We have everything you need to be "Wise About Eyes"!
This site is for teachers and those serving children in preschool and school settings,
healthcare professionals, parents and kids.
While this is a site for children's vision, Prevent Blindness has resources for adult eye health and safety, as well.
You can obtain information on adult vision by visiting Prevent Blindness.
About Prevent Blindness, Ohio Affiliate
Prevent Blindness is Ohio's leading volunteer nonprofit public health organization
dedicated to preventing blindness and preserving sight.
Founded in 1957 by U.S. Senator John Bricker and Lion's Club Member, Bob Morrison with support from Nationwide, the Ohio Department of Health and Delta Gamma Fraternity, PBO serves all 88 Ohio counties.
We provide direct services to more than 800,000 Ohioans annually and educate millions of consumers about what they can do to protect and preserve their precious gift of sight. Prevent Blindness is the country's second-oldest national voluntary health organization.
Prevent Blindness has served more than 800,000 Ohioans this year through outreach and education designed to connect those in need to critical sight-saving resources.
Prevent Blindness has offices in Columbus, Dayton, Cincinnati and Cleveland.
About Funding for this Program
Prevent Blindness receives funding from the Save Our Sight Fund.
When Ohioans apply for or renew their license plates, they will be asked if they want to
contribute $1 or more to the Save Our Sight Fund. This donation will be added to their fee at check out.
Prevent Blindness is able to provide vision screening training and screening equipment for professionals who will be providing vision screening services for children 3 years old through 1st grade.
Other 501c organizations in Ohio with an interest in children's vision
are also funded to provide vision education health and safety programs.