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Gail Devers, Three-Time Olympic Gold Medalist, Partners with the Graves’ Community to FOCUS on Thyroid Eye Disease

Devers to Share Inspiring Personal Story as Part of New Education Initiative and Podcast Series For Graves’ Disease Awareness Month in July, Horizon Therapeutics plc (Nasdaq: HZNP) is teaming up with world-renowned track star and three-time Olympic gold medalist Gail Devers, who has been living with Graves’ disease and symptoms of Thyroid Eye Disease (TED)

Genetic Testing for Inherited Retinal Disease: The Time is Now

By Kari Branham, MS, CGC Our understanding of the genetic basis for human disease has greatly advanced over the past decade.  These advances are especially evident in the field of inherited retinal disease (IRD).  Despite this, people with IRDs may not always receive information from their doctors about how a condition is inherited within a

2021 Bonnie Strickland Champion for Children’s Vision Award Call for Nominations

Annual Award Recognizes Outstanding Efforts to Improve Eye Health Services for Children in the United States The National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health at Prevent Blindness (NCCVEH) has issued the call for nominations for the seventh annual “Bonnie Strickland Champion for Children’s Vision Award.” The award recognizes significant efforts by an individual or

Prevent Blindness Declares Second Annual Inherited Retinal Disease (IRD) Genetic Testing Week as May 16-22

Prevent Blindness continues to educate public on importance of genetic testing, various types of retinal diseases and support resources available Prevent Blindness has declared the second annual “Inherited Retinal Disease (IRD) Genetic Testing Week” as May 16-22, 2021. As part of this initiative, Prevent Blindness will be posting a series of educational graphics on its