July is UV Safety Month
July 1, 2014
The results of the 2014 American Eye-Q Survey by the American Optometric Association revealed that only 30 percent of Americans say UV protection is the most important factor when purchasing sunglasses. Join the Eyesight Foundation of Alabama in observing UV Safety Month this July, and help us sprea... Read More...
 
 
Fireworks Safety Month is June 1-July 4
May 30, 2014
Three sparklers burning together generate the same heat as a blowtorch! According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, fireworks are involved in thousands of eye injuries every year, most of them occurring during the one-month period surrounding the Fourth of July. Please join the Eyesigh... Read More...
 
 
May is Healthy Vision Month
May 1, 2014
How can you encourage eye health in your community or circle of influence? There are a number of resources available at http://www.nei.nih.gov/hvm/spread_the_word.asp that will provide convenient ways for you to help raise awareness about the importance of eye health.... Read More...
 
 
Make a resolution - schedule a dialated eye exam
January 2, 2014
Did you know that direct costs related to Glaucoma reach $5.8 billion annually in the U.S.? Our vision should always be a top priority, and the New Year is a great time for a resolution to make sure our eyes are healthy with a dilated eye exam, according to Prevent Blindness CEO Hugh Parry.... Read More...
 
 
Torrey DeKeyser elected to Prevent Blindness board
January 1, 2014
At Prevent Blindness America's annual meeting in Chicago, ESFA Executive Director Torrey DeKeyser was elected to the board. She has served on the PBA Government Affairs Committee and teamed with PBA on a variety of projects over the years. Read More...
 
 
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