Five innovations harness new technologies for people with visual impairment, blindness
February 7, 2017
The NEI is highlighting new technologies and tools in the works to help the 4.1 million Americans living with low vision or blindness. The innovations aim to help people with vision loss more easily accomplish daily tasks, from navigating office buildings to crossing a street. Many of the innovation... Read More...
 
 
The Cost of Vision Problems in the US
February 7, 2017
The impact of chronic health problems is hard to put into words, so Prevent Blindness put it into numbers… Read More...
 
 
August is Children's Eye Health & Safety Awareness Month
February 7, 2017
Poor vision adversely affects tens of thousands of children in Alabama each year. Join the EyeSight Foundation of Alabama, FocusFirst and Sight Savers America in observing Childrens Eye Health and Safety Awareness Month and learn how this critical issue is being addressed.... Read More...
 
 
December is Safe Toys and Gift Month
February 7, 2017
Toys are fun and can play an important role in a childs development, but they can also pose dangers to childrens eyes. Each year, toys with sharp edges, small parts and other built-in hazards cause thousands of serious eye injuries, some of them resulting in blindness. Learn how you can keep some th... Read More...
 
 
Make a resolution - schedule a dialated eye exam
February 7, 2017
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...
 
 
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