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December 2023 Newsletter From ISPB & PBIL



Give the gift of sight!

December is give the gift of sight month here at ISPB/PBIL. Become a sight-saver by donating today! 

To make a donation visit eyehealthillinois.org/donate



Geographic Atrophy (GA) Awareness Week (December 4-10, 2023)

GA is an advanced form of dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD). The symptoms are listed above. If you experience any of these symptoms, see an eye doctor as soon as possible. Prevent Blindness offers a variety of free, educational resources such as a dedicated webpage, expert videos, and fact sheets

For more information visit preventblindness.org/2023-geographic-atrophy-ga-week/


NEIU Student Health Fair held on November 14, 2023

Community Happenings

Our staff, team of interns, and volunteers provide eye health education and outreach at all types of community events – including health fairs, presentations and screenings!

We will be continuing our efforts during these dates:

January 18, 2024
1:00pm – Embrace Living Community Presentation: Chicago, IL

April 30, 2024
1:00pm -Senior Eye Health Presentation: Park Ridge, IL

For more information, please contact rbarraza@preventblindness.org




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