December is Safe Toys and Gift Month
February 7, 2017
Toys are fun and can play an important role in a child’s development, but they can also pose dangers to children’s 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 s... 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...
 
 
May is Healthy Vision Month
February 7, 2017
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...
 
 
SEPTEMBER IS SPORTS EYE SAFETY AWARENESS MONTH
February 7, 2017
According to recent statistics, more than 25,000 people seek treatment for sports-related eye injuries each year. Most of these injuries could have easily been prevented through the use of appropriate eye protection. Read More...
 
 
IMPORTANT CHANGES FOR GRANT APPLICANTS
March 11, 2016
New process, deadline and requirement: WE REQUIRE ALL APPLICANTS to have a conversation with ESFA staff before filling out our new online application (see link, above) with a May 6 deadline. We will talk about your proposed project and how it fits with our funding priority, and have a frank conversa... Read More...
 
 
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