Alabama Vision Coalition

Alabama Vision Coalition The Alabama Vision Coalition supports access to vision care, education, and research in Alabama

al.com
04/08/2018
al.com

al.com

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13-Year-Old Boy Is First Person in US to Receive Newly Approved Gene Therapy for Blindness
03/23/2018
13-Year-Old Boy Is First Person in US to Receive Newly Approved Gene Therapy for Blindness

13-Year-Old Boy Is First Person in US to Receive Newly Approved Gene Therapy for Blindness

On Tuesday, a 13-year-old boy from New Jersey was at the center of medical history as he became the first person in the US to receive an FDA-approved gene therapy for an inherited disease. The event marks the beginning of a new era of medicine, one in which devastating genetic conditions that we are...

CBS News
03/21/2018
CBS News

CBS News

"We've restored vision where there was none," a researcher says.

JAMA Ophthalmology
01/08/2018
JAMA Ophthalmology

JAMA Ophthalmology

The USPSTF recommends vision screening at least once in all children aged 3 to 5 years to detect amblyopia or its risk factors. (B recommendation)

Camp Courage begins Thursday
09/13/2017
Camp Courage begins Thursday

Camp Courage begins Thursday

TUSCUMBIA-- Camp Courage: A Helen Keller Experience, is set for Thursday through Saturday with double the number of participants from last year.

The New York Times
09/12/2017
The New York Times

The New York Times

Congress not only rejected Trump's deep cuts to the National Institutes of Health; lawmakers joined forces to increase spending on biomedical research.

UAB Callahan Eye Hospital
08/30/2017
UAB Callahan Eye Hospital

UAB Callahan Eye Hospital

UAB Callahan Eye Hospital is honored to be recognized as one of the "Best of Birmingham" by Birmingham Magazine!

Montgomery Advertiser
08/29/2017
Montgomery Advertiser

Montgomery Advertiser

After years of struggles to preserve state workers’ health insurance, members of the board overseeing the program Tuesday got something unexpected: good news.

NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt
08/20/2017
NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt

NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt

Fifty-five years ago, Lou Tomososki looked at an eclipse for a few seconds and damaged his eye forever.

11Alive
08/15/2017
11Alive

11Alive

What seemed like a silly dare at the time turned into one of the biggest mistakes of their lives. By nightfall, both Tomososki and his buddy were having vision problems.

NBC News
08/14/2017
NBC News

NBC News

Watching the eclipse without proper eye protection can cause serious damage — and children are at a higher risk.

via NBC News BETTER

Prevent Blindness
08/11/2017
Prevent Blindness

Prevent Blindness

Does your child wear glasses? It's important that he or she wear them exactly as prescribed by the eye doctor. Tell your child's teachers or other adult guardians that your child needs glasses to see well and should be wearing them at school and/or away from home. http://www.preventblindness.org/your-childs-glasses

Can I photograph the eclipse with my smartphone? | Total Solar Eclipse 2017
08/06/2017
Can I photograph the eclipse with my smartphone? | Total Solar Eclipse 2017

Can I photograph the eclipse with my smartphone? | Total Solar Eclipse 2017

Total Solar Eclipse 2017 - On Monday, August 21, 2017, all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun. Anyone within the path of totality can see one of nature’s most awe inspiring sights - a total solar eclipse. This path, where the moon will completely cover the sun and the sun's te...

UAB Callahan Eye Hospital
08/03/2017
UAB Callahan Eye Hospital

UAB Callahan Eye Hospital

UAB Ophthalmology's Dr. Tyler Hall explains why you should protect your eyes from the upcoming eclipse on Monday, August 21st.

American Red Cross
08/03/2017
American Red Cross

American Red Cross

Making plans for the solar eclipse headed our way?

Montgomery Advertiser
07/28/2017
Montgomery Advertiser

Montgomery Advertiser

“This flexibility brought us to a crossroads where we reconsidered the risks and rewards of RCOs, and decided instead to pursue new reform options which bring less risks and similar outcomes,” Ivey said in her statement.

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