Prevent Blindness Ohio is committed to ensuring that all Ohioans have good sight for life. We prevent blindness in Ohio's adult population by providing services for early detection of possible vision problems through vision screening and educating people about how to keep their sight safe and healthy for a lifetime. Early detection is essential in reducing the number of workplace injuries due to reduced or impaired vision as well as controlling vision loss due to diseases such as glaucoma, diabetic eye disease, and age-related macular degeneration. Select one of the links below to learn more about Prevent Blindness Ohio's adult vision health programming.

Ohio's Aging Eye Public Private Partnership

The mission of Ohio's Aging Eye Public Private Partnership (AEPPP), an initiative supported by the Ohio Department of Aging, is to develop a strategic plan of action to address issues relating to vision care public policy, vision care services, vision education, and vision research that impact the quality of life for Ohio's seniors now and in the future. The formation of the Partnership and its on-going work is supported by an executive resolution from Ohio Governor John Kasich.

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EyeWatch-Presenter Training & Materials on Age-Related Eye Diseases

The goal of the Eye Watch Program is to decrease the incidence of preventable vision loss among Ohio’s adult population through promotion of healthy lifestyles, early detection and treatment.  The Eye Watch Program provides Ohio’s adult care and public health networks with a speaker's toolkit that contains eye health educational presentations, access to prevention information, referral, and treatment resources for aging eye challenges.

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Ohio Eye Care Coalition

The Ohio Eye Care Coalition (OECC) was founded in March 1997 by Prevent Blindness Ohio, the Ohio Ophthalmological Society, and the Ohio Optometric Association to provide a forum for discussion/action on vision care policies and programs geared to enhancing the eye health and safety status for all Ohioans. Advisory assistance is provided by The Ohio Department of Health.

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