Bruce Moore, OD, Receives Jenny Pomeroy Award in Washington DC

Bruce Moore, OD, Marcus Professor of Pediatric Studies, New England College of Optometry, and Co-Chair of Children’s Vision Massachusetts, was presented with the Jenny Pomeroy Award for Excellence in Vision and Public Health at the Prevent Blindness Focus on Eye Health National Summit, National Press Club, Washington, DC, on July 13, 2016. Among the highest honors Prevent Blindness

Important Message to Eye Care Patients Regarding the COVID-19 Pandemic

For everyone’s health and safety, ophthalmologists, optometrists, and other doctors are being urged to see only patients for urgent or emergent problems during the coronavirus pandemic. This is important for two reasons: To limit contact between patients and staff in offices, waiting rooms, exams rooms, and surgical facilities to reduce the spread of the coronavirus;

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.

Celebrate Independence Day Safely without Using Fireworks

Prevent Blindness Educates Public on Dangers of the Use of Consumer Fireworks The Fourth of July is quickly approaching and with that comes an increase in injuries related to fireworks. According to the latest report from the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC), an estimated 5,600 fireworks-related injuries (or 62 percent of the total estimated fireworks-related