Prevent Blindness Wisconsin’s 63rd Annual Meeting Celebration Award Winners Announced

Please join us in celebrating and congratulating this year’s award winners from our Annual Meeting Celebration! The following people, partners, and programs have been instrumental in helping Prevent Blindness Wisconsin move the needle and provide the assistance needed for everyone in our communities. Germantown High School Health Career Students | Children’s Healthy Vision Award Since

myWalgreens Cash Rewards Donation Program & Prevent Blindness Wisconsin

You can donate your myWalgreens cash rewards to Prevent Blindness now through May 31, 2022. Prevent Blindness Wisconsin has been selected to be one of the few charity organizations to be featured in the myWalgreens Cash Rewards donation program! At Walgreens, you can earn unlimited 1% Walgreens Cash rewards when you shop and you can

Prevent Blindness Art Therapy Program: 8 Questions & Answers

What is the Prevent Blindness Art Therapy Program? The Prevent Blindness Art Therapy Program is an eight-week program designed for people living with Thyroid eye disease (TED) and their care partners. The program, which is offered through Prevent Blindness and made possible through a grant from Horizon Therapeutics, is aimed at helping participants cope with

April is Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month

While all women are different, they all have one thing in common: an increased risk for eye diseases. Did you know:  On average, women live longer than men and many eye diseases are brought on due to aging.  In the U.S., 63% of those that are blind and 62% of those visually impaired are women.   Common

Women’s Health Month Vision Success Stories

Meet Ana! "This program [NACDD] has really helped me and my husband a lot. I really liked how it was run from the vision screening/questionnaire and application process to help finding an eye doctor and making an appointment. Last week both myself and my husband received a new pair of glasses and now I see

FY-EYE: March 2021

      FY-Eye: March 2021 Adult Vision Health Programming While 2020 had its challenges, the staff at Prevent Blindness Wisconsin harnessed their efforts and worked hard to expand the Adult Vision Health Program (AVHP). While in-person screenings ceased for most programs, the Adult Vision Health Program was able to alter procedures and offer completely

FY-Eye: February 2021

    FY-Eye: February 2021 For over 30 years, Prevent Blindness Wisconsin has partnered with school and public health nurses across Wisconsin. Through our partnership and collaboration, hundreds of thousands of children receive sight-saving vision screenings, vision health education, and assistance navigating the vision care system. Together, we set children on a path for lifelong

February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Awareness Month!

To learn more about AMD, please visit Bausch + Lomb’s Sight Matters Facebook Page. Throughout the month of February, for every like or share on any post with the heading ‘Bausch + Lomb: 1 Like = $1 Donation’ a donation will be made to Prevent Blindness for up to $50,000. Let’s spread this good word and awareness for AMD

FY-Eye: January 2021

    FY-Eye: January 2021   Prevent Blindness Wisconsin ensures children have healthy vision to learn while providing essential vision health education to future healthcare providers through our student Vision Screener Training and Certification Program – High School and University Partnerships. We work with nursing and pre-health programs, pre-health clubs and associations, and service organizations