Prevent Blindness America Promotes Women’s Eye Health with See Jane See

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Hey moms! Did you know women are more susceptible than men to visual impairment and other conditions affecting eye health? Although women make up 53 percent of the population, 66 percent of blindness cases are suffered by women. Additionally, women account for 65 percent of age-related macular degeneration conditions, 63 percent of vision impairment cases,Read more…

State Winners for the 2013 Most Beautiful Eyes Contest Announced

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Prevent Blindness America (PBA)┬áhas revealed the state winners for its 2013 Most Beautiful Eyes Contest. The Most Beautiful Eyes Contest is an annual competition designed to emphasize the importance of eye health for children. It was tough for voters to choose their favorite pair of beautiful eyes with so many great entries of gorgeous eyes,Read more…

What Parents Should do if Their Child Gets an Eye Injury

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As a parent, you are well-aware of the many bumps and scrapes you little one is prone to receiving. The more active and independent kids become, the higher the chances they might end up with an injury of some sort. Your child’s eyes require special attention in the event of an injury, though, eye lidRead more…

And the Survey Says … We aren’t Wearing Sunglasses Often Enough

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The Vision Council has just released a new report on sunglass habits and the news is less than encouraging. Americans are just not doing enough to protect their eyes from the harmful effects of UVA/UVB exposure. Part of the problem is due to lack of education. “A substantial proportion of people still do not understandRead more…

Don’t Ignore Winter Eye Safety

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      When the summer approaches, parents are quick to buy sunglasses to protect their children’s eyes. But did you know that eye protection is just as important during the winter?   Because the sun sits lower in the sky during the winter, and at a different angle, harmful effects on the eyes areRead more…