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Children’s Vision & Electronic Devices

Digital Eye Safety Leader Healthe Joins Prevent Blindness to Help Save Children’s Vision Prevent Blindness, the nation’s oldest volunteer eye health and safety organization, is pleased to announce the support of Healthe and their EyeSafe™ technologies. Through this new partnership, Healthe will donate a portion of the sales of its EyeSafe products, including protective covers for digital phones, tablets and computer monitors that reduce exposure to harmful digital UV and High-Energy Visible (HEV) blue light emitted from such devices, to Prevent Blindness in support of its children’s eye health programs and resources. According to a recent study, children’s eyes absorb…

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Children’s Eye Health & Safety

Prevent Blindness Offers Children’s Eye Health Programs to Help Parents, Teachers and Kids Save Sight SEMINOLE, FL (July 29, 2015) – Back-to-school preparations are well underway for many parents and students. To help give children a great head start to a successful school year, Prevent Blindness offers free information and programs on the importance of healthy vision. Prevent Blindness has declared August as Children’s Eye Health and Safety Awareness month to inspire parents to make their child’s vision health a priority. Family-friendly resources on a wide variety of topics that help parents take the right steps to keep their child’s…

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Persons of Vision Award 2015

Prevent Blindness Florida (now Preserve Vision Florida) presented its Persons of Vision Award to Jeff and Penny Vinik at a dinner at the Waterside Marriott on February 8, 2015. Before the presentations and dinner, the 450 guests were encouraged to learn more about Prevent Blindness Florida and its programs; to take home lighted readers with a donation that would pay for a child in the area to be screened; to browse and bid on extensive auction items such as dinner and wine packages, sports entertainment packages, travel, and jewelry packages; and enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. 2015 PERSONS OF VISION…

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