDA to Use the CARES Act to Prevent Drug Shortages

The U.S. government and Operation Warp Speed should be commended for their tireless efforts to protect Americans from the COVID-19 pandemic. At the same time, we must also ensure continued treatment access for patients who are managing eye diseases and other complex conditions. Government-mandated COVID-19 vaccine production orders related to Operation Warp Speed have dramatically

Call for Nominations for Jenny Pomeroy Award for Excellence in Vision and Public Health and the Rising Visionary Award

Recipients to be honored at 10th Annual Focus on Eye Health National Summit Prevent Blindness has issued the call for nominations for the “2021 Jenny Pomeroy Award for Excellence in Vision and Public Health,” and the second annual “Rising Visionary Award.” Both the awards will be formally presented at the Tenth Annual Prevent Blindness Focus