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March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month

With sponsorship support from the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Prevent Blindness, the nation’s oldest volunteer organization that advocates for eye health and safety, has declared March as Workplace Eye Wellness Month. By raising awareness and sharing free information throughout the month, their goal is to provide employers and workers with valuable resources that teach the …

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World KC Day

It's World KC Day and we're here to raise awareness about keratoconus! According to The Discovery Eye Foundation, keratoconus "is a non-inflammatory eye condition in which the normally round dome-shaped cornea progressively thins causing a cone-like bulge to develop." This then leads to visual impairment. The cornea is responsible for allowing us to complete simple, but …

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January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

Currently, more than 3 million people in the U.S. have Glaucoma in the Unites States alone. Let that number sink in for a second. The scary truth behind this number is that a large percentage of men and women who currently have glaucoma are not even aware that they have the disease. By 2030, the NEI …

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Safe Toys and Celebrations Awareness Month

Christmas carols dominating the radio, cards being received left and right, Santa Claus at every mall and holiday store... All this can only mean one thing: the Holiday Season has officially arrived. While this is the most wonderful time of the year, with it comes some dangers worth noting to ensure a seasonal gathering with …

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Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month

While the title alone may have been a mouthful, we’re breaking down all the extensive information into bite size facts so you can better understand why November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month. “According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, approximately 29 million Americans age 20 or older have diabetes, but almost one-third don’t know …

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Glaucoma: What You Should Know

We made a post at the beginning of the month announcing that the month of January is "Glaucoma Awareness Month". The article touched on research surrounding the disease, some basic facts and figures on the number of glaucoma cases in the U.S., and ways to get involved in the search for a cure. And now …

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June is Child Vision Awareness Month

The month of June is Child Vision Awareness Month. That's 30 days to show your support for the more than 5 million elementary-aged children with vision problems. Despite the fact that undetected and untreated vision problems can lead to serious academic, health and social problems, only 1 in 3 children receive an eye exam before …

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