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Prevention of Blindness Society of Metropolitan Washington

Washington, DC | http://www.youreyes.org
Joined in May 2012

About Us

Founded in 1936, the Prevention of Blindness Society of Metropolitan Washington ® (POB), the largest local prevention of blindness agency in the United States, is dedicated to the improvement and preservation of sight by providing services, education, advocacy and innovation. POB screens more than 8,000 children annually for vision loss and strabismus, and 5,000 adults for glaucoma. POB also provides thousands of low-income and homeless persons with eyeglasses. POB sponsors the Aging Eye Network, the Macular Degeneration Network and Stargardt's Network that provide public programs and support groups.

Founded in 1936, the Prevention of Blindness Society of Metropolitan Washington ® (POB), the largest local prevention of blindness agency in the United States, is dedicated to the improvement and preservation of sight by providing services…

Issue Areas Include

  • Health & Medicine

Location

  • 415 2nd Street Northeast
    suite 200
    Washington, DC 20002

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