May is Healthy Vision Month. CDC’s Vision Health Initiative (VHI) is partnering with the National Eye Institute to encourage all Americans to make vision a health priority. This year, there’s a particular focus on women’s eye health, as women are at greater risk for vision loss than men. Did you know 2/3 of blindness and visual impairment occur in women?
Look Out For Your Eyes
Here are some eye-opening facts about vision health:
What You Can Do
Here are some ways to take care of your eyes:
This May, take steps towards protecting your eyes and the vision health of your loved ones by learning about your risk for eye diseases. Look out for those eyes!