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  Happy Holidays from the Children’s Eye Foundation!     The Children’s Eye Foundation recently celebrated #GivingTuesday and we are so thrilled to have raised almost $15,000 on that one day alone!   But don’t worry if you missed Tuesday, there’s still time to support the Children’s Eye Foundation before the end of 2017! Your...
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  It’s      #GivingTuesday is here!!!   This year, help the Children’s Eye Foundation celebrate by supporting the important and life-changing work we do!   Last year nearly $170 million was raised on #GivingTuesday, worldwide. The generosity on this day and in this season of giving is simply amazing! Children’s Eye Foundation’s success in...
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  Giving Tuesday is almost here!   After Thanksgiving and Black Friday and Cyber Monday comes #GivingTuesday! We’re excited to celebrate the season by supporting a great cause! In it’s 6th year, #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that lets donors use their social media platforms to tell the world about the important causes...
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  Happy Halloween from the Children’s Eye Foundation!   Fall is such a fun time and Halloween is a big part of celebrating the season! As we’re helping our kids, big and small, think about and put together costumes, we wanted to share some helpful hints, fun ideas and things to look out for as...
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    Outside, change is in the air! Leaves are starting to turn beautiful shades of orange, red, and purple. Mother Nature is hard at work, stirring up autumn winds that bring a new energy, and all living creatures are preparing for the change of season.   At Children’s Eye Foundation, we think about change...
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  The Children’s Eye Foundation (CEF) and the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS) are proud to announce the renewal of the CEF Research Grant.     Funding research was a hallmark priority identified by the original founders of CEF in 1970, reflected in the founding mission: “to optimize the quality of life...
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  At the Children’s Eye Foundation, our mission is to eliminate preventable blindness in children.   Early detection plays a critical part and fortunately the evolution of instrument based screening technology has been a real game-changer in catching potential vision problems early enough for treatment to be as successful as possible.     In 2016,...
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    The 2017 Solar Ecipse is coming soon! And as we previously blogged, it’s incredibly important to protect your eyes and only look at the eclipse through special-purpose safe solar filters.   Many media outlets are reporting that imitation solar glasses are being sold that do not meet standards. Be sure to verify that...
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  The Children’s Eye Foundation is launching a national public awareness campaign: “SEE Your Best. Get A Vision Test.”     We’re very excited to announce that CEF is launching a new national public awareness campaign. We want to help parents know how important it is for kids to Screen Eyes Early (SEE) by getting...
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  For the first time in over twenty years, a total solar eclipse will be visible in the United States on August 21st.   During a total eclipse, the sun gradually disappears behind the moon and then reappears. This is when the sun’s outer “corona” is visible. Depending on your location, a partial eclipse will...
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