Action Center

Engage Local Media: Educate Your Community through a Letter to the Editor

Reaching out to local newspapers is an effective way to raise awareness about retinal diseases and the fight against blindness in your community. You can share your story and potentially educate thousands of readers by sending a letter to the editor in a few quick steps through our easy-to-use online platform:

  1. Click on one of the links below to go to the Letter to the Editor form.
  2. Enter your zip code, choose your publications, and customize the template letter to the editor provided in the “Talking Points” section. Our system will take care of sending it to the appropriate newspaper contacts.
  3. Look to see if your letter to the editor is printed in the paper or online, and share it with us at