National Diabetes Month 2020

November 1, 2020 - November 30, 2020

Join the conversation in November — and share information about diabetic eye disease with your community all year long.

Be part of Diabetic Eye Disease Month in November

National Advisory Eye Council Meeting, October 2020

October 16, 2020
Rockville, MD

The National Advisory Eye Council (NAEC) advises NEI on funding decisions, initiatives, and strategic planning.

View the videocast on the day of the event.

National Advisory Eye Council Meeting, June 2020

June 12, 2020
Rockville, MD

The National Advisory Eye Council (NAEC) advises NEI on funding decisions, initiatives, and strategic planning.

View the videocast on the day of the event.

Healthy Vision Month 2020

May 1, 2020 - May 31, 2020

Join people across the country to spread the word about eye health and strategies to prevent vision loss and blindness!  

Be part of Healthy Vision Month in May

Workshop: Developing a Cochrane Systematic Review

March 19, 2020 - March 20, 2020
Columbus, OH

Cochrane Eyes and Vision U.S. Satellite and The Ohio State University College of Optometry are hosting an intensive 2-day workshop, “Developing a Cochrane Systematic Review” at Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio from Thursday, March 19 to Friday, March 20, 2020. The workshop consists of lectures, practice exercises, and hands-on tutorials by experienced faculty. We will discuss various methodological and clinical issues related to conducting a Cochrane systematic review. We invite all interested participants to apply! For more information visit https://eyes.cochrane.org/March19.

The workshop is sponsored by the National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health.

 

About CEV

Cochrane Eyes and Vision (CEV) is an international network of individuals working to prepare, maintain and promote access to systematic reviews of interventions to treat or prevent eye diseases or visual impairment as well as systematic reviews of the accuracy of diagnostic tests for common ocular diseases or conditions.

Learn more about the CEV workshop

Developing Medical Countermeasures To Treat the Acute and Chronic Effects of Ocular Chemical Toxicity

February 25, 2020 - February 26, 2020
Rockville, MD

The purpose of this meeting is to advance our current understanding of available acute and chronic models of corneal injuries and recovery. The target audiences include researchers engaged in developing therapeutic approaches and medical countermeasures (MCMs) against ocular pathologies resulting from exposure to chemical toxicants as well as government stakeholders and funding agencies.

This trans-agency scientific meeting is a joint effort between the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, the US Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense (DoD), and National Eye Institute.

Register for the meeting

Social Media Campaign: Low Vision Awareness

February 17, 2020 - February 21, 2020

National Advisory Eye Council Meeting, January 2020

January 17, 2020

The National Advisory Eye Council (NAEC) advises NEI on funding decisions, initiatives, and strategic planning.

View the videocast on the day of the event.

Glaucoma Awareness Month 2020

January 1, 2020 - January 31, 2020

Join people across the country to raise awareness about glaucoma! 

Be part of Glaucoma Awareness Month in January

NEI5K: Show Some Love for CFC

October 24, 2019 - October 24, 2019

A Walk/Run to celebrate the 2019 Combined Federal Campaign! Join us for a festive fall 5K walk and run. Featuring food trucks, eye health screenings, and virtual reality visual simulations.

For more information and to register, visit -- https://forum.nei.nih.gov/nei5k

Register for the 5K

National Advisory Eye Council Meeting, October 4, 2019

October 4, 2019
Rockville, MD

The National Advisory Eye Council (NAEC) advises NEI on funding decisions, initiatives, and strategic planning.

NEI Workshop On Neuro-Ophthalmic Disease Clinical Trial Endpoints: Optic Neuropathies

June 28, 2019
Bethesda, MD

This workshop, hosted by the National Eye Institute, will address endpoints for clinical trials of therapies for neuro-ophthalmic diseases, such as glaucoma, intracranial hypertension, and multiple sclerosis. Sessions will summarize lessons learned from past trials, including clinical trials for neurological conditions unrelated to vision; the utility of functional endpoints; issues specific to neuro-ophthalmology; and other topics. 

National Advisory Eye Council Meeting, June 21, 2019

June 21, 2019
Rockville, MD

The National Advisory Eye Council (NAEC) advises NEI on funding decisions, initiatives, and strategic planning.

Last updated: June 28, 2019