Up to 16 million Americans struggle with undiagnosed or untreated vision impairments. Make eye health and vision a priority for you and your family by scheduling a #2020EyeExam today with an AOA doctor of optometry.
Wow! During an annual, comprehensive eye exam, doctors of optometry can identify early warning signs and manifestations of more than 270 systemic and chronic diseases, including diabetes, high blood pressure, autoimmune diseases and cancers. Schedule your #2020EyeExam today!
🖥📱. Every 20 minutes look 20 feet away for 20 seconds. A great rule that helps to minimize eye strain 👀 .
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Although it is only one day, it is a great start to bring awareness on blindness and vision impairment! So let us use this day to start a conversation about how we can help others with preventable vision impairment 🤓 #alamoanaeye #worldsightday2019
Remember to schedule your child’s back to school comprehensive eye exam early. September brings a rush of students scheduling appointments and wanting to achieve their best academic work, which means they need to see well. Your child’s eye exam should be part of any back to school checklist.
Maintain a healthy weight
Being overweight or obese increases your risk of developing diabetes and other systemic conditions, which can lead to vision loss, such as diabetic eye disease or glaucoma. If you are having trouble maintaining a healthy weight, talk to your doctor.
Wear protective eyewear.
Wear protective eyewear when playing sports or doing activities around the home. Protective eyewear includes safety glasses and goggles, safety shields, and eye guards specially designed to provide the correct protection for a certain activity. Most protective eyewear lenses are made of polycarbonate, which is 10 times stronger than other plastics. Many eye care providers sell protective eyewear, as do some sporting goods stores.