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NACDD February 2020 General Member Webinar – Building Public Health Capacity to Enhance Vision and Eye Health

Vision health is critically important for all aspects of a person’s life, including physical health, social engagement, education, employment, and socioeconomic position. Reduced vision affects a person’s ability to perform daily activities and increases a person’s risk of other health problems and premature death. It can also cause economic stress on individuals and society from

Center for Vision and Population Health Welcomes New Advisory Committee Members

Diverse Stakeholders Convene to Elevate Vision and Quality of Life Prevent Blindness has announced the appointment of its new Advisory Committee Members for the Center for Vision and Population Health at Prevent Blindness (CVPH). The CVPH was established in December 2018 as a national coordinating body for effective practices, state-level technical assistance, and programmatic interventions. This

Prevent Blindness Establishes Center for Vision and Population Health

Paper Published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Ophthalmology Addresses Need to Coordinate National Eye Health Efforts Healthy vision can be a key component to independence and well-being for people of all ages.  However barriers such as poor access to eye care, lack of insurance coverage, and inconsistent policies for eye health can

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;