Children's Vision Massachusetts is a coalition representing optometry, ophthalmology, nursing, pediatrics, public health and families. Its mission is to create a systematic approach to children's vision care to assure that all children develop and retain their best possible vision.
Children's Vision and Video Games
As recently reported, a new study by vision scientists at the University of Rochester and Vanderbilt University has found that children with poor vision see vast improvement in their peripheral vision after only eight hours of training via kid-friendly video games.
Jenny Pomeroy Award for Excellence in
Vision and Public Health
The call for nominations for the Prevent Blindness Jenny Pomeroy Award for Excellence in Vision and Public Health has been announced. The award recognizes an individual, team, or organization that has made an outstanding contribution to the field of public health, and vision and eye health at a community, state, and/or national level. The deadline for nominations is January 20, 2017. The award consists of formal acknowledgement and a commemorative plaque to be presented at the Prevent Blindness 6th Annual Focus on Eye Health National Summit next summer, as well as an invitation to present on the recognized work as the closing plenary speaker of the Summit. Please contact Nita Patel with any questions.