Prevent Blindness Texas Declares June as Cataract Awareness Month

Prevent Blindness Texas Declares June as Cataract Awareness Month to Educate Public on Eye Disease that is the Leading Cause of Vision Loss in the United States  -- Prevent Blindness Texas provides free cataract resources to patients and professionals including fact sheets, social media graphics, a dedicated web page and expert video -- TX (June

Prevent Blindness Texas Declares May as First-ever Inherited Retinal Disease (IRD) Genetic Testing Awareness Month

- Prevent Blindness Texas expands IRD and genetic testing awareness initiative to educate patients on various forms of IRDs, and the importance of genetic testing to confirm diagnosis and possible treatments - TX (May 1, 2024) – Prevent Blindness Texas designated May as “Inherited Retinal Disease (IRD) Genetic Testing Awareness Month,” expanding its previous IRD

Prevent Blindness Texas Declares March as Workplace Eye Wellness Month to Encourage Eye Safety Practices, Eye Protection at Work

Prevent Blindness Texas Declares March as Workplace Eye Wellness Month to Encourage Eye Safety Practices, Eye Protection at Work – Prevent Blindness Texas Provides Free Resources on Eye Safety, Blue Light and Digital Eye Strain, and More to Encourage Employers and Employees to Protect Eyes at Work – TX (March 1, 2024) – Prevent Blindness

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