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AEVR Congressional Briefings

September 14, 2016
International Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Week Congressional Briefing: Sustained NIH Funding Has Resulted in Successful AMD Diagnostics and Therapies

June 8, 2016
AEVR Congressional Briefing Addresses Research into Dry Eye

March 17, 2016
DOD-Funded Researcher Develops Drug-Delivering Contact Lens

March 9, 2016
AEVR Congressional Briefing Addresses Public Health Challenges in Glaucoma

September 17, 2015
International Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Week Congressional Briefing: NEI Researchers Discuss Therapies for this Leading Cause of Blindness

June 3, 2015
AEVR Holds First-Ever Congressional Briefing on Uveitis

March 19, 2015
AEVR in Action: Usher Syndrome Coalition Educates Congress

March 18, 2015
DOD-Funded Researcher Studies TBI-Related Photophobia

March 11, 2015
World Glaucoma Week 2015: Controlling IOP in At-Risk Populations

September 18, 2014
AEVR International AMD Awareness Week 2014 Congressional Briefing: Early Detection Can Lead to Better Outcomes

March 6, 2014
DOD-Funded Researcher Develops Novel Patch for Ocular Trauma

February 26, 2014
AEVR’s World Glaucoma Week 2014 Briefing Focuses on Genetic
Basis of Glaucoma

September 19, 2013
AEVR International AMD Awareness Week Congressional Briefing: Young Researcher Uses “Big Data” to Determine Genetic Basis of AMD

March 19, 2013
DOD-Funded Researcher Studies the Impact of Primary Blast Injuries on the Eye

March 7, 2013
AEVR’s World Glaucoma Week 2013 Briefing Features Real-Time OCT Imaging

October 1, 2012
World Sight Day 2012 Congressional Briefing Highlights Collaborations In Vision Research and Blindness Prevention Activities

September 20, 2012
AEVR International AMD Awareness Week Congressional Briefing: Research Suggests AMD as Multiple Biological Diseases

April 25, 2012
AEVR Supports VA Research Week

March 22, 2012
Vision Enhancement System Addresses Defense Vision Research Gaps

March 7, 2012
AEVR Releases Updated Silver Book®:Vision Loss at 2012 World Glaucoma Week Congressional Briefing

September 21, 2011
NEI Clinician Scientist Discusses Lifestyle and AMD

September 12-15, 2011
Capitol Hill Education Focuses on Diabetic Retinopathy

June 9, 2011
Congressional Briefing Highlights NIH’s Drug Discovery Technology

March 9, 2011
AEVR’s World Glaucoma Week Briefing Features Real-Time OCT Imaging

February 22, 2011
DOD Funded Researchers Address Diagnosis of Visual Disorders from TBI

September 23, 2010
"Exciting Time in AMD Research" Says International Clinician Scientist at Briefing Described by Congressional Staff as "Best of the Year"

April 29, 2010
Artificial Retina Holds Promise for Restoring Vision to Millions

March 11, 2010
Vision Community Unites to Observe World Glaucoma Week on Capitol Hill

February 18, 2010
Vision Research Meeting Battlefield Needs: Corneal Wound Sealing/Healing and Protection

October 8, 2009
Vision Community Unites to Recognize World Sight Day 2009

September 22, 2009
Researcher Educates Capitol Hill About the Robo4 Protein Pathway During AMD Awareness Week 2009

March 10, 2009
Vision Community Unites to Observe World Glaucoma Day on Capitol Hill

September 16, 2008
AEVR Congressional Briefing Highlights AMD Awareness Week 2008; Scientist Reveals Advances in Translation of Genetic Discoveries

September 9, 2008
AEVR joins with Lighthouse International to Educate Hill About Diabetes and Vision Loss

June 24, 2008
Researchers Describe Initial Results of Human Gene Therapy Trials for Blinding Eye Diseases

February 26, 2008
Using Real-time OCT, AEVR Educates Capitol Hill on Visual Imaging Technologies Revolutionizing the Diagnosis and Treatment of Eye Disease

October 29, 2007
NEI Director Dr. Paul Sieving Educates Capitol Hill about Rare Eye Diseases at an FFB/AEVR Congressional Briefing

September 25, 2007
NAEVR and Alliance for Aging Research Release Silver Book: Vision Loss with Congressional Briefing Highlighting Impact of Age-Related Eye Diseases

June 28, 2007
Children’s Vision Researchers Educate Capitol Hill

April 17, 2007
AEVR Educates Capitol Hill on Visual Imaging Technologies Changing the Diagnosis and Treatment of Blinding Eye Disease

February 20, 2007
AEVR Congressional Briefing Addresses the Importance for Vision Health of the Interplay Between Genes and Lifestyle

September 21, 2006
Congressional Briefing Emphasizes Impact of Collaboration in Diabetic Retinopathy Research

February 17, 2006
Vision Researchers Update Congressional Staff about Important Advances in Understanding and Treating Chronic Dry Eye

September 22, 2005
NEI-Funded Researcher Educates Congress About Gene Strongly Associated with Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

April 21, 2005
Researchers Educate Congress about Glaucoma Detection and Treatment as part of the African Americans with Glaucoma Study

January 26, 2005
Senator Jim Jeffords and Dr. Neil Bressler Present Patient Perspectives on Vision in a Capitol Hill Event to Release a New Vision and Blindness Fact Sheet

September 10, 2004
Increased Incidence of Visual Impairment in Latinos Significantly Affects Eye Disease Burden Says Researcher at Capitol Hill Vision Health Disparities Briefing

June 18, 2004
Streaming Video of AEVR-Sponsored "Aging Eye" Capitol Hill Briefing Now Playing on AgingEyeTimes.net Web Site

May 14, 2004
Age-Related Vision Loss a Major Public Health Problem Says the National Eye Institute in Capitol Hill Briefing

September 23, 2003
Developments in Lasik and Corneal Healing