World Health Day 2024

Don’t forget about your eyes this World Health Day ๐Ÿ‘€

Did you know?

๐Ÿ‘‰Eyeglasses or contact lenses can make a huge difference in oneโ€™s quality of life by correcting refractive errors, which affect 150 million Americans

๐Ÿ‘‰ Glaucoma, which affects about 3 million people in the U.S., attacks peripheral vision first and can cause irreversible damage to the optic nerve.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Nearly 10 million in the US have diabetic retinopathy, a complication of diabetes in which blood vessels in the retina are damaged.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Some 20 million people age 40 and up have macular degeneration, a disease of the retina associated with aging that diminishes central vision over time.

Remember, to get your comprehensive routine eye exam every year as part of a healthy lifestyle. โคโ˜บ