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[KSTP TV, November 20, 2015]   St. Paul Public Schools is expanding eye exams for younger students. On Monday, the Otto Bremer Foundation announced a $250,000 challenge grant to pay for eye screenings in school.
November 20, 2015
[MINNPOST, November 16, 2015]   Kids who can’t see can’t learn. That’s an intuitive conviction for many educators — and a proven phenomenon for health experts like Phillips Eye Institute Foundation Executive Director Beverly Fritz.
November 16, 2015
[MINNPOST, August 21, 2015]   A few years back Dr. Irving Shapiro asked his good friend Peter Heegaard to go for a walk. Heegaard is an author and retired investment banker with a toe in pretty much every civic initiative a person could name.
August 21, 2015
[WCCO-TV, February 12, 2015]   Optometrists say poor vision can easily affect a student’s performance in school. But if you don’t have insurance, it can be a struggle to pay for an eye exam and prescription glasses.
February 12, 2015
[Pioneer Press, November 17, 2014]   Free eye screenings for students in St. Paul Public Schools now come with an offer to pay for doctor visits, eyeglasses and even surgery thanks to the Phillips Eye Institute 's Early Youth Eyecare (EYE) Community Initiative . The Phillips Eye Institute Foundation has provided free screenings and follow-up care to Minneapolis students for seven years.
November 17, 2014
[WCCO-TV & KSTP-TV, July 16, 2014]   The Twin Cities are seeing another benefit from hosting the 2014 All-Star Game. With funding help from Major League Baseball and the Minnesota Twins, the Kirby Puckett Eye Mobile made its public debut Wednesday.
July 16, 2014
[KSTP TV, May 08, 2014]   If kids can't see what the teacher is showing them or read the board at the front of the class, they have trouble learning. That's why the Phillips Eye Institute , part of Allina Health , provides vision screening for elementary school students.
May 08, 2014
[WCCO-TV, May 06, 2014]   Thousands of kids in St. Paul will soon be getting a better education. It’s not because their teachers are doing anything different.
May 06, 2014
[Star Tribune, January 23, 2014]   While acknowledging that one error is too many, hospital officials said patients are safer than they were 10 years ago when Minnesota first started publicly listing hospitals that committed any of 28 adverse events, also known as “never events” because they are considered preventable. Surgeries to the wrong body part, for example, declined from 31 three years ago to 17 last year.
January 23, 2014
[KARE-TV, February 03, 2012]   Newlywed Hayley Bester has to look at her wedding pictures with only one eye. Bester's right eye is the victim of an attack by a water-borne parasite called Acanthamoeba Keratitis .
February 05, 2012