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Hiding in Plain Sight

Engaging a child in the enjoyment of a Reach Out and Read book is a special bonding moment for parents and their child, and allows the pediatrician opportunities for conversation and observation around the activity. However, the major sensory modality required by the child to fully enjoy their gift – their vision – can be

Update for Eye Care Patients Regarding the COVID-19 Pandemic

Eye care providers in states and regions are opening up. As you visit your eye care provider for routine eye care, urgent or emergency care, please refer to the following updates for further information: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): https://www.cms.gov/files/document/covid-what-patients-should-know-about-seeking-health-care.pdf American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO): https://www.aao.org/eye-health/coronavirus American Optometric Association (AOA): https://www.aoa.org/covid-19/covid-19-latest-updates?sso=y Eye care

Vision Screening Considerations during the COVID-19 Pandemic

August 20, 2020-The National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health (NCCVEH) at Prevent Blindness has collaborated with national partners, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well as the NCCVEH Advisory Committee, to develop guidance for implementation of vision and eye health program administration during the COVID-19 pandemic. This guidance address

National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health at Prevent Blindness Names Logan Newman, East High Vision Care Program, as Recipient of the 6th Annual Bonnie Strickland Champion for Children’s Vision Award

Annual Award to be Presented to Logan Newman in Recognition of His Exceptional Efforts in Providing Eyecare to Disadvantaged Youth and Teaching High School Students Technical Optician Skills The National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health at Prevent Blindness (NCCVEH) has announced the recipient of the sixth annual “Bonnie Strickland Champion for Children’s Vision

The National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health at Prevent Blindness Issues Updated National Report Outlining the Current State of Children’s Vision and Eye Health

“Children’s Vision and Eye Health: A Snapshot of Current National Issues 2nd Edition” Includes Detailed Statistics, Information and Strategies to Improve Children’s Vision in the United States As part of August’s Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month, and as a follow-up to its 2016 publication, The National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health at

July 1 2020 National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health at Prevent Blindness to Release Considerations for Community Vision Programs

The National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health (NCCVEH) at Prevent Blindness is collaborating with our national partners, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well as our expert Advisory Committee, to develop considerations for implementation of vision and eye health program administration during the COVID-19 pandemic. These considerations will address

Children’s Vision Screening During Distancing

The National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health (NCCVEH) at Prevent Blindness is collaborating with national partners, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well as the NCCVEH Advisory Committee, to develop guidance for implementation of vision and eye health program administration during the COVID-19 pandemic. This guidance will address screening

Fight For Sight and Prevent Blindness Announce Call for Entries for the 2020 Joanne Angle Public Health Award

Grant  to Dupport a Public Health Research Project National non-profit organizations Fight for Sight and  Prevent Blindness are announcing a call for applications for the Joanne Angle Public Health Award, a $25,000 grant  to support a public health research project seeking to put an end to unnecessary vision loss.  The award was named for Ms.