June Eye Health Observances

June Eye Health Observances

June Eye Health Observances include Firework Eye Safety and Cataract Awareness! Firework Eye Safety Month Many Americans celebrate Independence Day by spending hundreds of millions of dollars annually on consumer fireworks. These fireworks cause more than 9,000 injuries a year! Since the Fourth o...
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May is Eye Health Month

May is Eye Health Month, so check out Three simple tips to keep your eyes healthy all year long! Eye Health Month Tips Tip #1  Stop Smoking! Smoking makes you more likely to get cataracts, damage to your optic nerve, and macular degeneration, among other medical problems. Kick the habit! If y...
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Children’s Vision Summit

The American Optometry Association (AOA) has been holding a virtual emergency children’s vision summit to discuss Covid-19 and the impact it has had on the increased screen time for children. WHAT The conversation at the virtual AOA Emergency Children’s Vision Summit on March 24 was so rich tha...