Women’s Eye Health
Take Care of Yourself
Take nutritional supplements.
Expectant mothers should be aware of possible vision changes during pregnancy. Watch Video
Women who have diabetes or gestational diabetes should visit their eye doctor.
Other things you can do to protect your vision for life:
- Wear UV-blocking sunglasses and a brimmed hat outdoors
- Learn of any family history of eye disease
- Use cosmetics safely
- Use contact lenses safely
Women as Caregivers
Women often make the majority of their family’s health care decisions. In addition to being responsible for their own health, women are often responsible as caregivers for the health care choices of their children, partners, spouse, and aging parents.
Content courtesy of Prevent Blindness