Because of their specialized healthcare needs, Prevent Blindness has designated April as Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month. This is an effort to educate women on the best ways to take care of vision.
Here are some answers to questions related to COVID-19 and eye health.
If you suffer from fall eye allergies, there are several things you can do to get relief safely and effectively.
Hormones are chemical messengers that travel throughout the body, from cell to cell, telling your body what to do and when and how to do it.
According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), cardiovascular disease accounts for nearly 800,000 American deaths per year. Many of these would be preventable with early detection. One component of early detection is an eye examination.
Women are particularly prone to eye disorders. Statistics show that 2/3 of all blindness and visual impairment occur in women. In fact, 2.7 million women age 40 and older are visually impaired.
Did you know that the eyes themselves are not what actually allow you to see? They are simply a conveyance for messages sent from the brain, via the optic nerve.
You can learn a lot about your health from a routine eye exam before there are symptoms of bodily damage. Talk about preventative care.