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February Declared as Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and Low Vision Awareness Month by Prevent Blindness Texas

February Declared as Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and Low Vision Awareness Month by Prevent Blindness Texas -- Prevent Blindness Texas Provides Free Resources on AMD and Low Vision, Including Fact Sheets, Social Media Graphics, Expert and Patient Videos, An Interactive Patient Guide, and More -- TX (Feb. 1, 2024) – Prevent Blindness Texas has declared

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month

Prevent Blindness Texas Joins National Glaucoma Awareness Month in January to Educate the Public and Professionals on the “Silent Thief of Sight” - Prevent Blindness Texas provides free glaucoma educational resources, including a new promotional toolkit for “The Glaucoma Community,” glaucoma patient testimonial, and medical expert interview videos - TX (Jan. 1, 2024) – Prevent

November is Diabetes-related Eye Disease Awareness Month

Prevent Blindness Texas Provides Informational Resources to Professionals and the Public for November’s Diabetes-related Eye Disease Awareness Month -Nonprofit organization Prevent Blindness Texas is Offering Videos, Fact Sheets, Social Media Graphics and PowerPoint Presentations to Educate Public on the Potential Effects that Diabetes May Have on Vision- TX (Nov 1, 2023) – A recent study, “Prevalence of Diabetic

The Prevent Blindness Art Therapy Program

The Prevent Blindness Art Therapy Program The Prevent Blindness Art Therapy Program was created to help individuals with thyroid eye disease (TED) and their care partners (spouses, family members, friends, loved ones) create art using a variety of artistic media to help express themselves and cope with feelings of isolation, anxiety and depression. Art therapy has

NIH designates people with disabilities as a population with health disparities

NIH designates people with disabilities as a population with health disparities Designation, new research program and update to NIH mission are actions to ensure inclusion of people with disabilities. Today, Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, M.D., director of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), designated people with disabilities as a population with health disparities for

Award-Winning Actress, Debbie Allen, Joins Prevent Blindness and Regeneron to Launch the Gr8 Eye Movement and Raise Awareness of Retinal Diseases

Award-Winning Actress, Debbie Allen, Joins Prevent Blindness and Regeneron to Launch the Gr8 Eye Movement and Raise Awareness of Retinal Diseases TX (Sept 2023) – Award-winning actress, dancer, and director Debbie Allen joins Prevent Blindness and Regeneron today to launch the Gr8 Eye Movement, a new disease awareness campaign that aims to address gaps in

July is Dry Eye Awareness Month

Prevent Blindness Texas Declares July as Dry Eye Awareness Month to Educate Public on Eye Disease that Affects more than 16 Million Americans - Prevent Blindness Texas Offers New Episode of its Focus on Eye Health Expert Series, Fact Sheets and Social Media Graphics in English and Spanish, and Web Resource to Educate Public on Dry

June is Cataract Awareness Month

Prevent Blindness Texas Declares June as Cataract Awareness Month, Providing Educational Resources on Eye Disease that Affects Millions -- Nonprofit group Prevent Blindness Texas, offers patients, care partners and professionals with a variety of free, helpful resources on cataract and cataract surgery -- Houston, TX (June 1, 2023) – Cataract is the leading cause of blindness worldwide, according

May is Ultraviolet (UV) Awareness Month

Prevent Blindness Texas Declares May as Ultraviolet (UV) Awareness Month to Educate Public on Dangers to Eyes from UV Exposure Prevent Blindness Texas offers free informational resource to help protect eyes, vision from potentially damaging ultraviolet rays TX (May 1, 2023) – Prevent Blindness Texas has declared May as Ultraviolet (UV) Awareness Month. As many