Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month and Prevent Blindness educate women that those age 40 and older should make it a priority to have a dilated eye exam to help prevent vision loss. It is also important to have a dilated eye exam any time a change in vision is detected.
At ninety and older, there are five times as many women living as men. Recent studies have shown that more women than men suffer from age-related macular degeneration, cataracts, glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy, the four leading eye diseases in the United States. Women are also at higher risk of developing sight-threatening autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis, lupus and rheumatoid arthritis.
Here you will find the information you need to take care of your, and your family’s vision for life. if you know someone who has a vision problem, or you think may have a vision problem, please share this website with them.
Getting Eye Care
Good Vision for Life
Protecting Your Eyes
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