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Prevent Blindness advocates for essential health benefits, children’s vision

August 17, 2017

Prevent Blindness is committed to protecting the children’s vision benefits included in the Affordable Care Act as well as the critical services provided through Medicaid, the group announced in a press release.

“Each Congressional attempt at health care reform seeks to end Medicaid expansion and implement a ‘per capita cap’ federal formula that would limit states’ abilities to provide benefits and services to certain vulnerable populations, especially adults with chronic diseases and aging Americans,” according to a statement from Prevent Blindness on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) debate in the U.S. Senate.

Prevent Blindness recognizes significant efforts to improve children’s vision

August 14, 2017
The National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health at Prevent Blindness awarded Sean P. Donahue, MD, PhD, with the third annual Bonnie Strickland Champion…
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Esotropia, ductions worsened in patients undergoing decompression surgery

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Decompression surgery yielded worsening of both esotropia and ductions, according to a study. The retrospective cohort study aimed to describe post-decompression changes…
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BLINK will investigate optical ramifications of soft multifocals on myopia control

August 10, 2017
Currently ongoing, the Bifocal Lenses In Nearsighted Kids study is a 3-year, NIH-sponsored, double-masked, randomized clinical trial to determine whether soft multifocal…
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Ocular Surface Diseases, Disorders, & DysfunctionsTM: Volume 2, Number 4

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Shire.

Maintenance of the health of the ocular surface is complex due to numerous potential challenges, including dry eye…
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