Mission: To prevent blindness
Programs: Public education-prevent blindness florida's mission is to promote a lifetime of healthy vision care through vision screenings, eye health education, and referral services. These services include personal consultations regarding eye health concerns as well as assistance in navigating our network of community partners. We provide financial assistance for eye exams and prescription glasses, as well as for eye surgeries. Our vision programs help preschoolers at risk of vision loss from childhood eye diseases, school children who depend on good vision for learning, and adults threatened by glaucoma and other serious vision problems. Pbf screened over 7,000 individuals last year.
professional education-providing education on vision screening which leads to certification, prevent blindness florida is a reputable source for health care professionals such as teachers, nurses, doctors, social workers, health education students and others seeking to implement vision screenings. The training provided by prevent blindness florida is supported by the work of optometrists and ophthalmologists. Educating these future vision screeners helps build a network of trained individuals ab
community service-prevent blindness florida fulfills its mission through several key programs that provide vision screenings, healthy eye seminars, and other educational initiatives. Pbf conducts vision screenings across the state of florida in partnership with local nonprofits, schools, health clinics, churches, and the florida department of health in central florida clinics. These screenings are available to both adults and children. For those who qualify, pbf provides vouchers for medical exa