Free School Materials Help Children Learn About Eye Anatomy and Importance of Eye Care
Prevent Blindness America Urges Caution, Recommends Safety Tips to Help Protect Kids
Although the holidays are still a few weeks away, shopping season has already begun. With stores and online retailers already offering sales and discounts to consumers, it is important that children's safety be at the top of the shopping list.
Star Pupils Takes Over Yankee Stadium to Raise Awareness of the Importance of Protecting Children’s Eye Health
CHICAGO (Aug. 27, 2010) – Star Pupils: Healthy Eyes for Healthy Futures partnered with Davis Vision and Sen. Kevin Parker (D-N.Y.) to bring 100 kids and families from the Flatbush YMCA and the Madison Square Boys and Girls Club to the New York Yankee game on Thurs., Aug. 19 to raise awareness of the importance of eye health—especially for children. Star Pupil ambassadors were invited onto the field as part of the pre-game ceremony and all participants were provided with Star Pupils t-shirts and fans.
It's back-to-school time again. This means it's time to make sure children have healthy vision for success in the classroom and in activities. Prevent Blindness America and VisionDirect.com, a leading online retailer of contact lenses and eye health accessories have launched an online fundraising program to support free vision screenings and better access to vision care for school-aged children.
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In an effort to educate parents about the need to protect children's eye health, Prevent Blindness America, the nation's oldest eye health and safety organization, and Real Kids Shades (RKS) a leading manufacturer of quality eyewear for infants and children, are teaming up to ensure that 5 million children have healthy eyes for healthy futures.
Vision Industry Leader, Local Eye Site, Helps to Promote Healthy Vision in Children Through “Star Pupils”
Local Eye Site, the premier online community for eye care professionals, is partnering with Prevent Blindness America, the nation's oldest volunteer eye health and safety organization, to help protect children's vision. Through its growing network of registered users of eye care professionals including ophthalmologists, optometrists, opticians and registered nurses, Local Eye Site will provide its members with the tools and information from the Star Pupils program to offer to their patients and how they can encourage parents to participate.
Prevent Blindness America Launches National Children’s Eye Health Campaign to Help Save Sight
Because one out of three children in the United States does not receive critical eye care services before the age of six, many children are at risk of suffering vision loss. Prevent Blindness America, the nation's leading volunteer eye health and safety organization, is launching its "Star Pupils" campaign, the organization's children's platform, designed to educate parents on children's vision issues. The campaign also seeks donations to provide disadvantaged children with access to vision care.
Star Pupils is the signature vision and education platform of
Prevent Blindness America.
Star Pupils seeks to help 5 million kids become star pupils through preventative vision care.