Lighthouse Guild President and CEO Addresses Cognitive and Psychological Concerns In Treating Patients with Vision Loss in the Journal, Ophthalmology®
Dr. Morse emphasizes the importance of appreciating and communicating an understanding of the psychological and physical impact of vision loss.
Lighthouse Guild grants scholarships each year to students who are legally blind. This year, 10 high school students and one graduate student have been selected as recipients.
Lighthouse Guild Offers Online Continuing Education To Help Social Workers Meet Needs of Patients with Vision Loss
The program provides information on the psychosocial impact of vision loss and reviews psychosocial assessments that help identify those who are having difficulty coping.
During May, we celebrate Mother’s Day and also Healthy Vision Month, an initiative to educate the public about the importance of eye health. In addition to celebrating mothers, Lighthouse Guild is encouraging them to take care of their health by scheduling regular eye exams.
Lighthouse Guild Behavioral Programs Focus on the Psychological Impact of Vision Loss, Traumatic Brain Injury and Other Disabilities
For the millions of people who have vision loss, the psychological impact can be devastating. To meet the needs of these patients, Lighthouse Guild provides specialized mental health services to help address the psychological issues of vision loss.
Joshua D. Stein, MD, MS, Receives 2018 Pisart Award for Outstanding Achievements in Vision Science Research
Dr. Stein’s research focuses on trends in the use of eye care services, patients’ access to eye care services, patient outcomes after ocular surgery, the cost-effectiveness of different ocular interventions, and the quality of life of patients with ocular diseases.
Dr. Mehmet Oz will join Team Lighthouse Guild as they ride through the five boroughs of New York City in the TD Five Boro Bike Tour on Sunday, May 6.
2018 Bressler Prize Awarded to Botond Roska, MD, PhD for Outstanding Accomplishments in Vision Science Research
Lighthouse Guild, the leading not-for-profit vision and healthcare organization, today announced that the distinguished scientist Botond Roska, MD, PhD, is the recipient of the 2018 Bressler Prize.