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Bird Box Challenge v. Real-Life Challenges of Vision Loss

Have you heard the buzz about blindfolded people doing the #BirdboxChallenge?   Netflix popular new thriller Bird Box, starring Sandra Bullock, has set records in its first week of release… and stirred up a trending new fad. The Bird Box challenge takes the main idea of Bird Box (characters in the film must wear a...
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Thank you Peter Montana and Miraflex!

  Peter Montana and Miraflex reach $50,000 Giving Milestone!     This is a story of remarkable generosity and cheerful giving, and it is our honor to salute Peter Montana and Miraflex for reaching $50,000 in lifetime giving to the Children’s Eye Foundation of AAPOS. Peter started giving what he could to CEF in 2006....
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Ask about Vision Screening at your next Pediatrician visit!

  Ask about Vision Screening at your next Pediatrician visit!   The Children’s Eye Foundation is grateful to Richmond Pediatrics for helping us share the important message that vision screening is so important!   Vision screening of young children is challenging but vitally important to the health of our patients. As pediatricians, we know that...
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Happy Halloween from CEF!!!

  Happy Halloween from the Children’s Eye Foundation!   Encore Post! Halloween is such a fun time for so many families and we hope our helpful information will make your holiday the best one yet!   Fall is such a fun time and Halloween is a big part of celebrating the season! As we’re helping...
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Meet Caitlin! A Young Pianist Supporting CEF!

  Meet Caitlin! A Young Pianist Supporting CEF!   Caitlin’s concert was a huge success! And the Children’s Eye Foundation is grateful to her supporters who helped raise a total amount over $3,600! Thank you Caitlin!!   One of the best parts of the Children’s Eye Foundation of AAPOS is getting to hear from families...
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Brooklyn & Finn: How Vision Screening Saved Their Sight by Guest Author Jill Bonner

  The Children’s Eye Foundation is honored to share the following story of Brooklyn and Finn,  a super cute sister and brother who have both been greatly impacted by vision screening.  A very big thank you to their mom, Jill Bonner for sharing with us!  We hope that hearing stories like this will urge parents...
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Patching Encore! Patching Advocacy, Support & Self-Care by Guest Author Carrie Groleau

  Encore Post! Earlier this summer The Children’s Eye Foundation shared the following blog post about patching advocacy, support and self-care. Now that we are all back in the swing of it, the helpful information couldn’t be more relevant. We hope this encore post can help all of you patching families have a smooth and...
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Join the Twitter Chat!

  Join the Back to School Children’s Vision Twitter Chat!     In the midst of all the fun Back to School activities, one of the most important tasks includes making sure your kids are healthy and ready to take on a new year. And it’s critical that kids head into school with the best...
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Meet Dr. Dolly Padovani-Claudio!

  Meet The Children’s Eye Foundation’s 2017 Research Grant recipient, Dr. Dolly Padovani-Claudio!     One of the longest running programs of The Children’s Eye Foundation has been our Research Grants. At CEF we very firmly believe research adds the scientific groundwork that makes it possible to detect, correct, and give treatment that can eliminate...
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