Illinois Society for the Prevention of Blindness is dedicated to the care, protection and preservation of sight through programs that support research, better living with low vision, and community education.
HOW CAN WE HELP YOU?
Learn about eligibility requirements and our partners for low vision equipment and children’s replacement glasses.
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Grateful recipient of a Pebble Mini magnifier through ISPB’s low vision equipment reimbursement program. Kevin made a surprise special trip to our downtown Chicago office because he wanted to thank us personally and show off his new device. We were thrilled to be able to cover the cost of his magnifying equipment and give him the gift of better vision.
Making an Impact in Illinois
Over $1.3 million in research grants distributed since 1980.
$30,000 annually given to fund low vision equipment and youth replacement glasses.
Thousands of community members educated about eye health and safety each year.
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About 1 in 54 children has been identified with autism spectrum disorder according to estimates from the CDC’s Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (ADDM) Network. Ophthalmological findings have shown that eye disorders…
For everyone’s health and safety, ophthalmologists, optometrists, and other doctors are being urged to see only patents for urgent or emergent problems during the coronavirus pandemic. This is important…