Healthy Vision Month

Healthy Vision Month

May is healthy vision month. 

The American Academy of Ophthalmology is offering five ways to protect your vision as you age. 

Get Regular Eye ExamsEat a Healthy DietProtect Your Eyes from UVA/UVB raysKnow your family's eye health historyNo Smoking

You may still need reading glasses as you age, but these  measures can help prevent sight- threatening eye disease.

For Screen Readers - Text from images:  

  • Know your family's eye health history.
  • Get regular eye exams
  • Eat a healthy diet including leafy greenser such as spinach or kale and maintain a healthy weight
  • Wear sunglasses that block out 99%-100% of UVA UVB rays
  • Quit smoking (or don't start)