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Prevent Blindness Honors Damian Thomas and RCF Group with Northeast Ohio 2024 People of Vision Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information: Prevent Blindness, Ohio Affiliate Dori Jennings (614) 270-0746 [email protected] Prevent Blindness Honors Damian Thomas and RCF Group with Northeast Ohio 2024 People of Vision Award February 12, 2024 (Cleveland, OH) Prevent Blindness Ohio was proud to honor Damian Thomas and RCF Group at a luncheon event at Windows on

February is Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and Low Vision Awareness Month

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information: Dori Jennings Prevent Blindness Ohio 614.270.0746 [email protected] February Declared as Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and Low Vision Awareness Month by Prevent Blindness Ohio — Prevent Blindness Ohio Provides Free Resources on AMD and Low Vision, Including Fact Sheets, Social Media Graphics, Expert and Patient Videos, An Interactive Patient Guide,

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information: Dori Jennings Prevent Blindness Ohio 614.270.0746 [email protected]   Prevent Blindness Ohio Joins National Glaucoma Awareness Month in January to Educate the Public and Professionals about the “Silent Thief of Sight” – Prevent Blindness Ohio provides free glaucoma educational resources, including a new promotional toolkit for “The Glaucoma Community,”

Prevent Blindness Ohio Declares Third Annual Geographic Atrophy Awareness Week from Dec. 4-10, 2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information: Dori Jennings Prevent Blindness Ohio (614)270-0746 [email protected] Prevent Blindness Ohio Declares Third Annual Geographic Atrophy Awareness Week from Dec. 4-10, 2023 — Prevent Blindness Ohio provides free geographic atrophy educational resources for patients, care partners and healthcare professionals, including new Focus on Eye Health Expert series episode, Web resource,

November is Diabetes-related Eye Disease Awareness Month

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information: Dori Jennings Prevent Blindness Ohio (614)270-0746 [email protected]   Prevent Blindness Ohio Provides Informational Resources to Professionals and the Public for November’s Diabetes-related Eye Disease Awareness Month -Nonprofit organization Prevent Blindness Ohio is Offering Videos, Fact Sheets, Social Media Graphics and PowerPoint Presentations to Educate Public on the Potential Effects that

October is Contact Lens Safety Awareness Month

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information: Dori Jennings Prevent Blindness Ohio (614)270-0746 [email protected]   Prevent Blindness Ohio Urges Consumers to Use Contact Lenses Safely, Consult an Eyecare Professional Before Wearing – Prevent Blindness Ohio Warns Public About the Dangers of Misusing Contact Lenses and the Potential for Damage to the Eyes – Columbus, OH (October

September is Sports Eye Safety Month

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information: Dori Jennings Prevent Blindness Ohio (614)270-0746 [email protected]   New Data from Prevent Blindness Ohio Shows More than 32,000 Sports-related Eye Injuries were Treated Last Year, an almost 20 Percent Increase Over the Previous Year – Prevent Blindness Ohio has Declared September as Sports Eye Safety Month to Educate Public

Prevent Blindness Ohio Vision Research Fellowship Awarded to Annie Ryan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information: Prevent Blindness Ohio Dori Jennings 614-270-0746 [email protected] Youngstown Resident Awarded Prevent Blindness Ohio Vision Research Fellowship Columbus, OH (August 23, 2023) Prevent Blindness Ohio is proud to announce that a Vision Research Fellowship grant has been awarded to Youngstown resident, Annie Ryan. Ryan, from The Ohio State University, Department of

Prevent Blindness Ohio Vision Research Fellowship Awarded to Hejin Jeong

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information: Prevent Blindness Ohio Dori Jennings 614-270-0746 [email protected] Northern Virginia Resident Awarded Prevent Blindness Ohio Vision Research Fellowship Columbus, OH (August 23, 2023) Prevent Blindness is proud to announce that a Vision Research Fellowship grant has been awarded to Northern Virginia resident Hejin Jeong. Jeong, from Case Western Reserve School