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Focus on Eye Health Summit to release new data on economics of vision problems


Join Prevent Blindness America June 18 in Washington, DC, to learn more about eye and vision health.


Chicago-Prevent Blindness America will host the second annual Focus on Eye Health National Summit in Washington, DC, June 18.

Highlighting the summit will be the release of the Economic Impact of Vision Problems, a new research report detailing the economics of vision across the age spectrum.


The event will also feature presentations from leaders in eye and vision health, including:

  • Vision surveillance in the United States

  • Community implementation of NEI Audacious Goals

  • Health care reform and vision benefits for children

  • Women's eye health

  • Low vision

  • Impact of current and future health-care trends on vision and eye health

  • Systems approach for vision health


Sponsors include:

  • Genentech

  • American Optometric Association

  • The Vision Council

  • Alliance for Eye and Vision Research

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology

  • American Public Health Association-Vision Care Section

  • Foundation Fighting Blindness

  • Helen Keller International

  • Lighthouse International; Lions Clubs International

  • Vision 2020 USA

  • VisionServe Alliance


Registration is free, but seating is limited.


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