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RPB awards $400,000 in low vision grants

Research to Prevent Blindness, in partnership with the Lions Clubs International Foundation and Reader’s Digest Partners for Sight Foundation, has announced the first recipients in its $1.2 million, two-pronged research initiative to address urgent needs in understanding and treating low vision. 

Roorda earns Alcon Award

Austin RoordaAustin Roorda, PhD, FARVO, professor of optometry and vision science at the University of California Berkeley (UCB), has been presented with a 2016 Alcon Award by The Alcon Research Institute for outstanding contributions to the field of vision research. 

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