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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



Summer 2022 Newsletter from ISPB & PB IL

Prevent Blindness IL and ISPB have declared May 16th through May 22nd as Annual Inherited Retinal Disease (IRD) Genetic Testing Week to raise awareness about inherited retinal diseases and the importance...

July is Dry Eye Disease Awareness Month

“Dry eye disease (DED)” is a condition that occurs when tears do not provide adequate lubrication for the eyes. The discomfort that results from dry eyes may affect vision....

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...