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Are you an ophthalmologist or optometrist who would like to volunteer for one of our mobile clinics? A community member who would like to participate in health fairs or learn about eye screening training? Would you like someone to come out and give your community a presentation on a topic like aging and your eyes, common childhood eye issues or something specific like glaucoma, macular degeneration or diabetic retinopathy?

Apply through our Volunteer Application Form or Speaking Request Form



My Retina Tracker Genetic Testing Program

Do you have a clinical diagnosis of inherited retinal degeneration (IRD) and live in the United States and/or the US territories? The Foundation Fighting Blindness, in partnership with Blueprint...

New Resources for Reducing Eye Strain from Screens

In response to increased virtual and screen-based activities during the coronavirus pandemic, ISPB and Prevent Blindness Illinois have launched a new awareness campaign, Take a Screen Time Out. All...

Illinois Vision Screening and Exam Mandates for Children

Help Your Child Be a Star “Pupil” This Year ISPB and Prevent Blindness Illinois recommend a continuum of eye care for children to include both vision screening and comprehensive eye...

April is Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month

Two out of every three people living with blindness or vision problems are women, according to the National Eye Institute. And, data from The Future of Vision: Forecasting the...