Prevent Blindness Georgia Welcomes New Board Members

Prevent Blindness Georgia, the state affiliate of Prevent Blindness, is pleased to welcome Dave Paule and Tim Dunn to its Board of Directors. Both are passionately committed to the mission of Prevent Blindness, having previously served the Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation. “We’re excited that Tim Dunn and Dave Paule have elected to join our board,”

Georgia Baptist Health Care Ministry Foundation Awards Prevent Blindness Georgia with $100,000 Grant

Georgia Baptist Health Care Ministry Foundation Awards Prevent Blindness Georgia with $100,000 Grant At the 15th Annual Georgia Baptist Health Care Ministry (GBHCMF) Award Luncheon on February 6, 2020, Prevent Blindness Georgia was awarded a $100,000 grant for its sight-saving and sight-giving Star Pupils children’s program. This award luncheon celebrated those ministries throughout the state that

Call for Nominations: Jenny Pomeroy Award for Excellence in Vision and Public Health, and the new Rising Visionary Award

Recipients to be honored at Ninth Annual Focus on Eye Health National Summit in Washington, D.C. Prevent Blindness has issued a call for nominations for the “2020 Jenny Pomeroy Award for Excellence in Vision and Public Health,” and the new “Rising Visionary Award.” Both the awards will be formally presented at the Ninth Annual Prevent

Prevent Blindness Receives Grant from the CareSource Foundation

Taylor Elder Communications and Special Events Coordinator 800-301-2020, ext. 105 [email protected] Fran Robinson Manager, Media Relations 937-531-2374 [email protected]   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Prevent Blindness Receives Grant from the CareSource Foundation Project to Prevent Unnecessary Vision Loss among Disadvantaged Children and Youth in the Miami Valley DAYTON, OH (July 9, 2019) – The Miami Valley

Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month

Prevent Blindness Georgia Declares April as Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month Atlanta, GA (March 31, 2019) – According to Prevent Blindness, the nation’s oldest eye health and safety non-profit organization, women have higher rates of eye diseases such as cataract, glaucoma and age-related macular degeneration. Women have a higher prevalence of Dry Eye and may also

2019 Jenny Pomeroy Award for Excellence in Vision and Public Health

Award to be presented to Dr. Cynthia Owsley, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Prevent Blindness has announced the recipient of the 2019 Jenny Pomeroy Award for Excellence in Vision and Public Health as Cynthia Owsley, PhD, MSPH, Nathan E. Miles Chair of Ophthalmology and Director of

Increase in Glaucoma Cases Projected to Continue for Decades to Come

National Glaucoma Awareness Month Prevent Blindness Georgia Marks January’s National Glaucoma Awareness Month by Offering Information and Resources for Patients and Caregivers CHICAGO (Jan. 22, 2019) – Today, nearly three million people ages 40 and older have glaucoma, according to the Prevent Blindness report, “Future of Vision: Forecasting the Prevalence and Costs of Vision Problems.”

Give the gift of sight!

Imagine if you were one of the thousands of adults in Georgia who could not drive themselves to work, or help their child with their homework, or read the labels on your prescription medication simply because you could not see. Where would you turn for help? Annually, Prevent Blindness Georgia vision screens over 5,000 adults at 200%

2019 Jenny Pomeroy Award Call for Nominations

Recipient to be honored at Eighth Annual Focus on Eye Health National Summit in Washington, D.C. Prevent Blindness is issuing a call for nominations for the 2019 Jenny Pomeroy Award for Excellence in Vision and Public Health. The Award recognizes an individual, team, or organization that has made an outstanding contribution to the field of public