Early signs of diabetic eye disease infographic
Long-term elevated blood sugar levels cause damage to the blood vessels in the eye, leading to bleeding, abnormal fluid, scarring and detachment of the retina. Proper chronic disease maintenance care for people with diabetes, regular eye screenings, and being aware of early warning signs of diabetic eye disease can help prevent diabetes-related loss of vision and reduce both diabetes and vision healthcare costs.
When it comes to health care solutions for Americans, vision care is often overlooked. But vision care needs to be a priority, not an afterthought. By providing your members with access to vision care as one of the foundational components of health care, lives can be changed and associated health care costs can be reduced throughout patients' lives.
Aging and eye health infographic
Our eyes are affected by aging, just like the rest of our bodies. Learn more about some of the eye health conditions that occur.
According to the Mayo Clinic, about half of all 65-year-old Americans and an even higher percentage of people in their seventies have some degree of cataracts. A cataract can be relatively mild or severe. In the latter case, it will block the passage of light to the retina, causing significant vision problems. A cataract usually develops slowly and painlessly, so vision can be affected without the sufferer realizing it.
insurer perspectives on vision care infographic
The healthcare industry experienced extraordinary challenges in 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Health plan decision-makers grappled with rapid responses to the crisis while making sure their members could access the care and services that support their ongoing health and wellness.
Preview of an infographic about how to make vision care count during a crisis
Eye care is an essential service for Americans’ well-being. Healthy vision is an essential part of independent living, and eye exams are a window into overall health. As such, the role of eye care in wellness has never been more clear than during the COVID-19 pandemic that dominated most of 2020.
Preview of an infographic that compares the cost of vision care to the cost of traditional holiday items
Did you know that taking care of one of your most important senses costs less than a daily cup of coffee? Check out our infographic for more facts about the value of vision care.
Thumbnail of an infographic that describes the financial impact of falls among older adults (click to view the PDF)
Falls are the leading cause of injuries for older Americans. In addition to threatening the health and independence of seniors, falls also generate significant economic costs. However, falling is not an inevitable result of aging and the number of falls among seniors can be reduced significantly.
Thumbnail of an infographic that talks about healthy eating for improved productivity
Eating a diet low in fat and rich in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains can help not only your heart but also your eyes. Below are some specific foods that can help protect vision and eyes.