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A Quest To Prevent Post-Surgery Blindness

A Connecticut nurse is researching why it sometimes happens, and how to prevent it. Bonnie Molloy ... "It increases pressure on the back of the optic nerve and can cause permanent blindness," said Mol... read more

A gift to the blind for good service

ONE young man is now on a quest to reward the Jamaica Society for ... individuals with the neccessary skills to adjust to their blindness and to become independent, also tries to prevent blindness in ... read more

$2 million prize announced for cure for blindness by 2020

Jeff Todd, chief operating officer for Chicago-based Prevent Blindness America ... what he called one of the most powerful and effective forces in the quest to end blindness — stand behind the goal at... read more

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Prevent Blindness Oklahoma screens local children

In 2011 a Prevent Blindness Oklahoma certified screener referred a Pre-K ... Vision Service Plan benefits provided by PBO, or through their Vision Quest assistance program. Replacement glasses can be ... read more


Nigeria: Ophthalmologist Worries Over Menace of Glaucoma

As the commonest cause of irreversible blindness in Nigeria, everyone, from government, corporate organizations to individuals must be involved in the quest for its early detection so as to prevent bl... read more

A better understanding of bananas could help prevent blindness

The Quest for Golden Bananas: Investigating Carotenoid Regulation in a Fe'i GroupCultivar, Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry (2016). DOI: 10.1021/acs.jafc.5b05740 The regulation of carotenoid ... read more

Vision screening set for students in Haskell

Prevent Blindness Oklahoma will be conducting vision screening for ... Vision Service Plan benefits provided by PBO, or through their Vision Quest assistance program. Replacement glasses can be receiv... read more

A Century Before the Lab-Grown Burger, This Chemist Imagined "Toothsome" Manufactured Food

Or will this project go the way of, say, Golden Rice, a genetically modified rice designed to prevent blindness among malnourished children? Will we citizens of the 21 st century, like those a century ... read more

Summit to Examine Vision Loss Due to Age-Related Eye Diseases

Newswise — Every 11 minutes, someone in the United States goes blind, caused mainly by age-related eye diseases, according to Prevent Blindness America ... American Hospital Association – McKesson Que... read more

Vision screening planned at area schools

Prevent Blindness Oklahoma will conduct vision screening at three ... Vision Service Plan benefits provided by PBO, or through their Vision Quest assistance program. Replacement glasses can be receive... read more

Nigeria: Mission to Eradicate River Blindness From Communities

Amid paucity of funding, Danjuma acknowledged the unprecedented and generous donation from a private company, Merck & Co Inc. He said with the donation of ivermectin to treat and prevent river blindne... read more



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