IAPB Italy
International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness

IAPB Italy

International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness

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Events & news

Glaucoma: what you need to know

This article marks the beginning of a new partnership for the dissemination of news on eye health prevention between IAPB Italy and The Italian medical news website interviewed
World Health Organization

WHO assigns the National Center on low vision to develop vision rehabilitation curricula

“Italy is leading an international effort to determine the standard for professional skills and abilities in the field of vision rehabilitation, which is an integral part of eye care”, says

Promoting eyesight: starting soon after birth

“How we learn to see” is the title of the workshop that Dr. Daniela Ricci, pediatric neurologist of the National Center on low vision and vision rehabilitation, and her team

Protecting the retina, saving sight

Preventing and dealing with age-related macular degeneration (AMD): a meeting devoted to the leading cause of blindness in industrialized countries Organized by Novartis, the meeting aimed to take stock of

Italy’s first Ophthalmic Telemedicine regional network

The first regional network in ophthalmic telemedicine will be available in Abruzzo, thanks to IAPB Italy and the Centro Nazionale di Alta Tecnologia in Oftalmologia, with the aim to “move

Today is World Sight Day

IAPB Italy, “Seizing the opportunity of free eye examinations”. A conference on sight and environmental pollution at the Presidency of the Council of Ministers “GUARDA CHE È IMPORTANTE! Inquinamento ambientale