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Prevent Blindness America Issues Call-to-Action to Make UV Eye Protection a National Health Priority
Date:9/29/2010

ast dean of the Arizona College of Optometry.

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About Prevent Blindness America

Founded in 1908, Prevent Blindness America is the nation's leading volunteer eye health and safety organization dedicated to fighting blindness and saving sight.  Focused on promoting a continuum of vision care, Prevent Blindness America touches the lives of millions of people each year through public and professional education, advocacy, certified vision screening and training, community and patient service programs and research.  These services are made possible through the generous support of the American public.  Together with a network of affiliates, divisions and chapters, Prevent Blindness America is committed to eliminating preventable blindness in America.  For more information, or to make a contribution to the sight-saving fund, call 1-800-331-2020. Or, visit us on the Web at preventblindness.org or facebook.com/preventblindness.

About the Transitions Healthy Sight for Life Fund

Transitions Optical created the Transitions Healthy Sight for Life Fund to centralize and strengthen its corporate giving endeavors, unifying them with the mission to "help preserve healthy sight for life."  To achieve this goal, funding and educational resources are provided to global, regional and local charitable organizations or efforts whose purpose is to help create awareness of the need for eye exams, eye protection and the enhancement of visual quality, and who are striving to help eliminate preventable blindness.  For more information, visit www.HealthySightforLife.org.

(1) Survey conducted on behalf of Transitions Optical, Inc. from March 9-13, 2006 by ICR, Media, Pa.


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