News & Events

News & Events

Eyes On Learning, ASU’s College of Health Solutions, and Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust Illuminate Pediatric Eye Care Crisis in Arizona

Up to 28% of Arizona’s children have vision problems that may impact their ability to develop, learn, and acquire critical literacy and reading skills. PRESS RELEASE: October 25, 2023 PHOENIX, Ariz.—In a collaborative effort to bring a pressing issue to the forefront, Eyes On Learning, in partnership with the College of Health Solutions at Arizona […]
October 25, 2023

Eye Care 4 Kids Arizona

EyeCare4Kids™ provides professional eye care to low-income, visually impaired children and underserved families. For more information, visit Eye Care 4 Kids Arizona.
October 14, 2021

Prevent Blindness 9th Annual Focus on Eye Health National Summit on July 15th (virtual)

On Wednesday, July 15th, 2020, Prevent Blindness will host the 9th Annual Focus on Eye Health National Summit as a virtual event. (Due to the current COVID-19 health crisis, this year’s event will be held as an online event only.) The Focus on Eye Health National Summit has become a key annual event to elevate […]
July 8, 2020

The National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health

The Vision Screening in Young Children project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $300,000 with .5% financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views […]
July 8, 2020

Children’s viewing behavior with mobile devices may affect myopia (nearsightedness) development

The distance at which a child views content on a mobile phone may have an effect on their risk for developing myopia over time, according to a speaker at the virtual Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting. “Children using mobile electronic devices employ nearer viewing distances than those often reported in adults, which […]
July 8, 2020